WBEZ Radio Interview

Dr. Patrick Corrigan is interviewed on WBEZ radio about strategies for addressing physical health needs of people with serious mental illness, including his funded peer navigator pilot studies.

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Stigma and Health Journal

Patrick Corrigan is now Editor-in-Chief of APA's new journal Stigma and Health. Stigma and Health publishes peer-reviewed, original research articles that may include tests of hypotheses about the form and impact of stigma, examination of strategies to decrease stigma's effects, and survey research capturing stigma in populations. Stigma and Health especially welcomes research studies on methods meant to erase the stigma of mental and physical illnesses. Theoretical reviews and pioneering reports on innovations are also welcome.

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Are you letting anxiety stigma get in the way of recovery?

Research shows that the stigma surrounding anxiety may be just as challenging to manage as the symptoms themselves. The National Consortium on Stigma and Empowerment (NCSE), a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded center comprised of more than 12 research institution partners has been grappling with this issue and the broader subject of mental illness stigma for the past 15 years.

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Innovative Youth Anti-Stigma Program by Wisconsin Family Ties

In collaboration with hip-hop group the Figureheads, non-profit organization Wisconsin Family Ties has developed a musical-based anti-stigma curriculum for distribution in schools and other youth organizations

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2015 Together Against Stigma Conference

Join us in preparing for the highly anticipated "Together Against Stigma: Each Mind Matters Conference" taking place Feb. 17-20th in San Francisco, CA!!

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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 Journal12, 71-73. 

Corrigan, P.W. (1989). Rehabilitation research methods for schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research2, 425-437.


Corrigan, P.W., & Liberman, R.P. (1989). Social rehabilitation of schizophrenia. Western Journal of Medicine151, 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 Psychiatry26, 151-165.


Corrigan, P.W. (1990). Consumer satisfaction with institutional and community care. Community Mental Health Journal26, 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 Services45, 3-17.

Corrigan, P.W. (1991). Strategies that overcome barriers to token economies in community programs for severe mentally ill adults. Community Mental Health Journal27, 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 Research38, 51-61.

Axer, H.A., Corrigan, P.W., & Liberman, R.P. (1992). Helping chronic psychiatric patients adjust to socio-political changes in Poland, Psychiatry55, 207-213. 

Corrigan, P.W. (1992). Behavior therapy and the course of schizophrenia. The Behavior Therapist15, 61-65. 

Corrigan, P.W., Kwartarini, W.Y., & Pramana, W. (1992). Barriers to the implementation of behavior therapy. Behavior Modification16, 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 Psychiatry161, 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 Psychology48, 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 Disease181, 644-647.

Corrigan, P.W., & Jakus, M.R. (1993). The Patient Satisfaction Interview for partial hospitalization programs. Psychological Reports72, 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 Research3, 215-219.

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

Corrigan, P.W., & Storzbach, D,M. (1993). Behavioral interventions for alleviating psychotic symptoms. Hospital and Community Psychiatry44, 341-346.

Corrigan, P.W., & Holmes, E.P. (1994). Patient identification of "Street Skills" for a psychosocial training module. Hospital and Community Psychiatry45, 273-276.

Corrigan, P.W. (1995). Use of a token economy with seriously mentally ill patients: Criticisms and misconceptions. Psychiatric Services46, 1258-1263.


Corrigan, P.W. (1995). On the battle between behavior and cognition: Lessons from physicists and pragmatists. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry26, 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 Disease183, 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 Research15, 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 Journal19 (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 Disease184, 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 Psychology5, 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 Services47, 760-761.

Corrigan, P.W. (1997). Behavior therapy empowers persons with severe mental illness. Behavior Modification21, 45-6.

Corrigan, P.W., McCarthy, C., & Blaney, T. (1997). Who is likely to successfully complete a behavioral rehabilitation program? Psychiatric Rehabilitation Skills2, 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 Practice28, 217-228.

Corrigan, P.W., & McCracken, S.G. (1997). Intervention research: Integrating practice guidelines with dissemination strategies. Applied and Preventive Psychology6, 205-209.

Corrigan, P.W., & Penn, D.L. (1997). Disease and Discrimination: Two paradigms that describe severe mental illness. Journal of Mental Health6, 355-366.

Holmes, E.P., Corrigan, P.W., Stephenson, J., Nugent-Hirschbeck, J. (1997). Learning "Street Smarts" for an Urban Setting. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal20 (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 Practice5, 199-200.

Corrigan, P.W. (1998). Facilitating recovery through psychiatric rehabilitation. The Journal of the California Alliance for the Mentally Ill9, 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 Skills2, 206-232.

Corrigan, P.W., Giffort, D., Rashid, F., Leary, M., & Okeke, I. (1999). Recovery as a psychological construct. Community Mental Health Journal35, 231-240.

Ziedonis, D., Williams, J., Corrigan, P. & Smelson, D. (2000). Management of substance abuse in schizophrenia. Psychiatric Annals30, 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 Education15, 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 Journal37, 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 Journal38, 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 research. Psychiatric Services53, 1272-1284.

Rusch, N., & Corrigan, P.W. (2002). Motivational interviewing to improve insight and treatment adherence in schizophrenia. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal26, 23-32.

Corrigan, P.W. (2003). Towards an integrated, structural model of psychiatric rehabilitation. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal26, 346-358.

Corrigan, P.W. & Boyle, M.G. (2003). What works for mental health system change: Evolution or revolution? Administration and Policy in Mental Health30, 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 Journal39, 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 Planning26, 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 Disease191, 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 Journal40, 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 Work50, 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 Reports7 (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 Psychiatry40, 561-569.

Angell, B., Martinez, N.I., Mahoney, C., & Corrigan, P.W.  (2007) Payeeship, financial leverage, and the client-provider relationship. Psychiatric Services58, 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 Companion9, 346-355.

Corrigan, P.W., Barr, L., Driscoll, H., & Boyle, M. (2008). The educational goals of people with psychiatric disabilities. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal32, 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 Psychiatry39, 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, 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.


Corrigan, P.W., Mittal, D., Reaves, C.M., Haynes, T.F., Han, X., Morris, S., & Sullivan, G. (2014). Mental health stigma and primary health care decisions. Psychiatry Research, 218, 35-38.


Sullivan, G., Mittal, D., Reaves, C.M., Haynes, T.F., Han, X., Mukherjee, S., Morris, S., Marsh, L., & Corrigan, P.W. (in press). Influence of schizophrenia diagnosis on providers’ practice decisions.  Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.


Mittal, D., Ounpraseuth, S., Reaves, C., Chekuri, L., Han, X., Corrigan, P.W., Sullivan, G. (in press). Providers personal and professional contact with persons with mental illness: Relationship to clinical expectations. Psychiatric Services.