Lawrence Hsin Yang

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint "What matters most:" a cultural mechanism moderating structural vulnerability and moral experience of mental illness stigma
    Lawrence H Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Columbia University, United States Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 103:84-93. 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Application of mental illness stigma theory to Chinese societies: synthesis and new directions
    L H Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1610, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Singapore Med J 48:977-85. 2007
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint "What matters most:" a cultural mechanism moderating structural vulnerability and moral experience of mental illness stigma
    Lawrence H Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Columbia University, United States Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 103:84-93. 2014
    ..Mental health providers may prioritize work participation to shift service users' positions within the hierarchy of structural vulnerability. ..
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Application of mental illness stigma theory to Chinese societies: synthesis and new directions
    L H Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1610, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Singapore Med J 48:977-85. 2007
    ..These cultural meanings are reflected in severe and culturally-specific expressions of stigma in Chinese societies. Implications and directions to advance stigma research within Chinese cultural settings are provided...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  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...