Cecilia L W Chan

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Affiliation: The University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The use of traditional Chinese culture and values in social work health care related interventions in Hong Kong
    Cecilia Lai Wan Chan
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Health Soc Work 30:76-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Disorientation and reconstruction:the meaning searching pathways of patients with colorectal cancer
    Venus Y H Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Psychosoc Oncol 25:77-102. 2007
  3. pmc Managing stress and anxiety through qigong exercise in healthy adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Chong Wen Wang
    Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    BMC Complement Altern Med 14:8. 2014
  4. pmc The role of basic health insurance on depression: an epidemiological cohort study of a randomized community sample in northwest China
    Donghua Tian
    School of Social Development and Public Policy, Beijing Normal University, 19 Xinjiekouwai St, Beijing, China
    BMC Psychiatry 12:151. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of psychosocial interventions using the psychophysiological framework for Chinese breast cancer patients
    Cecilia L W Chan
    Center on Behavioral Health, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Porkfulam, Hong Kong
    J Psychosoc Oncol 24:3-26. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The Strength-Focused and Meaning-Oriented Approach to Resilience and Transformation (SMART): A body-mind-spirit approach to trauma management
    Cecilia L W Chan
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Centre on Behavioral Health, University of Hong Kong
    Soc Work Health Care 43:9-36. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The experience of Chinese bereaved persons: a preliminary study of meaning making and continuing bonds
    Cecilia L W Chan
    Centre on Behavioral Health and Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Death Stud 29:923-47. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Turning curses into blessings: an Eastern approach to psychosocial oncology
    Cecilia L W Chan
    Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, G F Pauline Chan Bldg, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    J Psychosoc Oncol 24:15-32. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Commentary on Liu JE, Mok E & Wong T (2006). Caring in nursing: investigating the meaning of caring from the perspective of cancer patients in Beijing, China. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 15, 188-196
    Cecilia Lai Wan Chan
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration and Director, Center on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Nurs 16:1191-3. 2007
  10. pmc Gender selection in China: its meanings and implications
    Cecilia L W Chan
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, SAR
    J Assist Reprod Genet 19:426-30. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint The use of traditional Chinese culture and values in social work health care related interventions in Hong Kong
    Cecilia Lai Wan Chan
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Health Soc Work 30:76-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Disorientation and reconstruction:the meaning searching pathways of patients with colorectal cancer
    Venus Y H Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Psychosoc Oncol 25:77-102. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc Managing stress and anxiety through qigong exercise in healthy adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Chong Wen Wang
    Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    BMC Complement Altern Med 14:8. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc The role of basic health insurance on depression: an epidemiological cohort study of a randomized community sample in northwest China
    Donghua Tian
    School of Social Development and Public Policy, Beijing Normal University, 19 Xinjiekouwai St, Beijing, China
    BMC Psychiatry 12:151. 2012
    ..Little research has focused on the relationship between health insurance and mental health in the community. The objective of this study is to determine how the basic health insurance system influences depression in Northwest China...
  5. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of psychosocial interventions using the psychophysiological framework for Chinese breast cancer patients
    Cecilia L W Chan
    Center on Behavioral Health, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Porkfulam, Hong Kong
    J Psychosoc Oncol 24:3-26. 2006
    ..These outcomes suggest that active professional intervention is more likely to yield therapeutic effects. In particular, psychosocial intervention attending to the spiritual dimension contributes to positive outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint The Strength-Focused and Meaning-Oriented Approach to Resilience and Transformation (SMART): A body-mind-spirit approach to trauma management
    Cecilia L W Chan
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Centre on Behavioral Health, University of Hong Kong
    Soc Work Health Care 43:9-36. 2006
    ..Response to potential criticisms of the SMART model is attempted...
  7. ncbi request reprint The experience of Chinese bereaved persons: a preliminary study of meaning making and continuing bonds
    Cecilia L W Chan
    Centre on Behavioral Health and Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Death Stud 29:923-47. 2005
    ..Based on these findings, the authors conclude with implications for intervention with this bereaved population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Turning curses into blessings: an Eastern approach to psychosocial oncology
    Cecilia L W Chan
    Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, G F Pauline Chan Bldg, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    J Psychosoc Oncol 24:15-32. 2006
    ..This paper describes our intervention approaches and discusses the theoretical background in relation to the concept of transformation and some qualitative findings which provide evidence for the study's applicability and effectiveness...
