Tackling Mental Illness Together: A Biblical and Practical Approach
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About "Tackling Mental Illness Together: A Biblical and Practical Approach"
A biblical framework for understanding mental illness and helping the mentally ill. Synthesises the relevant biblical material with our scientific understanding of mental illness.Equips the reader to deal wisely, intelligently and compassionately with issues of mental health in churches and the community. Helps us discern between bad behaviour which is a result of illness and that which results from sin.
Meet the Author
ALAN THOMAS is Professor of Old Age Psychiatry at Newcastle University, UK. He has been an academic psychiatrist for over 18 years and has published over 100 scientific articles (mainly on aspects of depressive illness and the dementias) and book chapters. He is co-editor of the Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry and has written chapters on depression, dementia and Alzheimers disease. He speaks regularly at national and international conferences.