Sing Lee

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Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Performance of the 6-item Kessler scale for measuring serious mental illness in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Compr Psychiatry 53:584-92. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A community-based epidemiological study of health anxiety and generalized anxiety disorder
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Hong Kong Mood Disorders Center, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Electronic address
    J Anxiety Disord 28:187-94. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Gastrointestinal dysfunction in Chinese patients with fat-phobic and nonfat-phobic anorexia nervosa
    Sing Lee
    Hong Kong Eating Disorders Center, 7A, Block E, Staff Quarters, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Transcult Psychiatry 49:678-95. 2012
  4. doi request reprint A general population study of the Chinese Whiteley-7 index in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    J Psychosom Res 71:387-91. 2011
  5. pmc The epidemiology of depression in metropolitan China
    S Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, PRC
    Psychol Med 39:735-47. 2009
  6. pmc Implications of modifying the duration requirement of generalized anxiety disorder in developed and developing countries
    S Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PRC
    Psychol Med 39:1163-76. 2009
  7. doi request reprint A community survey of the twelve-month prevalence and correlates of bipolar spectrum disorder in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Affect Disord 117:79-86. 2009
  8. doi request reprint A population-based study of depression and three kinds of frequent pain conditions and depression in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Pain Med 10:155-63. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of social fears in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Anxiety Disord 23:327-32. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Concordance between telephone survey classification and face-to-face structured clinical interview in the diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1403-11. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Performance of the 6-item Kessler scale for measuring serious mental illness in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Compr Psychiatry 53:584-92. 2012
    ..Its performance in Chinese community has not been studied with reference to clinically assessed SMI...
  2. doi request reprint A community-based epidemiological study of health anxiety and generalized anxiety disorder
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Hong Kong Mood Disorders Center, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Electronic address
    J Anxiety Disord 28:187-94. 2014
    ..Health anxiety is common in GAD and may signify greater severity of the disorder. ..
  3. doi request reprint Gastrointestinal dysfunction in Chinese patients with fat-phobic and nonfat-phobic anorexia nervosa
    Sing Lee
    Hong Kong Eating Disorders Center, 7A, Block E, Staff Quarters, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Transcult Psychiatry 49:678-95. 2012
    ..The current fat phobic conceptualization of the anorexic illness may overlook its phenomenologic heterogeneity and reify a dichotomy that is inconsistent with patients' varied experience of food restriction...
  4. doi request reprint A general population study of the Chinese Whiteley-7 index in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    J Psychosom Res 71:387-91. 2011
    ..To examine the psychometric properties of the Chinese seven-item Whiteley Index (WI-7) in the general population of Hong Kong...
  5. pmc The epidemiology of depression in metropolitan China
    S Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, PRC
    Psychol Med 39:735-47. 2009
    ..Previous surveys on depression in China focused on prevalence estimates without providing a detailed epidemiological profile...
  6. pmc Implications of modifying the duration requirement of generalized anxiety disorder in developed and developing countries
    S Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PRC
    Psychol Med 39:1163-76. 2009
    ..No study has examined the consequences of modifying the duration requirement across a wide range of correlates in both developed and developing countries...
  7. doi request reprint A community survey of the twelve-month prevalence and correlates of bipolar spectrum disorder in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Affect Disord 117:79-86. 2009
    ..Recent community and clinical epidemiological studies have indicated that bipolar spectrum disorder (BSD) is a common illness. No community-based epidemiological study of BSD has been conducted in Chinese and other Asian populations...
  8. doi request reprint A population-based study of depression and three kinds of frequent pain conditions and depression in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Pain Med 10:155-63. 2009
    ..To investigate the relationship between three frequent pain conditions and depression among Chinese adults in Hong Kong...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of social fears in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Anxiety Disord 23:327-32. 2009
    ..The prevalence and profile of social fears among Chinese people resembled those of their Western counterparts...
