Wei J Chen

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Affiliation: National Taiwan University
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Schizotypy in community samples: the three-factor structure and correlation with sustained attention
    W J Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei
    J Abnorm Psychol 106:649-54. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of zygosity by questionnaire and polymarker polymerase chain reaction in young twins
    W J Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei
    Behav Genet 29:115-23. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Underreporting of illicit drug use by patients at emergency departments as revealed by two-tiered urinalysis
    Wei J Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 1 Jen Ai Road, Sec 1, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Addict Behav 31:2304-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Handedness and schizotypy in non-clinical populations: influence of handedness measures and age on the relationship
    Wei J Chen
    National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taiwan
    Laterality 11:331-49. 2006
  5. pmc Sibling recurrence risk ratio analysis of the metabolic syndrome and its components over time
    Wei J Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Genet 4:S33. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint A single nucleotide polymorphism fine mapping study of chromosome 1q42.1 reveals the vulnerability genes for schizophrenia, GNPAT and DISC1: Association with impairment of sustained attention
    Yu Li Liu
    Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Biol Psychiatry 60:554-62. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Transition from alcohol to other drugs among adolescents in Taiwan: the first drinking context matters
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xu Zhou Road, Taipei, 100, Taiwan
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:378-87. 2008
  8. pmc Elevated aspartate and alanine aminotransferase levels and natural death among patients with methamphetamine dependence
    Chian Jue Kuo
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 7:e29325. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint No association of G72 and D-amino acid oxidase genes with schizophrenia
    Yu Li Liu
    Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Schizophr Res 87:15-20. 2006
  10. doi request reprint The impact of the Chi-Chi earthquake on the incidence of hospitalizations for schizophrenia and on concomitant hospital choice
    Kuan Chiao Tseng
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital, No 7, Chung San S Rd, Taipei, 100, Taiwan
    Community Ment Health J 46:93-101. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Schizotypy in community samples: the three-factor structure and correlation with sustained attention
    W J Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei
    J Abnorm Psychol 106:649-54. 1997
    ..The PAS differed from the Cognitive-Perceptual factor in its consistent association with poorer attention in both samples. These have important implications for the scales in the early detection of the schizotypy in various cultures...
  2. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of zygosity by questionnaire and polymarker polymerase chain reaction in young twins
    W J Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei
    Behav Genet 29:115-23. 1999
    ..5%). For adolescent twins, if DNA diagnostic workups were limited to those with discordant reports either from themselves or from their parents, the accuracy rate increased to 100% for parental reports and 98% for self-reports...
  3. ncbi request reprint Underreporting of illicit drug use by patients at emergency departments as revealed by two-tiered urinalysis
    Wei J Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 1 Jen Ai Road, Sec 1, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Addict Behav 31:2304-8. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Handedness and schizotypy in non-clinical populations: influence of handedness measures and age on the relationship
    Wei J Chen
    National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taiwan
    Laterality 11:331-49. 2006
    ..The results highlight the potential of adolescents for future investigation on certain common causes underlying atypical cerebral lateralisation and positive schizotypy...
  5. pmc Sibling recurrence risk ratio analysis of the metabolic syndrome and its components over time
    Wei J Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Genet 4:S33. 2003
    ..A method for estimating sibling recurrence risk with correction for complete ascertainment was used to estimate the numerator, and the prevalence in the whole cohort was used as the denominator of lambdas...
  6. ncbi request reprint A single nucleotide polymorphism fine mapping study of chromosome 1q42.1 reveals the vulnerability genes for schizophrenia, GNPAT and DISC1: Association with impairment of sustained attention
    Yu Li Liu
    Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Biol Psychiatry 60:554-62. 2006
    ..The marker D1S251 of chromosome 1q42.1 showed significant association with schizophrenia in a Taiwanese sample. We used single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) fine mapping to search for the vulnerability genes of schizophrenia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Transition from alcohol to other drugs among adolescents in Taiwan: the first drinking context matters
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xu Zhou Road, Taipei, 100, Taiwan
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:378-87. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc Elevated aspartate and alanine aminotransferase levels and natural death among patients with methamphetamine dependence
    Chian Jue Kuo
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 7:e29325. 2012
    ..The authors aimed to identify potential laboratory indices and clinical characteristics associated with natural death through a two-phase study...
