Helen Fung-Kum Chiu

Summary

Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep problems in Chinese elderly in Hong Kong
    H F Chiu
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Sleep 22:717-26. 1999
  2. pmc Depression care management for late-life depression in China primary care: protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Shulin Chen
    Department of Psychology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310028, China
    Trials 12:121. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Studies from emerging countries: an encouraging development
    Helen Fung Kum Chiu
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:544-50. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Elderly suicide in Hong Kong--a case-controlled psychological autopsy study
    H F K Chiu
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Tai Po Hospital, Tai Po, Hong Kong, P R China
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 109:299-305. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Relevance of outcome measures in different cultural groups--does one size fit all?
    Helen F K Chiu
    Department of Psychiatry, Multi Centre, Tai Po Hospital, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:457-66. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Dementia research in China
    H F Chiu
    Dementia Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:947-53. 2000
  7. doi request reprint Clinical correlates of functional performance in community-dwelling Chinese older persons with mild cognitive impairment
    Cindy W C Tam
    Department of Psychiatry, Tai Po Hospital, Hong Kong SAR
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:1059-70. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein epsilon-4 allele and the two-year progression of cognitive function in Chinese subjects with late-onset Alzheimer's disease
    Linda C W Lam
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 21:92-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Characteristic profiles of instrumental activities of daily living in Chinese older persons with mild cognitive impairment
    Cindy Woon Chi Tam
    Department of Psychiatry, Tai Po Hospital, Hong Kong SAR
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 22:211-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Validity and applicability of the Chinese version of community screening instrument for dementia
    Teresa S F Chan
    Department of Psychiatry, Tai Po Hospital, Tai Po, Hong Kong, PR China
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 15:10-8. 2003

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Publications62

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep problems in Chinese elderly in Hong Kong
    H F Chiu
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Sleep 22:717-26. 1999
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  2. pmc Depression care management for late-life depression in China primary care: protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Shulin Chen
    Department of Psychology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310028, China
    Trials 12:121. 2011
    ..The primary aim of this project is to implement a depression care management (DCM) intervention, and examine its effectiveness on the depressive symptoms of older patients in Chinese primary care settings...
  3. ncbi request reprint Studies from emerging countries: an encouraging development
    Helen Fung Kum Chiu
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:544-50. 2007
    ..To summarize the findings of recent psychogeriatric research conducted in emerging countries...
  4. ncbi request reprint Elderly suicide in Hong Kong--a case-controlled psychological autopsy study
    H F K Chiu
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Tai Po Hospital, Tai Po, Hong Kong, P R China
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 109:299-305. 2004
    ..To examine some of the risk factors for late life suicide in Hong Kong Chinese using a case-controlled psychological autopsy approach...
  5. ncbi request reprint Relevance of outcome measures in different cultural groups--does one size fit all?
    Helen F K Chiu
    Department of Psychiatry, Multi Centre, Tai Po Hospital, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:457-66. 2007
    ..More work is also needed in the area of quality of life measures in various countries...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dementia research in China
    H F Chiu
    Dementia Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:947-53. 2000
    ..There is much research activity in China in the field of dementia and further cross-cultural studies are useful to examine the cultural differences in various areas of dementia research...
  7. doi request reprint Clinical correlates of functional performance in community-dwelling Chinese older persons with mild cognitive impairment
    Cindy W C Tam
    Department of Psychiatry, Tai Po Hospital, Hong Kong SAR
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:1059-70. 2008
    ..This study explores the functional profiles and the clinical correlates of a population-based sample of Chinese older persons with MCI in Hong Kong...