  10. ncbi request reprint Concordance between telephone survey classification and face-to-face structured clinical interview in the diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1403-11. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Are somatoform disorders changing with time? The case of neurasthenia in China
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, HKSAR
    Psychosom Med 69:846-9. 2007
    ..To examine how sociocultural factors shape the professional classification and transformation of neurasthenia (shenjing shuairuo in the Chinese language) in China...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lifetime prevalence of suicide ideation, plan, and attempt in metropolitan China
    S Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, PRC
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 116:429-37. 2007
    ..This is the first community-based epidemiological study examining the prevalence of suicidal behaviors, their transitional pathways, and their relationship with mental disorders in metropolitan China...
  13. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward suicide among Chinese people in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, Hong Kong Mood Disorders Center, Chinese Unviersity of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:565-75. 2007
    ..Generally, they were not strongly inclined to consider suicide in the presence of difficult scenarios. Female gender, older age, and the presence of suicidal ideation were associated with more contemplation of suicide...
  14. ncbi request reprint Arthritis and physical-mental comorbidity in metropolitan China
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    J Psychosom Res 63:1-7. 2007
    ..This study estimates psychiatric and physical comorbidity among people reporting arthritis and related role impairment in metropolitan China...
  15. ncbi request reprint Delay in initial treatment contact after first onset of mental disorders in metropolitan China
    S Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 116:10-6. 2007
    ..There has been no community-based research on treatment delay among people with mental disorders in China. This study examines lifetime treatment and treatment delay in metropolitan China...
  16. ncbi request reprint A community epidemiological survey of generalized anxiety disorder in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, PR China
    Community Ment Health J 43:305-19. 2007
    ..Telephone-based surveys have limitations but provide an affordable and destigmatizing alternative to face-to-face surveys for communities with limited mental health resources...
  17. ncbi request reprint The changing profile of eating disorders at a tertiary psychiatric clinic in Hong Kong (1987-2007)
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Eat Disord 43:307-14. 2010
    ..To examine the clinical profile of Chinese eating disorder patients at a tertiary psychiatric clinic in Hong Kong from 1987 to 2007...
  18. pmc Mental disorders and termination of education in high-income and low- and middle-income countries: epidemiological study
    S Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, Hong Kong Mood Disorders Centre, 7A, Block E, Staff Quarters, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Br J Psychiatry 194:411-7. 2009
    ..Studies of the impact of mental disorders on educational attainment are rare in both high-income and low- and middle-income (LAMI) countries...
  19. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Chinese 15-item patient health questionnaire in the general population of Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    J Psychosom Res 71:69-73. 2011
    ..The objective was to examine the reliability and validity of the Chinese 15-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-15) in the general population of Hong Kong...
  20. ncbi request reprint Community-based co-morbidity of depression and chronic physical illnesses in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Int J Psychiatry Med 40:339-48. 2010
    ..To examine the co-morbidity of depression and chronic physical illnesses in a representative sample of Hong Kong Chinese...
  21. doi request reprint A community study of generalized anxiety disorder with vs. without health anxiety in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Anxiety Disord 25:376-80. 2011
    ..Although generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is characterized by multiple worries, anxiety about one's health is absent in the DSM-IV description of the illness...
  22. pmc Individual and societal impact on earnings associated with serious mental illness in metropolitan China
    Sing Lee
    Hong Kong Mood Disorders Center, 7A, Block E, Staff Quarters, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Psychiatry Res 180:132-6. 2010
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  23. ncbi request reprint Concordance between telephone survey classification and face-to-face interview diagnosis of one-year major depressive episode in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Affect Disord 126:155-60. 2010
    ..Community-based telephone surveys of depression have generated reliable findings but their concordance with standardized clinical diagnostic interviews is uncommonly examined, especially in non-western populations...
