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Bierman, Joseph S., M.D.

Associate Professor

Off Campus Address

2406 Ken Oak Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21209

Phone: 410-664-2071


Education and Government Service



Washington University



Washington University


Medicine Internship

Maimonides Hospital


Psychiatry Residency

Barnes-McMillen Hospital


Psychiatry Residency

Springfield State Hospital


Government Service

US Navy

Professional Interests

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis
  • Residential Treatment Centers
  • The application of psychoanalytic insights to movies and literature.

Selected Publications

Psychiatric Considerations in the Adjustment of Patients with Poliomyelitis. New England Journal of Medicine. 254: 975-80, May 24, 1956. 

A Depression in a Six-Year-Old Boy with Acute Poliomyelitis. The Psychoanalytic Sudy of he Child. Vol 13, 430-50 (with Silverstein, A.B. and Finesinger, J.E.  Dracula: Prolonged Childhood Illness, and the Oral Triad. American Imago Vol.29, no.2, 186-98, summer, 1972. 

Preoedipal Fixation: Its Contribution to Pregnancy in Early Adolescence. Infant Mental Health Journal, Vol;. 6, no.1, 45-55, Spring 1985.

Effects of Movies on Children's Emotional Health, Maryland Medical Journal Vol. 45, no.3, March, 1996.


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