Dating and anxiety and statistics
Of course, there is way more information about anxiety and depression than what can be summed up in one article, so it’s certainly worth doing more research on the subject.
But if we as the Church are going to start talking about these issues, here are a few things we should know: It’s not a character defect, a spiritual disorder or an emotional dysfunction. Asking someone to “try” not being depressed is tantamount to asking someone who’s been shot to try and stop bleeding.
Healing comes from a prayerful, loving community that seeks to truly understand major depressive disorder and related conditions, and one that develops a positive response.
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What happens when mental illness is treated as an unconfessed, unaddressed sin is alienation.
Viewing depression as a sin in and of itself prevents individuals from seeking treatment.