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How stigma interferes with mental health care.
- P. Corrigan
- PsychologyThe American psychologist
- 1 October 2004
Recommendations are reviewed for ongoing research that will more comprehensively expand understanding of the stigma-care seeking link and implications for the development of antistigma programs that might promote care seeking and participation are reviewed.
An attribution model of public discrimination towards persons with mental illness.
- P. Corrigan, F. Markowitz, A. Watson, D. Rowan, Mary Ann Kubiak
- PsychologyJournal of health and social behavior
- 1 June 2003
The results from this study suggest that familiarity with mental illness reduces discriminatory responses, and the effects of perceptions of dangerousness on helping and rejecting responses are unmediated by responsibility beliefs.
The Paradox of Self-Stigma and Mental Illness
Published narratives by persons with serious mental illness eloquently describe the harmful effects of stigma on self-esteem and self-efficacy. However, a more careful review of the research…
Understanding the impact of stigma on people with mental illness.
This paper integrates research specific to mental illness stigma with the more general body of research on stereotypes and prejudice to provide a brief overview of issues in the area and develops examples of public and self-stigma.
Mental health stigma as social attribution: Implications for research methods and attitude change.
- P. Corrigan
- 11 May 2006
The course and outcomes of mental illness are hampered by stigma and discrimination. Research on controllability attributions has mapped the relationships between signaling events, mediating stigma,…
Lessons from social psychology on discrediting psychiatric stigma.
The authors argue that social psychological research on ethnic minority and other group stereotypes should be considered when implementing strategies to diminish the impact of stigma on persons with severe mental illness.
The Self–Stigma of Mental Illness: Implications for Self–Esteem and Self–Efficacy
Abstract Self–stigma is distinguished from perceived stigma (stereotype awareness) and presented as a three-level model: stereotype agreement, self–concurrence, and self–esteem decrement. The…
Mental illness stigma: Concepts, consequences, and initiatives to reduce stigma
Challenging the public stigma of mental illness: a meta-analysis of outcome studies.
- P. Corrigan, S. Morris, P. Michaels, Jennifer D. Rafacz, N. Rüsch
- Psychology, MedicinePsychiatric services
- 1 October 2012
A meta-analysis that examined the effects of antistigma approaches that included protest or social activism, education of the public, and contact with persons with mental illness found both education and contact had positive effects on reducing stigma for adults and adolescents with a mental illness.
Examining the factor structure of the recovery assessment scale.
- P. Corrigan, M. Salzer, R. Ralph, Yvette Sangster, Lorraine Keck
- PsychologySchizophrenia bulletin
Results of exploratory and subsequent confirmatory factor analyses of the RAS for random halves of the sample yielded five factors: personal confidence and hope, willingness to ask for help, goal and success orientation, reliance on others, and no domination by symptoms.