  9. ncbi request reprint No association of G72 and D-amino acid oxidase genes with schizophrenia
    Yu Li Liu
    Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Schizophr Res 87:15-20. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the DAAO and G72 genes are not susceptibility genes for schizophrenia in a Taiwanese sample...
  10. doi request reprint The impact of the Chi-Chi earthquake on the incidence of hospitalizations for schizophrenia and on concomitant hospital choice
    Kuan Chiao Tseng
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital, No 7, Chung San S Rd, Taipei, 100, Taiwan
    Community Ment Health J 46:93-101. 2010
    ..For patients with schizophrenia, aggravation of symptoms and the likelihood of being crowded out of the use of health care services by those with other physical or mental illnesses after a catastrophe warrant our attention...
  11. doi request reprint RASD2, MYH9, and CACNG2 genes at chromosome 22q12 associated with the subgroup of schizophrenia with non-deficit in sustained attention and executive function
    Yu Li Liu
    Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Biol Psychiatry 64:789-96. 2008
    ..In a previous linkage study of schizophrenia that included Taiwanese samples, the marker D22S278 (22q12.3) was significantly linked to schizophrenia (p = .001)...
  12. ncbi request reprint No association evidence between schizophrenia and dystrobrevin-binding protein 1 (DTNBP1) in Taiwanese families
    Chih Min Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Schizophr Res 93:391-8. 2007
    ..We failed to replicate the association evidence between DTNBP1 and schizophrenia and this gene may not play a major role in the etiology of schizophrenia in this Taiwanese family sample...
  13. pmc Use of ecstasy and other psychoactive substances among school-attending adolescents in Taiwan: national surveys 2004-2006
    Wei J Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xu Zhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan, Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 9:27. 2009
    ..With the backdrop of a global ecstasy epidemic, this study sought to examine the trend, correlates, and onset sequence of ecstasy use among adolescents in Taiwan, where a well-established gateway drug such as marijuana is much less popular...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of RGS4 as a candidate gene for schizophrenia
    Yu Li Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 141:418-20. 2006
    ..Our results fail to support the RGS4 as a candidate gene for schizophrenia when evaluated from these three SNP markers...
  15. pmc Genetic polymorphisms of nerve growth factor receptor (NGFR) and the risk of Alzheimer's disease
    Hui Chi Cheng
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Negat Results Biomed 11:5. 2012
    ..Only one study has investigated the association between NGFR polymorphisms and the risk of AD in an Italian population. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) may modify this association based on previous animal and epidemiologic studies...
  16. doi request reprint Medium-term course and outcome of schizophrenia depicted by the sixth-month subtype after an acute episode
    Chen Chung Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 111:265-74. 2012
    ..This article attempts to simplify this complexity using a hypothetical tripartite based on the profile of symptoms at 6 months after acute treatment...
  17. ncbi request reprint A five-gene signature and clinical outcome in non-small-cell lung cancer
    Hsuan Yu Chen
    National Taiwan University College of Public Health, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    N Engl J Med 356:11-20. 2007
    ..Current staging methods are inadequate for predicting the outcome of treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We developed a five-gene signature that is closely associated with survival of patients with NSCLC...
  18. ncbi request reprint Absent response to niacin skin patch is specific to schizophrenia and independent of smoking
    Chih Min Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Res 152:181-7. 2007
    ..The niacin skin test for schizophrenia had 49.2% sensitivity and 92.5% specificity compared with controls. This study found that absent response to niacin skin patch was specific to schizophrenia and independent of smoking status...
  19. doi request reprint Associations of supported treadmill stepping with walking attainment in preterm and full-term infants
    Hong Ji Luo
    School and Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Phys Ther 89:1215-25. 2009
    ..However, information concerning the developmental continuity between supported stepping and walking is limited...
  20. doi request reprint Chronic hepatitis C virus infection increases mortality from hepatic and extrahepatic diseases: a community-based long-term prospective study
    Mei Hsuan Lee
    Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Infect Dis 206:469-77. 2012
    ..The study aimed to evaluate the risk of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection on hepatic and extrahepatic deaths...
  21. ncbi request reprint Re-examining sustained attention deficits as vulnerability indicators for schizophrenia: stability in the long term course
    Shi K Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    J Psychiatr Res 40:613-21. 2006
    ..We concluded that there is substantial heterogeneity in schizophrenia patients' long term pattern in sustained attention deficits and those with severe impairment might represent a subgroup with stable vulnerability to schizophrenia...
