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Author Ramprasad, Gayathri.

Title Shadows in the sun : healing from depression and finding the light within / Gayathri Ramprasad.

Publication Info. Center City, Minnesota : Hazelden, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  92 RAMPRASAD    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Biographies  92 BIOGRAPHY RAMPRASAD    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  BIOG. RAMPRASAD, G.    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  B RAMPRASAD, G.    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Biographies  BIOG RAMPRASAD, GAYATHRI    Check Shelf
Description xv, 269 pages ; 23 cm
Note "A memoir"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-264).
Contents Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- Prologue -- Bright beginnings -- Diwali at rama iyengar road -- Mantras & miniskirts -- Veil of darkness -- Tomb of terror -- American knight -- Passport to paradise -- Shadows in the sun -- A welcome respite -- Blessed motherhood -- Postpartum blues -- Descent into darkness -- Breakdown -- Prisoner in paradise -- Awakening -- Finding the light within -- On the road to recovery -- From adversity to advocacy -- Epilogue -- Glossary -- Wellness resources -- Disorders on the depression continuum -- About the author.
Summary The author discusses the mental illness she suffered from a young age and the treatment she received only after she left India and became a mother for the first time in the United Stateas, describing her emotional recovery and spiritual awakening and her role as an advocate for the mentally ill.
Subject Ramprasad, Gayathri -- Mental health.
Depression, Mental.
Postpartum depression.
Depressed persons -- United States -- Biography.
Mind and body therapies.
ISBN 9781616494759 (pbk.)
1616494751 (pbk.)
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