Albert S Yeung

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Predictors of stable personality disorder diagnoses in outpatients with remitted depression
    Amy Farabaugh
    Depression and Clinical Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:248-56. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Elevated cholesterol levels associated with nonresponse to fluoxetine treatment in major depressive disorder
    Shamsah B Sonawalla
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Psychosomatics 43:310-6. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Adjustment disorder: intergenerational conflict in a Chinese immigrant family
    Albert S Yeung
    Depression and Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 26:509-25. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Empirical testing of two models for staging antidepressant treatment resistance
    Timothy Petersen
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 15 Parkman Street, WACC 812, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:336-41. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Somatic symptoms in outpatients with major depressive disorder treated with fluoxetine
    John W Denninger
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Depression Clinical and Research Program, Dept of Psychiatry, 50 Staniford St, Suite 401, Boston, MA 02114 2541, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:348-52. 2006
  6. pmc The treatment of depressed chinese americans using qigong in a health care setting: a pilot study
    Albert Yeung
    Benson Henry Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, One Bowdoin Square, 6 F, Boston, MA 02114, USA South Cove Community Health Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2013:168784. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Mood disorders in Asians
    Albert Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, One, Bowdoin Square, Boston, MA 02114, United States Electronic address
    Asian J Psychiatr 7:71-3. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Clinical Outcomes in Measurement-based Treatment (Comet): a trial of depression monitoring and feedback to primary care physicians
    Albert S Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Depress Anxiety 29:865-73. 2012
  9. pmc The Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology, clinician rated and self-report: a psychometric assessment in Chinese Americans with major depressive disorder
    Albert Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:712-5. 2012
  10. pmc A study of a culturally focused psychiatric consultation service for Asian American and Latino American primary care patients with depression
    Nhi Ha T Trinh
    Depression and Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 11:166. 2011

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Predictors of stable personality disorder diagnoses in outpatients with remitted depression
    Amy Farabaugh
    Depression and Clinical Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:248-56. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Elevated cholesterol levels associated with nonresponse to fluoxetine treatment in major depressive disorder
    Shamsah B Sonawalla
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Psychosomatics 43:310-6. 2002
    ..05). Elevated serum cholesterol levels appear to be associated with poorer response to fluoxetine treatment. Further studies are needed to confirm our findings...
  3. ncbi request reprint Adjustment disorder: intergenerational conflict in a Chinese immigrant family
    Albert S Yeung
    Depression and Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 26:509-25. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Empirical testing of two models for staging antidepressant treatment resistance
    Timothy Petersen
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 15 Parkman Street, WACC 812, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:336-41. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to empirically test 2 recent models for staging treatment resistance...
  5. ncbi request reprint Somatic symptoms in outpatients with major depressive disorder treated with fluoxetine
    John W Denninger
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Depression Clinical and Research Program, Dept of Psychiatry, 50 Staniford St, Suite 401, Boston, MA 02114 2541, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:348-52. 2006
    ..Taken together, these findings suggest that developing treatment strategies that successfully target somatic symptoms of depression may further improve the ability to treat depression to remission...
  6. pmc The treatment of depressed chinese americans using qigong in a health care setting: a pilot study
    Albert Yeung
    Benson Henry Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, One Bowdoin Square, 6 F, Boston, MA 02114, USA South Cove Community Health Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2013:168784. 2013
    ..Conclusions. The Qigong intervention provided at a health care setting for the treatment of primary care patients with MDD is feasible. Further studies with larger sample sizes are warranted...
  7. doi request reprint Mood disorders in Asians
    Albert Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, One, Bowdoin Square, Boston, MA 02114, United States Electronic address
    Asian J Psychiatr 7:71-3. 2014
    ..To effectively treat Asians with mood disorders, clinicians need to customize biological and psychosocial interventions in consideration of patients' potential genetic and cultural differences. ..
  8. doi request reprint Clinical Outcomes in Measurement-based Treatment (Comet): a trial of depression monitoring and feedback to primary care physicians
    Albert S Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Depress Anxiety 29:865-73. 2012
    ..Clinical Outcomes in Measurement-based Treatment (COMET) was designed to assess whether communicating patient-reported depression symptom severity to primary care physicians affects patient outcomes at 6 months...
