Sheung Tak Cheng

Summary

Affiliation: City University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Factorial structure of the kidcope in Hong Kong adolescents
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon
    J Genet Psychol 164:261-6. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Peer victimization and depression among Hong Kong adolescents
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    J Clin Psychol 64:766-76. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Age differences in forgiveness: the role of future time perspective
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Psychol Aging 23:676-80. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Living status and psychological well-being: social comparison as a moderator in later life
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Aging Ment Health 12:654-61. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Validity of the GDS-4 revisited
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Psychol Health Med 13:621-6. 2008
  6. pmc Generativity in later life: Perceived respect from younger generations as a determinant of goal disengagement and psychological well-being
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:45-54. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Global aging: challenges for community psychology
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Am J Community Psychol 44:161-73. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The impacts of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and socioeconomic development on the living arrangements of older persons in sub-Saharan Africa: a country-level analysis
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Am J Community Psychol 44:136-47. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Self-perception and psychological well-being: the benefits of foreseeing a worse future
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Psychol Aging 24:623-33. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Detecting depression in Chinese adults with mild dementia: findings with two versions of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Psychiatry Res 159:44-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Factorial structure of the kidcope in Hong Kong adolescents
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon
    J Genet Psychol 164:261-6. 2003
    ..Implications for the use of the Kidcope in research and preventive intervention are discussed...
  2. doi request reprint Peer victimization and depression among Hong Kong adolescents
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    J Clin Psychol 64:766-76. 2008
    ..A buffering effect was found for friend support, but only in boys; high support from friends was associated with fewer depressive symptoms at high levels of victimization...
  3. doi request reprint Age differences in forgiveness: the role of future time perspective
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Psychol Aging 23:676-80. 2008
    ..An Age x Time perspective interaction showed that only in older adults did a time-expanded manipulation lead to lower forgiveness than the neutral condition...
  4. doi request reprint Living status and psychological well-being: social comparison as a moderator in later life
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Aging Ment Health 12:654-61. 2008
    ..This study examined whether downward social comparison, i.e. perceiving oneself as better than others, would moderate this relationship...
  5. ncbi request reprint Validity of the GDS-4 revisited
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Psychol Health Med 13:621-6. 2008
    ..Furthermore, their data analytic methods were flawed, and their conclusions were often not supported by the data they presented. On the basis of these observations, we found no evidence against the use of the 4-item version of the GDS...
  6. pmc Generativity in later life: Perceived respect from younger generations as a determinant of goal disengagement and psychological well-being
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:45-54. 2009
    ..When their attitudes are unfavorable, a downward spiral in generativity development and well-being is possible...
  7. ncbi request reprint Global aging: challenges for community psychology
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Am J Community Psychol 44:161-73. 2009
    ..A central theme of the paper is that community psychology can have a role in producing the conceptual shifts needed to change societal attitudes now dominated by negative age stereotypes...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impacts of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and socioeconomic development on the living arrangements of older persons in sub-Saharan Africa: a country-level analysis
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Am J Community Psychol 44:136-47. 2009
    ..The pandemic and socioeconomic development combine to accelerate the breakdown of the extended family structure so that older persons are less and less likely to reside with, and to receive support from, their children...
  9. doi request reprint Self-perception and psychological well-being: the benefits of foreseeing a worse future
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Psychol Aging 24:623-33. 2009
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  10. ncbi request reprint Detecting depression in Chinese adults with mild dementia: findings with two versions of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Psychiatry Res 159:44-9. 2008
    ..Compared with the full 20-item scale, the 10-item version has the added advantage of an identical threshold across age and cognitive status...
  11. ncbi request reprint Multiple pathways from stress to suicidality and the protective effect of social support in Hong Kong adolescents
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies at the City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:187-96. 2007
    ..Enhancing stress coping ability, promoting positive family relationships, and attacking attitudes supportive of death might be the best strategies to prevent youth suicide...
  12. ncbi request reprint Age and subjective well-being revisited: a discrepancy perspective
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Psychol Aging 19:409-15. 2004
    ..Hence, the net effect of all the GDs on well-being was positive. GD variations because of age could completely explain the age trends in life satisfaction and positive affect, and partially the age trend in negative affect...
