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AboutDr. William Woods, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Norfolk, VA, with other offices in Norfolk, VA and Chesapeake, VA. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Woods is affiliated with Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center. He speaks English.
Dr. William Woods has the following 1 specialty
A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
- Depressive Disorder
- Sleep Disorders
Dr. Woods is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center
1100 First Colonial Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
43 Years Experience
New York Medical College
Graduated in 1970
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