Psychology’s Patrick Corrigan Awarded the Prix Perspectives 2013

Patrick Corrigan, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, and his group won the Prix Perspectives 2013  in Zurich for their work on the Coming Out Proud (COP) program. COP is meant to help people with serious mental illness deal with stigma. The prestigious prize includes an award for 12,000 swiss francs to conduct a randomized controlled trial in Switzerland.

Established in 2006 by the Janssen pharmaceutical research company, the Prix Perspectives supports projects that benefit schizophrenic and bipolar patients, and patients with attention deficit hypersensitivity disorder, opening up new perspectives for patients.