  13. ncbi request reprint A brief version of the geriatric depression scale for the chinese
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Psychol Assess 16:182-6. 2004
    ..A hierarchical measurement model in which the 4 items tapped 2 first-order factors (positive and negative affect), which in turn tapped a higher order construct of depression, provided excellent fit to the data...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale in older Chinese: thresholds for long and short forms
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:465-70. 2005
    ..Data were also provided, based on simulated scoring, for the diagnostic performance of the scales when using dichotomous instead of 4-point rating scales...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparative performance of long and short forms of the Geriatric Depression Scale in mildly demented Chinese
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:1131-7. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Relationship with others and life satisfaction in later life: do gender and widowhood make a difference?
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P46-53. 2006
    ..We discuss the results in terms of how gender roles shape relationship goals, and thus how men and women evaluate life satisfaction differently in the context of relationship with others...
  17. ncbi request reprint Social support and self-rated health revisited: is there a gender difference in later life?
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 63:118-22. 2006
    ..This suggests that the effect of social support by and large is gender free. These findings suggest a high degree of similarity in the determinants of self-rated health between Western and Chinese older populations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Factorial structure of a short version of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:333-6. 2006
    ..To investigate the factor structure of a ten-item version of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CESD-10)...
  19. ncbi request reprint An exploratory study of the effect of mahjong on the cognitive functioning of persons with dementia
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:611-7. 2006
    ..To explore the effect of an activity treatment-mahjong-on the cognitive functioning of persons with mild-to-moderate dementia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Filial piety and psychological well-being in well older Chinese
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P262-9. 2006
    ..There was no evidence that a child's overdoing his or her filial role was detrimental to the parents' well-being among the Chinese individuals in this study...
  21. doi request reprint Social exchanges and subjective well-being: do sources of positive and negative exchanges matter?
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Psychological Studies, Hong Kong Institute of Education, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:708-18. 2011
    ..To decompose the effects of positive and negative social exchanges on well-being in terms of relationship type (vertically extended family, horizontally extended family, or nonfamily) and subjective closeness (close vs. peripheral)...
  22. doi request reprint The geriatric depression scale as a screening tool for depression and suicide ideation: a replication and extention
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Psychological Studies, Hong Kong Institute of Education and Kwai Chung Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:256-65. 2010
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  23. ncbi request reprint Maintaining self-rated health through social comparison in old age
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P277-85. 2007
    ..This improved physical self in turn partially recovered the damage to SRH...
  24. ncbi request reprint Withdrawal, apathy and lack of vigor in late life depression: factorial validity and relationship to diagnosis
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Aging Ment Health 11:532-7. 2007
    ..The extent to which false positives become an issue depends on the specific threshold chosen (which entails a tradeoff with sensitivity) rather than the presence of WAV items...
  25. ncbi request reprint Social network types and subjective well-being in Chinese older adults
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:713-22. 2009
    ..Results suggested the importance of the extended family in support provision for Chinese older adults, especially in the absence of immediate kin and friends. Implications of the present findings for other cultural groups are discussed...
  26. doi request reprint Shame, internalized heterosexism, lesbian identity, and coming out to others: A comparative study of lesbians in mainland China and Hong Kong
    Pizza Ka Yee Chow
    Department of Psychological Studies, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, China
    J Couns Psychol 57:92-104. 2010
    ..Results are discussed in relation to the cultural stigma attached to same-sex orientation and the cultural practice of shaming that parents use to socialize children...
  27. ncbi request reprint Caregiver forgiveness is associated with less burden and potentially harmful behaviors
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    a Department of Psychological Studies, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, China
    Aging Ment Health 17:930-4. 2013
    ..This study investigated whether caregiver forgiveness of care recipient's (CR's) upsetting behaviors is associated with less burden and potentially harmful behaviors (PHB) by the caregiver...
  28. doi request reprint Neuropsychiatric symptom clusters of Alzheimer's disease in Hong Kong Chinese: prevalence and confirmatory factor analysis of the Neuropsychiatric Inventory
    Sheung Tak Cheng
    Department of Psychological Studies, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, China
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1465-73. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the clustering of symptoms on the Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI) and the relative prevalence of symptom clusters in mild and moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  29. doi request reprint Effects of message framing on self-report and accelerometer-assessed physical activity across age and gender groups
    Kin Kit Li
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
    J Sport Exerc Psychol 36:40-51. 2014
    ..In addition, more time availability and higher self-efficacy among older men might have contributed to the results. ..