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HSCI4006 Public Health

Research Team
Name Position Office Phone Email
Ines Hang Iao CHOWPhD StudentE12-3019+853 8822 2761
Liangnan ZENGPhD StudentE12-3019+853 8822 2761
Yuan YANGPhD StudentE12-3019+853 8822 2761
Wen LIPhD StudentE12-3019+853 8822 2761
Zihan LIUPhD StudentE12-3019+853 8822 2761
Yanjie ZHAOPhD StudentE12-3019+853 8822 2761
Na ZHAOPhD StudentE12-3019+853 8822 2761
Wei BAIPhD StudentE12-3019+853 8822 2761
Hong CAIPhD StudentE12-3019+853 8822 2761
Education
2007 PhD in Psychiatry
2003 Master in Psychiatry and Mental Health
1998 Bachelor in Medicine
Positions
2017-present Vice-Chairman of Board of Supervisors of the Zhuhai UM Science & Technology Research Institute (ZUMRI)
2017.8-present Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Macau, Macau
2014-2017.8 Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Macau, Macau
2011-2013 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2010-2011 Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
2008-2009 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2007-2008 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Research Interests
  1. Mental Health in the poor and sick
  2. Health Service Research
  3. Clinical studies in severe mental illness, particularly schizophrenia and mood disorders
  4. Psychiatric Epidemiology
Representative Publications
  1. An, Y., Yang, Y., Wang, A. P., Li, Y., Zhang, Q., Cheung, T., Ungvari, G. S., Qin, M. Z., An, F. R., and Xiang, Y. T. (2020) Prevalence of Depression and Its Impact on Quality of Life among Frontline Nurses in Emergency Departments during the COVID-19 Outbreak. J Affect Disord 276, 312-315
  2. Zeng, L. N., Zong, Q. Q., Xu, S. W., An, F. R., Ungvari, G. S., Bressington, D. T., Cheung, T., Qin, M. Z., Chen, L. G., and Xiang, Y. T. (2020) Oral Health in Patients with Dementia: A Meta-Analysis of Comparative and Observational Studies. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry
  3. Dong, M., Zhou, F. C., Xu, S. W., Zhang, Q. G., Ng, C. H., Ungvari, G. S., and Xiang, Y. T. (2020) Prevalence of Suicide-Related Behaviors among Physicians: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Suicide Life Threat Behav
  4. Su, Z. H., McDonnell, D., Ahmad, J., Cheshmehzangi, A., Li, X. S., Meyer, K., Cai, Y. Y., Yang, L., and Xiang, Y. T. (2020) Time to Stop the Use of ‘Wuhan Virus’, ‘China Virus’ or ‘Chinese Virus’ across the Scientific Community. BMJ Glob Health 5 (9), e003746
  5. Li, W., Zhou, F. C., Zhang, L., Ng, C. H., Ungvari, G. S., Li, J., and Xiang, Y. T. (2020) Comparison of Cognitive Dysfunction between Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Patients: A Meta-Analysis of Comparative Studies. J Affect Disord 274, 652-661
  6. He, Z. L., Chen, J. J., Pan, K. L., Yue, Y. C., Cheung, T., Yuan, Y., Du, N., Zhao, Y., Feng, Y. S., Zhou, D., Zhou, Y., Lu, F. M., Chen, Y., He, M. X., and Xiang, Y. T. (2020) The Development of the ‘COVID-19 Psychological Resilience Model’ and Its Efficacy during the COVID-19 Pandemic in China. Int J Biol Sci 16 (15), 2828-2834
  7. Ma, Y. F., Li, W., Deng, H. B., Wang, L., Wang, Y., Wang, P. H., Bo, H. X., Cao, J., Wang, Y., Zhu, L. Y., Yang, Y., Cheung, T., Ng, C. H., Wu, X. J., and Xiang, Y. T. (2020) Prevalence of Depression and Its Association with Quality of Life in Clinically Stable Patients with COVID-19. J Affect Disord 275, 145-148
  8. Li, W., Yang, Y., Ng, C. H., Zhang, L., Zhang, Q. G., Cheung, T., and Xiang, Y. T. (2020) Global Imperative to Combat Stigma Associated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic. Psychol Med, 1-2