  22. ncbi request reprint A twin study of competence and behavioral/emotional problems among adolescents in taiwan
    Po Hsiu Kuo
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Behav Genet 34:63-74. 2004
    ..Gender differences in heritability exist for various CBCL-based competence and behavioral/emotional problems...
  23. ncbi request reprint More severe sustained attention deficits in nonpsychotic siblings of multiplex schizophrenia families than in those of simplex ones
    Hui Chun Tsuang
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Schizophr Res 87:172-80. 2006
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Affect recognition as an independent social function determinant in schizophrenia
    Yi Ju Pan
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Compr Psychiatry 50:443-52. 2009
    ..Whether their impacts on social dysfunction are independent to those caused by deficits in basic neurocognition and clinical symptoms needs to be further delineated...
  25. pmc Inference of cross-level interaction between genes and contextual factors in a matched case-control metabolic syndrome study: a Bayesian approach
    Shi Heng Wang
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e56693. 2013
    ..The Bayesian inference based on the full likelihood is flexible with any phenotype, and easy to implement computationally. This model has a wide applicability and may help unravel the complexity in development of complex diseases...
  26. pmc A genome-wide quantitative linkage scan of niacin skin flush response in families with schizophrenia
    Yin Ju Lien
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xu Zhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Schizophr Bull 39:68-76. 2013
    ..These findings indicate that there might be modifier or susceptibility-modifier genes at 14q32.12 for schizophrenia-related attenuation of flush response to niacin...
  27. ncbi request reprint Assessing personality features and their relations with behavioral problems in adolescents: Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire and Junior Eysenck Personality Questionnaire
    Po Hsiu Kuo
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei
    Compr Psychiatry 45:20-8. 2004
    ..Our results provide empirical support for the applicability of the NS and the HA scales of the TPQ in adolescents, particularly in relation to behavioral problems...
  28. pmc Familial aggregation in skin flush response to niacin patch among schizophrenic patients and their nonpsychotic relatives
    Sheng Hsiang Lin
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xuzhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Schizophr Bull 33:174-82. 2007
    ..These findings provide support for the potential of niacin flush response as a vulnerability indicator to schizophrenia...
  29. pmc A genome-wide linkage scan for distinct subsets of schizophrenia characterized by age at onset and neurocognitive deficits
    Yin Ju Lien
    College of Public Health, Research Center for Genes and Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Environment and Human Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 6:e24103. 2011
    ..The aim of the study is to evaluate the genetic linkage evidence for schizophrenia in subsets of families with earlier age at onset or greater neurocognitive deficits...
  30. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus seromarkers and subsequent risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: long-term predictors from a community-based cohort study
    Mei Hsuan Lee
    National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Oncol 28:4587-93. 2010
    ..Long-term predictors for HCV-related hepatocellular carcinoma are essential for early intervention. Serum HCV RNA and ALT levels and HCV genotype were assessed for their predictability of hepatocellular carcinoma risk...
  31. doi request reprint The multidimensionality of schizotypy in nonpsychotic relatives of patients with schizophrenia and its applications in ordered subsets linkage analysis of schizophrenia
    Yin Ju Lien
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 153:1-9. 2010
    ..Their differential relations to linkage signals have etiological implications and provide further evidence for their validity...
  32. doi request reprint Relation of perseverative tendency and life events to depressive symptoms: findings from a prospective study in non-referred adolescents in Taiwan
    Yin Ju Lien
    College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Behav Med 37:1-7. 2011
    ..Perseveration might act as a moderator on the relations of life events to depressive symptoms and lowering perseveration may be a plausible way to decrease the impact of negative life events on adolescent depressive symptoms...
  33. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test performance in healthy adolescents: a twin/sibling study
    Lin Na Chou
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xu Zhou Road, Taipei 10020, Taiwan ROC
    Behav Genet 40:22-30. 2010
    ..We concluded that WCST performance might be an indicator more for environmental insult than for genetic influences on frontal lobe function...
