Winnie W S Mak

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Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of stigma and mental health
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Soc Sci Med 65:245-61. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Psychological distress and subjective burden of caregivers of people with mental illness: the role of affiliate stigma and face concern
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Community Ment Health J 48:270-4. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The phenomenon of somatization among community Chinese Americans
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T Hong Kong
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:967-74. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Internalization of stigma for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder in Hong Kong
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 70:2045-51. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Social support and psychological adjustment to SARS: the mediating role of self-care self-efficacy
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Psychol Health 24:161-74. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Sense of community in Hong Kong: relations with community-level characteristics and residents' well-being
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, NT, Hong Kong
    Am J Community Psychol 44:80-92. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Self-stigma among concealable minorities in Hong Kong: conceptualization and unified measurement
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 80:267-81. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Resilience: enhancing well-being through the positive cognitive triad
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    J Couns Psychol 58:610-7. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender and ethnic diversity in NIMH-funded clinical trials: review of a decade of published research
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:497-503. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Examining attribution model of self-stigma on social support and psychological well-being among people with HIV+/AIDS
    Winnie W S Mak
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Soc Sci Med 64:1549-59. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of stigma and mental health
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Soc Sci Med 65:245-61. 2007
    ..28 (N=10,567, k=52). No strong moderators were found, yet meaningful patterns were observed. Implications of the results are discussed...
  2. doi request reprint Psychological distress and subjective burden of caregivers of people with mental illness: the role of affiliate stigma and face concern
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Community Ment Health J 48:270-4. 2012
    ..Cultural linkage of stigma and caregiver outcomes was identified, suggesting that researchers and practitioners should use a culturally sensitive approach to understand caregivers' experience and alleviate their stigma...
  3. ncbi request reprint The phenomenon of somatization among community Chinese Americans
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T Hong Kong
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:967-74. 2004
    ..The phenomenon of somatization was explored in relation to the experiences of acculturation, stress, support, and distress...
  4. doi request reprint Internalization of stigma for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder in Hong Kong
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 70:2045-51. 2010
    ..The internalization of stigma among parents of ASD children was severe. The path model sheds light on possible ways to reduce stigma in future services...
  5. doi request reprint Social support and psychological adjustment to SARS: the mediating role of self-care self-efficacy
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Psychol Health 24:161-74. 2009
    ..Findings may be applicable to other infectious disease outbreaks in informing psychosocial factors that are important to long-term recovery...
  6. doi request reprint Sense of community in Hong Kong: relations with community-level characteristics and residents' well-being
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, NT, Hong Kong
    Am J Community Psychol 44:80-92. 2009
    ..SOC was negatively related to daily hassles and positively with social support and quality of life. Conceptualization of SOC in Hong Kong was discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Self-stigma among concealable minorities in Hong Kong: conceptualization and unified measurement
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 80:267-81. 2010
    ..Health-care professionals could make use of this short scale to assess potential self-stigmatization among concealable minorities, which may hamper their treatment process as well as their overall well-being...
  8. doi request reprint Resilience: enhancing well-being through the positive cognitive triad
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    J Couns Psychol 58:610-7. 2011
    ..The utility of the positive cognitive triad as the mechanism through which resilience enhances well-being was supported. Applications in cultivating resilience and positive cognitions in counseling services are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender and ethnic diversity in NIMH-funded clinical trials: review of a decade of published research
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:497-503. 2007
    ..Less than half of the studies had potential for subgroup analyses by gender and race/ethnicity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Examining attribution model of self-stigma on social support and psychological well-being among people with HIV+/AIDS
    Winnie W S Mak
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Soc Sci Med 64:1549-59. 2007
    ..The present study challenged the adequacy of attributional factors in understanding self-stigmatization and demonstrated the impact of stigma on psychological adjustment among PWHA...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cognitive insight and causal attribution in the development of self-stigma among individuals with schizophrenia
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1800-2. 2006
    ..This study was an initial attempt to understand the relationship between cognitive insight and attribution in the development of self-stigma among this group of mental health consumers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparative stigma of HIV/AIDS, SARS, and tuberculosis in Hong Kong
    Winnie W S Mak
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 63:1912-22. 2006
    ..The study is an important attempt in understanding the attributional mechanisms of stigma towards infectious diseases. Implications for stigma reduction and promotion of public awareness and disease prevention are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Integrative model of caregiving: how macro and micro factors affect caregivers of adults with severe and persistent mental illness
    Winnie W S Mak
    Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 75:40-53. 2005
    ..Implications to and partnerships among caregivers and mental health service systems were discussed...
  14. doi request reprint Posttraumatic growth and reduced suicidal ideation among adolescents at month 1 after the Sichuan Earthquake
    Xiao nan Yu
    Centre for Health Behaviors Research, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Affect Disord 123:327-31. 2010
    ..This study investigated posttraumatic growth (PTG) and reduced suicidal ideation among Chinese adolescents at one month after the occurrence of the Sichuan Earthquake...
  15. doi request reprint Perceived discrimination, social support, and perceived stress among people living with HIV/AIDS in China
    Xiaoyou Su
    Division of Health Improvement, School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Beijing, China
    AIDS Care 25:239-48. 2013
    ..It is warranted to improve mental health among PLWH in China and it is still important to foster social support among PLWH as it has direct effects on perceived stress...
