Wendy Wing Tak Lam

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Affiliation: The University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc Anxiety, worry and cognitive risk estimate in relation to protective behaviors during the 2009 influenza A/H1N1 pandemic in Hong Kong: ten cross-sectional surveys
    Qiuyan Liao
    Division of Behavioural Sciences, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, China
    BMC Infect Dis 14:169. 2014
  2. pmc Chinese immigrant parents' vaccination decision making for children: a qualitative analysis
    Linda D L Wang
    Health Behaviour Research Group, Division of Behavioural Health, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F William Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    BMC Public Health 14:133. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint The evolution of supportive care needs trajectories in women with advanced breast cancer during the 12 months following diagnosis
    Wendy W T Lam
    Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Training, Division of Behavioural Health, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F, WMW Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokulam, Hong Kong
    Support Care Cancer 22:635-44. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Does the use of shared decision-making consultation behaviors increase treatment decision-making satisfaction among Chinese women facing decision for breast cancer surgery?
    Wendy W T Lam
    School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 94:243-9. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Reducing treatment decision conflict difficulties in breast cancer surgery: a randomized controlled trial
    Wendy W T Lam
    Centre for Psycho oncological Research and Training, Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F, WMW Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Rd, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    J Clin Oncol 31:2879-85. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Distress trajectories at the first year diagnosis of breast cancer in relation to 6 years survivorship
    Wendy W T Lam
    Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Training, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokulam, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 21:90-9. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Help-seeking patterns in Chinese women with symptoms of breast disease: a qualitative study
    W W T Lam
    School of Public Health, 5 F, WMW Mong Building, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    J Public Health (Oxf) 31:59-68. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Trajectories of psychological distress among Chinese women diagnosed with breast cancer
    Wendy W T Lam
    Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Training, Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Pokulam, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 19:1044-51. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived importance of evidence-based psychosocial clinical guidelines for Hong Kong Chinese women with breast cancer: opinions of patients and health care providers
    Wendy Wing Tak Lam
    Centre for Psycho oncological Research and Training, Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Support Care Cancer 17:219-29. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint New insights in symptom assessment: the Chinese Versions of the Memorial Symptom Assessment Scale Short Form (MSAS-SF) and the Condensed MSAS (CMSAS)
    Wendy Wing Tak Lam
    Centre for Psycho Oncological Research and Teaching, Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:584-95. 2008