  9. Xiang, Y. T., Zhao, N., Zhao, Y. J., Liu, Z. H., Zhang, Q. G., Feng, Y., Yan, X. N., Cheung, T., and Ng, C. H. (2020) An Overview of the Expert Consensus on the Mental Health Treatment and Services for Major Psychiatric Disorders during COVID-19 Outbreak: China’s Experiences. Int J Biol Sci 16 (13), 2265-2270
  10. Zhou, Y. F., Zhou, Y. N., Song, Y. Z., Ren, L., Ng, C. H., Xiang, Y. T., and Tang, Y. Q. (2020) Tackling the Mental Health Burden of Frontline Healthcare Staff in the COVID-19 Pandemic: China’s Experiences. Psychol Med, 1-5
  11. Xiang, Y. T., Jin, Y., and Cheung, T. (2020) Joint International Collaboration to Combat Mental Health Challenges During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic. Jama Psychiat
  12. Jiang, W. L., Cai, D. B., Yin, F., Zhang, L., Zhao, X. W., He, J., Ng, C. H., Ungvari, G. S., Sim, K., Hu, M. L., Zheng, W., and Xiang, Y. T. (2020) Adjunctive Metformin for Antipsychotic-Induced Dyslipidemia: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trials. Transl Psychiatry 10 (1), 117
  13. Zhao, W., Zhang, Q. M., Chen, X. Y., Li, Y., Li, X. H., Du, B. Q., Deng, X. X., Ji, F., Wang, C. Y., Xiang, Y. T., Dong, Q., Chen, C. S., and Li, J. (2020) The VNTR of the AS3MT Gene is Associated with Brain Activations during a Memory Span Task and Their Training-Induced Plasticity. Psychol Med, 1-6
  14. Bo, H. X., Li, W., Yang, Y., Wang, Y., Zhang, Q. G., Cheung, T., Wu, X. J., and Xiang, Y. T. (2020) Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Attitude toward Crisis Mental Health Services among Clinically Stable Patients with COVID-19 in China. Psychol Med, 1-7
  15. Xiang, Y. T., Zhao, Y. J., Liu, Z. H., Li, X. H., Zhao, N., Cheung, T., and Ng, C. H. (2020) The COVID-19 Outbreak and Psychiatric Hospitals in China: Managing Challenges through Mental Health Service Reform. Int J Biol Sci 16 (10), 1741-1744
  16. Li, W., Yang, Y., Liu, Z. H., Zhao, Y. J., Zhang, Q. G., Zhang, L., Cheung, T., and Xiang, Y. T. (2020) Progression of Mental Health Services during the COVID-19 Outbreak in China. Int J Biol Sci 16 (10), 1732-1738
  17. Zheng, W., Cai, D. B., Xiang, Y. Q., Jiang, W.-L., Sim, K., Ungvari, G. S., Huang, X., Huang, X. X., Ning, Y. P., and Xiang, Y. T. (2020) Adjunctive Intranasal Esketamine for Major Depressive Disorder: A Systematic Review of Randomized Double-Blind Controlled-Placebo Studies. J Affect Disord 265, 63-70
  18. Xiang, Y. T., Jin, Y., Zhang, L., Li, L., Ungvari, G. S., Ng, C. H., Zhao, M., and Hao, W. (2020) An Overview of the Expert Consensus on the Prevention and Treatment of Gaming Disorder in China (2019 Edition). Neurosci Bull
  19. Xiang, Y. T., Yang, Y., Li, W., Zhang, L., Zhang, Q. G., Cheung, T., and Ng, C. H. (2020) Timely Mental Health Care for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak is Urgently Needed. Lancet Psychiat 7 (3), 228-229
  20. Xiang, Y. T., Li, W., Zhang, Q., Jin, Y., Rao, W. W., Zeng, L. N., Lok, G. K. I., Chow, I. H. I., Cheung, T., and Hall, B. J. (2020) Timely Research Papers About COVID-19 in China. Lancet 395 (10225), 684-685
  21. Xu, D. D., Rao, W. W., Cao, X. L., Wen, S. Y., An, F. R., Che, W. I., Bressington, D. T., Cheung, T., Ungvari, G. S., and Xiang, Y. T. (2020) Prevalence of Depressive Symptoms in Primary School Students in China: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Affect Disord 268, 20-27
  22. Yang, Y., Li, W., Zhang, Q., Zhang, L., Cheung, T., and Xiang, Y. T. (2020) Mental Health Services for Older Adults in China during the COVID-19 Outbreak. Lancet Psychiat