  8. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein epsilon-4 allele and the two-year progression of cognitive function in Chinese subjects with late-onset Alzheimer's disease
    Linda C W Lam
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 21:92-9. 2006
    ..This study examined the two-year progression of cognitive decline and its association with Apo E4 allelic status in a group of Chinese elderly subjects with AD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Characteristic profiles of instrumental activities of daily living in Chinese older persons with mild cognitive impairment
    Cindy Woon Chi Tam
    Department of Psychiatry, Tai Po Hospital, Hong Kong SAR
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 22:211-7. 2007
    ..Our results demonstrated that Chinese older persons with md-MCI had impairment in IADL, as compared to NC and subjects with a-MCI. This finding suggests that assessment of IADL should be incorporated in the clinical evaluation of MCI...
  10. ncbi request reprint Validity and applicability of the Chinese version of community screening instrument for dementia
    Teresa S F Chan
    Department of Psychiatry, Tai Po Hospital, Tai Po, Hong Kong, PR China
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 15:10-8. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the Chinese version of CSI-D is a valid, reliable and educationally independent screening instrument for dementia sensitive to detect early stage of the disease...
  11. doi request reprint Examining the association between participation in late-life leisure activities and cognitive function in community-dwelling elderly Chinese in Hong Kong
    Grace T Y Leung
    Department of Psychiatry, Tai Po Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:2-13. 2010
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the association between leisure activity participation and cognitive function in an elderly population of community-dwelling Hong Kong Chinese...
  12. doi request reprint Capacity to make treatment decisions in Chinese older persons with very mild dementia and mild Alzheimer disease
    Victor W C Lui
    Department of Psychiatry, Tai Po Hospital, Tai Po, NT, Hong Kong
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:428-36. 2009
    ..This study aims at assessing mental competence in Chinese patients with mild and very mild dementia with a semistructured assessment method and the impact of repeated presentations of information on patients' mental competence...
  13. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in community-dwelling men with pneumoconiosis
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Respiration 73:203-8. 2006
    ..HRQOL is an important aspect of daily living in patients with industrial diseases. Objectives: To investigate the HRQOL and factors that contribute to the impairment of HRQOL in patients with pneumoconiosis...
  14. doi request reprint Polymorphisms of the estrogen receptor alpha (ESR1) gene and the risk of Alzheimer's disease in a southern Chinese community
    Suk L Ma
    Department of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:977-86. 2009
    ..Preliminary associations between two polymorphisms of ESR1 (PvuII and XbaI) gene and AD have been reported...
  15. ncbi request reprint Attempted suicide in elderly Chinese persons: a multi-group, controlled study
    Joshua Tsoh
    Dept of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese Univ of Hong Kong, N T, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:562-71. 2005
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Association between tumor necrosis factor-alpha promoter polymorphism and Alzheimer's disease
    Suk Ling Ma
    Department of Chemical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, China
    Neurology 62:307-9. 2004
    ..A high-risk TNFalpha haplotype (-1,031C-863C-857C) with an odds ratio of 2.54 (95% CI 1.37 to 4.79) for AD was identified. No interaction effect of APOE and TNFalpha genotypes was found, but both acted as important risk factors for AD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Rasch analysis of the scoring scheme of the HADS Depression subscale in Chinese stroke patients
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Psychiatry Res 150:97-103. 2007
    ..In clinical samples with a low frequency of depression, the scoring categories of the HADS-D may be reduced...
  18. ncbi request reprint Curcumin effects on blood lipid profile in a 6-month human study
    Larry Baum
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Pharmacol Res 56:509-14. 2007
    ..Curcumin consumption does not appear to have a significant effect on the serum lipid profile, unless the absorbed concentration of curcumin is considered, in which case curcumin may modestly increase cholesterol...
  19. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study on the health related quality of life of depressed Chinese older people in Shanghai
    Sally Wai chi Chan
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:883-9. 2006
    ..Depression is the most prevalent functional mental disorder of older population. It is estimated that about 21% of the older population in Shanghai are suffering from depression...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of very mild and mild dementia in community-dwelling older Chinese people in Hong Kong
    Linda C W Lam
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, The People s Republic of China
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:135-48. 2008
    ..In this report, the results of a household survey were used to examine the prevalence of very mild and mild dementia in Chinese older persons in Hong Kong...
