Mood swings, irritability, the desire to be alone . . . these are just a few of many characteristics by which parents define the teenage years. With all the statistics out there telling us that teen depression and suicide are on the rise, many parents wonder how they will know the difference between what is “normal” and what is a sign that their teen has a deeper problem.
Postpartum Depression – When Baby Arrives with a Black Cloud Instead of a Soft Blanket!
A new baby – what a joy! Or NOT…at least for this Mom! She looked forward to this time for so many years, but now? It’s hard to get up, feed her baby, or paint a smile that just isn’t there. It wasn’t supposed to be this way
What the Bible Says about Depression
As depression becomes more common and more talked about in society, many Christians are wondering what the Bible says about depression. Depression can be very difficult to express or understand We hear more and more people talking about depression, and see more people struggling with it.
Can Science Cure Depression?
It seems like every other day we see a new article or study released about depression. There is so much information (much of it being inconsistent or contradictory), and it’s difficult to know what to believe. It leaves many wondering, “Can science cure depression?”
Dealing with Unexpected Loss and Depression
We all will die. Yesterday’s news was a tragic reminder to us all about the brevity and uncertainty of life. (Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and others were killed in a helicopter crash.) Amidst the reminders to live life to the fullest and to pull our loved ones tight, the book of Ecclesiastes shouts into the void with helpful insight.
Psychiatric Medicine: 3 Questions to Ask
Psychiatric medicine–It’s a red-hot-button topic among some Christians. We at Biblical Counseling Center always encourage biblical counselors to cooperate with prescribing physicians and to defer to doctors’ directions for taking medicines and weening off medicines. At our training seminars and in our workshops, we stress that every individual has a story that God cares deeply about. God has something to … Read More