Patrick Corrigan, Psy.D.

Patrick Corrigan, Psy.D., is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology. His research examines psychiatric disability and social disadvantage. Currently, he is principal investigator of the National Consortium for Stigma and Empowerment (NCSE). Funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, NCSE is a collaboration of investigators and advocates from more than a dozen institutions. He is also principal investigator of the Chicago Health Disparities Center. Funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, this work examines how ethnic and income disparities further lessen the opportunities of those with serious mental illness.  

Corrigan has written more than 400 peer-reviewed articles, is editor emeritus of the American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, and the editor of a new journal published by the American Psychological Association, Stigma and Health. He has also authored or edited seventeen books, including, most recently, The Stigma Effect. Unintended Consequences of Mental Health Campaigns.  

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The Stigma Effect

Beating the unintended consequences of campaigns to erase stigma. Read now.