  9. ncbi request reprint Commentary on Liu JE, Mok E & Wong T (2006). Caring in nursing: investigating the meaning of caring from the perspective of cancer patients in Beijing, China. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 15, 188-196
    Cecilia Lai Wan Chan
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration and Director, Center on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Nurs 16:1191-3. 2007
  10. pmc Gender selection in China: its meanings and implications
    Cecilia L W Chan
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, SAR
    J Assist Reprod Genet 19:426-30. 2002
    ..We believe that gender selection for social reasons should not be allowed since undesirable outcomes will be resulted under such strict population control program...
  11. ncbi request reprint A body-mind-spirit model in health: an Eastern approach
    C Chan
    Faculty of Social Sciences, and Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Soc Work Health Care 34:261-82. 2001
    ..There are significant improvements in their physical health, mental health, sense of control and social support...
  12. ncbi request reprint East meets West: applying Eastern spirituality in clinical practice
    Cecilia L W Chan
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Clin Nurs 15:822-32. 2006
    ..The paper discusses the application of the Eastern body-mind-spirit approach in healthcare practice...
  13. doi request reprint The associations between diurnal cortisol patterns, self-perceived social support, and sleep behavior in Chinese breast cancer patients
    Rainbow T H Ho
    Centre on Behavioral Health, 2 F, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Department of Social Work and Social Administration, 5 F, Building C Social Sciences, Jockey Club Tower, The Centennial Campus, Pokfulam, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:2337-42. 2013
    ..This study examined the relationships between diurnal cortisol patterns and sleep behavior, social support, psychological factors, and perceived health status in breast cancer patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint The measurement of body-mind-spirit well-being toward multidimensionality and transcultural applicability
    S M Ng
    Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, G F Pauline Chan Building, 10 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Soc Work Health Care 41:33-52. 2005
    ..These results suggest that the inventory may be used to assess different dimensions of health satisfactorily...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of psychosocial group intervention for reducing anxiety in women undergoing in vitro fertilization: a randomized controlled study
    Celia H Y Chan
    Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    Fertil Steril 85:339-46. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effect of the Eastern Body-Mind-Spirit (EBMS) group intervention on anxiety-reduction of Chinese women undergoing IVF...
  16. ncbi request reprint A cluster analysis of the circumstances of death in suicides in Hong Kong
    Eric Y H Chen
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:576-84. 2007
    ..Suicide prevention strategy may have to target potential subgroups with specific approaches...
  17. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic and psychological correlates of suicidality among Hong Kong working-age adults: results from a population-based survey
    Ka Y Liu
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Psychol Med 36:1759-67. 2006
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Life after unsuccessful IVF treatment in an assisted reproduction unit: a qualitative analysis of gains through loss among Chinese persons in Hong Kong
    Geok Ling Lee
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Hum Reprod 24:1920-9. 2009
    ..This study aims to provide an in-depth description of the gains perceived by Chinese men and women and how they re-constructed their lives after unsuccessful IVF treatment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Mini-Mental Adjustment to Cancer (MINI-MAC) scale
    Samuel M Y Ho
    Department of Psychology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 12:547-56. 2003
    ..The results were discussed in terms of the meaning of the original Mini-MAC factors and cultural differences in coping functions between Chinese and UK cancer patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dignity amidst liminality: healing within suffering among Chinese terminal cancer patients
    Andy H Y Ho
    Centre on Behavioral Health and Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Death Stud 37:953-70. 2013
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Incorporating spirituality in psychosocial group intervention for women undergoing in vitro fertilization: a prospective randomized controlled study
    Celia H Y Chan
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong, China
    Psychol Psychother 85:356-73. 2012
    ..This study examined the efficacy of a group intervention, the Integrative Body-Mind-Spirit (I-BMS) intervention, which aims at improving the psychosocial and spiritual well-being of Chinese women undergoing their first IVF treatment cycle...
  22. ncbi request reprint Social sharing of bereavement experience by Chinese bereaved persons in Hong Kong
    Amy Y M Chow
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Death Stud 31:601-18. 2007
    ..Differences in the reactions of sharees in good and bad sharing experiences were identified. Based on these findings, implications for bereavement care for Chinese are delineated...
