Thinking About Anxiety and Depression

Over at QIdeas, this week’s question: “is anxiety and depression our new normal?” Some researchers say that 1 in 4 women are on antidepressants, and there’s a lot of talk about what causes this uptick (or if there even is an uptick) in the occurrence of anxiety and depression. There are four articles and a [Read More...]

Facing Anxiety and Depression

In an in-class discussion with my students a few weeks ago, I was startled to discover that many, if not most of them had been prescribed medication (often short-term) for anxiety or depression, or both. It seems it’s common now. We had a fruitful discussion about whether we were prescribing medication more, or whether there [Read More...]

Must Read on the Subject of Depression from a Wise, Christian Perspective

Dr. Dan Blazer speaking at Laity Lodge

In light of the tragic death of Matthew Warren, son of Rick and Kay Warren, Christians are talking about depression as never before. This is a crucial conversation, one for which we need ample wisdom. Such wisdom is available from Christianity Today, whose recent cover story focuses on “The Depression Epidemic.” The writer of this [Read More...]


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