Contact Information
Address (Office)E12-3060Yutao Xiang_2016
Phone (Office)8822 4223
Fax8822 2314
EmailYTXiang@um.edu.mo
Webhttp://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yu-Tao_Xiang?ev=hdr_xprfhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Xiang+YT+or+Xiang+Yutao
Education
2007Ph.D. in Psychiatry
2003Master in Psychiatry and Mental Health
1998Bachelor in Medicine
Positions
2017-presentVice-Chairman of Board of Supervisors of the Zhuhai UM Science & Technology Research Institute (ZUMRI)
2017.8-presentProfessor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Macau, Macau
2014-2017.8Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Macau, Macau
2011-2013Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2010-2011Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
2008-2009Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2007-2008Postdoctoral 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. Dong M, Zeng LN, Lu L, Li XH, Ungvari GS, Ng CH, Chow IHI, Zhang L, Zhou Y, Xiang YT. Prevalence of suicide attempt in individuals with major depressive disorder: a meta-analysis of observational surveys. Psychological Medicine, 2018, in press.
  2. Zhang Y, Long X, Ma X, He Q, Luo X, Bian Y, Xi Y, Sun X, Ng CH, Vieta E, Xiang YT. Psychometric properties of the Chinese Version of the Functioning Assessment Short Test (FAST) in Bipolar Disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2018, in press.
  3. Wei Zheng, Qing-E Zhang, Dong-Bin Cai, Chee H. Ng, Gabor S. Ungvari, Yu-Ping Ning, Xiang YT. Neurocognitive dysfunction in subjects at clinical high risk for psychosis: a meta-analysis. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2018, in press.
  4. Wen-Wang Rao, Qian-Qian Zong, Grace K.I. Lok, Shi-Bin Wang, Feng-Rong An, Gabor S. Ungvari, Chee H. Ng, Xiang YT. Prevalence of falls in adult and older adult psychiatric patients in China: a systematic review and comprehensive meta-analysis of observational studies. Psychiatry Research, 2018, in press.
  5. Zhang Z, Yan T, Wang Y, Zhang Q, Zhao W, Chen X, Zhai J, Chen M, Du B, Deng X, Ji F, Xiang Y, Wu H, Song J, Dong Q, Chen C, Li J. Polymorphism in schizophrenia risk gene MIR137 is associated with the posterior cingulate Cortex’s activation and functional and structural connectivity in healthy controls. NeuroImage: Clinical. 2018, in press.
  6. Zheng W, Luo XN, Li HY, Ke XY, Dai Q, Zhang CJ, Ng CH, Ungvari GS, Xiang YT, Ning YP. Association of sleep duration with sleep disturbances, quality of life, and socio-demographic factors in outpatient clinics of general hospital patients. Perspectives in Psychiaric Care. 2018, in press.
  7. Lu L, Dong M, Wang SB, Zhang L, Ng CH, Ungvari GS, Li J, Xiang YT. Prevalence of workplace violence against healthcare professionals in China: a comprehensive meta-analysis of observational surveys. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse. 2018, in press.
  8. Qin G, Zhang QE, Wang F, Ng CH, Ungvari GS, Wang G, Xiang YT. Comparison of comorbid depression between irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease: a meta-analysis of comparative studies. Journal of Affective Disorders, 2018, in press.
  9. Wang YY, Zhao J, Zhang Q, Zhang Y, Bai B, Ng CH, Ungvari GS, Jia FJ, Xiang YT. Prevalence of depressive syndrome and their association with demographic and clinical characteristics in Chinese HIV patients. HIV Care. 2018, in press.
  10. Wang SB, Wang YY, Zhang QE, Wu SL, Ng CH, Ungvari GS, Chen L, Wang CX, Jia FJ, Xiang YT. Cognitive behavioral therapy for post-stroke depression: a meta-analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 2018, in press.
  11. Wang YY, Feng Y, Xu DD, Huang W, Chow IHI, NG CH, Ungvari GS, Yuan Z, Wang G, Xiang YT. The development and validation of a short version of the 33-item Hypomania Checklist (HCL-33). Journal of Affective Disorders, 2018, in press.
  12. Zheng W, Zhang QE, Cai DB, Yang XH, Qiu Y, Ungvari GS, Ng CH, Berk M, Ning YP, Xiang YT. N-acetylcysteine for major mental disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 2018, in press.
  13. Zhu XM, Zheng W, Li XH, Cai DB, Yang XH, Ungvari GS, Ng CH, Wnag XP, Kulkarni J, Grigg J, Ning YP, Xiang YT. Adjunctive raloxifene for postmenopausal women with schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials. Schizophrenia Research, 2018, in press.
  14. Wang YY, Li XH, Zheng W, Xu ZY, Ng CH, Ungvari GS, Yuan Z, Xiang YT. Mindfulness-based interventions for major depressive disorder: A comprehensive meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Affect Disord. 2018, 229:429-436.
