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#1 Are you depressed?
Make a list of the symptoms of depression evident in your life.







Rate them in terms of their frequency/constancy and severity.

List the recent or present circumstances in your life that could predispose you to depression.






#2 What are you doing in the following areas of life to avoid depression or to cope with depression?




Physical fitness:









Self-management [time management, goal setting, self-discipline, etc]:




Biblical disciplines [Bible study, prayer, worship, fellowship]:








#3: Depression and your faith:
Describe your perception of God’s sovereign control:




Describe your perception of the forgiveness you have in Christ:




Describe the role of guilt in your thinking:




Describe the peace with God you have because of Christ: