Behind the Smile: My Journey out of Postpartum Depression (Hardcover)

Behind the Smile: My Journey out of Postpartum Depression By Marie Osmond, Marcia Wilkie, Dr. Judith Moore Cover Image
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More than one out of 10 new mothers experience post-partum depression (PPD), yet few women seek help. After Marie Osmond, beloved singer and TV talk show host, gave birth to her seventh child (four of her children are adopted), she became increasingly depressed. One night, she handed over her bank card to her babysitter, got in her car, and drove north-with no intention of returning until she had emerged from her crisis.

After she went public with her own experiences with PPD on Oprah and Larry King Live, the response was overwhelming. Now collaborating with a doctor who helped her through her ordeal, Marie Osmond will share the fear and depression she overcame, and reveal how she put it all behind her and is moving on with her life.

About the Author

Olive Marie Osmond is an American singer, actress, author, philanthropist, talk show host and a member of the show business family the Osmonds. Although she was never part of her family's singing group, she gained success as a solo country music artist in the 1970s and 1980s.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780446527767
ISBN-10: 0446527769
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication Date: May 1st, 2001
Pages: 320
Language: English