  34. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on adiponectin, leptin, and BMI among adolescents in Taiwan: a multivariate twin/sibling analysis
    Pi Hua Liu
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:495-504. 2008
    ..More importantly, only a small portion of the genetic influences on adiponectin and leptin was attributed to BMI. Our findings provided more insight into the complex regulation of adiponectin and leptin in obesity...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sustained attention deficits in nonpsychotic relatives of schizophrenic patients: a recurrence risk ratio analysis
    Wei J Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Biol Psychiatry 55:995-1000. 2004
    ..In nonpsychotic parents and siblings of schizophrenic patients, the recurrence risk ratios of sustained attention deficits, as measured by the continuous performance test (CPT), were examined with a series of cut-off points...
  36. doi request reprint Multilevel analysis of habitual physical activity and metabolic syndrome in Northern Taiwan
    Shi Heng Wang
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xu Zhou Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    Prev Med 53:34-8. 2011
    ..This study examines the relationship between the availability of public facilities for habitual physical activity in the community and metabolic syndrome in northern Taiwan, one of most densely populated countries in the world...
  37. ncbi request reprint Absence of significant associations between four AKT1 SNP markers and schizophrenia in the Taiwanese population
    Yu Li Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatr Genet 16:39-41. 2006
    ..Both single locus and haplotypes analyses showed no association of these single-nucleotide polymorphisms with schizophrenia. These findings fail to support AKT1 as a susceptibility gene for schizophrenia in the Taiwanese population...
  38. ncbi request reprint Employment experience in relation to alcohol, tobacco, and betel nut use among youth in Taiwan
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:273-80. 2006
    ..Future prevention programs may target this high-risk group to reduce possible drug-related negative consequences in developmental and health domains in Taiwan...
  39. doi request reprint Asthma and suicide mortality in young people: a 12-year follow-up study
    Chian Jue Kuo
    Institute of Epidemiology, Research Center for Genes, Environment, and Human Health, and Graduate Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
    Am J Psychiatry 167:1092-9. 2010
    ..The authors investigated the association between asthma and suicide mortality in a large population-based cohort of young people...
  40. doi request reprint Genetic variants of TCF7L2 are associated with insulin resistance and related metabolic phenotypes in Taiwanese adolescents and Caucasian young adults
    Pi Hua Liu
    Research Center for Genes, Environment, and Human Health, Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:3575-82. 2009
    ....
  41. pmc MicroRNA expression aberration as potential peripheral blood biomarkers for schizophrenia
    Chi Yu Lai
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 6:e21635. 2011
    ..The results indicated that the mononuclear leukocyte-based miRNA profiling is a feasible way to identify biomarkers for schizophrenia, and the seven-miRNA signature warrants further investigation...
  42. pmc Causes of death of patients with methamphetamine dependence: a record-linkage study
    Chian Jue Kuo
    Taipei City Psychiatric Center, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Drug Alcohol Rev 30:621-8. 2011
    ..Methamphetamine use leads to increased likelihood of premature death. The authors investigated the causes of death and risk of mortality in a large cohort of patients with methamphetamine dependence...
  43. doi request reprint Common sequence variants in pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic pathway-related genes conferring LDL cholesterol response to statins
    Kuo Liong Chien
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pharmacogenomics 11:309-17. 2010
    ..This study assessed the association between pharmacokinetic- and pharmacodynamic-related genes and individual responses to low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) change by statins in a Chinese population...
  44. pmc Using an uncertainty-coding matrix in Bayesian regression models for haplotype-specific risk detection in family association studies
    Yung Hsiang Huang
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 6:e21890. 2011
    ..Our proposed method (Bayesian regression using uncertainty-coding matrix, BRUCM) is shown to perform better and the implementation in R is freely available...
  45. ncbi request reprint Using the CES-D in a two-phase survey for depressive disorders among nonreferred adolescents in Taipei: a stratum-specific likelihood ratio analysis
    Hao Jan Yang
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 1 Jen Ai Road, Sec 1, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    J Affect Disord 82:419-30. 2004
    ..We examined whether the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) is an appropriate instrument for screening depressive disorders among adolescents in Taipei, an ethnic group whose depression is little known of...
  46. doi request reprint Early alcohol experiences and adolescent mental health: a population-based study in Taiwan
    Chuan Yu Chen
    Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan
    Drug Alcohol Depend 95:209-18. 2008
    ..The type of early alcohol involvement in adolescence may exert differential effects on emotions and behaviors expressed across and within syndromes; these may warrant distinctions in informing etiological research and preventive efforts...
