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  1. says:

    Sophia Institute Press sent me the book The Catholic Guide to Depression to review The author, Dr Aaron Kheriaty is a Catholic psychiatrist and the Founding Director of the Psychiatry and Spirituality Forum In this book, Dr Kheriaty takes on the problem of depression from both a psychological and a religious standpoint.The intended audience for this book, I would say, is those suffering from depression However, family and friends of those suffering from depression could gain a better unders Sophia Institute Press sent me the book The Catholic Guide to Depression to review The author, Dr Aaron Kheriaty is a Catholic psychiatrist and the Founding Director of the Psychiatry and Spirituality Forum In this book, Dr Kheriaty takes on the problem of depression from both a psychological and a religious standpoint...


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    This book is a very good read It is intellectual enough, and not filled with fluff, it is a good balance between the biopsycho social aspects of depression, with a good solid overview of depression from the spiritual aspect This book does a spectacular job at differentiating the spiritual from the psychological, and even the psychological ailment from other psycho pathologies too Its discussion on treatment options from the psychiatric bio chemical to the psychotherapeutic intra interperso This book is a very good read It is intellectual enough, and not filled with fluff, it is a good balance between the biopsycho social aspects of depression, with a good solid overview of depression from the spiritual aspect This book does a spectacular job at differentiating the spiritual from the psychological, and even the psychological ailment from other psycho pathologies too Its discussion on treatment options from the psychiatric bio chemical to the psychotherapeutic intra interpersonal interactions joined with a grounding in sound Catholic theology gives a wonderful direction of recovery fr...


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    This is an incredible book, and I highly recommend it for anyone interested in understanding mental health in a Christian perspective or anyone that might be in the position of giving spiritual advice or acting as a spiritual counsellor guide If you think that mental illness is somehow related to spiritual weakness or lack of faith, please read this book We need to eliminate the stigma of mental illness from our church and our community as a whole so people don t have to suffer in silence or f This is an incredible book, and I highl...


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    I m not a fan of self help books, but this is an interesting read even if you are not suffering from depression because it takes into account God s influence in your emotional life How do you recognize spiritual movements that are not rooted in you, but are given from God Here at last finally is a medical man who can differentiate between Depression, The First Dark Night of the Soul, Spiritual Dryness and The Second Infused Night of the Soul Of tremendous interest is his examination of the sa I m not a fan of self help books, but this is an interesting read even if you are not suffering from depression because it takes into account God s influence in your emotional life How do you recognize spiritual movements that are not rooted in you, but are given from God Here at last finally is a medical man who can differentiate between Depression, The First Dark Night of the Soul, Spiritual Dryness and The Second Infused Night of the Soul Of tremendous in...


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    This book may be one of the most important things I ve ever read It is my opinion that every literate person on the face of the earth should read it.


  6. says:

    Having struggled with depression for several years now, and having begun to dip into the literature on the subject, I can hardily recommend Aaron Kheriaty s book on the subject to Catholics who may suffer from this affliction The book is mostly an overview of what depression is in a clinical sense Kheriaty is a psychiatrist in a secular i...


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    The Catholic Guide to Depression is packed with insights and information that will be helpful to folks all along the spectrum of depression from those who merely get down once in a while to those who are chronical...


  8. says:

    Briefly read and it was good to have the guilt of feelings taken away and separates psychology and sin Such as laziness and depression are not the same.I haven t read the whole book.


  9. says:

    This was okay, and I pretty much agree with it, but I also didn t really learn anything new from it.


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    Overall this book is an excellent addition to a topic of deep personal interest to many people, i.e that of depression It is an orthodox and insightful Catholic take on the issue of depression, written by Psychologist Aaron Kheriaty Kheriaty briefly and succinctly describes what depression is, and most of the current major theories about its causes He also devotes a chapter to an overview of the current treatment modalities All of this information is readily available from many sources, wit Overall this book is an excellent addition to a topic of deep personal interest to many people, i.e that of depression It is an orthodox and insightful Catholic take on the issue of depression, written by Psychologist Aaron Kheriaty Kheriaty briefly and succinctly describes what depression is, and most of the current major theories about its causes He also devotes a chapter to an overview of the current treatment modalities All of this information is readily available from many sources, without need to consult scientific journals or academic w...


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The Catholic Guide to Depression Countless Christians Including Scores Of Saints Have Suffered Profound, Pervasive Sorrow That Modern Psychiatrists Call Depression Then, As Now, Great Faith And Even Fervent Spiritual Practices Have Generally Failed To Ease This Wearying Desolation Of Soul.In These Pages, Catholic Psychiatrist Aaron Kheriaty Reviews The Effective Ways That Have Recently Been Devised To Deal With This Grave And Sometimes Deadly Affliction Ways That Are Not Only Consistent With The Teachings Of The Church, But Even Rooted In Many Of Those Teachings.Extensive Clinical Experience Treating Patients With Depression Has Shown Dr Kheriaty That The Confessional Can T Cure Neuroses, Nor Can The Couch Forgive Sin Healing Comes Only When We Integrate The Legitimate Discoveries Of Modern Psychology And Pharmacology With Spiritual Direction And The Sacraments, Giving Particular Attention To The Wisdom Of The Church Fathers And The Saints.Here, With The Expert Help Of Dr Kheriaty, You Ll Learn How To Distinguish Depression From Similar Looking But Fundamentally Different Mental States Such As Guilt, Sloth, The Darkness Of Sin, And The Sublime Desolation Called Dark Night Of The Soul That Is, In Fact, A Privileged Spiritual Trial Sent To Good Souls As A Special Gift From God.You Ll Come To Know How To Identify The Various Types Of Depression And Come To Understand The Interplay Of Their Often Manifold Causes, Biological, Psychological, Behavioral, Cultural, And, Yes, Moral.Then You Ll Learn About Exciting Breakthroughs In Pharmacological And Other Medical Treatments, The Benefits And Limitations Of Psychotherapy, The Critical Place That Spiritual Direction Must Have In Your Healing, And The Vital Role That Hope Christian Hope Can Play In Driving Out Depression.