Esther Yuet Ying Lau

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Working memory impairment and its associated sleep-related respiratory parameters in children with obstructive sleep apnea
    Esther Yuet Ying Lau
    Sleep Laboratory, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Department of Psychology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Electronic address
    Sleep Med 16:1109-15. 2015
  2. pmc The role of daytime sleepiness in psychosocial outcomes after treatment for obstructive sleep apnea
    Esther Yuet Ying Lau
    Sleep Laboratory, Department of Psychology, 6 F Jockey Club Tower, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Sleep Disord 2013:140725. 2013
  3. doi request reprint "Social jetlag" in morning-type college students living on campus: implications for physical and psychological well-being
    Esther Yuet Ying Lau
    Sleep Laboratory, Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Chronobiol Int 30:910-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Executive function in patients with obstructive sleep apnea treated with continuous positive airway pressure
    Esther Yuet Ying Lau
    Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:1077-88. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The interplay between sleep and mood in predicting academic functioning, physical health and psychological health: a longitudinal study
    Mark Lawrence Wong
    Department of Psychology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Psychosom Res 74:271-7. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Rapid-Eye-Movement-Sleep (REM) Associated Enhancement of Working Memory Performance after a Daytime Nap
    Esther Yuet Ying Lau
    Sleep Laboratory, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 10:e0125752. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Bidirectional relationship between sleep and optimism with depressive mood as a mediator: A longitudinal study of Chinese working adults
    Esther Yuet Ying Lau
    Department of Psychological Studies, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 79:428-34. 2015

Collaborators

  • Gail A Eskes
  • Mark Lawrence Wong
  • Jacky Ho Yin Wan
  • Shu Fai Cheung
  • C Harry Hui
  • Doris Shui Ying Mok

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Working memory impairment and its associated sleep-related respiratory parameters in children with obstructive sleep apnea
    Esther Yuet Ying Lau
    Sleep Laboratory, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Department of Psychology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Electronic address
    Sleep Med 16:1109-15. 2015
    ..This study tried to address this issue by delineating working memory functions into executive processes and storage/maintenance components based on Baddeley's working memory model...
  2. pmc The role of daytime sleepiness in psychosocial outcomes after treatment for obstructive sleep apnea
    Esther Yuet Ying Lau
    Sleep Laboratory, Department of Psychology, 6 F Jockey Club Tower, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Sleep Disord 2013:140725. 2013
    ..These results highlight the importance of assessment and intervention targeting psychosocial functioning and sleepiness in individuals with OSA after treatment...
  3. doi request reprint "Social jetlag" in morning-type college students living on campus: implications for physical and psychological well-being
    Esther Yuet Ying Lau
    Sleep Laboratory, Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Chronobiol Int 30:910-8. 2013
    ..The authorities may need to review and revise the room-allocation policy in campus residence in improving the well-being among campus residents...
  4. doi request reprint Executive function in patients with obstructive sleep apnea treated with continuous positive airway pressure
    Esther Yuet Ying Lau
    Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:1077-88. 2010
    ..While CPAP is an effective treatment for OSA in terms of ameliorating breathing disruption and oxygen desaturation during sleep, as well as daytime sleepiness, some cognitive deficits may be more resistant to treatment...
  5. doi request reprint The interplay between sleep and mood in predicting academic functioning, physical health and psychological health: a longitudinal study
    Mark Lawrence Wong
    Department of Psychology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Psychosom Res 74:271-7. 2013
    ..The mediation role of mood in the relationship between sleep quality, sleep duration and these daytime functions is also assessed...
  6. doi request reprint Rapid-Eye-Movement-Sleep (REM) Associated Enhancement of Working Memory Performance after a Daytime Nap
    Esther Yuet Ying Lau
    Sleep Laboratory, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 10:e0125752. 2015
    ..g. working memory deficits), this was the first evidence showing working memory enhancement associated with REM in daytime napping in college students, who likely had habitual short sleep duration but were otherwise generally healthy. ..
  7. doi request reprint Bidirectional relationship between sleep and optimism with depressive mood as a mediator: A longitudinal study of Chinese working adults
    Esther Yuet Ying Lau
    Department of Psychological Studies, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 79:428-34. 2015
    ..This study aimed to understand whether sleep quality was a cause or an effect of optimism, and whether depressive mood could explain the relationship...