Psychiatric Medication and the Christian
by Dr. Michael Lyles
Recent advances in medical research prove that medication is having a profound and positive impact in treating depression and anxiety disorders. Still, the value of medication, its limitations, and its role in treating emotional pain continue to be issues of concern for many. Dr. Michael Lyles, a Christian psychiatrist, speaks sensitively to the issues surrounding the decision to take a psychiatric medication. His step-by-step approach explains various types of medication, how and when they should be used, possible side effects, and a Christian perspective on safe and effective use of such medications.