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William W Adams , M.D.Psychiatrist

William W Adams

M.D.Psychiatrist

William W. Adams, MD completed his General Psychiatry residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, New Hampshire, having completed medical training at Baylor College of Medicine and earning his BA at Amherst College in Biophysics. In addition to board certification in General Psychiatry, he is board certified in Addiction Medicine. His career has spanned outpatient and inpatient care, and included supervisory roles at Harvard University and Boston University training sites. In addition to his clinical experience, Dr. Adams obtained an MBA from Boston University specializing in healthcare administration leading to leadership roles including Medical Director of Fairfax Hospital, a role he held for 10 years, and more recently, Chief Medical Officer of a local addiction and mental health outpatient clinic. As a clinician, Dr. Adams prefers a collaborative approach with his patients that brings his experience and expertise to help find a pathway to improved emotional and physical health.

Expertise and interest in diagnosis and medication management of:

• Mood and Anxiety Disorders

• Trauma-related Disorders

• Addictive and Co-occurring Disorders


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As we age, our general and mental health needs evolve to require more complex care. Individuals over the age of 60 are more likely to have chronic medical illnesses and be on multiple medications for things such as high blood pressure, diabetes,...

Geriatric Psychiatry

by: Ashley Bouzis | Feb. 06, 2018

As we age, our general and mental health needs evolve to require more complex care. Individuals over the age of 60 are more likely to have chronic medical illnesses and be on multiple medications for things such as high blood pressure, diabetes,...

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Medication Assisted Treatment, commonly referred to as MAT, is nothing new in the treatment of addiction, but has frequently been approached with trepidation by people in recovery and those treating them.  Some of the history of this is...

Medication Assisted Treatment...

by: William Adams | Jan. 24, 2017

Medication Assisted Treatment, commonly referred to as MAT, is nothing new in the treatment of addiction, but has frequently been approached with trepidation by people in recovery and those treating them. Some of the history of this is...

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by: Christine Paprocki | Oct. 25, 2016

Sometimes it can feel like a partner's low mood is contagious. We can take our stress home with us after a challenging day at work, or feel irritable or withdrawn for a variety of reasons, impacting the moods of other family members.

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