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Understanding and Loving a Person with Depression: Biblical and Practical Wisdom to Build Empathy, Preserve Boundaries, and Show Compassion

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If someone you love is depressed, you probably feel confused, angry, and helpless. This encouraging guide will help you hold on to hope while broadening your understanding of depression and its treatment.
 
Dr. Brenda Hunter has been a caregiver for someone with depression and has also struggled with depression herself. With empathy, real-life stories, and clinical expertise, Brenda teams up with Stephen Arterburn to explore:
 
  • The multiple causes of depression
  • How men and women react to depression differently
  • The influence of social media and technology on depression
  • The unique challenges of depression in adolescence
  • How to take care of yourself while caring for someone who is depressed
 
Brenda and Steve know from personal experience that light can overcome the darkness of depression. You can get back the person you love. Learn how to care for both of you in this hope-filled book.
 
Contents

Introduction by Stephen Arterburn     vii
Preface     xiii
1. “A Cage without a Key”     1
2. The Epidemic That Is Depression     9
3. When a Man Is Depressed    26
4. When a Woman Is Depressed     37
5. When Your Adolescent Is Depressed     49
6. Our Earliest Attachments      64
7. Working It Out     74
8. Finding Community     88
9. Taking Care of Ourselves     99
10. The Way to Forgiveness     114
11. Hold onto Hope     127
12. Banishing the Darkness     138
Notes     149

Product Details

  • Title : Understanding and Loving a Person with Depression: Biblical and Practical Wisdom to Build Empathy, Preserve Boundaries, and Show Compassion
  • Authors:
    • Arterburn, Stephen
    • Hunter, Brenda
  • Publisher: David C. Cook
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • ISBN: 9781434712363

Stephen Arterburn, M.Ed., is the founder and chairman of New Life Ministries and the host of the nationally syndicated Christian counseling talk show New Life Live! heard by over two million people each week on nearly two hundred radio stations nationwide. He is the bestselling author of books such as Every Man’s Battle and Healing Is a Choice. With over eight million books in print, Arterburn has been writing about God’s transformational truth since 1984. His ministry focuses on identifying and compassionately responding to the needs of those seeking healing and restoration through God’s truth.
 
Brenda Hunter, Ph.D. (1941–2017), was a psychologist and internationally published author. Educated at Wheaton College and Georgetown University, she wrote numerous books, including In the Company of Women, Home by Choice, and The Power of Mother Love. She has appeared on Focus on the Family, Today, and Larry King Live.

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