  21. ncbi request reprint Depression and apathy affect functioning in community active subjects with questionable dementia and mild Alzheimer's disease
    Linda C W Lam
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:431-7. 2007
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of clinically significant depressive symptoms in an epidemiologic sample of community-dwelling elders with milder forms of cognitive impairment in Hong Kong SAR
    Sandra S M Chan
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:611-7. 2008
    ..Depression and cognitive impairment in later-life have great bearings on public health. The two conditions often co-occur and have mutual implications on short-term risk and long-term prognosis...
  23. doi request reprint Screening of mild cognitive impairment in Chinese older adults--a multistage validation of the Chinese abbreviated mild cognitive impairment test
    Linda C W Lam
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Neuroepidemiology 30:6-12. 2008
    ..To develop a short cognitive test for screening mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in Hong Kong Chinese older adults...
  24. doi request reprint Examining item bias in the anxiety subscale of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:104-10. 2008
    ..No item had DIF for other indicators of the severity of COPD. In conclusion, this study found that for one item the HADS-A has significant item bias for the severity of disease in patients with COPD...
  25. doi request reprint Outcomes of a two-tiered multifaceted elderly suicide prevention program in a Hong Kong Chinese community
    Sandra S Chan
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:185-96. 2011
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Independent association of prospective memory with retrospective memory and intelligence in schizophrenia: a controlled study
    Yu Tao Xiang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 25:680-4. 2010
    ..In schizophrenia, PM deficit may arise from the impairments of the retrospective components of memory...
  27. doi request reprint Socio-demographic and clinical determinants of quality of life in Chinese patients with schizophrenia: a prospective study
    Yu Tao Xiang
    Laboratory of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Beijing Anding Hospital, Capital Medical University, Xicheng District, 100088, Beijing, China
    Qual Life Res 19:317-22. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the changes in the quality of life (QOL) of Chinese schizophrenia patients and to identify their predictors over a 1-year follow-up...
  28. doi request reprint What does psychological autopsy study tell us about charcoal burning suicide--a new and contagious method in Asia?
    Sandra S M Chan
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, N T Hong Kong SAR
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:633-8. 2009
    ..There was also a trend toward higher score on "conscientiousness" in the NEO-FFI among charcoal burners than victims of other suicide...
  29. doi request reprint Quality of life and mental health in Chinese culture
    Yu Tao Xiang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 23:43-7. 2010
    ..The QOL concept is culture-dependent, which means that the results of Western studies may not be applicable to Chinese patients. The aim of this study is to summarize the recent literature on QOL and mental health in Chinese culture...
  30. ncbi request reprint Screening for poststroke depression in a Hong Kong rehabilitation hospital: impact of different raters
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:474-6. 2003
  31. doi request reprint Predictors of change in health-related quality of life among older people with depression: a longitudinal study
    Sally Wai chi Chan
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:1171-9. 2009
    ..Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is now recognized by healthcare providers as an important treatment goal for people with depression. This study aimed to identify predictors of change in HRQoL among older people with depression...
  32. doi request reprint Modality of physical exercise and cognitive function in Hong Kong older Chinese community
    Linda C W Lam
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:48-53. 2009
    ..We reported the association between modality of Physical Exercise and cognitive function in 782 older Chinese adults assessed in the second phase of a population survey for dementia in Hong Kong...
  33. doi request reprint Use of clinical dementia rating in detecting early cognitive deficits in a community-based sample of Chinese older persons in Hong Kong
    Linda C W Lam
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:153-7. 2008
    ..With the use of cognitive evaluation, special adjustments are required to fit the performance of the respondents with different educational background...
  34. doi request reprint Clinical correlates of Parkinsonian signs in community- dwelling Chinese older persons: a population based study
    Cindy W C Tam
    Department of Psychiatry, Tai Po Hospital, Hong Kong SAR
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:719-25. 2008
    ..This study examined the clinical correlates of parkinsonian signs including neuropsychiatric symptoms, cognitive impairment and medical illness burden in the community-dwelling non-demented Chinese elderly...
