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Psychiatric Rehabilitation Articles

Corrigan, P.W., Davies-Farmer, R.M., & Lome, H.B. (1988). A curriculum based, psychoeducational program for the mentally ill. Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal, 12, 71-73. 

Corrigan, P.W. (1989). Rehabilitation research methods for schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 2, 425-437.

Corrigan, P.W., & Liberman, R.P. (1989). Social rehabilitation of schizophrenia. Western Journal of Medicine, 151, 316-317.

Corrigan, P.W. (1990). Theoretical weakness in behavior therapy is no more than statistical variance: A response to Christina Lee. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 26, 151-165.


Corrigan, P.W. (1990). Consumer satisfaction with institutional and community care. Community Mental Health Journal, 26, 151-165.

Corrigan, P.W., Davies-Farmer, R.M., Lightstone, R., & Stolley, M.R. (1990). An analysis of the behavioral components of psychoeducational treatment of persons with chronic, mental illness. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin,33, 200-211.

Corrigan, P.W., Schade, M.L., & Liberman, R.P. (Eds.) (1990). International perspectives on behavioral approaches to psychiatric rehabilitation: Reports from a symposium at the 1988 World Congress on Behavioral Therapy sponsored by the World Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation. Introduction. Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal,13, 5-6.

Schade, M.L., Corrigan, P.W., & Liberman, R.P. (1990). Prescriptive Rehabilitation for Severely Disabled Psychiatric Patients. New Directions in Mental Health Services, 45, 3-17.

Corrigan, P.W. (1991). Strategies that overcome barriers to token economies in community programs for severe mentally ill adults. Community Mental Health Journal, 27, 17-30.

Corrigan, P.W. (1991). Social skills training in adult psychiatric populations: A meta-analysis. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 22, 203-210.

Massel, H.K., Corrigan, P.W., Liberman, R.P., & Milan, M. (1991). Conversation skills training in thought-disordered schizophrenic patients through attention focusing. Psychiatry Research, 38, 51-61.

Axer, H.A., Corrigan, P.W., & Liberman, R.P. (1992). Helping chronic psychiatric patients adjust to socio-political changes in Poland, Psychiatry, 55, 207-213. 

Corrigan, P.W. (1992). Behavior therapy and the course of schizophrenia, The Behavior Therapist, 15, 61-65. 

Corrigan, P.W., Kwartarini, W.Y., & Pramana, W. (1992). Barriers to the implementation of behavior therapy.Behavior Modification, 16, 132-144.

Skantze, K., Malm, U., Dencker, S.J., May, P.R.A., & Corrigan, P.W. (1992). Comparisons of quality of life to standard of living in schizophrenic outpatients. British Journal of Psychiatry, 161, 797-801.

Stark, F.M., Liberman, R.P., & Corrigan, P.W. (1992). Schizophrenic patients' attitudes to therapists using behavioral and humanistic techniques. Journal of Psychotherapy Practice and Research, 1, 80-85.

Williams, O.B., Corrigan, P.W., Liberman (1992). The differential effects of parental alcoholism and mental illness on their adult children.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 48, 406-414.

Corrigan, P.W., Liberman, R.P., & Wong, S. (1993). Recreational therapy and behavior management on inpatient units: Is recreational therapy therapeutic? Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 181, 644-647.

Corrigan, P.W., & Jakus, M.R. (1993). The Patient Satisfaction Interview for partial hospitalization programs.Psychological Reports, 72, 387-390.

Corrigan, P.W., & Jakus, M.R. (1993). The reliability of severely mentally ill patients' report of treatment satisfaction.International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 3, 215-219.

Corrigan, P.W., & Storzbach, D. (1993). The ecological validity of cognitive rehabilitation for schizophrenia. The Journal of Cognitive Rehabilitation, May/June, 2-9.

Corrigan, P.W., & Storzbach, D,M. (1993). Behavioral interventions for alleviating psychotic symptoms. Hospital and Community Psychiatry, 44, 341-346.

Corrigan, P.W., & Holmes, E.P. (1994). Patient identification of "Street Skills" for a psychosocial training module.Hospital and Community Psychiatry, 45, 273-276.

Corrigan, P.W. (1995). Use of a token economy with seriously mentally ill patients: Criticisms and misconceptions.Psychiatric Services, 46, 1258-1263.

Corrigan, P.W. (1995). On the battle between behavior and cognition: Lessons from physicists and pragmatists.Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 26, 209-214.

