Do you feel the darkness of depression closing in on you? Can anything dispel the darkness and bring back true peace and contentment to your heart? June Hunt's quick-reference counseling guide gives you a clear overview on all types of depression, from normal mood swings to psychotic depression. Through charts and easy bulleted points, June Hunt explains what happens to the mind, emotions, will, and body when various form of depression hit. In Depression: Emerging from Darkness into the Dawn, June Hunt shows you:
Causes of depression
Types of depression
Unexpected signs of depression
The physical effects of depression
How to combat depression spiritually
Depression will shed light on the spiritual implications of depression, and how it can actually leave lasting effects when our bodies experience depression for extended periods of time. God has created us with the ability to bounce back after experiences that weigh heavy on us for short periods of time, but our bodies were not designed to endure long bouts of depressed feelings.
The last section titled "Steps to Solution" gives Biblical advice on how to manage depression, such as:
Key Bible passages to read
Do's and don'ts for family and friends
Tests to gauge what kind of depression you're facing
Questions and Answers on how depression effects your body
The 4 points of God's plan for us
And much more
Perfect for small group & Bible studies, Sunday school, young adult and youth ministry, chaplaincy, Christian counseling, addiction & recovery programs, church giveaways, and much more!