In Depression and Bipolar Disorders, Dr. Virginia Edwards explores the causes, symptoms and treatments for depression and bipolar disorders. This book features case studies and a valuable resource list. Dr. Edwards' experience and research will help those suffering from depression or a bipolar disorder while identifying and discovering the treatment options available to them. Depression and Bipolar Disorders is also a useful guide to friends and family members who may not readily recognize a loved ones illness or do not know how to respond to their needs.BIO:DR. D. VIRGINIA EDWARDS was raised in Hamilton, Ontario. She attended the University of Western Ontario and later studied for a year at John Hopkins University in Baltimore. Although she initially intended to go into pediatrics after medical school the psychiatric features of illness intrigued her. She then enrolled in the family psychiatry program at McMaster University. Since then Dr. Edwards has been a lecturer at the University of Toronto, a consultant to the Scarborough School Board and Chief of Child Psychiatry at the Toronto East General Hospital. She currently operates her own private psychiatric practice in Toronto, Ontario. She is a member of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has also been a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada since 1971.