Ka-fai Chung

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc Prescription of chinese herbal medicine and selection of acupoints in pattern-based traditional chinese medicine treatment for insomnia: a systematic review
    Wing Fai Yeung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:902578. 2012
  2. pmc Classification of insomnia using the traditional chinese medicine system: a systematic review
    Maggie Man Ki Poon
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:735078. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Brief Insomnia Questionnaire in the general population in Hong Kong
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 76:374-9. 2014
  4. pmc Relationship between insomnia and headache in community-based middle-aged Hong Kong Chinese women
    Wing Fai Yeung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Headache Pain 11:187-95. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Randomized non-invasive sham-controlled pilot trial of electroacupuncture for postpartum depression
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Affect Disord 142:115-21. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in major depressive disorder: the role of pain and pain catastrophizing cognition
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Compr Psychiatry 53:387-95. 2012
  7. pmc Sleep-wake patterns and sleep disturbance among Hong Kong Chinese adolescents
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Sleep 31:185-94. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Chinese version of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire in a psychiatric population in Hong Kong
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, Univeersity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:464-71. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Validation of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire in the general population in Hong Kong
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Compr Psychiatry 50:471-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Relationship between insomnia and pain in major depressive disorder: A sleep diary and actigraphy study
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Sleep Med 11:752-8. 2010