  47. pmc Segregation analysis of apolipoprotein A1 levels in families of adolescents: a community-based study in Taiwan
    Kuo Liong Chien
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Genet 7:4. 2006
    ..Apo A1 concentrations were measured by turbidimetric immunoassay methods. After adjustment for gender, age, body mass index, smoking and drinking status, residual values of Apo A1 were subjected to subsequent analyses...
  48. doi request reprint Risk and protective factors for suicide among patients with methamphetamine dependence: a nested case-control study
    Chian Jue Kuo
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:487-93. 2011
    ..This study aimed to identify clinical characteristics associated with suicide mortality in patients with methamphetamine dependence by means of a nested case-control design...
  49. ncbi request reprint The Taipei Adolescent Twin/Sibling Family Study II: depression, insulin resistance, and hormonal factors
    Shu Yu Kuo
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xu Zhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:895-8. 2006
    ..Such a combination of detailed psychological assessments and metabolic function tests is expected to help shed light on the interrelation of psychological well-being and metabolic functioning...
  50. doi request reprint Follow-up of subjects with suspected pre-psychotic state in Taiwan
    Chen Chung Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Schizophr Res 126:65-70. 2011
    ..To describe the outcomes of subjects with suspected pre-psychotic state in Taiwan...
  51. pmc Running away experience and psychoactive substance use among adolescents in Taiwan: multi-city street outreach survey
    Shi Heng Wang
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xuzhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 10:29. 2010
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Taiwan schizophrenia linkage study: the field study
    Hai Gwo Hwu
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and Medical College, and Department of Psychology, College of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 134:30-6. 2005
    ..1 years old. This TSLS demonstrated a successful establishment of an efficient research infrastructure to collect a large nation-wise sample of schizophrenic family for genetic linkage study...
  53. ncbi request reprint Survey of substance use among high school students in Taipei: web-based questionnaire versus paper-and-pencil questionnaire
    Yi Ching Wang
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Adolesc Health 37:289-95. 2005
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Neuregulin 1 gene and variations in perceptual aberration of schizotypal personality in adolescents
    Hsiao Fan Lin
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 1 Jen Ai Road, Sec 1, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Psychol Med 35:1589-98. 2005
    ..We test the hypothesis that the neuregulin 1 (NRG1 ) gene at chromosome 8p22-p12, which has been implicated as a susceptibility gene to schizophrenia, is associated with variations in schizotypal personality in non-clinical populations...
  55. doi request reprint The effect of in-hospital developmental care on neonatal morbidity, growth and development of preterm Taiwanese infants: a randomized controlled trial
    Li Chiou Chen
    School and Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Early Hum Dev 89:301-6. 2013
    ....
  56. pmc Second-generation antipsychotic medications and risk of pneumonia in schizophrenia
    Chian Jue Kuo
    Taipei City Psychiatric Center, Taipei City Hospital, and Graduate Institute of EpidemiologyandPreventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 309 Sung Te Road, Taipei 110, Taiwan
    Schizophr Bull 39:648-57. 2013
    ..Clinicians who prescribe clozapine to patients with schizophrenia should closely monitor them for pneumonia, particularly at the start of therapy and when clozapine is combined with other antipsychotics...
  57. doi request reprint Maternal-reported behavioral and emotional problems in Taiwanese preschool children
    Yen Tzu Wu
    National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Res Dev Disabil 33:866-73. 2012
    ..05). Our data have provided important epidemiologic information to assist in clinical assessment and management of preschoolers' behavioral and emotional problems in an Eastern society...
  58. ncbi request reprint Substance use among adolescents in Taiwan: associated personality traits, incompetence, and behavioral/emotional problems
    Po Hsiu Kuo
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 1 Jen Ai Road, Sec 1, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Drug Alcohol Depend 67:27-39. 2002
    ..We aimed to examine personality traits, incompetence, and behavioral/emotional problems in relation to adolescent substance use and possible interactions between these factors...
  59. ncbi request reprint Two-phase survey of eating disorders in gifted dance and non-dance high-school students in Taiwan
    Meg Mei Chih Tseng
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychol Med 37:1085-96. 2007
    ..This study aimed to investigate the prevalence and correlates of EDs in Taiwanese high-school students...