Corrigan, P.W., & Buican, B. (1995). The construct validity of subjective quality of life in the severely mentally ill.Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 183, 281-285.

Corrigan, P.W., Gleason, W., Cohler, B., Luchins, D., & Addis, I. (1995). Are there patients with late onset schizophrenia in state hospitals? Schizophrenia Research, 15, 261-264.

Holmes, E.P., Corrigan, P.W., Knight, S., & Flaxman, J. (1995). Development of a sleep management program for consumers with severe mental illness. Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal, 19 (2), 9- 15.

Corrigan, P.W. (1995). Wanted: Champions of rehabilitation for psychiatric hospitals. American Psychologist, 50:514-521.

Corrigan, P.W. (1996). Rehabilitation skills: On toward the vision of recovery. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Skills, 1,1-2.

Corrigan, P.W., Buican, B., & McCracken, S. Can severely mentally ill adults reliably report their needs? (1996).Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 184, 523-529.

Liberman, R.P., Vaccarro, J.V., & Corrigan, P. (1996). Psychiatric Rehabilitation.  In H.I. Kaplan & B.J. Sadock (Eds.), Comprehensive textbook of psychiatry, (6th edition), (pp. 2696-2717). Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins. 

Morisse, D., Batra, L., Hess, L., Silverman, R., & Corrigan, P.W.  (1995). A token economy for the real world.Applied and Preventive Psychology, 5, 41-46.

Mueser, K.T., Glynn, S.M., Corrigan, P.W., & Baber, W. (1996). What's in a name? The preferences of participants in mental health services. Psychiatric Services, 47, 760-761.

Corrigan, P.W. (1997). Behavior therapy empowers persons with severe mental illness. Behavior Modification, 21, 45-6.

Corrigan, P.W., McCarthy, C., & Blaney, T. (1997). Who is likely to successfully complete a behavioral rehabilitation program? Psychiatric Rehabilitation Skills, 2, 25-32.

Bedell, J., Hunter, R., & Corrigan, P.W. (1997). Current approaches to assessment and treatment of persons with severe mental illness. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 28, 217-228.

Corrigan, P.W., & McCracken, S.G. (1997). Intervention research: Integrating practice guidelines with dissemination strategies. Applied and Preventive Psychology, 6, 205-209.

Corrigan, P.W., & Penn, D.L. (1997). Disease and Discrimination: Two paradigms that describe severe mental illness.Journal of Mental Health, 6, 355-366.

Holmes, E.P., Corrigan, P.W., Stephenson, J., Nugent-Hirschbeck, J. (1997). Learning "Street Smarts" for an Urban Setting. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 20 (3), 64-66.

Corrigan, P.W. (Ed.) (1998). Editor's note: Special Series on Cognitive behavioral strategies for the stigma of severe mental illness. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 5, 199-200.

Corrigan, P.W. (1998). Facilitating recovery through psychiatric rehabilitation. The Journal of the California Alliance for the Mentally Ill, 9, 13-14.

McCracken, S.G., Holmes, E.P., & Corrigan, P.W. (1998). Cognitive behavioral strategies for persons with mental illness and substance abuse problems. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Skills, 2, 206-232.

Corrigan, P.W., Giffort, D., Rashid, F., Leary, M., & Okeke, I. (1999). Recovery as a psychological construct.Community Mental Health Journal, 35, 231-240.

Ziedonis, D., Williams, J., Corrigan, P. & Smelson, D. (2000). Management of substance abuse in schizophrenia.Psychiatric Annals, 30, 67-75.

Corrigan, P.W. (2001). Place-then-Train: An alternative paradigm for psychiatric disabilities. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 8, 334-349.

Corrigan, P.W. (2001). Getting ahead of the data: A threat to some behavior therapies. the Behavior Therapist, 24, 189-193.

Corrigan, P.W. & Calabrese, J.D. (2001). Practical considerations for cognitive rehabilitation of psychiatric disabilities. Rehabilitation Education, 15, 143-154.

Corrigan, P.W., Lickey, S.E., McCracken, S.G.,Oliver, K., Backs, A., Rashid, F., Campion, J., Davies-Farmer, R. (2001). Organizational correlates to attitudes about behavioral programs. Behaviour Change, 18, 114-123. 

Corrigan, P.W., McCracken, S.G., & Holmes, E.P. (2001). Motivational interviews as goal assessment for persons with psychiatric disability. Community Mental Health Journal, 37, 113-122.

