Overcoming Anxiety and Depression: Practical Tools to Help You Deal with Negative Emotions (Google eBook)

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Harvest House Publishers, Aug 15, 2007 - Religion - 240 pages
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Anxiety and depression are the two most common emotions that plague people, causing emotional distress and feelings of inferiority, loneliness, and despair. Help is available for these people in pain--help from God, from His Word, and from the experience of gifted men and women who seek to lead people to wholeness. Readers will readily identify with licensed family counselor Bob Phillips as he provides descriptions of the potentially debilitating effects of these difficult emotions. He reveals the root causes of anxiety and depression, which are fear and anger, and he helps readers acknowledge and deal with these driving forces in an effective, godly way. He includes a gentle and helpful presentation of spiritual issues and the gospel that will benefit believers and nonbelievers alike. This hands-on, user-friendly approach is written with the lay person in mind and includes plenty of practical and effective self-help exercises that readers can use to find freedom. Christian counselors will recognize that Bob's system is built on a solid foundation of scriptural principles and up-to-date technical research on mental health.
  

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User Review  - Michael Kidd - Christianbook.com

I have mixed feelings about this book. As someone who has suffered for anxiety most of his life, I'm inclined to disagree with the author's assertion that anxiety is not a medical condition. The old ... Read full review

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User Review  - Robert Lee Williams - Christianbook.com

I read only part of this book and i notice there are a lot of phobias that people don't know about this book can help a lot of people who are in the christian world who think they have overcome problems and are hiding these things in their life Read full review

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Contents

The Disturbed Mind Fears Phobias Compulsions and Obsessions
11
The Disheartened Mind Sources and Symptoms of Depression
29
The Distressed Mind The Effects of Stress
47
The Distorted Mind The Power of Negative Thoughts
57
The Discovering Mind Accepting Responsibility
67
The Discerning Mind Another Way to View Mental Illness
75
The Discriminating Mind Chemical Imbalance
87
The Disrupted Mind Your Choices and Your Mental Health
103
The Rescued Mind Understanding Suicide
131
The Revitalized Mind The Importance of Rest and Relaxation
145
The Reclaimed Mind The Power of Positive Self Talk
161
The Reformed Mind Thinking and Acting According to the Bible
183
The Redemptive Mind Accepting Peace and Joy from God
203
Encouragement from the Bible
219
Notes
227
Bibliography
229

The Receptive Mind Taking Control of Your Fears
113
The Reflective Mind Actions That Lead to Wholeness
121

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About the author (2007)

Bob Phillips, master compiler of inspirational verses, Scripture references, and quotes on the lighter, humorous side of life, has written a hundred books with combined sales of more than 9 million copies. Bob also serves as director-at-large for Hume Lake Christian Camps and is a licensed family counselor in California.

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