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Blue Genes (Focus on the Family Books) [Hardcover]

By Paul Meier (Author), Todd Clements (Author), Jean-Luc Bertrand (Author) & David Mandt Sr. (Author)
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Pages   224
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.52" Width: 6.36" Height: 0.89"
Weight:   1.07 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Sep 30, 2005
Publisher   Tyndale House Publishers
ISBN  1589971965  
EAN  9781589971967  

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Many common psychological problems, such as depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and ADHD, can be linked to chemical imbalances in the brain. Dr. Paul Meier, whose clinic treats thousands of people per week, has written Blue Genes to help find answers for those who struggle. Through fascinating case studies, Dr. Meier shows the dramatic difference counseling and medicine can make. This empowering book addresses how genetics, environment, diet, fitness, and spirituality all affect our minds and our quality of life.

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Paul Meier, MD, is a psychiatrist and founder of the national chain of Meier Clinics as well as best-selling author or coauthor of more than eighty books. He holds five degrees in the fields of medicine, psychiatry, and theology. Happily married, he has six children and two grandchildren.

David Livingstone Henderson, MD, is a board certified psychiatrist, author, and adjunct professor of biblical counseling at Dallas Theological Seminary. His research and clinical interests include anxiety, depression, and addictions. He and his wife, Angela, have two children."

Paul Meier currently resides in Garland, in the state of Texas. Paul Meier was born in 1947.

Paul Meier has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Men of Character
  2. Morgan James Faith
  3. Trusting the Master

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Reviews - What do our customers think?
Society's stigma  Sep 30, 2008
In my opinion this book is an excellent item to hopefully open eyes of the general public's outlook upon mental health.
Good Blend  Sep 23, 2008
I was impressed with the wide range of insight. As the parent of a teenager who struggles with depression, it helped to make sense of
some of what I was seeing as well as an appropriate course of action.
I appreciate the blend of medically based rationale and biblical perspective.
Compassionately Destigmatizes Medication   Nov 5, 2007
I wish every Christian would read this book. I have encountered so many well-meaning, misinformed Christians who dismiss mood disorders, particularly depression, as soley a spiritual problem for people who simply don't have enough faith to overcome it. It is equally disheartening to hear Christians ignorantly tout that schizophrenics--or others who suffer from psychotic breaks--are demon-possessed. Real people living with certain neurochemical imbalances have been spiritually abused and traumatized by over-zealous, super-spirtual Christians attempting to "cast out their demons in the name of Jesus." I would specifically encourage ministers and lay counselors who are in the business of understanding the human condition and offering help to broken hearts to become students of the delicate interplay of spirituality, neurochemistry, and environment.

Paul Meier compassionately and expertly discusses the biochemical workings of the brain that contribute to such experiences and offers practical hope for people living with neurochemical imbalances. He interweaves Scripture throughout the book and explains how spiritual problems such as bitterness and unforgiveness, can, in fact, drain the brain of neurochemicals, such as serotonin. Other times, genetics can predispose people to chemical imbalances. I laughed when Dr. Meier mentioned that of all the "demon-possessed" patients he's treated, 99% of them have responded favorably to medication. He reasons, that unless demons are allergic to medications, the behavioral disturbances must be organic in nature.

Another favorite story of mine in the book is that of a woman who presented in his clinic with depression and anxiety. After days of therapy, her therapists were stumped. They had been unsuccessful in uncovering the root of her symptoms. So Paul Meier prayed that God would show them, and that night, in a dream, Jesus came to Paul and told him that this lady had had an abortion seven years earlier. He casually mentioned it to her the next day, and she dismissed the abortion as no big deal. In her mind, there was no way that could possbily impacting her now. Well, he asked her to go ahead and journal about the experience, and bingo, she was able to make the connection, grieve over that sin, and experience some healing and relief from her symptoms.

So I found the book to be both spiritually and practically balanced, compassionate, destigmatizing, and hope-filled. I love how he compares neurochemical imbalances to being no different than hypertension or diabetes. People don't usually blink at having to take meds for those phsysiological disorders; why is Prozac any different?

He also included a chapter on nutritional and vitamin supplements that can often improve symptoms w/o the use of medication. And for those who may be averse to the idea of taking medication and who may want to try natural remedies first, I recommend the book, The Brain Chemistry Diet, written by psychiatrist Michael Lesser.

A Must Read  Jul 12, 2007
Excellent book, it would be great for recommended reading for psychology classes. It discusses multiple mental health issues with success and not so succussful treatment profiles. Discusses how mental health treatment options have changed discussing new medications and future medications. It will give hope and understanding to those who have mental health issues and to their families.
A great book about chemical imbalances!  Mar 11, 2007
I got this book to help me deal with a loved one struggling with depression. It was well written and had great info, particularly about brain chemicals. I like that the authors stress the importance of knowing what you're dealing with before you medicate! Would recommend this for anyone wanting to know more about 'mood disorders'. I also appreciated the info about nutrition and lifestyle being essential.

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