  9. pmc The Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology, clinician rated and self-report: a psychometric assessment in Chinese Americans with major depressive disorder
    Albert Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:712-5. 2012
    ..65-0.96), respectively. The respective screening sensitivities/specificities were 0.73/0.74 and 0.86/0.58. The Chinese translations of the QIDS(16) have adequate psychometric properties and may be useful tools for depression screening...
  10. pmc A study of a culturally focused psychiatric consultation service for Asian American and Latino American primary care patients with depression
    Nhi Ha T Trinh
    Depression and Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 11:166. 2011
    ..To address these issues, we implemented a multi-component intervention for Asian American and Latino American primary care patients with depression at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Current practices in depression care
    Albert Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, Suite 401, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 27:S9-17. 2007
    ..This article describes the most prevalent types of depression and summarizes current practices in depression care, with an emphasis on treatment standards and opportunities for improved performance...
  12. pmc Validation of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 for depression screening among Chinese Americans
    Albert Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 49:211-7. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to validate the Chinese Bilingual version of the Patient Health Questionnaire (CB-PHQ-9) for screening for depression among Chinese Americans in primary care...
  13. doi request reprint Ethical and cultural considerations in delivering psychiatric diagnosis: reconciling the gap using MDD diagnosis delivery in less-acculturated Chinese patients
    Albert Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Transcult Psychiatry 45:531-52. 2008
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Feasibility and effectiveness of telepsychiatry services for chinese immigrants in a nursing home
    Albert Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Telemed J E Health 15:336-41. 2009
    ..Telepsychiatry may decrease the disparities in treatment of mental illnesses among ethnic immigrants in nursing homes...
  15. pmc Culturally sensitive collaborative treatment for depressed chinese americans in primary care
    Albert Yeung
    South Cove Community Health Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2397-402. 2010
    ..We examined the feasibility and effectiveness of using culturally sensitive collaborative treatment (CSCT) to improve recognition, engagement, and treatment of depressed Chinese Americans in primary care...
  16. pmc A study of the effectiveness of telepsychiatry-based culturally sensitive collaborative treatment of depressed Chinese Americans
    Albert Yeung
    Depression and Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 11:154. 2011
    ..The current study builds on this prior research by incorporating telemedicine technology into the CSCT model...
  17. ncbi request reprint Recognizing and engaging depressed Chinese Americans in treatment in a primary care setting
    Albert Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:819-23. 2006
    ..To examine the effectiveness of depression screening and the Engagement Interview Protocol (EIP) in identifying and engaging in treatment depressed Chinese Americans in a primary care setting...
  18. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of recognizing depressed Chinese American patients in primary care
    Albert Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 35:213-24. 2005
    ..This study aims to examine the effect of identifying Chinese American patients as having major depressive disorder (MDD) to their primary care physicians (PCPs) on the latter's attention given to the treatment of depression...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of major depressive disorder among Chinese-Americans in primary care
    Albert Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:24-30. 2004
    ..6% +/- 0.06. MDD is common among Asian-Americans in primary care settings. The prevalence of MDD is comparable to or higher than those found in the U.S. nonminority populations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Integrating psychiatry and primary care improves acceptability to mental health services among Chinese Americans
    Albert Yeung
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:256-60. 2004
    ..3, P<.001) in the previous 12 months. Integrating psychiatry and primary care is effective in improving access to mental health services and in increasing treatment engagement among low-income immigrant Chinese Americans...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and illness beliefs of sleep paralysis among Chinese psychiatric patients in China and the United States
    Albert Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, USA
    Transcult Psychiatry 42:135-45. 2005
    ..Sleep paralysis is common among Chinese psychiatric out-patients. The endorsement of supernatural explanations for SP is rare among contemporary Chinese patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Screening for major depression in Asian-Americans: a comparison of the Beck and the Chinese Depression Inventory
    A Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 105:252-7. 2002
    ..This study compares the effectiveness of the Chinese version of the Beck Depression Inventory (CBDI) and the Chinese Depression Inventory (CDI) in screening for depression among Chinese Americans...
