Mei Yen Chen

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Affiliation: Chang Gung Institute of Technology
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Do overweight adolescents perceive the need to reduce weight and take healthy actions?
    Mei Yen Chen
    Graduate Institute of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Taiwan, ROC
    J Nurs Res 17:270-7. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint The relationship between TV/computer time and adolescents' health-promoting behavior: a secondary data analysis
    Mei Yen Chen
    Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology
    J Nurs Res 16:75-85. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of adolescent health-related behavior in different family structures
    Mei Yen Chen
    Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology
    J Nurs Res 15:1-10. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Cross-validation and discriminant validity of Adolescent Health Promotion Scale among overweight and nonoverweight adolescents in Taiwan
    Mei Yen Chen
    Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Public Health Nurs 23:555-60. 2006
  5. pmc Adequate sleep among adolescents is positively associated with health status and health-related behaviors
    Mei Yen Chen
    Nursing Department, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 6:59. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of health-promoting behavior between Taiwanese and American adolescents: a cross-sectional questionnaire survey
    Mei Yen Chen
    Nursing Department, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, 261, Wen Hwa 1st Road, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan 333, Taiwan
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:59-69. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Health issues of aboriginal female adolescents in Taiwan
    Mei Yen Chen
    Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    J Adv Nurs 47:401-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Health-related behavior and adolescent mothers
    Mei Yen Chen
    Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Public Health Nurs 22:280-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Considering the factors of gender and body weight in the promotion of healthy behavior among adolescents
    Mei Yen Chen
    Department of Nursing, Chang Jung Institute of Technology, and Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Nurs Res 13:235-43. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The experiences of overweight female adolescents after health promotion counseling
    Mei Yen Chen
    Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology
    J Nurs Res 13:41-8. 2005

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  1. doi request reprint Do overweight adolescents perceive the need to reduce weight and take healthy actions?
    Mei Yen Chen
    Graduate Institute of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Taiwan, ROC
    J Nurs Res 17:270-7. 2009
    ..Studies indicate that weight perception among adolescents is associated with weight control, certain risky behaviors, and mental health...
  2. ncbi request reprint The relationship between TV/computer time and adolescents' health-promoting behavior: a secondary data analysis
    Mei Yen Chen
    Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology
    J Nurs Res 16:75-85. 2008
    ..Therefore, primary health care providers should record the TV and non-academic computer time of youths when conducting health promotion programs, and educate parents on how to become good and healthy electronic media users...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of adolescent health-related behavior in different family structures
    Mei Yen Chen
    Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology
    J Nurs Res 15:1-10. 2007
    ..Research results are useful in developing intervention strategies to assist adolescents in single parent families...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cross-validation and discriminant validity of Adolescent Health Promotion Scale among overweight and nonoverweight adolescents in Taiwan
    Mei Yen Chen
    Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Public Health Nurs 23:555-60. 2006
    ..These findings can be used to further develop and refine knowledge of adolescent overweight and related strategies for intervention...
  5. pmc Adequate sleep among adolescents is positively associated with health status and health-related behaviors
    Mei Yen Chen
    Nursing Department, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 6:59. 2006
    ..The aim was to examine the relationship between AS during schooldays and excessive body weight, frequency of visiting doctors and health-related behaviors among Taiwanese adolescents...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of health-promoting behavior between Taiwanese and American adolescents: a cross-sectional questionnaire survey
    Mei Yen Chen
    Nursing Department, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, 261, Wen Hwa 1st Road, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan 333, Taiwan
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:59-69. 2007
    ..The main aim of this study was to compare the health promotion practices of Taiwanese (n=265) and American (n=285) adolescents, using the revised Adolescent Health Promoting scale...
  7. ncbi request reprint Health issues of aboriginal female adolescents in Taiwan
    Mei Yen Chen
    Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    J Adv Nurs 47:401-7. 2004
    ..Health professionals in many countries have been concerned with the health of aborigines, but specific health policies for native adolescents have been neglected...
  8. ncbi request reprint Health-related behavior and adolescent mothers
    Mei Yen Chen
    Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Public Health Nurs 22:280-8. 2005
    ..To explore health-related behaviors among adolescent mothers living in the rural area of Taoyuan, Taiwan...
  9. ncbi request reprint Considering the factors of gender and body weight in the promotion of healthy behavior among adolescents
    Mei Yen Chen
    Department of Nursing, Chang Jung Institute of Technology, and Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Nurs Res 13:235-43. 2005
    ..Based on the findings, school health promotion programs should focus on gender differences. Girls, in particular, need encouragement to improve their exercise habits...
  10. ncbi request reprint The experiences of overweight female adolescents after health promotion counseling
    Mei Yen Chen
    Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology
    J Nurs Res 13:41-8. 2005
    ..The outcomes of this study support the value of health promotion counseling conducted at school-based settings. It also provides references for health professionals promoting healthy ways of life...
  11. pmc Irregular breakfast eating and health status among adolescents in Taiwan
    Rea Jeng Yang
    Nursing Department, National Taipei College of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 6:295. 2006
    ..The aims of the present study were to evaluate the relationships among irregular breakfast eating (IRBE), health status, and health promoting behavior (HPB) for Taiwanese adolescents...
