Clinical and research psychologist Paula Caplan presents “Psychiatric Survivors Speak Up: Harm From Psychiatric Diagnosis, and a Start on Solutions” at the 2012 National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy (NARPA) Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. Caplan is currently an Associate at Harvard University’s DuBois Institute, working on the Voices of Diversity project, and a Fellow at the Women and Public Policy Program of the Kennedy School at Harvard. She is the author of “The Myth of Women’s Masochism” and “Don’t Blame Mother.” Her twelfth and latest book “When Johnny and Jane Come Marching Home: How All of Us Can Help Veterans” won the 2011 American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence in the Psychology category.
This is latest in a series of conference presentations which will be featured on MadinAmerica.com
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