It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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Beating the unintended consequences of campaigns to erase stigma.
Patrick Corrigan, Psy.D.
Sometimes the public does not believe a personal story of recovery.
What role do identity and pride play?
Interactions between People with Mental Illness and the Rest of the Public Lead to Dignity
People disagree on how to stop the stigma of mental illness.
The unintended impact of programs meant to challenge the stigma of mental illness.
What are the costs and benefits of progressivism?
The public must endorse recovery and empowerment.
Lived experience gives me a special knowledge of stigma.
"Looking to be an ally for people with mental illness? May be time to take a backseat."
Stigma can be as bad for people with mental illness as their symptoms or disabilities.
Patrick Corrigan, Psy.D. is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology and principal investigator of the National Consortium on Stigma and Empowerment.