Wei Chin Hwang

Summary

Affiliation: Claremont McKenna College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Culturally Adapted Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Chinese Americans With Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Dr Hwang is with the Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California e mail Dr Myers is with the Department of Psychology, Dr Wood is with the Department of Education, and Dr Miranda is with the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles Dr Chiu is with the Department of Psychology, Alliant University, San Francisco Dr Mak is with the Department of Psychology, Palo Alto University, Palo Alto, California Dr Butner is with the Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City Dr Fujimoto is with the Research Methodology Program, School of Education, Loyola University Chicago
    Psychiatr Serv 66:1035-42. 2015
  2. pmc Acculturative family distancing (AFD) and depression in Chinese American families
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, 850 Columbia Ave, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:655-67. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The impact of perceived racial discrimination on the mental health of Asian American and Latino college students
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 14:326-35. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Acculturative family distancing: links with self-reported symptomatology among Asian Americans and Latinos
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Claremont McKenna College, 850 Columbia Ave, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 40:123-38. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Disaggregating the effects of acculturation and acculturative stress on the mental health of Asian Americans
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 14:147-54. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Qi-gong psychotic reaction in a Chinese American woman
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, 850 Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 31:547-60. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A conceptual paradigm for understanding culture's impact on mental health: the cultural influences on mental health (CIMH) model
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, 850 Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA, 91711 United States
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:211-27. 2008
  8. pmc State of the science on psychosocial interventions for ethnic minorities
    Jeanne Miranda
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 1:113-42. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Major depression in Chinese Americans: the roles of stress, vulnerability, and acculturation
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, 850 Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:189-97. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in clinical presentation of depression in adult women
    Hector F Myers
    Department of Psychology, UCLA, P O Box 951563, Los Angeles, California 90095 1563, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 8:138-56. 2002

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Culturally Adapted Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Chinese Americans With Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Dr Hwang is with the Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California e mail Dr Myers is with the Department of Psychology, Dr Wood is with the Department of Education, and Dr Miranda is with the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles Dr Chiu is with the Department of Psychology, Alliant University, San Francisco Dr Mak is with the Department of Psychology, Palo Alto University, Palo Alto, California Dr Butner is with the Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City Dr Fujimoto is with the Research Methodology Program, School of Education, Loyola University Chicago
    Psychiatr Serv 66:1035-42. 2015
    ..This study evaluated the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and culturally adapted CBT (CA-CBT) in treating depressed Chinese-American adults...
  2. pmc Acculturative family distancing (AFD) and depression in Chinese American families
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, 850 Columbia Ave, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:655-67. 2010
    ..It is a more proximal and problem-focused formulation of the acculturation gap and is hypothesized to increase depression via family conflict...
  3. doi request reprint The impact of perceived racial discrimination on the mental health of Asian American and Latino college students
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 14:326-35. 2008
    ..Findings highlight the need to address discrimination across multiple social and professional settings and to understand the broad array of mental health outcomes...
  4. doi request reprint Acculturative family distancing: links with self-reported symptomatology among Asian Americans and Latinos
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Claremont McKenna College, 850 Columbia Ave, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 40:123-38. 2009
    ..AFD occurs along two dimensions: communication difficulties and cultural value incongruence...
  5. doi request reprint Disaggregating the effects of acculturation and acculturative stress on the mental health of Asian Americans
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 14:147-54. 2008
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  6. ncbi request reprint Qi-gong psychotic reaction in a Chinese American woman
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, 850 Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 31:547-60. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A conceptual paradigm for understanding culture's impact on mental health: the cultural influences on mental health (CIMH) model
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, 850 Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA, 91711 United States
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:211-27. 2008
    ..Implications for clinical research and practice are discussed...
  8. pmc State of the science on psychosocial interventions for ethnic minorities
    Jeanne Miranda
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 1:113-42. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Major depression in Chinese Americans: the roles of stress, vulnerability, and acculturation
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, 850 Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:189-97. 2007
    ..This study examined the relationship between recent negative life events, level of acculturation and other psychosocial risk factors in predicting major depression in Chinese Americans...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in clinical presentation of depression in adult women
    Hector F Myers
    Department of Psychology, UCLA, P O Box 951563, Los Angeles, California 90095 1563, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 8:138-56. 2002
    ..Additional research is needed to validate these results and to investigate their clinical significance...
  11. ncbi request reprint The psychotherapy adaptation and modification framework: application to Asian Americans
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    Am Psychol 61:702-15. 2006
    ..However, it may also serve as a point of departure to adapt therapies for other ethnocultural groups...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predictors of help seeking for emotional distress among Chinese Americans: family matters
    Jennifer Abe-Kim
    Department of Psychology, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California 90045 2659, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:1186-90. 2002
    ..In addition to family conflict, mental health service use was predicted by negative life events, emotional distress, and insurance coverage. Implications of the findings for assessing and treating Asian American clients are explored...
  13. ncbi request reprint Parenting and childhood anxiety: theory, empirical findings, and future directions
    Jeffrey J Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:134-51. 2003
    ..Improved methodological designs are proposed, including the use of repeated-measure and experimental designs for examining the direction of effects...
  14. ncbi request reprint Age of first onset major depression in Chinese Americans
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 11:16-27. 2005
    ..Competing theories of acculturation-related risk are discussed and directions for future research are proposed...
  15. pmc Brief report: effects of cognitive behavioral therapy on parent-reported autism symptoms in school-age children with high-functioning autism
    Jeffrey J Wood
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1608-12. 2009
    ..77). Treatment gains were maintained at 3-month follow-up. Further investigation of this intervention modality with larger samples and broader outcome measures appears to be indicated...
  16. pmc Daily living skills in school-age children with and without anxiety disorders
    Amy Drahota
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, California, USA
    Br J Clin Psychol 52:107-12. 2013
    ..Anxiety may interfere with school-age children's independent behaviour and hence, their daily living skills (DLS). Nonetheless, this has not been tested in previous studies of children with clinical anxiety...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychosis and shamanism in a Filipino-american immigrant: clinical case study
    Wei Chin Hwang
    Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, 850 Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 31:251-69. 2007
  18. doi request reprint Cultural influences on help-seeking attitudes in Asian American students
    Julia Y Ting
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 79:125-32. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that reducing societal stigma and increasing individual tolerance to stigma should be a focus for prevention and intervention programs on college campuses...