Self-Stigma and Recovery

The Impact of Self-Stigma on Recovery and Treatment for Self-Stigma

Current Projects:

Philip Yanos (PI): National Institute of Mental Health, 1R01MH0094310. “Randomized Controlled Trial of Treatment for Internalized Stigma in Schizophrenia”

Completed Projects:

Philip Yanos (PI): National Institute of Mental Health, 1R34MH082161-01. “Treating Internalized Stigma in Severe Mental Illness,” Exploratory Intervention Development Award

Associated Publications:

Lysaker, P. H., Roe, D., & Yanos, P. T. (2007). Toward understanding the insight paradox: Internalized stigma moderates the association between insight and social functioning, hope and self-esteem among people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 33, 192-199.

Lysaker, P. H., Tsai, J., Yanos, P., & Roe, D. (2008). Associations of multiple domains of self-esteem with four dimension of stigma in schizophrenia.Schizophrenia Research, 98, 194-200.

Yanos, P. T., Roe, D., Markus, K., & Lysaker, P. H. (2008). Pathways between Internalized Stigma and Outcomes Related to Recovery in Schizophrenia-Spectrum Disorders. Psychiatric Services, 59, 1437-1442.

Yanos, P. T., Roe, D., & Lysaker, P. H. (2010). The impact of illness identity on recovery from severe mental illness. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 13, 73-93.

Yanos, P. T., Lysaker, P. H., & Roe, D. (2010). Internalized Stigma As a Barrier to Improvement in Vocational Functioning among People with Schizophrenia-Spectrum Disorders. Psychiatry Research, 178, 211-213.

Lysaker, P. H. , Yanos, P. T., Outcalt, J., & Roe, D. (2010). Association of stigma, self esteem, negative symptoms and emotional discomfort with concurrent and prospective assessment of social anxiety in schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Clinical Schizophrenia and Related Psychoses, 4, 41-48.

Roe, D., Hasson-Ohayon, I., Deri, O., Yanos, P. T., & Lysaker, P. H. (2010). Talking about life and finding solutions to different hardships: A qualitative study on the impact of Narrative Enhancement and Cognitive Therapy on persons with Serious Mental Illness. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 198, 807–812.

**West, M. L., Yanos, P. T., **Smith, S. M., Roe, D., & Lysaker, P. H. (2011). Prevalence of Internalized Stigma among Persons with Severe Mental Illness.Stigma Research and Action, 1, 54-59.

Yanos, P. T., Roe, D., & Lysaker, P. H. (2011). Narrative Enhancement and Cognitive Therapy: A New Group-Based Treatment for Internalized Stigma among Persons with Severe Mental Illness. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 61, 577-595.

Lysaker, P. H., Tunze, C., Yanos, P. T., Roe, D., Ringer, J., & Rand, K. (2012). Relationships between stereotyped beliefs about mental illness, discrimination experiences, and distressed mood over one year among persons with schizophrenia enrolled in rehabilitation. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 47, 849-855.

Yanos, P. T., **West, M. L., **Gonzales, L., **Smith, S. M., Roe, D., & Lysaker, P. H. (2012). Change in Internalized Stigma and Social Functioning among Persons Diagnosed with Severe Mental Illness. Psychiatry Research, 200, 1032-1034

Yanos, P. T., Roe, D., **West, M. L., **Smith, S. M., & Lysaker, P. H. (2012). Group-Based Treatment for Internalized Stigma among Persons with Severe Mental Illness: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial. Psychological Services, 9, 248-258.

Lysaker, P. H., Roe, D., Ringer, J., Gilmore, E. M., & Yanos, P. T. (2012). Self-Stigma among persons with schizophrenia enrolled in rehabilitation: Rates of change and associations with self-esteem and positive and emotional discomfort symptoms. Psychological Services, 9, 240-247.

Mashiach-Eizenberg, M., Hasson-Ohayon, I., Yanos, P. T., Lysaker, P. H., & Roe, D. (2013). Internalized stigma and quality of life among persons with severe mental illness: The mediating roles of self-esteem and hope. Psychiatry Research, 208, 15-20

Hasson-Ohayon, I., Mashiach–Eizenberg, M., Elhasid, N., Yanos, P. T., Lysaker, P. H., & Roe, D. (2014). Between self-clarity and recovery in schizophrenia: Reducing the self-stigma and finding meaning. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 55, 675-680.

Roe, D., Hasson-Ohayon, Mashiach–Eizenberg, M., Derhy, O., Lysaker, P.H. & Yanos, P.T. (2014). Narrative Enhancement and Cognitive Therapy (NECT) effectiveness: A quasi-experimental study. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 70, 303-312.

**West, M. L., Yanos, P. T., & ****Mulay, A. L. (2014). Triple Stigma of Forensic Psychiatric Patients: Mental Illness, Race, and Criminal History.International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 13, 75-90.

Nabors L. M., Yanos P. T., Roe D., Hasson-Ohayon I., Leonhardt B. L., Buck K. D., & Lysaker P. H. (2014). Stereotype endorsement, metacognitive capacity, and self-esteem as predictors of stigma resistance in persons with schizophrenia. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 55, 792-798.

**West, M. L., **Vayshenker, B., Rotter, M., & Yanos, P. T. (2015). The influence of mental illness and criminality self-stigmas and racial self-concept on outcomes in a forensic psychiatric sample. Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 38, 150-157.

Yanos, P. T., Lucksted, A., Drapalski, A. L., Roe, D., & Lysaker, P. (2015). Interventions targeting mental health self-stigma: A review and comparison. Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 38, 171-178.

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