About the Book: Stoned, Shamed, Depressed: An Explosive Account of the Secret
Lives of Indias Teens
Journalist Jyotsna Mohan Bhargava investigates the secret lives of Indias urban
teens, and comes up with an eye-opening account of struggles with addiction to
substances, social media and gaming, dealing with intense peer pressure,
bullying and body shaming, and the resultant physical and mental health issues.
Stoned, Shamed, Depressed chronicles the confused journey to adulthood of teens
along a road that is full of temptations, where boundaries are easily blurred,
and where the lure of easy adventure, often in the virtual world, can unleash
events that have repercussions for years to come.