  23. pmc Somatoform disorders
    Albert Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program Massachusetts General Hospital 50 Staniford St Boston, MA 02113, USA
    West J Med 176:253-6. 2002
  24. doi request reprint Effect of communicating depression severity on physician prescribing patterns: findings from the Clinical Outcomes in MEasurement-based Treatment (COMET) trial
    Trina E Chang
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:105-12. 2012
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint A description of next-step switching versus augmentation practices for outpatients with treatment-resistant major depressive disorder enrolled in an academic specialty clinic
    George I Papakostas
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 17:161-5. 2005
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Illness beliefs of depressed Chinese American patients in primary care
    Albert Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:324-7. 2004
    ..5%) for their depressive symptoms. The results suggest that many Chinese Americans do not consider depressed mood a symptom to report to their physicians, and many are unfamiliar with depression as a treatable psychiatric disorder...
  27. doi request reprint A pilot study of acupuncture monotherapy in patients with major depressive disorder
    David Mischoulon
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States
    J Affect Disord 141:469-73. 2012
    ..This pilot study examines the efficacy and safety of this protocol as monotherapy for MDD...
  28. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for depression: a review of clinical applications
    Junmei Wu
    Neural Systems Group, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 57:397-405. 2012
    ..However, the body of evidence based on well-designed studies is limited, and further investigation is called for...
  29. pmc Prevalence of MTHFR C677T and MS A2756G polymorphisms in major depressive disorder, and their impact on response to fluoxetine treatment
    David Mischoulon
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    CNS Spectr 17:76-86. 2012
    ..To examine the prevalence of the C677T polymorphism of the methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene and the A2756G polymorphism of methionine synthase (MS), and their impact on antidepressant response...
  30. doi request reprint A pilot study of acupuncture augmentation therapy in antidepressant partial and non-responders with major depressive disorder
    Albert S Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Affect Disord 130:285-9. 2011
    ..There is evidence supporting acupuncture as an antidepressant monotherapy, but its efficacy as augmentation in antidepressant partial and non-responders has not been well-investigated...
  31. ncbi request reprint Use of the Chinese version of the Beck Depression Inventory for screening depression in primary care
    Albert Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Suite 401, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:94-9. 2002
    ..Lack of interest among Chinese-American patients in using the CBDI as a self-rating instrument has limited its use for depression screening in primary care settings...
  32. pmc Examining the role of race and ethnicity in relapse rates of major depressive disorder
    Nhi Ha T Trinh
    Depression and Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 52:151-5. 2011
    ..We test the hypothesis that racial or ethnic differences exist in relapse rates to fluoxetine discontinuation in major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  33. ncbi request reprint What is the role of alternative treatments in late-life depression?
    Maren Nyer
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1 Bowdoin Square, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA Electronic address
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 36:577-96. 2013
    ..This article reviews various complementary and alternative medicine interventions for late-life depression, including natural remedies, exercise, yoga, tai chi, massage therapy, music therapy, and religion and spirituality. ..
  34. ncbi request reprint Periodontal disease among adult, new-immigrant, Chinese Americans in Boston with and without diabetes -- a brief communication
    Peggy Leong
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 188 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:171-3. 2007
    ..We compared the periodontal disease levels in a population of low socioeconomic status (SES), urban, adult, Chinese American immigrants with and without type 2 diabetes...

Research Grants4

  1. Culturally Sensitive Treatment for Depressed Asians
    Albert Yeung; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The development of a larger scale R01 project involving different sites and different groups of Asian Americans will be started during the last 2 years of the award period. ..
  2. Telepsychiatry & Culturally Sensitive Treatment of Depressed Asian Americans
    Albert Yeung; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The goal is to increase access to mental health services and to decrease disparities in the treatment of depression among ethnic minority patients. ..
  3. Telepsychiatry & Culturally Sensitive Treatment of Depressed Asian Americans
    Albert S Yeung; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal is to increase access to mental health services and to decrease disparities in the treatment of depression among ethnic minority patients. ..