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Can A Christian Be Depressed?

As a Christian, whose goal is to spread joy, I am sad when I can’t feel joy myself.

Satan is quick to move in and say, “Well, there you go, hot shot, you can serve it up, but you can’t taste it. 1,103 more words

God

Imbalanced

The universal model for depression is that it a chemical imbalance in the brain. I have serious reservations about the value of that model.

The core problem with the idea is that it is disempowering. 272 more words

Thoughts

Just a chemical imbalance

So I do my research on my illness. Knowing my triggers doesn’t stop you from reacting to what you can not control. Telling yourself the paranoia and horrible thoughts aren’t real doesn’t make the feeling go away. 280 more words

Mental Health

Can a Neurotransmitter imbalance be causing your mood problems?

Neurotransmitters are powerful chemicals that regulate numerous physical and emotional processes such as cognitive and mental performance, emotional states and pain response. Virtually all functions in life are controlled by neurotransmitters. 1,094 more words

Depression

Does Mental Illness Exist?

Hi Dr. Burns,

I am halfway through “feeling good”, I just want to say how powerful it is. It is absolutely fantastic so far. I am applying your techniques to myself. 58 more words

Feeling Good

The Labyrinth Behind The Diagnosis of ADHD

Dave: Here is a clinical case which expands on my ideas from the last two posts (see post on Therapeutic Conditions for Healing from  1/26 ) 1,619 more words

Psychotherapy

"Chemical Imbalance": The Seduction of Certainty

Dave: I was at child psychiatry meeting where a discussion focused on the value of working with families. I was encouraged. But the theme that emerged attended to the importance of… 1,133 more words

Psychotherapy