  35. ncbi request reprint Quality of life measures for depressed and non-depressed Chinese older people
    Sally Wai chi Chan
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:1086-92. 2006
    ..To compare the perception of quality of life (QoL) between depressed and non-depressed Chinese older people in Hong Kong and examined the factors that influence this perception...
  36. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele is associated with vascular dementia
    Larry Baum
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 22:301-5. 2006
    ..The apolipoprotein E (ApoE) exon 4 polymorphism has been associated with vascular dementia (VaD) risk. Since not all studies confirm this finding, we explored this association in a case-control study...
  37. ncbi request reprint Detecting depression in Chinese stroke patients: a pilot study comparing four screening instruments
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Psychiatry Med 34:155-63. 2004
    ..To determine which screening instrument is most suitable for detecting depression in Chinese stroke patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Can the Geriatric Depression Scale detect poststroke depression in Chinese elderly?
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR
    J Affect Disord 81:153-6. 2004
    ..Little is known about the performance of the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) in the screening of post-stroke depression (PSD) among Chinese elderly...
  39. ncbi request reprint The scoring scheme of the informant questionnaire on cognitive decline in the elderly needs revision: results of rasch analysis
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Public Health, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 18:250-6. 2004
    ..Although the IQCODE was unidimensional overall, there was evidence of item redundancy, thus indicating that a shortened version is desirable...
  40. ncbi request reprint Emotional incontinence in Chinese stroke patients--diagnosis, frequency, and clinical and radiological correlates
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong
    J Neurol 251:865-9. 2004
    ..In conclusion, PSEI is relatively common among Chinese stroke survivors. A previous history of depression or cortical lesions were independent predictors for PSEI. There is a need for a revision of the diagnostic criteria for PSEI...
  41. ncbi request reprint Impact of applying NINDS-AIREN criteria of probable vascular dementia to clinical and radiological characteristics of a stroke cohort with dementia
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Cerebrovasc Dis 18:98-103. 2004
    ..There are no data concerning the relative representation of clinical vascular risk factors and radiological lesions in cases that have been ruled in and ruled out for probable vascular dementia (VaD) according to NINDS-AIREN criteria...
  42. ncbi request reprint Frequency and determinants of prestroke dementia in a Chinese cohort
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Shatin Hospital, Shatin, N T, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Neurol 251:604-8. 2004
    ..Comparative studies involving both Caucasian and Chinese stroke patients are required to further explore the role of AF and TIA in the development of PSD in both Chinese and Caucasian patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Frequency and determinants of poststroke dementia in Chinese
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Stroke 35:930-5. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the prevalence and clinical correlates of PSDE in Chinese stroke patients in Hong Kong...
  44. ncbi request reprint Can IQCODE detect poststroke dementia?
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:706-10. 2003
    ..Little is known about the performance of the Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE) in the screening of post-stroke dementia (PSDE)...
  45. pmc The pharmacological treatment of schizophrenia in Chinese patients: a comparison of prescription patterns between 1996 and 1999
    Gabor S Ungvari
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 54:437-44. 2002
    ..It was expected that the widespread introduction of novel antipsychotic drugs coupled with continuing medical education would favourably alter prescribing habits...
  46. ncbi request reprint Distant visual acuity in chronic psychiatric patients. A pilot study
    Gabor S Ungvari
    Department of Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:488-91. 2002
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of dementia with Lewy bodies in an inpatient psychogeriatric population in Hong Kong Chinese
    Sandra S M Chan
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:847-50. 2002
    ..To find out the prevalence of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) in an inpatient psychogeriatric population in Hong Kong Chinese...
