International television and singing star Marie Osmond candidly discusses her personal journey through post-partum depression and includes the methods that helped her cope.While the famous Osmond smile beamed for the camera, no one, not even Marie, fully realized the emptiness that loomed behind the smile. Marie is not alone; more than one out of ten new mothers experiences post-partum de-pression (PPD) after childbirth. The mother of seven, Marie became increasingly depressed after the birth of her youngest child. One night, she got in her car, leaving her family and husband, and drove northwith no intention of returning until she felt she had resolved this crisis. After she went public with her own experiences with PPD on Oprah and Larry King Live, the response was overwhelming. Now, Marie shares the fear and darkness of the depression she overcame, and with the doctor who helped her through her ordeal, offers the methods she learned for treating PPD.Osmond, Marie is the author of 'Behind the Smile My Journey Out of Postpartum Depression' with ISBN 9780446678520 and ISBN 044667852X.