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Publications27

  1. pmc Prescription of chinese herbal medicine and selection of acupoints in pattern-based traditional chinese medicine treatment for insomnia: a systematic review
    Wing Fai Yeung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:902578. 2012
    ..Although many studies were reviewed, the study quality and diagnostic process were inadequate. More high quality studies are needed to examine the additional benefits of pattern differentiation and pattern-based TCM treatment...
  2. pmc Classification of insomnia using the traditional chinese medicine system: a systematic review
    Maggie Man Ki Poon
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:735078. 2012
    ..A standardized symptom checklist consisted of 92 items, including 13 sleep-related, 61 non-sleep-related, 11 tongue, and 7 pulse items, holds promise as a diagnostic tool and merits further validation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Brief Insomnia Questionnaire in the general population in Hong Kong
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 76:374-9. 2014
    ..We aimed to determine the validity and reliability of a Hong Kong Chinese version of the BIQ to derive the DSM-5 in addition to other insomnia diagnoses in a general population sample...
  4. pmc Relationship between insomnia and headache in community-based middle-aged Hong Kong Chinese women
    Wing Fai Yeung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Headache Pain 11:187-95. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest that insomnia and the associated distress, but not insomnia symptoms alone, is an independent risk factor for recurrent headache in middle-aged women with mixed anxiety, depression and sleep disturbances...
  5. doi request reprint Randomized non-invasive sham-controlled pilot trial of electroacupuncture for postpartum depression
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Affect Disord 142:115-21. 2012
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  6. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in major depressive disorder: the role of pain and pain catastrophizing cognition
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Compr Psychiatry 53:387-95. 2012
    ..The study aimed to determine whether pain and pain catastrophizing were independent predictors of QOL in MDD after accounting for the impact of anxiety and depression...
  7. pmc Sleep-wake patterns and sleep disturbance among Hong Kong Chinese adolescents
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Sleep 31:185-94. 2008
    ..To determine sleep-wake patterns and evaluate sleep disturbance in Hong Kong adolescents; to identify factors that are associated with sleep disturbance; and to examine the relationship of sleep-wake variables and academic performance...
  8. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Chinese version of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire in a psychiatric population in Hong Kong
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, Univeersity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:464-71. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the validity of a Chinese version of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ) as a screening instrument for bipolar disorder in a psychiatric outpatient population in Hong Kong...
  9. doi request reprint Validation of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire in the general population in Hong Kong
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Compr Psychiatry 50:471-6. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the reliability and validity of a Chinese version of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ) in the general population in Hong Kong...
  10. doi request reprint Relationship between insomnia and pain in major depressive disorder: A sleep diary and actigraphy study
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Sleep Med 11:752-8. 2010
    ..Insomnia and pain are frequent complaints during the course of a major depressive episode. We analyzed the association between insomnia and pain symptoms using subjective and objective sleep measures...
  11. doi request reprint Assessing pain in depression: what do ratings on unidimensional pain scales really mean?
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Compr Psychiatry 52:208-17. 2011
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  12. doi request reprint Assessing insomnia in adolescents: comparison of Insomnia Severity Index, Athens Insomnia Scale and Sleep Quality Index
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Sleep Med 12:463-70. 2011
    ..To compare the psychometric properties of the Chinese versions of Insomnia Severity Index (ISI), Athens Insomnia Scale (AIS) and Sleep Quality Index (SQI) for assessment and screening of insomnia in adolescents...
  13. ncbi request reprint Determinants of seizure threshold of electroconvulsive therapy in Chinese
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J ECT 22:100-2. 2006
    ..Regardless of the dosing method used, the range and the determinants of seizure threshold in different ethnic groups are useful clinical information...
  14. ncbi request reprint Insomnia subtypes and their relationships to daytime sleepiness in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Respiration 72:460-5. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that sleep onset problem was mainly due to hyperarousal and sleep maintenance difficulty was primarily related to sleep-disordered breathing...
  15. ncbi request reprint Subjective sleep disturbance and its correlates in middle-aged Hong Kong Chinese women
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Maturitas 53:396-404. 2006
    ..To examine the factors associated with subjective sleep disturbance in middle-aged Hong Kong Chinese women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale in Chinese patients with obstructive sleep apnea and normal hospital employees
    K F Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, 102 Pokfulam Road, SAR, Hong Kong, China
    J Psychosom Res 49:367-72. 2000
    ..To determine the use of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) in Chinese patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSA) and normal hospital employees...
  17. ncbi request reprint Stimulus dose titration for electroconvulsive therapy
    K F Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong and Department of Anaesthesiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 55:105-10. 2001
    ..We describe our early experience of dose titration in 22 Chinese patients and compare seizure thresholds measured by dose titration with values predicted by the formula-based 'half-age'..
  18. ncbi request reprint University students' attitudes towards mental patients and psychiatric treatment
    K F Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 47:63-72. 2001
    ..Public attitudes towards mental patients and psychiatric treatment are mostly unfavorable. Mental patients tend to conceal their illness or selectively disclose their treatment histories to someone they trust...
  19. ncbi request reprint How are psychotic symptoms perceived? A comparison between patients, relatives and the general public
    K F Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 31:756-61. 1997
    ..The aim of this study is to compare patients with schizophrenia with their relatives and the general public in their attitudes towards schizophrenic psychotic symptoms...
  20. ncbi request reprint Relationships between seizure duration and seizure threshold and stimulus dosage at electroconvulsive therapy: implications for electroconvulsive therapy practice
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 56:521-6. 2002
    ..A better dosing policy that places less emphasis on seizure duration is proposed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy in Hong Kong: rates of use, indications, and outcome
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J ECT 19:98-102. 2003
    ..There has been a concern about indiscriminate use of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in Asian countries. This study examined the rates of ECT use and the characteristics and outcomes of patients treated with ECT in Hong Kong...
  22. ncbi request reprint Can a less pejorative Chinese translation for schizophrenia reduce stigma? A study of adolescents' attitudes toward people with schizophrenia
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:507-15. 2004
    ..The results cast doubts that less pejorative labels can reduce the social stigma of schizophrenia. Some potential drawbacks in using politically correct terms to describe schizophrenia are highlighted...
  23. ncbi request reprint The impact of family experience on the duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) in Hong Kong
    Eric Yu Hai Chen
    Dept of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:350-6. 2005
    ..We also studied the effects of pre-morbid adjustment, educational level, living alone, and mode of onset as potential determinants of the duration of untreated psychosis (DUP)...
  24. ncbi request reprint A community study of sleep-disordered breathing in middle-aged Chinese men in Hong Kong
    M S Ip
    Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Chest 119:62-9. 2001
    ..Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in Asian populations is being increasingly recognized. This study investigated the prevalence of SDB in Chinese middle-aged office-based male workers in Hong Kong...
  25. ncbi request reprint Initial seizure threshold of bilateral electroconvulsive therapy in Chinese
    K F Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J ECT 17:254-8. 2001
    ..This preliminary study examined the initial seizure threshold for bilateral electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in Chinese and the correlates of this seizure threshold...
  26. ncbi request reprint Computed tomographic cephalometric analysis of Chinese patients with obstructive sleep apnoea
    W C Peh
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital
    Australas Radiol 44:417-23. 2000
    ..01) differed significantly between the two groups. In conclusion, CT cephalometric measurements show that certain anatomical variations in the head and neck are likely to contribute to the pathogenesis of OSA in Chinese patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Relationships between insomnia and sleep-disordered breathing
    Ka Fai Chung
    Chest 123:310-1; author reply 311-3. 2003