  48. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity in first time stroke patients in Hong Kong: a pilot study in a rehabilitation unit
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 11 F, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:544-9. 2002
    ..We examined the frequency of post-stroke psychiatric morbidity in Chinese first time stroke patients, including depressive and anxiety disorders, mania, and psychosis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Executive function impairment in community elderly subjects with questionable dementia
    Linda C W Lam
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 19:86-90. 2005
    ..The neurocognitive profile of community-dwelling Chinese subjects with 'questionable' dementia was studied...
  50. ncbi request reprint Phenotype-genotype relationship and clinical effects of citalopram in Chinese patients
    Ophelia Q P Yin
    School of Pharmacy and Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:367-72. 2006
    ..These results provide important pharmacogenetic implications for citalopram therapy in the Chinese population in whom relatively high frequency of CYP2C19 PM phenotype exists...
  51. ncbi request reprint Frequency and clinical determinants of poststroke cognitive impairment in nondemented stroke patients
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 19:65-71. 2006
    ..After removal of 54 patients with previous stroke from the sample, the frequency of cognitive impairment decreased to 18.4%. It was concluded that cognitive impairment is common among nondemented Chinese stroke patients in Hong Kong...
  52. ncbi request reprint The Geriatric Depression Scale should be shortened: results of Rasch analysis
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:783-9. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in Chinese elderly people with depression
    Sally W C Chan
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:312-8. 2006
    ..Depression is the most prevalent functional mental disorder of later life. It is estimated that about 5% of the elderly population of Hong Kong are suffering from depression...
  54. ncbi request reprint Association between cognitive function, behavioral syndromes and two-year clinical outcome in Chinese subjects with late-onset Alzheimer's disease
    Linda C W Lam
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:517-26. 2006
    ..To examine associations between behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD), cognitive function and clinical deterioration over 2 years...
  55. ncbi request reprint Association between mind-body and cardiovascular exercises and memory in older adults
    Agnes S Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1754-60. 2005
    ..Older adults who engaged in both types of exercise were also included to examine the combined effects...
  56. ncbi request reprint Subjective memory complaints in Chinese subjects with mild cognitive impairment and early Alzheimer's disease
    Linda C W Lam
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Tai Po Hospital, Tai Po, Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:876-82. 2005
    ..Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) represents a transitional state between normal aging and dementia. However, there is inconsistent opinion as to the validity of subjective memory complaints as a criterion for diagnosis...
  57. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption, lung function, and quality of life in pneumoconiosis
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1230-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine drinking patterns and the impact of drinking on lung function and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in Chinese patients with pneumoconiosis...
  58. ncbi request reprint Poststroke depression in Chinese patients: frequency, psychosocial, clinical, and radiological determinants
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 18:45-51. 2005
    ..Multivariate logistic regression analysis suggested that female gender, a high MLES score, and subcortical and ACA lesions were independent risk factors for PSD and that a high LSNS score was a protective factor...
  59. ncbi request reprint Screening of dementia in stroke patients with lacunar infarcts: comparison of the mattis dementia rating scale and the mini-mental state examination
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 18:3-7. 2005
    ..41, 0.98, and 0.91, respectively. The overall performance of the MDRS-IP was comparable to the MMSE...
  60. ncbi request reprint Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Hong Kong in 2003: stress and psychological impact among frontline healthcare workers
    Cindy W C Tam
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Psychol Med 34:1197-204. 2004
    ..The study reported here aimed at investigating the origin of stress and psychological morbidity among frontline healthcare workers in response to this catastrophe...
  61. doi request reprint Diagnosis of schizophrenia: reliability of an operationalized approach to 'praecox-feeling'
    Gabor S Ungvari
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Psychopathology 43:292-9. 2010
    ..This study examined the reliability of operationalized praecox-feeling against the background of modern diagnostic criteria and assessment methods...
  62. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with psychosis among patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome: a case-control study
    Dominic T S Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1247-9. 2004
    ..The findings of the present study suggest that steroid toxicity, personal vulnerability, and, probably, psychosocial stressors jointly contributed to the development of psychosis in patients with SARS...