Wai K Tang

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Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of depression in Chinese elderly patients with pneumoconiosis
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Aging Ment Health 10:177-81. 2006
  2. ncbi Efficacy of the Community Re-Entry Module for patients with schizophrenia in Beijing, China: outcome at 2-year follow-up
    Yu Tao Xiang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong and Beijing Anding Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
    Br J Psychiatry 190:49-56. 2007
  3. ncbi Rating catatonia in patients with chronic schizophrenia: Rasch analysis of the Bush-Francis Catatonia Rating Scale
    Eric Wong
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 16:161-70. 2007
  4. ncbi Pontine microbleeds and depression in stroke
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 27:159-64. 2014
  5. ncbi Apathy and health-related quality of life in stroke
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:857-61. 2014
  6. pmc Brainstem infarcts predict REM sleep behavior disorder in acute ischemic stroke
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    BMC Neurol 14:88. 2014
  7. pmc Frontal lobe atrophy in depression after stroke
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Department of Psychiatry, Shatin Hospital, Hong Kong
    Stroke Res Treat 2013:424769. 2013
  8. doi Impact of anxiety on health-related quality of life after stroke: a cross-sectional study
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:2535-41. 2013
  9. doi Location of infarcts and apathy in ischemic stroke
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Cerebrovasc Dis 35:566-71. 2013
  10. doi White matter hyperintensities and quality of life in acute lacunar stroke
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Neurol Sci 34:1347-53. 2013

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  1. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of depression in Chinese elderly patients with pneumoconiosis
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Aging Ment Health 10:177-81. 2006
    ..In conclusion, depressive disorders were common and associated with poorer functional ability and social support in patients with pneumoconiosis...
  2. ncbi Efficacy of the Community Re-Entry Module for patients with schizophrenia in Beijing, China: outcome at 2-year follow-up
    Yu Tao Xiang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong and Beijing Anding Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
    Br J Psychiatry 190:49-56. 2007
    ..Few psychosocial interventions have been developed in China that are suitable for use in the community...
  3. ncbi Rating catatonia in patients with chronic schizophrenia: Rasch analysis of the Bush-Francis Catatonia Rating Scale
    Eric Wong
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 16:161-70. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the suitability and accuracy of using the Bush-Francis Catatonia Rating Scale (BFCRS) in chronic schizophrenia inpatients...
  4. ncbi Pontine microbleeds and depression in stroke
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 27:159-64. 2014
    ..This study examined the association between PSD and cerebral microbleeds (CMBs) and hypothesized that CMBs in specific regions would be associated with PSD...
  5. ncbi Apathy and health-related quality of life in stroke
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:857-61. 2014
    ..To examine differences in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in stroke survivors with and without apathy...
  6. pmc Brainstem infarcts predict REM sleep behavior disorder in acute ischemic stroke
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    BMC Neurol 14:88. 2014
    ..However, its prevalence and causes in stroke remained unclear. The aim of this study was to determine factors influencing the appearance of RBD in a prospective cohort of patients with acute ischemic stroke...
  7. pmc Frontal lobe atrophy in depression after stroke
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Department of Psychiatry, Shatin Hospital, Hong Kong
    Stroke Res Treat 2013:424769. 2013
    ..Further investigations are needed to clarify the impact of FLA on the clinical presentation, treatment response, and outcome of DAS in stroke survivors...
  8. doi Impact of anxiety on health-related quality of life after stroke: a cross-sectional study
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:2535-41. 2013
    ..To examine the impact of anxiety on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of stroke survivors...
  9. doi Location of infarcts and apathy in ischemic stroke
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Cerebrovasc Dis 35:566-71. 2013
    ..This study examined the association between poststroke apathy (PSA) and the location of infarcts...
  10. doi White matter hyperintensities and quality of life in acute lacunar stroke
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Neurol Sci 34:1347-53. 2013
    ..05) in linear regression analysis. These findings suggest that DWMH has a significant impact on the HRQoL of stroke survivors. The importance of DWMH in the long-term HRQoL in lacunar stroke warrants further investigation...
  11. doi Association between high serum total bilirubin and post-stroke depression
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 67:259-64. 2013
    ..High serum bilirubin predicts depression in non-stroke subjects, but it is unknown whether it also predicts post-stroke depression (PSD). This study examined the association between the risk of PSD and bilirubin level...
  12. ncbi Traditional Chinese medicine diagnoses in persons with ketamine abuse
    Waikwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Tradit Chin Med 33:164-9. 2013
    ..To explore the distribution of TCM patterns in ketamine users and the inter-rater reliability of TCM diagnosis among TCM practitioners...
  13. doi Serotonin receptor 2C gene polymorphism associated with post-stroke depression in Chinese patients
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Genet Mol Res 12:1546-53. 2013
    ..020) and the rs2192371 G allele (odds ratio = 2.866) were found to be significantly associated with PSD in males. Genetic variation in HTR2C receptors appears to be involved in the pathogenesis of PSD in Chinese males...
  14. doi Is pain associated with suicidality in stroke?