  16. doi request reprint Validation of the Chinese version of the Children's Revised Impact of Event Scale (CRIES) among Chinese adolescents in the aftermath of the Sichuan Earthquake in 2008
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Health Behaviours Research, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Compr Psychiatry 54:83-90. 2013
    ..This study examined the psychometric properties of the 13-item Chinese version of the revised Impact of Event Scale for Children (CRIES) among 3160 high school students in Chengdu, China, 1 month after the Sichuan Earthquake in 2008...
  17. doi request reprint Factor structure and psychometric properties of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale among Chinese adolescents
    Xiao nan Yu
    Centre for Health Behaviours Research, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Compr Psychiatry 52:218-24. 2011
    ..This study investigated the factor structure and psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC) among adolescents...
  18. doi request reprint Prevalence of inconsistent condom use and associated factors among HIV discordant couples in a rural county in China
    Joseph T F Lau
    Center for Health Behaviours Research, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 5 F, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    AIDS Behav 17:1888-94. 2013
    ..Education program should change the cognition about the risk for HIV transmission via unprotected sex. Integrated psychological services to reduce suicidal ideation are greatly warranted...
  19. pmc A randomized, controlled clinical trial: the effect of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy on generalized anxiety disorder among Chinese community patients: protocol for a randomized trial
    Samuel Y S Wong
    Division of Family Medicine and Primary Health Care, School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    BMC Psychiatry 11:187. 2011
    ..Our objective is to compare the clinical effectiveness of the MBCT program with a psycho-education programme and usual care in reducing anxiety symptoms in people suffering from generalized anxiety disorder...
  20. doi request reprint Validation of the Chinese version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL) Cancer Module
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:99-109. 2010
    ..The psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL) Cancer Module were investigated...
  21. doi request reprint A pilot theory-based intervention to improve resilience, psychosocial well-being, and quality of life among people living with HIV in rural China
    Xiaonan Yu
    a Center for Health Behaviours Research, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    J Sex Marital Ther 40:1-16. 2014
    ..The train-the-trainer approach was used effectively. Positive effects of the intervention have been revealed and future randomized controlled studies are warranted. ..
  22. doi request reprint Shared decision making in the recovery of people with schizophrenia: the role of metacognitive capacities in insight and pragmatic language use
    Kevin K S Chan
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Clin Psychol Rev 32:535-44. 2012
    ..Providers are advised to be cognizant of their medically driven perspective and attempt to work with the consumers in the perspective of the consumers' own recovery goals...
  23. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of mental health consumers in Hong Kong: Analysis of service perceptions
    Crystal F M Wu
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Qual Life Res 16:31-40. 2007
    ..This study investigated the quality of life of mental health consumers using a service-oriented paradigm...
  24. doi request reprint Development of the perceived stress scale for people living with HIV/AIDS in China
    Xiaoyou Su
    School of Public Health, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:989-98. 2008
    ..05). This new instrument collected information from the PLWHA from qualitative interviews and the items are specific to the HIV/AIDS context. PSSHIV can be used for assessing the level of stress faced by PLWHA in China...
  25. doi request reprint Differentiating the role of three self-compassion components in buffering cognitive-personality vulnerability to depression among Chinese in Hong Kong
    Celia C Y Wong
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Couns Psychol 60:162-9. 2013
    ..Applications of self-compassion and the hypothesized moderation model in future psychological interventions are discussed...
  26. doi request reprint The role of planning and self-efficacy in condom use among men who have sex with men: an application of the Health Action Process Approach model
    Yue Teng
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T Hong Kong
    Health Psychol 30:119-28. 2011
    ..In Hong Kong, men who have sex with men (MSM) remain a high risk group for HIV infection. This study applied the Health Action Process Approach (HAPA) to study the motivational and behavioral patterns of local MSM in condom use...
  27. pmc Psychological distress among adolescents in Chengdu, Sichuan at 1 month after the 2008 Sichuan earthquake
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Health Behaviours Research, School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Urban Health 87:504-23. 2010
    ..The results have important implications for earthquake preparedness and relief work in the future...
  28. doi request reprint Risk and protective factors of same-sex intimate partner violence in Hong Kong
    Eddie S K Chong
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    J Interpers Violence 28:1476-97. 2013
    ..Interventions related to the array of risk and protective factors were discussed and recommended...
  29. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a knowledge-contact program in improving nursing students' attitudes and emotional competence in serving people living with HIV/AIDS
    Jessie W Yiu
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 71:38-44. 2010
    ..Findings showed the short-term effect of contact in improving nursing students' attitudes and emotional competence in serving PHA. Implications for research and training of nursing staff were discussed...
  30. doi request reprint Contextual influences on safer sex negotiation among female sex workers (FSWs) in Hong Kong: the role of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), FSWs' managers, and clients
    Shannon S Y Cheng
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR
    AIDS Care 22:606-13. 2010
    ..The present study indicated the importance of social contexts in affecting FSWs' safer sex negotiation and condom-use self-efficacy. Implications on preventive programs for FSWs, managers, and clients were discussed...
  31. doi request reprint Sexuality among Chinese mental health consumers in halfway houses of Hong Kong
    Iris W Y Wong
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Psychiatr Serv 59:803-7. 2008
    ..This study examined the sexuality of Chinese mental health consumers in halfway houses by incorporating the perspectives of consumers and staff...