Dr. Oscar G. Morales, MD, is Senior Medical Advisor for Achieve TMS since 2017. Dr. Morales pioneered the development of TMS as the founder (2009) and Director of McLean Hospital TMS, Harvard Medical School Affiliated Hospital, and the Faculty Adult Residency Psychiatry Program Harvard MGH-McLean Hospital.

How TMS Works

How Does TMS Work?

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a much needed treatment for patients with major depressive disorder who are treatment resistant. How does it work? What are some possible explanations of its action in the brain? How does it affect the treatment of depression? TMS is a noninvasive technique that uses magnetic fields to induce weak electric…