  23. ncbi request reprint Qualitative study of Chinese widows in Hong Kong: insights for psycho-social care in hospice settings
    Amy Y M Chow
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Centre on Behavioral Health, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Palliat Med 20:513-20. 2006
    ..It is hoped that the experiences of these bereaved widows will stimulate new research to elucidate and verify the findings reported in this paper...
  24. pmc Body-mind-spirit intervention for IVF women
    Celia H Y Chan
    Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    J Assist Reprod Genet 22:419-27. 2005
    ..An eastern body-mind-spirit group intervention has been developed to help infertile women in the Chinese population cope with the distress arising from IVF treatment...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of depression among survivors 8 months after the Wenchuan earthquake
    Zhiyong Qu
    School of Social Development and Public Policy, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China and Centre on Behavioral Health, and Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Nerv Ment Dis 202:275-9. 2014
    ..The results suggest that community-based effective, sustainable, and culturally sensitive interventions and services are warranted and should be directed to the groups at high risk for mental health problems. ..
  26. doi request reprint Social networks and health-related quality of life among Chinese older adults with vision impairment
    Chong Wen Wang
    Centre on Behavioral Health, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, 10 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    J Aging Health 20:804-23. 2008
    ..This study examines the associations between social networks and vision-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among Chinese older adults...
  27. ncbi request reprint Developing an outcome measurement for meaning-making intervention with Chinese cancer patients
    Timothy H Y Chan
    Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Psychooncology 16:843-50. 2007
    ..The use of the CCCS by practitioners and researchers is recommended in order to understand how Chinese cancer patients make sense of their cancer experience...
  28. ncbi request reprint Death preparation and anxiety: a survey in Hong Kong
    Timothy H Y Chan
    Centre on Behavioral Health, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, China
    Omega (Westport) 54:67-78. 2006
    ..Contemplators also reported higher death anxiety. Despite limitations of the study's design, the current results suggest the beliefs in cultural taboo may play a role in the preparation for one's death...
  29. pmc A systematic review of the effectiveness of qigong exercise in supportive cancer care
    Cecilia L W Chan
    Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, China, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Support Care Cancer 20:1121-33. 2012
    ..The aim of this systematic review is to critically evaluate the effectiveness of qigong exercise in cancer care...
  30. doi request reprint Prevalence and trajectory of psychopathology among child and adolescent survivors of disasters: a systematic review of epidemiological studies across 1987-2011
    Chong Wen Wang
    Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1697-720. 2013
    ....
  31. doi request reprint The effect of t'ai chi exercise on immunity and infections: a systematic review of controlled trials
    Rainbow T H Ho
    Center on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Altern Complement Med 19:389-96. 2013
    ..The aim of this review is to summarize and assess critically clinical trial evidence of the effect of t'ai chi (TC) exercise on immunity and TC efficacy for treating infectious diseases...
  32. doi request reprint The effect of qigong exercise on immunity and infections: a systematic review of controlled trials
    Chong Wen Wang
    Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, China
    Am J Chin Med 40:1143-56. 2012
    ..Further rigorously designed studies are required, which should adhere to accepted standards of methodology for clinical trials...
  33. doi request reprint Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression among bereaved and non-bereaved survivors following the 2008 Sichuan earthquake
    Cecilia L W Chan
    Center on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    J Anxiety Disord 26:673-9. 2012
    ..Loss of a child was a significant predictor of psychopathological symptoms. The results suggested that effective and sustainable mental health services were required, especially for bereaved single-child parents...
  34. ncbi request reprint The assessment of grief among Hong Kong Chinese: a preliminary report
    Samuel M Y Ho
    University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Death Stud 26:91-8. 2002
    ..Our findings support the use of the GRAF as a clinical tool to assess psychological symptoms associated with bereavement among Hong Kong Chinese, which also holds promise for research and program evaluation...
  35. ncbi request reprint The development and validation of the Concise Outpatient Department User Satisfaction Scale
    Ivy F Tso
    Centre on Behavioral Health, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:275-80. 2006
    ..To develop and validate a concise scale for measuring outpatient satisfaction suitable across specialties and cultures...
