This book helps you 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 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 moral.
The Catholic Guide to Depression reviews effective ways to deal with this grave affliction consistent with the teachings of the Church. Finding Confidence in Times of Trial shows you how suffering is frequently the means God chooses to reveal to His mercy and His design for our lives.
350 saints teach you how to cope with life’s troubles. Examine over forty common problems, and meet dozens of saints who suffered and overcame them. Benefit from the thought-provoking holy wisdom of more than 350 saints, and come away equipped with truly saintly solutions.
Unhinged or unholy? Fiend or fraud? That’s the first question exorcists must answer — the question addressed in these pages by the world-famous French neuropsychiatrist Jean Lhermitte.