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Will Medicine Stop the Pain?

Elyse FitzpatrickLaura Hendrickson

Will Medicine Stop the Pain?

Elyse FitzpatrickLaura Hendrickson

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Twice as many women as men will experience depression sometime in their lifetime, and episodes for women are likely to start at earlier ages, last longer, and recur more frequently, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians (www.aafp.org). Many women are given medication to treat the disease, but medication alone does not always address the underlying emotions that trouble the mind and spirit. Counsellor Elyse Fitzpatrick and Dr. Laura Hendrickson provide biblical guidance on how to balance medical intervention with biblical encouragement.


- Publisher "Where do my feelings come from?" "Is emotional pain a disease?" "Can I really change?" "What is wrong with me?" Countless women struggle daily with depression, anxiety, out-of-control moods, and other troubling emotions. "Will Medicine Stop the Pain?" offers clear answers to help women handle emotional problems in a stable, God-honoring way. The authors, both seasoned biblical counselors, include stories from real people and practical advice on issues like how to talk to your doctor. Read this book to learn: How your body and your emotions affect each other. Why drugs that help you feel better may end up making your emotional problems worse. How applying biblical principles can help you deal with the true sources of your pain. Why it is possible to respond to emotional pain in faith and hope. "God is with you--no matter how you feel. His promises are stronger than all your feelings." I urge you to read this book all the way through--with a prayerful heart and an open mind. It may be one of the most important, helpful books you have read. It will likely challenge your thinking on many fronts. It will certainly give you a vision for how your suffering (and the suffering of others) can become a path to great blessing and growth and can result in the display of God's glory in this fallen world. From the foreword by NANCY LEIGH DEMOSS ELYSE FITZPATRICK (MA, Trinity Theological Seminary) has been counseling women since 1989 and is presently a conference speaker and counselor at her church in Southern California. She is also a member of the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors. Elyse has authored ten books, and co-authored one Gold Medallion Book Award finalist. LAURA HENDRICKSON (MD, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine; diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology) is a biblical counselor who formerly practiced psychiatry. She is also a member of the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors and is co-author with Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jim Newheiser of "When Good Kids Make Bad Choices."

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About "Will Medicine Stop the Pain?"

Twice as many women as men will experience depression sometime in their lifetime, and episodes for women are likely to start at earlier ages, last longer, and recur more frequently, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians (www.aafp.org). Many women are given medication to treat the disease, but medication alone does not always address the underlying emotions that trouble the mind and spirit. Counsellor Elyse Fitzpatrick and Dr. Laura Hendrickson provide biblical guidance on how to balance medical intervention with biblical encouragement.

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"Where do my feelings come from?" "Is emotional pain a disease?" "Can I really change?" "What is wrong with me?" Countless women struggle daily with depression, anxiety, out-of-control moods, and other troubling emotions. "Will Medicine Stop the Pain?" offers clear answers to help women handle emotional problems in a stable, God-honoring way. The authors, both seasoned biblical counselors, include stories from real people and practical advice on issues like how to talk to your doctor. Read this book to learn: How your body and your emotions affect each other. Why drugs that help you feel better may end up making your emotional problems worse. How applying biblical principles can help you deal with the true sources of your pain. Why it is possible to respond to emotional pain in faith and hope. "God is with you--no matter how you feel. His promises are stronger than all your feelings." I urge you to read this book all the way through--with a prayerful heart and an open mind. It may be one of the most important, helpful books you have read. It will likely challenge your thinking on many fronts. It will certainly give you a vision for how your suffering (and the suffering of others) can become a path to great blessing and growth and can result in the display of God's glory in this fallen world. From the foreword by NANCY LEIGH DEMOSS ELYSE FITZPATRICK (MA, Trinity Theological Seminary) has been counseling women since 1989 and is presently a conference speaker and counselor at her church in Southern California. She is also a member of the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors. Elyse has authored ten books, and co-authored one Gold Medallion Book Award finalist. LAURA HENDRICKSON (MD, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine; diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology) is a biblical counselor who formerly practiced psychiatry. She is also a member of the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors and is co-author with Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jim Newheiser of "When Good Kids Make Bad Choices."
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Meet the Authors

Elyse Fitzpatrick

Elyse M. Fitzpatrick is not only a retreat and conference speaker but also a staff counselor at Grace Church in San Diego, which is part of the Sovereign Grace family of churches. She holds a Masters in biblical counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary, has nearly twenty years in biblical counseling experience, and has authored nearly a dozen books including Comforts from the Cross: Celebrating the Gospel One Day at a Time and Because He Loves Me: How Christ Transforms Our Daily Life. She is also the head of Women Helping Women Ministries..

Laura Hendrickson

Hendrickson is a former medical doctor and board-certified psychiatrist, is presently a biblical counselor and writer.

Table Of Contents

  • part One:  Our Bodies, Emotions, And The Problem Of Suffering
    1.  What's Wrong With Me?
    2.  Will Medicine Help My Pain?
    3.  Lord, Why Do You Let Me Hurt?
    4.  Lord, Why Did Your Hurt Your Son?

    part Two:  Seeking Answers With God's Help
    5.  Depression:  An Opportunity In Disguise
    6.  Casting All Your Anxiety On Him
    7.  Understanding Your Out-of-control Moods
    8.  What About Cognitive And Perceptual Problems?
    9.  All For The Glory Of God

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 237465
  • Product Code 0802458025
  • EAN 9780802458025
  • Pages 240
  • Department General Books
  • Category Women
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Moody Publishers
  • Publication Date May 2006
  • Sales Rank #22513
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 16 mm
  • Weight 0.403kg

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