Corrigan, P.W., Calabrese, J.D., Diwan, S.E., Keogh, C. Keck, L., & Mussey, C. (2002). Some recovery processes in mutual-help groups for persons with mental illness; I: Qualitative analysis of program materials and testimonies.Community Mental Health Journal, 38, 287-301.

Mueser, K.T., Corrigan, P.W., Hilton, D.W., Tanzman, B., Schaub, A., Gingerich, S., Essock, S.M., Tarrier, N. Morey, B., Vogel-Scibilia, S., & Herz, M. (2002). Illness management and recovery: A review of the researchPsychiatric Services, 53, 1272-1284.

Rusch, N., & Corrigan, P.W. (2002). Motivational interviewing to improve insight and treatment adherence in schizophrenia. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 26, 23-32.

Corrigan, P.W. (2003). Towards an integrated, structural model of psychiatric rehabilitation. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 26, 346-358.

Corrigan, P.W. & Boyle, M.G. (2003). What works for mental health system change: Evolution or revolution?Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 30, 379-396.

Corrigan, P.W., McCorkle, B., Schell, B., & Kidder, K. (2003). Religion and spirituality in the lives of people with serious mental illness. Community Mental Health Journal, 39, 487-500.

Corrigan, P.W., McCracken, S.G., & Blaser, B. (2003). Dissemination of evidence-based mental health practices.Evidence-based Mental Health, 6, 4-5.

Corrigan, P.W., & Salzer, M. (2003). The conflict between random assignment and treatment choice: Implications for internal validity. Evaluation and Program Planning, 26, 109-121.

Corrigan, P.W., Swantek, S., Watson, A.C., & Kleinlein, P. (2003). When do older adults seek primary care services for depression? Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 191, 619-622.

Yeaman, C., Gambach, J., Bach, B., Manker, J., Diwan, S., & Corrigan, P. (2003). What happens to people receiving inpatient psychiatric services in mixed rural and urban communities? Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 30, 247-254.

Corrigan, P.W., & Phelan, S.M. (2004). Social support and recovery in people with serious mental illness. Community Mental Health Journal, 40, 513-524.

Corrigan, P.W., Salzer, M., Ralph, R., Sangster, Y., & Keck, L. (2004). Examining the factor structure of the Recovery Assessment Scale. Schizophrenia Bulletin., 30 1035-1042.

Corrigan, P.W. & McCracken, S.G. (2005). Place first, then train: A substitute for a medical model of psychiatric rehabilitation. Social Work, 50, 31-42.

Corrigan, P.W., Slopen, N., Gracia, G., Phelan, S., Keogh, C., & Keck, L. (2005). Some recovery processes in mutual-help groups for persons with mental illness; II: Qualitative analysis of participant interviews. Community Mental Health Journal., 41, 679-693.

Vauth, R., Corrigan, P.W. Dietl, M., Dreher-Rudolph, M., Vater, R., & Stieglitz, R-D. (2005) Cognitive strategies versus self-management skills as adjunct to vocational rehabilitation. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 31, 55-66.

Corrigan, P.W. (2006) Recovery from schizophrenia and the role of evidence-based psychosocial interventions.Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 6 (7), 993-1004.

Slopen, N.B., & Corrigan., P.W. (2006). Recovery in schizophrenia: Reality or mere slogan. Current Psychiatry Reports, 7 (4), 316-320.

Tsang, H.W.H., Fung, K.M.T., & Corrigan, P.W. (2006). The psychosocial treatment compliancescale for people with psychotic disorders. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 40, 561-569.

Angell, B., Martinez, N.I., Mahoney, C., & Corrigan, P.W.  (2007) Payeeship, financial leverage, and the client-provider relationship. Psychiatric Services, 58, 365-372.

Larson, J.E., Barr, L.K., Corrigan, P.W. Kuwabara, S.A., Boyle, M.G., & Glenn, T.L. (2007) Perspectives on benefits and costs of work from individuals with psychiatric disabilities.Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 26, 71-77.

Ruesch, N., Corrigan, P.W., Bohus, M., Kuhler, T., Jacob, G.A., & Lieb, K. (2007). The impact of post-traumatic stress disorder on dysfunctional implicit and explicit emotions among women with borderline personality disorder.Journal of Nervous Mental Disease, 195, 537-539.

Van Voorhees, B.W., Ellis, J., Gollan, J., Bell, C. Stuart, S, Fogel, S., Corrigan, P. & Ford, D. (2007).Development and process evaluation of a primary care/internet-based intervention to prevent depression in adolescents and young adults. Primary Care Companion, 9, 346-355.

