Understanding Postpartum Psychosis: A Temporary Madness, by Teresa M. Twomey with Shoshana Bennett, PhD., includes a number of first-person stories, two of which end in tragedy. One of those is Melanie's story based on interviews with Carol.' The book also includes chapters on Medical, Legal, Historical and Media perspectives as well as a list of resources.
Mommies Cry Too by Carol S. Harcarik tells Carolyn Brink's inpiring story of her struggle with post-partum depression.
There is an Online
PPD Support Group that has
Page dedicated to
those who has died as a result
of postpartum psychosis.
A letter from Carol Blocker in response Katherine
Stone's recent article appears in the June 21st issue of Newsweek.
here and scroll down the site to read it. See also Katherine Stone's
journal at postpartumprogress.typepad.com.
The Ruth Rhoden
Craven Foundation - for Postpartum Depression Awareness
Moods - a highly recommended and helpful book by Deborah Sichel
and Jeanne Watson Driscoll.
has a series of radio shows devoted to PPD (Click on Collections
and then scroll down to the Mental Health section)
THE BABY BLUES: Modern stressors, other factors can fuel postpartum
depression - By Beth Howard, MSNBC
DEPRESSION and SUICIDE CONNECTION
By Sonia Murdock, LIWomen.com
The Legal Defense Website for Shontelle Cavanaugh
to Free Debra Gindorf
Sign the Clemency Petition for Debra Gindorf
POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION: Descent into darkness By Louise Kiernan,
Chicago Tribune (February 16, 2003)
Amy Koppelman's site - showcasing
her novel A Mouthful of Air about her experience living through
Partum Angels - from D. A.