  24. pmc Rapid-cycling bipolar disorder: cross-national community study
    Sing Lee
    Hong Kong Mood Disorders Center, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Br J Psychiatry 196:217-25. 2010
    ..The epidemiology of rapid-cycling bipolar disorder in the community is largely unknown...
  25. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of depression with atypical symptoms in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:1147-54. 2009
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  26. ncbi request reprint Impaired role functioning and treatment rates for mental disorders and chronic physical disorders in metropolitan China
    Sing Lee
    From the Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, P R China
    Psychosom Med 71:886-93. 2009
    ..To compare impairments in role functioning and treatment rate of mental disorders and chronic physical disorders in the general population of metropolitan China...
  27. ncbi request reprint Irritable bowel syndrome is strongly associated with generalized anxiety disorder: a community study
    S Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 30:643-51. 2009
    ..No previous study has examined the comorbidity of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) in a general population using standardized diagnostic methods...
  28. ncbi request reprint Generalized anxiety disorder with and without excessive worry in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Depress Anxiety 26:956-61. 2009
    ..This study examined the implications of relaxing the "excessiveness" criterion on the prevalence and socio-demographic profile of GAD in a Chinese population sample by considering both self and others' perception of excessive worry...
  29. pmc Prevalence and correlates of active and ever-smokers in metropolitan China
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    Addict Behav 34:969-72. 2009
    ..This pattern of more female smoking not accompanied by an obvious decrease in male smoking defies the expectation of an orderly transition of smoking patterns and may foreshadow smoking patterns in other parts of China...
  30. pmc Associations of cohort and socio-demographic correlates with transitions from alcohol use to disorders and remission in metropolitan China
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Addiction 104:1313-23. 2009
    ..To examine socio-demographic associations of transitions from alcohol use to disorders and of remission from disorders in metropolitan China...
  31. pmc Lifetime prevalence and inter-cohort variation in DSM-IV disorders in metropolitan China
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, PRC
    Psychol Med 37:61-71. 2007
    ..This is the first study to examine variation across cohorts in lifetime risk of DSM-IV mental disorders in metropolitan China...
  32. ncbi request reprint Twelve-month prevalence, correlates, and treatment preference of adults with DSM-IV major depressive episode in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Affect Disord 98:129-36. 2007
    ..44% and males 1.29%) in that study do not tally with several indices of worsened social health and clinical prevalence studies of depression in contemporary Hong Kong...
  33. ncbi request reprint The experience of SARS-related stigma at Amoy Gardens
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 61:2038-46. 2005
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  34. ncbi request reprint Engaging culture: an overdue task for eating disorders research
    Sing Lee
    Hong Kong Mood Disorders Center, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, People s Republic of China
    Cult Med Psychiatry 28:617-21. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint A community-based telephone survey of social anxiety disorder in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Affect Disord 88:183-6. 2005
    ..Research on the prevalence and characteristics of social anxiety disorder (SAD) is lacking in Chinese communities...
  36. ncbi request reprint A community-based telephone survey of panic disorder in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Depress Anxiety 22:77-83. 2005
    ..Nonetheless, it suggests that telephone interviews may provide a cost-effective alternative to large-scale epidemiological surveys for communities with limited resources for mental health research and high unmet needs for treatment...
  37. ncbi request reprint Stigmatizing experience and structural discrimination associated with the treatment of schizophrenia in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 62:1685-96. 2006
    ..Destigmatization programs must be evaluated not only by change in public attitudes but also by how much they reduce structural stigma and improve patients' lives...
  38. ncbi request reprint Thyroid function and psychiatric morbidity in patients with manic disorder receiving lithium therapy
    S Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 20:204-9. 2000
    ..The findings of the study lend support to the notion that euthyroid hyperthyroxinemia contributes to acute mania and suggest that lithium's short-term antimanic action may be mediated by its antithyroid effect...
  39. ncbi request reprint Relationship between control and the intermediate term outcome of anorexia nervosa in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry and Hong Kong Eating Disorders Center, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:141-5. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between control and the intermediate term outcome of Chinese patients with anorexia nervosa...
