Sunday, July 3, 2022

Mental Illness

Mental Illness on Martha’s Vineyard: On the run with schizophrenia

In his book, “People and Predicaments,” Dr. Milton Mazer described the study he conducted on Martha’s Vineyard beginning in 1961, which showed that incidences of mental illnesses were much higher on the Island than...

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 addresses issues Islanders have with mental health. Dr. Silberstein is...

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 addresses issues Islanders have with mental health. Dr. Silberstein is...

Mental illness on Martha’s Vineyard: Losing one’s life to food

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In his book, “People and Predicaments,” Dr. Milton Mazer described the study he conducted on Martha’s Vineyard beginning in 1961, which showed that incidences of mental illnesses were much higher on the Island than...

On My Mind: Politics and mental health

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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. In 1961 Milton Mazer, M.D., left his elite psychoanalytic practice...

Depression: My story

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“For most Islanders, January to March are the difficult months,” wrote Milton Mazer 40 years ago in his book “People and Predicaments: Life and Distress on Martha’s Vineyard.” “There are periods when day after day, heavy low clouds oppress the Island, the sun gone, the night sky moonless and starless …”