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:863-6. 2013
    ..To evaluate the relation between poststroke pain and suicidality (SI) in Chinese patients with first or recurrent stroke...
  15. ncbi Relationship between cognitive impairment and depressive symptoms in current ketamine users
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:460-8. 2013
    ..However, no previous study has examined the relationship between them. This study aimed to examine cognitive functions and depressive symptoms and their relationship in young ketamine users in Hong Kong...
  16. doi Poststroke fatigue is associated with caudate infarcts
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Neurol Sci 324:131-5. 2013
    ..However, the significance of caudate lesions in poststroke fatigue (PSF) is unknown. This study examined the association between caudate infarcts and PSF...
  17. ncbi Cerebral microbleeds and suicidality in stroke
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Psychosomatics 53:439-45. 2012
    ..This study examined the association between SI and CMBs. The aim of the study reported here was to determine the relationship between CMBs and SI in ischemic stroke survivors...
  18. doi Anxiety symptoms in patients with frontal lobe epilepsy versus generalized epilepsy
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Shatin Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong, China
    Seizure 21:457-60. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the frequency of anxiety symptoms between patients with frontal lobe epilepsy (FLE) and generalized epilepsy (GE)...
  19. doi Frontal infarcts and anxiety in stroke
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Shatin Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Stroke 43:1426-8. 2012
    ..This study examined the association between poststroke anxiety symptoms (PSA) and frontal lobe infarcts...
  20. 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...
  21. doi Emotional incontinence and executive function in ischemic stroke: a case-controlled study
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:62-8. 2009
    ..420. Further follow-up and functional imaging studies are warranted to explore the relationship between PSEI, brain infarcts, and executive dysfunction. (JINS, 2009, 15, 62-68.)...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. doi Microbleeds and post-stroke emotional lability
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Shatin Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:1082-6. 2009
    ..Lesions located in various cortical and subcortical areas are thought to be involved in the pathophysiology of post-stroke emotional lability (PSEL). This study examined the association between PSEL and MBs...
  24. doi Acute basal ganglia infarcts in poststroke fatigue: an MRI study
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Shatin Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Neurol 257:178-82. 2010
    ..Acute BG infarct remained an independent predictor of PSF in the multivariate analysis. In conclusion, these results suggest that BG infarcts may play a role in the development of PSF...
  25. ncbi White matter hyperintensities in post-stroke depression: a case control study
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1312-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between WMHs and PSD in Chinese patients with first or recurrent stroke...
  26. doi Cerebral microbleeds and symptom severity of post-stroke depression: a magnetic resonance imaging study
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Affect Disord 129:354-8. 2011
    ..This study examines the association between post-stroke depression (PSD) symptom severity and CMBs...
  27. doi Is fatigue associated with short-term health-related quality of life in stroke?
    Wai K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1511-5. 2010
    ..Tang WK, Lu JY, Chen YK, Mok VC, Ungvari GS, Wong KS. Is fatigue associated with short-term health-related quality of life in stroke?..
  28. doi Association of frontal subcortical circuits infarcts in poststroke depression: a magnetic resonance imaging study of 591 Chinese patients with ischemic stroke
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 24:44-9. 2011
    ..In conclusion, FSC infarcts are independent predictors of PSD. Further work is needed to clarify whether these infarcts have an impact on the clinical presentation, treatment responses, and prognosis of PSD...
  29. doi Cerebral microbleeds and quality of life in acute ischemic stroke
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Neurol Sci 32:449-54. 2011
    ..The study findings suggest that CMBs have a significant impact on the HRQoL of stroke survivors...
  30. doi Cerebral microbleeds and depression in lacunar stroke
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Shatin Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Stroke 42:2443-6. 2011
    ..The clinical significance of CMB in the development of depression after a stroke is unknown. This study examined the association between poststroke depression (PSD) and CMB...
  31. doi Is fatigue associated with suicidality in stroke?
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1336-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate the relationship between poststroke fatigue and suicidality (SI) in Chinese patients with first or recurrent stroke...
  32. doi Burden of Chinese stroke family caregivers: the Hong Kong experience
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1462-7. 2011
    ..To ascertain the clinical and sociodemographic factors associated with family caregivers' burden in Chinese patients with stroke in Hong Kong...
  33. doi Is insomnia associated with suicidality in stroke?
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:2025-7. 2011
    ..To evaluate the relationship between insomnia and suicidality (SI) in Chinese patients with first or recurrent stroke...
  34. ncbi 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)...
  35. doi Caregiving burden and quality of life of pneumoconiosis caregivers in Hong Kong
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Heart Lung 40:412-9. 2011
    ..Silicosis is the most common type of pneumoconiosis in Hong Kong. This study explored the clinical correlates of the caregiving burden and quality of life (QOL) among pneumoconiosis caregivers in Hong Kong...
  36. ncbi Telepsychiatry in psychogeriatric service: a pilot study
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:88-93. 2001
    ..Videoconferencing was found to be highly feasible. It was acceptable to staff and patients and more cost-effective than on-site visits...
