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On My Mind: Beware the news

Like most people I encounter on the Vineyard and beyond, I find the news disturbing. I read the headlines every day, but find myself...

On My Mind: The ultimate alcoholism counselor

An alcoholism counselor named Judy Fraser recently died after spending a life steeped in recovery work and saving or profoundly changing the lives of...

On My Mind: Questioning assumptions of modern psychiatry

Every summer Harvard brings some of the great teachers in psychiatry to Martha’s Vineyard. Dr. Nassir Ghaemi, a psychopharmacologist and psychiatrist at Tufts and...

On My Mind: Parental worry

When it comes to our children, we parents are rarely at a loss for things to worry about: health, drugs, alcohol, accidents, school, sex,...

On My Mind: When horrible things happen

About once a month, Dr. Charles Silberstein, psychiatrist at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, will write a column that directly addresses issues Islanders have with mental...

On My Mind: Adverse childhood events and self-soothing

At least once a month, as part of the MV Times’ ongoing Mental Illness series, Dr. Charles Silberstein will write a column that directly...

On my mind: The dilemma of treating ADHD in children

At least once a month, as part of the MV Times’ ongoing Mental Illness series, Dr. Charles Silberstein will write a column that directly...

On My Mind: Psychiatry and spirituality

At least once a month, as part of the MV Times ongoing Mental Illness series, Dr. Charles Silberstein will write a column that directly...

On My Mind: Politics and mental health

Once a month, Dr. Charles Silberstein, psychiatrist at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, will write a column that directly addresses issues Islanders have with mental health....

On My Mind: How do I deal with seasonal depression?

Islanders are almost twice as likely as residents in the rest of Massachusetts (or the U.S.) to suffer from depression — about 14 percent...

Take your post-election emotional temperature before sitting down to a Thanksgiving meal

This is the first of a series that Dr. Charles Silberstein will be writing about mental health issues. Dr. Silberstein is a psychiatrist who...