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Darkness is my only companion : a Christian response to mental illness / Kathryn Greene-McCreight.

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  • ISBN: 1587431750 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Brazos Press, 2006.

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Part I: Facing mental illness -- Darkness -- Mental illness -- Temptation to suicide -- Mania -- Darkness, again -- Hospital -- Part II: Faith and mental illness -- Feeling, memory, and personality -- Brain, mind, and soul -- Sin, suffering, and despair -- Dark night, discipline, and the hiddenness of God -- Health and prayer -- Part III: Living with mental illness -- How clergy, friends, and family can help -- Choosing therapy -- Conclusion -- Appendix I: How and why I use scripture -- Appendix II: A brief checklist of symptoms and resources.
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PW 01/16/2006
Subject: Mental illness > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Mentally ill > Religious life.

  • Baker Publishing Group
    A brave and compassionate look at mental illness that offers theological understanding and personal insights from author's experiences.
  • Baker Publishing Group
    Where is God in the suffering of a mentally ill person? What happens to the soul when the mind is ill? How are Christians to respond in the face of mental illness? In Darkness Is My Only Companion, Kathryn Greene-McCreight confronts these difficult questions raised by her own mental illness--bi-polar disorder. With brutal honesty, she tackles often avoided topics such as suicide, mental hospitals, and shock therapy. Greene-McCreight offers the reader everything from poignant and raw glimpses into the mind of a mentally ill person to practical and forthright advice for their friends, family, and clergy. Her voice is a comfort to those who suffer from mental illness and an invaluable resource for those who love and support them.

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