  36. ncbi request reprint Decisional consideration of hereditary colon cancer genetic test results among Hong Kong chinese adults
    Samuel M Y Ho
    Department of Psychology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:426-32. 2003
    ..Psychological counseling might help these patients to cope with their concerns about being diagnosed as gene carriers after genetic testing...
  37. ncbi request reprint Suicide in Hong Kong: a case-control psychological autopsy study
    Eric Y H Chen
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Psychol Med 36:815-25. 2006
    ..In Hong Kong, this issue requires vigorous examination in light of a 50% increase in suicide rate between 1997 and 2003...
  38. ncbi request reprint Emotional control in Chinese female cancer survivors
    Rainbow T H Ho
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 13:808-17. 2004
    ..Further investigations are suggested in order to elucidate the causal relationships and specific cultural factors affecting emotional control in Chinese cancer survivors and, most importantly, its effect on health outcomes...
  39. ncbi request reprint Newspaper reporting of suicide cases in Hong Kong
    Jade S K Au
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Center for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Crisis 25:161-8. 2004
    ..For this reason we recommend a partnership approach with active participation from the media on suicide prevention so that communication professionals can proactively participate in suicide prevention work more effectively...
  40. ncbi request reprint Group debriefing for people with chronic diseases during the SARS pandemic: Strength-Focused and Meaning-Oriented Approach for Resilience and Transformation (SMART)
    S M Ng
    Center on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Community Ment Health J 42:53-63. 2006
    ..Such changes were sustained in a 1-month follow-up. Clinical implications and directions for further study were discussed...
  41. doi request reprint Mental health risks in the local workforce engaged in disaster relief and reconstruction
    Xiao L Wang
    University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Social Sciences, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Qual Health Res 23:207-17. 2013
    ..We suggest that relief work has a double-edged-sword effect on workers' coping abilities. We discuss the implications of this effect for work-life balance measures and trauma and grief counseling services...
  42. pmc A randomized controlled trial of qigong exercise on fatigue symptoms, functioning, and telomerase activity in persons with chronic fatigue or chronic fatigue syndrome
    Rainbow T H Ho
    Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, China
    Ann Behav Med 44:160-70. 2012
    ..Chronic fatigue is common in the general population. Complementary therapies are often used by patients with chronic fatigue or chronic fatigue syndrome to manage their symptoms...
  43. doi request reprint Qigong exercise for the treatment of fibromyalgia: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Cecilia L W Chan
    Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Altern Complement Med 18:641-6. 2012
    ..The study objective was to summarize and critically assess the evidence available from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of qigong exercise for patients with fibromyalgia (FM)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic growth in Chinese cancer survivors
    Samuel M Y Ho
    Positive Psychology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 13:377-89. 2004
    ..A Chinese Posttraumatic Growth Inventory was developed to facilitate future research...
  45. doi request reprint Family predictors of psychosocial outcomes among Hong Kong Chinese cancer patients in palliative care: living and dying with the "support paradox"
    Wallace C H Chan
    Centre on Behavioral Health, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Soc Work Health Care 48:519-32. 2009
    ..Implications for practice were discussed in the cultural context...
  46. doi request reprint Psychosocial adaptation status and health-related quality of life among older Chinese adults with visual disorders
    Chong Wen Wang
    Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Qual Life Res 18:841-51. 2009
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Humor attenuates the cortisol awakening response in healthy older men
    Julian C L Lai
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Biol Psychol 84:375-80. 2010
    ..Moreover, cortisol levels in the awakening period may be particularly sensitive to the influences of psychosocial factors...
  48. doi request reprint Sustaining engagement through work in postdisaster relief and reconstruction
    Xiao lu Wang
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Qual Health Res 21:465-76. 2011
    ..Implications of a meaning-oriented empowerment approach to stress management for disaster relief forces are drawn...
  49. doi request reprint The Chinese medicine construct "stagnation" in mind-body connection mediates the effects of mindfulness training on depression and anxiety
    Herman H M Lo
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    Complement Ther Med 21:348-57. 2013
    ..Stagnation, a concept from Chinese medicine, may help explain the mechanism of change in mindfulness training...
