Depression: First Aid for Your Emotional Hurts: Depression

Depression: First Aid for Your Emotional Hurts: Depression

by Edward E Moody Jr.

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Overview

Readers will find words of comfort and hope through practical advice on surviving the difficulties they are facing, and through Scripture and examples from the Bible of those dealing with similar difficulties as well. Details of emotional and physical symptoms are shared as ways to overcome depression. Dr. Moody shares a biblical model for recovery from depression as well as gives appropriate resources available when professional help is needed by giving contact information for those resources. He speaks with a qualified voice to the emotional, physical, and spiritual needs in various situations faced in today's society. The size and price of the book make it a perfect outreach tool that will not overwhelm those who are hurting and need guidance through difficult times.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614840107
Publisher: Randall House
Publication date: 06/29/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 48
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Edward E. Moody Jr. has been a counselor educator at North Carolina Central University since 1995. He is Professor and Chair of the Department of Counselor Education. Moody also serves as pastor of Tippett's Chapel in Clayton, NC. As a minister he has helped people with a variety of difficulties, and as a psychological consultant he has counseled troubled youth. He has a Ph.D. from North Carolina State University in counselor education, an M.A. from Middle Tennessee State University in clinical psychology, and a B.A. from Free Will Baptist Bible College in pastoral training. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in NC as well as a Licensed Health Services Provider-Psychological Associate. His first book published was "First Aid for Emotional Hurts - Helping People Through Difficult Times" and has become an excellent resource especially for ministers. Dr. Moody has also published several articles in scholastic journals and serves as a workshop leader for various events within the Christian community and counseling community. He and his wife, Lynne, live in North Carolina, along with their two children.

Read an Excerpt

Depression isn't rare. Depression is the most serious and common mental disorder impacting people in the United States. In face 10% to 25% of women and 5% to 12% of men will suffer from Major Depressive Disorder at some point in their lifetime. Depression impacts all kinds of people, including those who have been successful. For example, it is believed President Abraham Lincoln and Prime Minister Winston Churchill both suffered from depression. Spiritual leaders like Martin Luther, John Bunyan, Charles Haddon Spurgeon, J.B. Phillips and Mother Teresa are believed to have suffered from depression. The more you know about depression the better equipped you will be to address it. Depression is not just the blues. Let's discuss the symptoms of depression.

Table of Contents

Could Depression Strike You? What Is Depression? Types and Causes of Depression, Where to Get Help, Treatments for Depression, Helpful Resources

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