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The Catholic Guide to Depression

How the Saints, the Sacraments, and Psychiatry Can Help You Break Its Grip and Find Happiness Again
  • By Aaron Kheriaty
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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.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781933184760
    • Manufacturer: Sophia Inst Pr
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781933184760
    • Publication Date: 11/01/2012
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Aaron Kheriaty
    • Page Count: 288
    • Weight: 0.82 pounds
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