Patrick W. Corrigan, PsyD, is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Previously, he was Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at the University of Chicago. His research examines psychiatric disability and the impact of stigma on recovery and rehabilitation. Currently, he is principal investigator of the National Consortium for Stigma and Empowerment, a collaboration of investigators and advocates from more than a dozen institutions. Dr. Corrigan has published more than 300 peer-reviewed articles and 15 books. He is editor emeritus of the American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and editor of Stigma and Health, a new journal published by the American Psychological Association.
I. Understanding Psychiatric Disabilities in the Person and the World 1. Who Are People with Psychiatric Disabilities? 2. Stigma and Mental Illness 3. What Is Psychiatric Rehabilitation? II. Rehabilitation Strategies 4. Assessment 5. Erasing Stigma and Promoting Empowerment 6. Illness and Wellness Self Management 7. Care Coordination 8. Medications 9. Housing and Citizenship 10. Employment and Education 11. Family Interventions 12. Psychosis and Cognitive Challenges 13. Aggressive Behavior 14. Criminal Justice 15. Physical Health and Medical Care 16. Co Occurring Mental Illness and Substance Abuse 17. Peer Services and Supports References Index