Corrigan, P.W., Barr, L., Driscoll, H., & Boyle, M. (2008). The educational goals of people with psychiatric disabilities. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 32, 67-70.

Ruesch, N., Schiel, S., Corrigan, P.W., Liehener, F., Jacob, G.A., Olschewski, M., Lieb K.L. & Bohus, M (2008). Predictors of dropout from inpatient dialectical behavior therapy among women with borderline personality disorder.the Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 39, 497-503.


Larson, J.E., & Corrigan, P.W. (2010). Self-stigma and psychotherapy for clients in rural communities. Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session, 66, 524-536.


Roberts, D.L., Penn, D.L., Corrigan, P., Lipkovich, I., Kinon, B., & Black, R.A. (2010). Antipsychotic medication and social cue recognition in chronic schizophrenia.   Psychiatry Research, 178, 46-50.


Corrigan, P.W., Powell, K.J., & Rusch, N. (2012). How does stigma affect work in people with serious mental illnesses. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal.
Ellison, M.L., Mueller, L., Smelson, D., Corrigan, P.W., Torres Stone, R.A., Bokhour, B.G., Najavits, L., Vessella, J.M., & Drebing, C. (2012).  Supporting the education goals of post-911 veterans with self-reported PTSD: A needs assessment.  Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal.
Ben-Zeev, D., Drake, R.E., Corrigan, P.W., Rotondi, A. J., Nilsen, W., Depp, C. (2012). Using contemporary technologies in assessment and treatment of serious mental illness. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation.
Jin, S., Tsang, H.W.H., Jiang, Y., Fong, W.M., & Corrigan, P.W. Comparing and contrasting employers' concerns on people with substance abuse in Beijing, Hong Kong, and Chicago. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counseling, 16, 45-53.
Ellison, M.L., Mueller, L., Smelson, D., Corrigan, P.W., Torres Stone, R.A., Bokhour, B.G., Najavits, L., Vessella, J.M., & Drebing, C. (2012).  Supporting the education goals of post-911 veterans with self-reported PTSD: A needs assessment.  Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 35, 209-217.
Ben-Zeev, D., Drake, R.E., Corrigan, P.W., Rotondi, A. J., Nilsen, W., Depp, C. (2012). Using contemporary technologies in assessment and treatment of serious mental illness. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 15, 357-376.
Davidson, L., Roe, D., Stern, E., Zisman-Ilani, Y., O’Connell, M., & Corrigan, P.W. (2012). If I choose it, am I more likely to use it? The role of choice in medication and service use. International Journal of Person Centered Medicine, 2, 577-592.
Mittal, D., Drummond, K., Sullivan, G., Corrigan, P.W., Blevins, D., & Curran, G.  (2013). Stigma associated with PTSD: Perceptions of treatment seeking combat veterans with.  Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 36, 86-92.
Corrigan, P.W., Rusch, N., Ben-Zeev, D., & Sher, T. (2014). Beyond the rational patient: implications for treatment adherence and other health decisions.  Rehabilitation Psychology, 59, 85-98.
Rodrigues, S., Serper, M., Novak, S., Corrigan, P., Hobart, M., Ziedonis, M., & Smelson, D. (2013). Self-stigma, self-esteem, and co-occurring disorders. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 9, 129-133.  
Corrigan, P.W. (2013). The risk of prognostication. Psychiatric Services, 8, 719.
Corrigan, P.W., Vega, E., Larson, J., Michaels, P.J., McClintock, G., Krzyzanowski, R., Gause, M., & Buchholz, B. (in press). The California Schedule of key ingredients for contact-based anti-stigma programs.  Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal.  
Jones, N., Corrigan, P.W., James, D., Parker, J., & Larson, N. (2013) Peer support, self-determination, and treatment engagement: A qualitative investigation.  Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 36, 209-214.
Rusch, N., Muller, M., Ajdacic-Gross, V., Rodgers, S., Corrigan, P.W., & Russler, W. (2013).  Shame, perceived knowledge and satisfaction associated with mental health as predictors of attitude patterns towards help seeking.  Epidemiology and Psychiatric Services, 23, 177-187.
Kosyluk, K.A., Corrigan, P.W., Landis, R. (2014) Employer stigma as a mediator between past and future hiring behavior. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 57, 102-108.
Corrigan, P.W., Michaels, P.J., Vega, E., Gause, M., Larson, J., Krsysanowski, R., & Botcheva, L. (2014). Key ingredients to contact-based stigma change: A cross-validation. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 37, 62-64.