  40. ncbi request reprint Experience of social stigma by people with schizophrenia in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, Hong Kong Mood Disorders Centre, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Br J Psychiatry 186:153-7. 2005
    ..Research on stigma often focuses on general public attitudes and overlooks patients' subjective experiences of everyday stigma arising from significant others...
  41. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity and illness experience of primary care patients with chronic fatigue in Hong Kong
    S Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin
    Am J Psychiatry 157:380-4. 2000
    ..The authors' goal was to examine the prevalence and experience of psychiatric morbidity among primary care patients with chronic fatigue in Hong Kong...
  42. ncbi request reprint Rationales for Food Refusal in Chinese Patients with Anorexia Nervosa
    S Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Int J Eat Disord 29:224-9. 2001
    ..To study the rationales for food refusal among Chinese patients with typical and atypical anorexia nervosa...
  43. ncbi request reprint Treatment-related stresses and anxiety-depressive symptoms among Chinese outpatients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, PR China
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 74:282-8. 2006
    ..The study showed that treatment-related stresses and anxiety-depressive symptoms were common and associated among Chinese diabetes outpatients in Hong Kong...
  44. ncbi request reprint The intermediate-term outcome of Chinese patients with anorexia nervosa in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry 11F, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Tai Po Hospital, Tai Po, Hong Kong
    Am J Psychiatry 160:967-72. 2003
    ..The authors determined the intermediate-term outcome of anorexia nervosa for Chinese patients in Hong Kong...
  45. ncbi request reprint Disordered eating in three communities of China: a comparative study of female high school students in hong kong, Shenzhen, and rural hunan
    S Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Eat Disord 27:317-27. 2000
    ..To examine disordered eating and its psychological correlates among female high school students in three Chinese communities that lay on a gradient of socioeconomic development in China...
  46. ncbi request reprint A controlled study of folate levels in Chinese inpatients with major depression in Hong Kong
    S Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin
    J Affect Disord 49:73-7. 1998
    ..Although Western and, in particular, British studies have revealed a substantial rate of hypofolatemia in patients with depression, few such studies have been conducted in Asian populations...
  47. ncbi request reprint Screening Chinese patients with eating disorders using the Eating Attitudes Test in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Hong Kong Eating Disorders Center, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Psychiatry, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Int J Eat Disord 32:91-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate the Chinese Eating Attitudes Test (EAT-26) in screening patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN) in Hong Kong...
  48. ncbi request reprint Socio-cultural and global health perspectives for the development of future psychiatric diagnostic systems
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Psychopathology 35:152-7. 2002
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  49. ncbi request reprint Psychiatry in its political and professional contexts: a response to Robin Munro
    Sing Lee
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 30:120-5. 2002
  50. ncbi request reprint Common chronic pain conditions in developed and developing countries: gender and age differences and comorbidity with depression-anxiety disorders
    Adley Tsang
    Hong Kong Mood Disorders Center, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, Hong Kong, PRC
    J Pain 9:883-91. 2008
    ..We conclude that common pain conditions affect a large percentage of persons in both developed and developing countries...
  51. ncbi request reprint Evidence for the 2008 economic crisis exacerbating depression in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Affect Disord 126:125-33. 2010
    ..There is a lack of population-level research on the relationship between economic contraction and specific mental disorders and how individual-level variables may mediate such a relationship...
  52. doi request reprint Perceived barriers to mental health treatment in metropolitan China
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1260-2. 2010
    ..This community-based study examined perceived barriers to the initiation of mental health treatment among individuals with anxiety, mood, and alcohol use disorders...