  60. pmc Cardiac complications associated with short-term mortality in schizophrenia patients hospitalized for pneumonia: a nationwide case-control study
    Ya Tang Liao
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e70142. 2013
    ..In comparison to general population, schizophrenia patients hospitalized for pneumonia have poorer outcomes. We explored the risk factors of short-term mortality in this population because the information is lacking in the literature...
  61. doi request reprint Environmental tobacco smoke and male sex modify the influence of IL-13 genetic variants on cord blood IgE levels
    Chien Han Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 23:456-63. 2012
    ..03 and 0.007, respectively). In conclusion, the influence of IL-13 genetic variants on cIgE elevation was modified by male sex and prenatal ETS...
  62. ncbi request reprint New approach to the validity of the alcohol use disorders identification test: stratum-specific likelihood ratios analysis
    Chun Hsin Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Medical University Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:602-8. 2005
    ..This study was aimed to conduct a stratum-specific likelihood ratio (SSLR) analysis on the validity of the AUDIT for detecting alcohol use disorders...
  63. ncbi request reprint A school-based twin study of handedness among adolescents in Taiwan
    Chiu Hsia Su
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 1 Jen Ai Road, Sec 1, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Behav Genet 35:723-33. 2005
    ....
  64. pmc Prevalence of heroin and methamphetamine male users in the northern Taiwan, 1999-2002: capture-recapture estimates
    Shu Chuan Chiang
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xu Zhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 7:292. 2007
    ..Via the capture-recapture approach, the present study aimed to offer insights into the size of heroin and methamphetamine male user population in the northern Taiwan during the period from 1999 to 2002...
  65. doi request reprint Comparative epidemiology of betel nut use versus ecstasy use among Taiwanese adolescents: findings from a national survey
    Yen Tyng Chen
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, 17 Xu Zhou Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Drug Alcohol Depend 113:177-83. 2011
    ..To investigate whether variation may exist in betel nut- and ecstasy-involved adolescents in terms of sociobehavioral characteristics, the experience of psychoactive substance use, and behavioral/emotional problems...
  66. ncbi request reprint Truancy and illicit drug use among adolescents surveyed via street outreach
    Ling Chih Chou
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei
    Addict Behav 31:149-54. 2006
    ..These findings may help form programs to identify or monitor youths at risk...
  67. ncbi request reprint Major gene effects on apolipoprotein B concentrations in families of adolescents--results from a community-based study in Taiwan
    Kuo Liong Chien
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
    Clin Chim Acta 365:194-9. 2006
    ..We performed complex segregation analysis of Apo B levels in the families of adolescents, systematically ascertained from junior high school students in a rural community in Taiwan...
  68. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and identification of alcohol use disorders among nonpsychiatric inpatients in one general hospital
    Chun Hsin Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Medical University, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:219-25. 2004
    ..Implications of the findings for the prevention of AUDs and their physical complications are discussed...
  69. pmc The public health response to the Chi-Chi earthquake in Taiwan, 1999
    Kow Tong Chen
    Field Epidemiology Training Program, Center for Disease Control, Department of Health, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Public Health Rep 118:493-9. 2003
    ..On September 21, 1999, at 1:47 a.m., an earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale struck the middle Chi-Chi region of Taiwan. The present study examines the response of the public health sector to the earthquake...
  70. pmc A new regularized least squares support vector regression for gene selection
    Pei Chun Chen
    1Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Core Laboratory, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    BMC Bioinformatics 10:44. 2009
    ..This equal-contribution assumption cannot account for the possible dependence among subjects who associate similarly to the disease, and may restrict the selection of influential genes...
  71. ncbi request reprint Severe obstetric complications and birth characteristics in preterm or term delivery were accurately recalled by mothers
    Sio Choi Sou
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, No 1, Section 1, Ren Ai Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:429-35. 2006
    ..This study examined the accuracy of maternal recall of obstetric complications and birth characteristics and its determinants for both preterm and term deliveries 3-9 years ago...
  72. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection and increased risk of cerebrovascular disease
    Mei Hsuan Lee
    Graduate Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Stroke 41:2894-900. 2010
    ..The association between hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and cerebrovascular disease remains controversial. This study aimed to assess the risk of lethal cerebrovascular diseases associated with chronic HCV infection...