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Paula J. Caplan

Paula J. Caplan

Paula J. Caplan is a psychologist and associate at Harvard's DuBois Institute, former fellow in the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard Kennedy School, and author of When Johnny and Jane Come Marching Home: How All of Us Can Help Veterans, which won three national awards for nonfiction, as well as 11 other books. She is also an award-winning playwright, screenwriter, film producer, actor, and director.


Featured Columns

Military Changes Course on Psychiatric Discharge for Sexual Assault Survivor

July 23, 2015

Military sexual assault survivors are often labeled with psychiatric disorders, then discharged on that basis. The Army has reversed its decision in one such case--does this signal a change for future survivors? More »

A Mother’s Day Conundrum

A Mother’s Day Conundrum

May 11, 2012

Psychologist Paula Caplan describes the complicated balancing act involved in honoring her mother while caring for her. More »

The Mystery Suspect in the U.S. “Obesity Epidemic”

March 27, 2008