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Islamic Solution to Depression Sam Iles

Islamic Solution to Depression

Sam Iles

Published March 16th 2014
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284 pages
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 About the Book 

Islamic Solution to Depression presents a clear and simple guide to how your faith can help you overcome depression.The book covers what depression is and how we understand it from an Islamic perspective, how Islam can help you, what the secularMoreIslamic Solution to Depression presents a clear and simple guide to how your faith can help you overcome depression.The book covers what depression is and how we understand it from an Islamic perspective, how Islam can help you, what the secular solutions to depression are as well as concisely explaining depressions related illnesses such as anxiety and sleep problems.Using many quotes and stories from the Quran as well as the collected sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) the book guides you through all that the teachings of Islam means for the depressed Muslim. From the importance of prayer, patience and dua to Islamic advice on dealing with grief, loss and anger.Secular solutions are discussed from an Islamic perspective, such as ways to get better at managing your own thoughts, the importance of meaningful activities, social interactions, good sleep and exercise and ways to manage stress and worry are explored. Questions related to medical treatments of depression such as whether antidepressants are halal and if they can be taken when fasting are answered.The book looks at related issues that depressed people experience such as anxiety, low self-esteem, suicidal thoughts and many more. Also included is advice to those people who are supporting a friend or family member who is depressed.Finally, we discuss how to stay depression free once you are better. Always, this advice is planted firmly in the teachings of Islam. The strongest tool that a Muslim has to overcome depression is his faith in Allah (subhanahu wa ta’ala) as this book will show you how to implement the Islamic solution to depression in your life.“Allah will bring about ease after hardship.” (Qur’an 65:7)