Lawrence Hsin Yang

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of attributing serious mental illnesses to genetic causes on orientations to treatment
    Jo C Phelan
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, 9th Floor, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:382-7. 2006
  2. pmc "Excessive thinking" as explanatory model for schizophrenia: impacts on stigma and "moral" status in Mainland China
    Lawrence H Yang
    Department of Epidemiology School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:836-45. 2010
  3. pmc Effects of labeling and interpersonal contact upon attitudes towards schizophrenia: implications for reducing mental illness stigma in urban China
    Lawrence H Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1610, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1459-73. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Culture, threat, and mental illness stigma: identifying culture-specific threat among Chinese-American groups
    Lawrence H Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1610, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Soc Sci Med 88:56-67. 2013
  5. pmc Public stigma associated with psychosis risk syndrome in a college population: implications for peer intervention
    Lawrence H Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:284-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Use of indigenous cultural idioms by Chinese immigrant relatives for psychosis: impacts on stigma and psychoeducational approaches
    Lawrence H Yang
    School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:872-8. 2011
  7. pmc Causal Beliefs and Effects upon Mental Illness Identification Among Chinese Immigrant Relatives of Individuals with Psychosis
    Lawrence H Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1610, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Community Ment Health J 48:471-6. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Stigma and restriction on the social life of families of children with intellectual disabilities in Vietnam
    Hong Ngo
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, New York, USA
    Singapore Med J 53:451-7. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Schizophrenia, culture and neuropsychology: sensory deficits, language impairments and social functioning in Chinese-speaking schizophrenia patients
    L Yang
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    Psychol Med 42:1485-94. 2012
  10. pmc 'Face' and the embodiment of stigma in China: the cases of schizophrenia and AIDS
    Lawrence Hsin Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, United States
    Soc Sci Med 67:398-408. 2008

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of attributing serious mental illnesses to genetic causes on orientations to treatment
    Jo C Phelan
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, 9th Floor, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:382-7. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess whether genetic attributions for serious mental illnesses are associated with more positive orientations to professional treatment among members of the general public...
  2. pmc "Excessive thinking" as explanatory model for schizophrenia: impacts on stigma and "moral" status in Mainland China
    Lawrence H Yang
    Department of Epidemiology School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:836-45. 2010
    ..We discuss implications of this idiom for EE and the detection of schizophrenia "prodrome" in China...
  3. pmc Effects of labeling and interpersonal contact upon attitudes towards schizophrenia: implications for reducing mental illness stigma in urban China
    Lawrence H Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1610, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1459-73. 2012
    ..Further, it remains unresolved whether prior personal contact acts to reduce stigma in this context. Advancing understanding of these processes may facilitate stigma-reduction strategies...
  4. doi request reprint Culture, threat, and mental illness stigma: identifying culture-specific threat among Chinese-American groups
    Lawrence H Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1610, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Soc Sci Med 88:56-67. 2013
    ..Further, this framework might be implemented across other conditions and cultural groups to reduce stigma across cultures...
  5. pmc Public stigma associated with psychosis risk syndrome in a college population: implications for peer intervention
    Lawrence H Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:284-8. 2013
    ..This study compared stigma associated with the psychosis risk label and diagnostic labels for nonpsychotic and psychotic mental disorders among young adult peers...
  6. doi request reprint Use of indigenous cultural idioms by Chinese immigrant relatives for psychosis: impacts on stigma and psychoeducational approaches
    Lawrence H Yang
    School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:872-8. 2011
    ..The frequency of direct discrimination among relatives did not differ by labeling. These forms of felt stigma might be embedded into relatives' psychoeducation programs to mitigate adverse consequences of psychiatric labeling...
  7. pmc Causal Beliefs and Effects upon Mental Illness Identification Among Chinese Immigrant Relatives of Individuals with Psychosis
    Lawrence H Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1610, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Community Ment Health J 48:471-6. 2012
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  8. ncbi request reprint Stigma and restriction on the social life of families of children with intellectual disabilities in Vietnam
    Hong Ngo
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, New York, USA
    Singapore Med J 53:451-7. 2012
    ..We utilised established stigma frameworks to assess the extent to which a child's intellectual disability contributes to the social exclusion of caregivers in Vietnam...
  9. doi request reprint Schizophrenia, culture and neuropsychology: sensory deficits, language impairments and social functioning in Chinese-speaking schizophrenia patients
    L Yang
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    Psychol Med 42:1485-94. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that Mandarin-speaking schizophrenia patients would show impairments in underlying basic auditory processing that, unlike in Western groups, would relate to deficits in word recognition and social outcomes...
  10. pmc 'Face' and the embodiment of stigma in China: the cases of schizophrenia and AIDS
    Lawrence Hsin Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, United States
    Soc Sci Med 67:398-408. 2008
    ..We further propose that stigma jeopardizes an actor's ability to mobilize social capital to attain essential social statuses...
  11. doi request reprint Stigma and beliefs of efficacy towards traditional Chinese medicine and Western psychiatric treatment among Chinese-Americans
    Lawrence H Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Columbia University New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 14:10-8. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that perceived shame may play an important role in help seeking and that integration of TCM with Western psychiatric care may have implications for reducing shame for Chinese Americans...
  12. pmc Potential stigma associated with inclusion of the psychosis risk syndrome in the DSM-V: an empirical question
    Lawrence H Yang
    Columbia University, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Res 120:42-8. 2010
    ..We conclude by proposing stigma measurement strategies, including recommending that field trials prior to DSM-V adopt systematic measures to assess any stigma that this psychosis risk syndrome might confer via future community use...
  13. doi request reprint Beliefs in traditional Chinese medicine efficacy among Chinese Americans: implications for mental health service utilization
    Lawrence H Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:207-10. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that TCM use for psychiatric disorders may decrease with Westernization, but might delay access to psychiatric services among first-generation immigrants...
  14. ncbi request reprint Culture and stigma: adding moral experience to stigma theory
    Lawrence Hsin Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1610, NY, NY 10032, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:1524-35. 2007
    ..Further, we recommend the use of transactional methodologies and multiple perspectives and methods to more fully capture the interpersonal core of stigma as framed by theories of moral experience...
  15. ncbi request reprint Measuring mental illness stigma
    Bruce G Link
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1609, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:511-41. 2004
    ..We end by identifying gaps in stigma measurement in terms of concepts covered and populations assessed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Causal attributions about schizophrenia in families in China: expressed emotion and patient relapse
    Lawrence H Yang
    Psychiatric Epidemiology Training Program, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street MSPH Box 43, 7th Floor Room 720 F, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:592-602. 2004
    ..EE mediated the effect of controllable, but not personal, attributions on relapse. Relatives' use of a particular Chinese characteristic (narrow-mindedness) was integral to the personal dimension's protective effect...
  17. pmc Statistical validation of the criteria for symptom remission in schizophrenia: preliminary findings
    Mark G A Opler
    Columbia University, Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 7:35. 2007
    ..Andreasen et al (2005) suggest systematic operational criteria using eight PANSS items for which patients must score < or = 3 (mild) for at least six months...

Research Grants2

  1. Expressed Emotion and Stigma among Chinese-Americans with Schizophrenia
    Lawrence Yang; Fiscal Year: 2007
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