  50. ncbi request reprint The effects of a celebrity suicide on suicide rates in Hong Kong
    Paul S F Yip
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    J Affect Disord 93:245-52. 2006
    ..We have examined the impact on suicides following the death of a famous Hong Kong pop singer whose death from suicide by jumping from a height, occurred on 1st April 2003, and resulted in extensive and often dramatic media coverage...
  51. ncbi request reprint Suicide rates in China from 2002 to 2011: an update
    Chong Wen Wang
    Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:929-41. 2014
    ..The aims of this study were: (1) to present the time trend of suicide rate among people aged 15 or above in China over the period 2002-2011 and (2) to examine the current profile of completed suicides during 2009-2011...
  52. ncbi request reprint The mediating role of optimism on post-radiation quality of life in nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    Clara L M Yu
    Unit for Behavioral Sciences, Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Qual Life Res 12:41-51. 2003
    ..Faced with aversive side-effects of radiotherapy, facilitating positive thinking in Chinese NPC patients may accelerate their short-term post-radiation adjustment...
  53. ncbi request reprint Guilt in bereavement: a review and conceptual framework
    Jie Li
    a Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Death Stud 38:165-71. 2014
    ..Therefore, a multidimensional conceptualization of guilt and a structural model to guide future investigation of this phenomenon in the bereavement context is proposed. ..
  54. doi request reprint Risk associations of obesity with sugar-sweetened beverages and lifestyle factors in Chinese: the 'Better Health for Better Hong Kong' health promotion campaign
    G T Ko
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutic, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:1386-92. 2010
    ..Similar data are lacking in Chinese populations with rapid nutritional transition. We aimed to examine the association between SSB intake, lifestyle factors and obesity in Hong Kong Chinese...
  55. ncbi request reprint The characteristics of expressed emotion among relatives of patients with schizophrenia in Chengdu, China
    Mao Sheng Ran
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Cult Med Psychiatry 27:95-106. 2003
    ..05). The results of this study could indicate the impact of cultural and ethnic differences and geographical location on EE...
  56. ncbi request reprint Suicide attempts among patients with psychosis in a Chinese rural community
    Mao Sheng Ran
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, and Center of Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 107:430-5. 2003
    ..To explore the characteristics of psychotic patients with suicide attempts in a Chinese rural community...
  57. doi request reprint Mortality of geriatric and younger patients with schizophrenia in the community
    Mao Sheng Ran
    College of Professional Studies, University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:143-51. 2008
    ..Specific intervention strategies for decreasing mortality and suicide should be developed for patients with schizophrenia in different age groups...
  58. ncbi request reprint Correlates of lifetime suicide attempts among individuals with affective disorders in a Chinese rural community
    Mao Sheng Ran
    University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam 96923, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 11:119-27. 2007
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Suicidal behavior among inpatients with schizophrenia and mood disorders in Chengdu, China
    Mao Sheng Ran
    Institute of Mental Health, West China Hospital, West China Medical School of Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 34:311-9. 2004
    ..Mood disorder patients, especially those with major depressive disorder, had more and more serious suicide attempts than the patients with schizophrenia...
  60. ncbi request reprint Mortality in people with schizophrenia in rural China: 10-year cohort study
    Mao Sheng Ran
    College of Professional Studies, University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam 96923, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 190:237-42. 2007
    ..Long-term mortality and the risk factors for premature death among patients with schizophrenia living in rural communities are unknown...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and course of schizophrenia in a Chinese rural area
    Mao Sheng Ran
    Institute of Mental Health, West China Hospital, West China Medical School of Sichuan University, Chengdu
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:452-7. 2003
    ..To assess the characteristics and factors affecting course of schizophrenia in a Chinese rural area...
  62. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of suicide attempters and nonattempters with schizophrenia in a rural community
    Mao Sheng Ran
    College of Professional Studies, University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam 96923
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:694-701. 2005
    ..Early interventions focusing on reducing hopelessness and controlling positive symptoms may help reduce the risk of suicide attempts among patients with schizophrenia...
  63. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of psychoeducational intervention for rural Chinese families experiencing schizophrenia--a randomised controlled trial
    Mao Sheng Ran
    Institute of Mental Health, West China Hospital, West China University of Medical Sciences, Chengdu, China
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:69-75. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the characteristics and efficacy of psychoeducational family intervention for persons with schizophrenia in rural China...