  12. ncbi request reprint Adolescent health promotion scale: development and psychometric testing
    Mei Yen Chen
    Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan
    Public Health Nurs 20:104-10. 2003
    ..75 to 0.88. The results of this study indicate that the AHP has good construct validity and reliability in Taiwanese and that its use by school health nurses to assess adolescent health promotion programs is warranted...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a health promotion programme for farmers and fishermen with type-2 diabetes in Taiwan
    Mei Yen Chen
    Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Chiayi Campus, Taiwan
    J Adv Nurs 67:2060-7. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Development and preliminary testing of a brief screening measure of healthy lifestyle for diabetes patients
    Chia Pei Chen
    Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:90-9. 2013
    ..The main aim of this study was to determine the appropriateness of the type 2 diabetes and health promotion scale (T2DHPS) for use in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of a health promotion course for Taiwanese nursing students
    Ya Chu Hsiao
    Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, ROC
    Public Health Nurs 22:74-81. 2005
    ..These results support the value of teaching courses on health promotion to nursing students. The authors recommend including such a course as part of a regular nursing education...
  16. ncbi request reprint Relationship between attendance at breakfast and school achievement among nursing students
    Mei Yen Chen
    Chang Gung Institute of Nursing, Wen Hwa 1st Road, Kwei Shan 333, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, ROC
    J Nurs Res 10:15-21. 2002
    ..001). These results indicate that school achievement is negatively affected when nursing students omit breakfast. The research outcome supports the importance of breakfast in school achievement...
  17. doi request reprint Pulse pressure and Michigan Neuropathy Screening Instrument are independently associated with asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease among type 2 diabetes community residents: a community-based screening program in Taiwan
    Li Chi Fan
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Chiayi, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Biomed J 36:282-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the prevalence and risk factors for asymptomatic PAD in type 2 diabetic community residents...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Health related behaviors and associated factors among visitors to a health promotion center]
    Hui Chuan Chiu
    Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taiwan, R O C
    Hu Li Za Zhi 55:39-48. 2008
    ..6% in health promoting behavior. These findings will be an important reference for the implementation of health promoting programs for hospital visitors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Responses, actions and health-promoting behavior among rural Taiwanese women with abnormal Papanicolaou test
    Huoy In Liou
    Community Care Division, Lishin Hospital, 261 Wen Hwa 1st Road, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Public Health Nurs 26:134-43. 2009
    ..This study aimed to explore women's responses and actions after receiving their test reports and their practice of health-promoting behaviors...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Promoting good health: the role and influence of nursing on Taiwan competitiveness]
    Mei Yen Chen
    Department of Nursing, Graduate Institute of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology
    Hu Li Za Zhi 55:5-11. 2008
    ..Does a healthy image exist for nursing professionals in Taiwan? Let us remind each other of this important objective and work together to "do what we say and say what we do" in health promotion...
  21. ncbi request reprint The impact of hepatitis C infection on ischemic heart disease via ischemic electrocardiogram
    Ming Shyan Lin
    Department of Internal Medicine M SL, T JH, J CH, J HH, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Yunlin, Taiwan Department of Nursing and Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion Research Center SEG, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Taoyuan, Taiwan School of Nursing S EG, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada School of Nursing M YC, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Chiayi, Taiwan and Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine Y SL, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan
    Am J Med Sci 347:478-84. 2014
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  22. pmc Useful screening tools for preventing foot problems of diabetics in rural areas: a cross-sectional study
    Chia Hao Chang
    Graduate Institute of Nursing, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Chiayi Campus, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 13:612. 2013
    ..The objective is to present an association of non-invasive DFP assessment tools and physiological indicators for early detection among rural cases of diabetes in Taiwan...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Community health care trends for the coming decade: advantages and opportunities for nurses]
    Yiing Mei Liou
    Institute of Clinical and Community Health Nursing, School Health Research Center, National Yang Min University, Taiwan, ROC
    Hu Li Za Zhi 59:5-10. 2012
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Health status and health-related behaviors among type 2 diabetes community residents
    Mei Yen Chen
    Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Chiayi Campus, Taiwan
    J Nurs Res 19:35-43. 2011
    ..The standardized mortality rate of type 2 diabetes is higher in Taiwan than that in other developed countries. In Taiwan, the diabetes mortality rate in Chiayi County is the highest nationwide...
  25. doi request reprint Psychometric testing of the feelings and thoughts about weight scale on postpartum women in Taiwan
    Shu Wen Chang
    Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology
    J Nurs Res 17:144-51. 2009
    ..The research results could be useful in developing interventions to assist women in Taiwan with the problem of postpartum weight retention...
  26. pmc Using principal component analysis to develop a single-parameter screening tool for metabolic syndrome
    Chia Hao Chang
    Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Chiayi Campus, Chiayi, Taiwan 61363
    BMC Public Health 10:708. 2010
    ..We intended to present a new index based on the linear combination of body mass index, and age, which could enhance the area under the receiver operating characteristic curves (AUCs) for assessing the risk of MS...