  53. doi request reprint A population-based study on the prevalence and correlates of drinking and driving in Hong Kong
    Jean H Kim
    The School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Accid Anal Prev 42:994-1002. 2010
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  54. doi request reprint Exploring determinants of acceptance of the pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 vaccination in nurses
    Kin Wang To
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Infect Control 38:623-30. 2010
    ..Efforts are needed to address concerns about vaccination risk and to incorporate H1N1 vaccination in standard infection control practice with policy support...
  55. pmc Association of headache with childhood adversity and mental disorder: cross-national study
    Sing Lee
    Hong Kong Mood Disorders Center, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Br J Psychiatry 194:111-6. 2009
    ..Community studies about the association of headache with both childhood family adversities and depression/anxiety disorders are limited...
  56. doi request reprint Psychiatric epidemiological surveys in China 1960-2010: how real is the increase of mental disorders?
    Wan jun Guo
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Laboratory, State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, People s Republic of China
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 24:324-30. 2011
    ..This article summarizes the main surveys and attempts to interpret the increase of prevalence from a methodological perspective...
  57. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and the factors associated with binge drinking, alcohol abuse, and alcohol dependence: a population-based study of Chinese adults in Hong Kong
    Jean H Kim
    The School of Public Health 2 F, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:360-70. 2008
    ..To examine the patterns of drinking, the relationship between binge drinking, alcohol abuse, and dependence, and the sociodemographic factors associated with problem drinking among Hong Kong Chinese...
  58. doi request reprint Impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome and the perceived avian influenza epidemic on the increased rate of influenza vaccination among nurses in Hong Kong
    Dennise K P Tam
    Stanley Ho Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:256-61. 2008
    ..To determine the rate of influenza vaccination and the factors associated with the vaccination's acceptance among nurses in Hong Kong...
  59. ncbi request reprint Validation of the eating disorder diagnostic scale for use with Hong Kong adolescents
    Stephanie W Lee
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Eat Disord 40:569-74. 2007
    ..We examined the psychometric properties of the Eating Disorder Diagnostic Scale (EDDS) in a community sample of Hong Kong school children...
  60. ncbi request reprint A control study of the cutaneous side effects of chronic lithium therapy
    H H Chan
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 9 F Clinical Science Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Affect Disord 57:107-13. 2000
    ..To assess the nature and prevalence of skin disorders among psychiatric patients on chronic lithium therapy and to compare them with patients on other psychotropic medications...
  61. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use among entrants to a Hong Kong University
    Sian Griffiths
    School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 5 F School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:560-5. 2006
    ..This study of first year entrants to one of the major universities in Hong Kong describes the pattern of their alcohol consumption, their binge drinking, alcohol abuse, and dependence...
  62. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of osteoporosis in the Hong Kong Chinese female population
    S C Ho
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, NT, PR China
    Maturitas 32:171-8. 1999
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint From diversity to unity. The classification of mental disorders in 21st-century China
    S Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 24:421-31. 2001
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  64. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for the treatment of morbidly obese patients: early outcome in a Chinese cohort
    S K H Wong
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 11:20-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in the management of morbid obesity in a cohort of Chinese patients. DESIGN. Cohort study...
  65. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis in Chinese patients with anorexia nervosa
    Samuel Wong
    Jockey Club Centre for Osteoporosis Care and Control, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Int J Eat Disord 36:104-8. 2004
    ..A case-control study was conducted to determine whether bone mass is reduced in Chinese patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) and to study the risk factors for low bone mass in the same population...
  66. ncbi request reprint Effects of lithium therapy on bone mineral metabolism: a two-year prospective longitudinal study
    T W Mak
    Department of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 83:3857-9. 1998
    ..0005), suggesting reduced, rather than enhanced, bone resorption as in primary hyperparathyroidism. This may be the main mechanism in maintaining normocalcemia, despite PTH elevation, during lithium therapy...
  67. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of health-related quality of life in Hong Kong Chinese patients with chronic non-cancer pain
    S Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Whales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 11:174-80. 2005
    ..To evaluate the health-related quality of life in Hong Kong Chinese patients with chronic non-cancer pain...