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Publications21

  1. pmc Anxiety, worry and cognitive risk estimate in relation to protective behaviors during the 2009 influenza A/H1N1 pandemic in Hong Kong: ten cross-sectional surveys
    Qiuyan Liao
    Division of Behavioural Sciences, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, China
    BMC Infect Dis 14:169. 2014
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  2. pmc Chinese immigrant parents' vaccination decision making for children: a qualitative analysis
    Linda D L Wang
    Health Behaviour Research Group, Division of Behavioural Health, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F William Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    BMC Public Health 14:133. 2014
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The evolution of supportive care needs trajectories in women with advanced breast cancer during the 12 months following diagnosis
    Wendy W T Lam
    Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Training, Division of Behavioural Health, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F, WMW Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokulam, Hong Kong
    Support Care Cancer 22:635-44. 2014
    ..This longitudinal study examined if the evolution of supportive care needs differed over the first year following the diagnosis of advanced breast cancer and examined factors differentiating these trajectories...
  4. ncbi request reprint Does the use of shared decision-making consultation behaviors increase treatment decision-making satisfaction among Chinese women facing decision for breast cancer surgery?
    Wendy W T Lam
    School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 94:243-9. 2014
    ..To assess the extent to which breast surgical consultations used shared decision making (SDM), identify factors associated with use of SDM, and assess if using SDM increases decision-making satisfaction...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reducing treatment decision conflict difficulties in breast cancer surgery: a randomized controlled trial
    Wendy W T Lam
    Centre for Psycho oncological Research and Training, Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F, WMW Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Rd, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    J Clin Oncol 31:2879-85. 2013
    ..We developed a DA administered after consultation for Chinese women deciding on BC surgery and, where relevant, immediate breast reconstruction, which was evaluated in this randomized controlled trial (RCT)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Distress trajectories at the first year diagnosis of breast cancer in relation to 6 years survivorship
    Wendy W T Lam
    Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Training, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokulam, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 21:90-9. 2012
    ..To explore how initial trajectories of distress experienced during the first year following diagnosis with early-stage breast cancer (ESBC) relate to subsequent long-term(6 years) psychosocial outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Help-seeking patterns in Chinese women with symptoms of breast disease: a qualitative study
    W W T Lam
    School of Public Health, 5 F, WMW Mong Building, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    J Public Health (Oxf) 31:59-68. 2009
    ..Little is known about Chinese women's help-seeking behaviour. Our aim was to determine patterns of self-referral among Hong Kong Chinese women with self-detected breast symptoms...
  8. ncbi request reprint Trajectories of psychological distress among Chinese women diagnosed with breast cancer
    Wendy W T Lam
    Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Training, Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Pokulam, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 19:1044-51. 2010
    ..The distinct trajectories of psychological distress over the first year of the diagnosis with breast cancer (BC) and its determinants have not been explored...
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived importance of evidence-based psychosocial clinical guidelines for Hong Kong Chinese women with breast cancer: opinions of patients and health care providers
    Wendy Wing Tak Lam
    Centre for Psycho oncological Research and Training, Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Support Care Cancer 17:219-29. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint New insights in symptom assessment: the Chinese Versions of the Memorial Symptom Assessment Scale Short Form (MSAS-SF) and the Condensed MSAS (CMSAS)
    Wendy Wing Tak Lam
    Centre for Psycho Oncological Research and Teaching, Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:584-95. 2008
    ..The Chinese versions of the MSAS-SF and CMSAS are valid and practical measures. Further validation is needed for Chinese patients with other cancer types and with other symptom instruments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trajectories of body image and sexuality during the first year following diagnosis of breast cancer and their relationship to 6 years psychosocial outcomes
    Wendy W T Lam
    Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Training, Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F, WMW Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokulam, Hong Kong
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:957-67. 2012
    ..Type of surgery showed little impacts on self-image and sexuality. Self-image during acute illness phase predicted long-term outcomes. Interventions should focus on minimizing self-image decrement...
  12. ncbi request reprint Unmet supportive care needs: a cross-cultural comparison between Hong Kong Chinese and German Caucasian women with breast cancer
    Wendy W T Lam
    Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Training, Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F, WMW Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 130:531-41. 2011
    ..Planning for cancer supportive care services or interventions to reduce unmet needs must consider cultural and/or health service contexts...
  13. pmc Psychometric assessment of the Chinese version of the Supportive Care Needs Survey short-form (SCNS-SF34-C) among Hong Kong and Taiwanese Chinese colorectal cancer patients
    Wylie Wai Yee Li
    Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Training, Division of Behavioural Health, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    PLoS ONE 8:e75755. 2013
    ..This study used confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) to test the known factor structures of the short form of Supportive Care Need Survey (SCNS-34) in Hong Kong and Taiwan Chinese patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  14. pmc Attributing variance in supportive care needs during cancer: culture-service, and individual differences, before clinical factors
    Richard Fielding
    Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Training, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e65099. 2013
    ..However, service and culture differences may account for unmet SCNs variability. We explored if service and culture differences better account for observed SCNs patterns...
  15. ncbi request reprint Is self-efficacy a predictor of short-term post-surgical adjustment among Chinese women with breast cancer?
    Wendy Wing Tak Lam
    Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Teaching, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 16:651-9. 2007
    ..High self-efficacy (SE) is regarded as beneficial for cancer patients in facilitating adaptation and therefore desirable. However, this may not always be the case...
  16. ncbi request reprint Measuring social relational quality in colorectal cancer: the Social Relational Quality Scale (SRQS)
    Wai Kai Hou
    Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Psychooncology 18:1097-105. 2009
    ..We derived and validated among Chinese CRC patients, an instrument assessing social relational quality to enable study of these social processes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Avian influenza risk perception and live poultry purchase in Guangzhou, China, 2006
    Qiuyan Liao
    Health Behaviour Research Group, Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioral Science, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong
    Risk Anal 29:416-24. 2009
    ..Higher generalized risk was associated with fewer live poultry purchases, suggesting generalized risk may be a useful indicator of precautionary HPAI risk behavior...
  18. pmc Factors affecting intention to receive and self-reported receipt of 2009 pandemic (H1N1) vaccine in Hong Kong: a longitudinal study
    Qiuyan Liao
    Health Behaviours Research Group, Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e17713. 2011
    ..However, a vaccination program's efficacy largely depends on population compliance. We examined general population decision-making for pH1N1 vaccination using a modified Theory of Planned Behaviour (TBP)...
  19. pmc The influence of social-cognitive factors on personal hygiene practices to protect against influenzas: using modelling to compare avian A/H5N1 and 2009 pandemic A/H1N1 influenzas in Hong Kong
    Qiuyan Liao
    Health Behavior Research Group, Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Behav Med 18:93-104. 2011
    ..Understanding population responses to influenza helps optimize public health interventions. Relevant theoretical frameworks remain nascent...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparison of behaviors regarding live poultry exposure among rural residents in Vietnam and Thailand
    Qiuyan Liao
    Behavioural Health Division, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Infect Dev Ctries 8:526-34. 2014
    ..We examined the economic and socio-cultural influences on poultry-related practices by comparing the poultry-related practices among Vietnamese and Thai rural residents by family income and consumption preference...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hong Kong Chinese women's lay beliefs about cervical cancer causation and prevention
    Linda Dong Ling Wang
    Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Training, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China E mail
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 15:7679-86. 2014
    ..This study aimed to seek insights into Chinese women's lay beliefs about cervical cancer causal attributions and prevention...