Monthly Archives: September 2016

Types of Depression IV: Spiritual Depression

Loss of Joy “Christian people too often seem to be perpetually in the doldrums,” says Dr. D. Martin Lloyd- Jones, “and too often give this appearance of unhappiness and of lack of freedom and absence of joy. There is no … Continue reading

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Types of Depression III- Bipolar Illness

According to statistics released by the Depression and Bipolar Alliance (DPA): Bipolar disorder affects approximately 5.7 million adult Americans, or about 2.6% of the U.S. population age 18 and older every year. (National Institute of Mental Health) The median age … Continue reading

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Types Of Depression II

The new (2013) Diagnostic And Statistical Manual 5 (DSM) changed some categories of depression. It replaces the older category of dysthymia, or long-term depression from childhood, with persistent depressive disorder. For lack of scientific basis to differentiate dysthymia from chronic … Continue reading

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Types of Depression

What do We Know about Depression? At some time in your life you have a 1/10 chance of being diagnosed with depression, the “common cold of mental illness.” The number of patients diagnosed with depression increases 20% each year. 80% … Continue reading

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Judging A Book

On Pins and Needles Eagerly awaiting the reading of the first line of my book, August 17, I felt keen disappointment when the emcee read another line–of my competitor’s book. Before naming the title, they read the first line. They … Continue reading

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