  68. ncbi request reprint Impact of SARS on avian influenza preparedness in healthcare workers
    D K P Tam
    Stanley Ho Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Infection 35:320-5. 2007
    ..The similarity of SARS and avian influenza prompted us to examine the relationship between SARS experience and preparedness on a potential avian influenza outbreak...
  69. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous melanoma: a population-based epidemiology report with 989 patients in Hong Kong
    S K Hui
    Department of Health, Social Hygene Service, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Exp Dermatol 32:265-7. 2007
    ..Advanced age is thus confirmed as a risk factor for cutaneous melanoma in our local population. In an ageing population, the estimated future incidence and mortality rate of cutaneous melanoma are likely to increase...
  70. ncbi request reprint Personal tragedy or system failure: a qualitative analysis of narratives of caregivers of people with severe mental illness in Hong Kong and Taiwan
    Marcus Yu Lung Chiu
    Department of Social Work, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 52:413-23. 2006
    ..However, very little attention has been paid to the wider context in which this burden is shaped and sustained...
  71. ncbi request reprint Mental disorders among persons with chronic back or neck pain: results from the World Mental Health Surveys
    Koen Demyttenaere
    Department of Neurosciences and Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Pain 129:332-42. 2007
    ..The association of mental disorders with back/neck pain showed a consistent pattern across both developed and developing countries...
  72. ncbi request reprint Twelve-month prevalence, severity, and unmet need for treatment of mental disorders in metropolitan China
    Yu Cun Shen
    Peking University Institute of Mental Health
    Psychol Med 36:257-67. 2006
    ..Psychiatric epidemiological surveys in China have repeatedly found much lower prevalence estimates than in most other parts of the world...
  73. ncbi request reprint Burning charcoal: a novel and contagious method of suicide in Asia
    Dominic T S Lee
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:293-4. 2002
  74. pmc Use of mental health services for anxiety, mood, and substance disorders in 17 countries in the WHO world mental health surveys
    Philip S Wang
    Division of Services and Intervention Research, National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    Lancet 370:841-50. 2007
    ..We describe mental health care in 17 countries participating in the WHO world mental health (WMH) survey initiative and examine unmet needs for treatment...
  75. pmc Age of onset of mental disorders: a review of recent literature
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Healthcare Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:359-64. 2007
    ..The aim of this article is to review recent epidemiological research on age-of-onset of mental disorders, focusing on the WHO World Mental Health surveys...
  76. ncbi request reprint [Current attitudes and knowledge about suicide in community members: a qualitative study]
    Xian yun Li
    Beijing Suicide Research and Prevention Center, Beijing Hui Long Guan Hospital, Beijing 100096, China
    Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 25:296-301. 2004
    ..Understand the public's current attitudes and knowledge about suicide and, thus, provide essential information to the development of targeted public education programs-important components of the suicide prevention effort...
  77. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, severity, and unmet need for treatment of mental disorders in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys
    Koen Demyttenaere
    JAMA 291:2581-90. 2004
    ..Little is known about the extent or severity of untreated mental disorders, especially in less-developed countries...
  78. ncbi request reprint Unraveling the diagnostic clues of depression and GAD: the primary care challenge
    Johan A den Boer
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacol Bull 36:150-7. 2002
    ..PCPs have a vital role to play in identifying anxiety and depression amongst their patients, and building a therapeutic partnership to achieve successful treatment...
  79. ncbi request reprint Culture and stigma: adding moral experience to stigma theory
    Lawrence Hsin Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1610, NY, NY 10032, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:1524-35. 2007
    ..Further, we recommend the use of transactional methodologies and multiple perspectives and methods to more fully capture the interpersonal core of stigma as framed by theories of moral experience...
  80. pmc Is depression overdiagnosed: Global perspectives
    Sing Lee
    BMJ 335:413-4. 2007