  37. ncbi Screening post-stroke depression in Chinese older adults using the hospital anxiety and depression scale
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Aging Ment Health 8:397-9. 2004
    ..28, 0.96 and 0.75, respectively. The HADS does not appear to be a useful tool in screening for PSD in Chinese older adults...
  38. ncbi 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...
  39. ncbi 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...
  40. ncbi Oral health of psychiatric in-patients in Hong Kong
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 50:186-91. 2004
    ..Poor oral health has been reported among various psychiatric populations. Little is known regarding the oral health among psychiatric patients in Asia...
  41. ncbi 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...
  42. ncbi 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...
  43. ncbi 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...
  44. ncbi 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...
  45. ncbi 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...
  46. ncbi Efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy in treatment-resistant schizophrenia: a prospective open trial
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, 11 F, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 27:373-9. 2003
    ..ECT augmentation of risperidone and olanzapine is of marginal efficacy compared to reports of the greater augmentation of these antipsychotics with other agents...
  47. ncbi Patients' and their relatives' knowledge of, experience with, attitude toward, and satisfaction with electroconvulsive therapy in Hong Kong, China
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    J ECT 18:207-12. 2002
    ..The researchers concluded that Hong Kong Chinese patients and their relatives accepted ECT as a treatment. The way information is provided to patients and relatives when obtaining consent for ECT needs improvement...
  48. ncbi Effect of piracetam on ECT-induced cognitive disturbances: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J ECT 18:130-7. 2002
    ..All clinical ratings were consistently, albeit not significantly, better in the piracetam group, suggesting that piracetam may have augmented the effects of ECT...
  49. ncbi Efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy combined with antipsychotic medication in treatment-resistant schizophrenia: a prospective, open trial
    Wai Kwong Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University Hong Kong, Prince Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J ECT 18:90-4. 2002
    ..In addition, they were significantly better in terms of BPRS and SANS scores, as well as work performance and social functioning at the 2-month post-ECT evaluation...
  50. ncbi 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...
  51. ncbi Asystole during electroconvulsive therapy: a case report
    W K Tang
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese Univeersity of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 35:382-5. 2001
    ..A brief review of the relevant literature is also provided...
  52. ncbi 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...
  53. ncbi 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...
  54. ncbi 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
    ....
  55. ncbi 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...
  56. ncbi 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...
  57. ncbi 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...
  58. ncbi 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
    ....
  59. ncbi Quality of life of Chinese schizophrenia outpatients in Hong Kong: relationship to sociodemographic factors and symptomatology
    Yu Tao Xiang
    Department of Psychiatry, Shatin Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:442-9. 2007
    ..To explore the relationships between sociodemographic and clinical factors and quality of life (QOL) in a cohort of Chinese schizophrenia outpatients...
  60. ncbi Clinical and social determinants of psychotropic drug prescription for schizophrenia outpatients in China
    Yu Tao Xiang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:756-60. 2007
    ..A complex web of economic and clinical factors and health policies plays an important role in determining psychotropic drug prescription practices for Chinese outpatients with schizophrenia...
  61. ncbi Impact of sociodemographic and clinical factors on subjective quality of life in schizophrenia patients in Beijing, China
    Yu Tao Xiang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:853-6. 2007
    ....
  62. ncbi Clinical correlates of clozapine prescription for schizophrenia in China
    Yu Tao Xiang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hum Psychopharmacol 22:17-25. 2007
    ..It is an important issue due to clozapine's high efficacy and potentially fatal side effect profile. This study examined the use of clozapine and its correlates in China...
  63. ncbi Subjective quality of life in outpatients with schizophrenia in Hong Kong and Beijing: relationship to socio-demographic and clinical factors
    Yu Tao Xiang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Qual Life Res 17:27-36. 2008
    ..This study compared the subjective quality of life (SQOL) in schizophrenia patients living with their families in Hong Kong (HK) and Beijing (BJ) and explored the relationship between SQOL and basic socio-demographic and clinical factors...
  64. ncbi Training patients with schizophrenia with the community re-entry module: a controlled study
    Yutao Xiang
    Dept of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:464-9. 2006
    ....
  65. ncbi Socio-demographic and clinical correlates of lifetime suicide attempts and their impact on quality of life in Chinese schizophrenia patients
    Yu Tao Xiang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Psychiatr Res 42:495-502. 2008
    ..These differences suggest that socio-cultural factors play a significant role in determining suicide attempts in schizophrenia...
  66. doi Impact of the priority follow-up system on quality of life in Chinese schizophrenia patients
    Yu Tao Xiang
    Department of Psychiatry, Shatin Hospital, Shatin NT, Hong Kong
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:154-8. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the impact of a PFU system on quality of life (QOL) in schizophrenia patients...
  67. ncbi Performance of schizophrenia patients on time-, event-, and activity-based prospective memory tasks
    David Shum
    School of Psychology, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 30:693-701. 2004
    ..Results of this study support the importance and contribution of prefrontal lobe processes in prospective remembering and have implications for the assessment and treatment of individuals with schizophrenia...