Adam P. Stern, MD

Adam P. Stern, MD is the Director of Psychiatric Applications at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation. He is an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He has published in journals such as The American Journal of Psychiatry, Biological Psychiatry, and Brain Stimulation. He is also the author of Break, a novel about mental health and the culture of medicine.

Posts by Adam P. Stern, MD

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS): Hope for stubborn depression

For some people suffering from depression, medications and therapy don’t bring adequate relief. A newer treatment called transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) applies powerful magnetic fields to areas of the brain known to be involved in depression. It is well-tolerated and shows promise in helping patients with hard-to-treat depression.