  23. Liu, S., Yang, L. L., Zhang, C. X., Xiang, Y. T., Liu, Z. C., Hu, S. H., and Zhang, B. (2020) Online Mental Health Services in China during the COVID-19 Outbreak. Lancet Psychiat
  24. Rao, W. W., Zong, Q. Q., Zhang, J. W., An, F. R., Jackson, T., Ungvari, G. S., Xiang, Y. F., Su, Y. Y., D’Arcy, C., and Xiang, Y. T. (2020) Obesity Increases the Risk of Depression in Children and Adolescents: Results from a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Affect Disord 267, 78-85
  25. Zheng, W., Li, W., Qi, H., Xiao, L., Sim, K., Ungvari, G. S., Lu, X. B., Huang, X., Ning, Y. P., and Xiang, Y. T. (2020) Adjunctive Folate for Major Mental Disorders: A Systematic Review. J Affect Disord 267, 123-130
  26. Li, H. B., Zheng, D. Q., Li, Z. W., Wu, Z. Y., Feng, W., Cao, X., Wang, J. X., Gao, Q., Li, X., Wang, W., Hall, B. J., Xiang, Y. T., and Guo, X. H. (2019) Association of Depressive Symptoms with Incident Cardiovascular Diseases in Middle-Aged and Older Chinese Adults. JAMA Netw Open 2 (12), e1916591
  27. Zhang, Y. S., Rao, W. W., Zeng, L. N., Lok, G. K. I., Cui, L. J., Li, J. F., Li, L., Ungvari, G. S., Hall, B. J., Li, K. Q., and Xiang, Y. T. (2019) Prevalence and Correlates of Bipolar Disorder in the Adult Population of Hebei Province, China. J Affect Disord 263, 129-133
  28. Zhang, Y. S., Jin, Y., Rao, W. W., Cui, L. J., Li, J. F., Li, L., Ungvari, G. S., Hall, B. J., Li, K. Q., and Xiang, Y. T. (2019) Prevalence and Socio-Demographic Correlates of Major Depressive Disorder in Older Adults in Hebei Province, China. J Affect Disord 265, 590-594
  29. Rao, W. W., Zhu, X. M., Zong, Q. Q., Zhang, Q., Hall, B. J., Ungvari, G. S., and Xiang, Y. T. (2019) Prevalence of Prenatal and Postpartum Depression in Fathers: A Comprehensive Meta-Analysis of Observational Surveys. J Affect Disord 263, 491-499
  30. Zhou, F. C., Zheng, W., Lu, L., Wang, Y. Y., Ng, C. H., Ungvari, G. S., Li, J., and Xiang, Y. T. (2019) Prospective Memory in Schizophrenia: A Meta-Analysis of Comparative Studies. Schizophr Res 212, 62-71
Full Publications List
Research Grants
Deficits of prospective memory in healthy offsprings of patients with schizophrenia.
Grant: National Natural Science Foundation of China
Prospective memory deficit in patients with first-episode schizophrenia
Grant: National Natural Science Foundation of China
Prospective memory deficit in schizophrenia and early stage of bipolar disorder
Grant: Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission, China
Awards
1. The 2012 HKPGA Young Scientist Award, Hong Kong Psychogeriatric Association, 10 November, 2012, Hong Kong.
2. ASC2010 Early Career Investigator Award, The 11th Biennial Australasian Schizophrenia Conference, September, 2010, Sydney, Australia.
3. The WPA Ulysses Vianna Prize for the Outstanding Young Psychiatrist in Developing World, the World Psychiatry Association, September, 2008, Prague, Czech.
4. The Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists Research Award 2008-Mood Disorder Category, 13th Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists Scientific Meeting, November, 2008, Tokyo, Japan.
5. The Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists Research Award 2008-Schizophrenia Category, 13th Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists Scientific Meeting, November, 2008, Tokyo, Japan
6. The Award for the Best Research Output by Research Postgraduate Student, Chinese University of Hong Kong, April, 2008, Hong Kong
Professional Activities
1. Reviewer of grant application
National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) 國家自然科學基金青年、面上項目 (2009-2013)
2. Reviewer of over 20 academic international journals