  15. Wang YY, Li XH, Zheng W, Xu ZY, Ng CH, Ungvari GS, Yuan Z, Xiang YT. Mindfulness-based interventions for major depressive disorder: a comprehensive meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Affective Disorders, 2018, in press.
  16. Zheng W, Li XH, Cai DB, Yang XH, Ungvari GS, Ng CH, Ning YP, Xiang YT. Adjunctive azapirone for schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials. European Neuropsychopharmacology. 2017, in press.
  17. Dong M, Wang SB, Zhang L, Ungvari GS, Ng CH, Meng X, Yuan Z, Wang G, Xiang YT. Suicide-related behaviors in schizophrenia in China: A comprehensive meta-analysis. Epidemiology and Psychiaric Sciences, 2017, in press.
  18. Xiao L, Correll CH, Feng L, Xiang YT, Feng Y, Hu CQ, Li R, Wang G. Rhythmic Low-field magnetic stimulation may improve depression by increasing brain derived neurotropic factor. CNS Spectrums. 2017, in press.
  19. Dong M, Wang SB, Li Y, Xu DD, Ungvari GS, Ng CH, Chow IHI, Xiang YT. Prevalence of suicidal behaviors in patients with major depressive disorder in China: a comprehensive meta-analysis. Journal of Affective Disorder, 2017, in press.
  20. Li L, Wang YY, Wang SB, Li L, Lu L, Ng CH, Ungvari GS, Chiu HFK, Hou CL, Jia FJ, Xiang YT. Sleep Duration and Sleep Patterns in Chinese University Students: A Comprehensive Meta-Analysis. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2017, in press.
  21. Xiang YT, Ng CH, Yu X, Wang G. Rethinking progress and challenges of mental health care in China. World Psychiatry, 2017, in press.
  22. Wang SB, Wang YY, Ungvari GS, Ng CH, Wu RR, Wang J, Xiang YT. The MacArthur Competence Assessment Tools for assessing decision-making capacity in schizophrenia: A meta-analysis. Schizophrenia Research, 2016 Nov 18. pii: S0920-9964(16)30512-6.
  23. Wang S, Li B, Wu Y, Ungvari GS, Ng CH, Fu Y, Kou C, Yu Y, Sun HQ, Xiang YT. Relationship of Sleep Duration with Socio-Demographic Characteristics, Lifestyle, Mental Health and Chronic Diseases in a Large Chinese Adult Population. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 2016 Dec 16. pii: jc-00272-16
  24. Li Y, Cao XL, Zhong BL, Ungvari GS, Chiu HFK, Lai KYC, Zheng W, Correll CU, Xiang YT. Smoking in male patients with schizophrenia in China: A meta-analysis. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2016 May 1; 162:146-53.
  25. Hu YD, Xiang YT, Fang JX, Zu S, Sha S, Shi H, Ungvari GS, Correll CH, Chiu HFK, Xue Y, Tian TF, Wu AS, Ma X, Wang G. Single i.v.-ketamine augmentation of newly initiated escitalopram for major depression: results from a randomized, placebo-controlled 4-week study. Psychological Medicine. 2016 Feb;46(3):623-35.
  26. Xiang YT, Ungvari GS, Correll CU, Chiu HFK, Shinfuku N. Trends in the access to and the use of antipsychotic medications and psychotropic cotreatments in Asian patients with schizophrenia. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences. 2016 Feb;25(1):9-17.
  27. Guo T, Xiang YT, Xiao L, Hu CQ, Chiu HFK, Ungvari GS, Correll CU, Lai KYC, Feng L, Geng Y, Feng Y. Wang G. Measurement-based care vs. standard care for major depression: a randomized controlled trial with masked raters. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2015, 172(10).1004-13.
  28. Xiang YT, Zang L, Wang G, Hu C, Ungvari GS, Dickerson F, Kilbourne AM, Si TM, Fang YR, Lu Z, Yang HC, Lay KYC, Lee EHM, Hu J, Chen ZY, Huang Y, Sun J, Wang XP, Li HC, Zhang JB, Chiu HFK. Socio-demographic and clinical features of bipolar patients misdiagnosed as major depressive disorder in China. Bipolar disorders, 2013,15(2):199-205.
  29. Xiang YT, Yu X, Ungvari GS, Lee EH, Chiu HF. China’s National Mental Health Law: a 26-year work in progress. Lancet. 2012, 379 (9818):780-782.
  30. Xiang YT, Yu X, Ungvari GS, Sartorius N, Chiu HF. Mental health in China: challenges and progress. 2012, 380(9855):1715-6.
  31. Wang CY, Xiang YT, , Cai ZJ, Weng YZ, Bo QJ, Zhao JP, Liu TQ, Wang GH, Weng SM, Zhang HY, Chen DF, Tang WK, Ungvari GS. Risperidone maintenance treatment in schizophrenia: a randomized, controlled trial. American Journal of Psychiatry. 167(6):676-85.
  32. Xiang YT, Ma X, Cai ZJ, Li SR, Xiang YQ, Guo HL, Hou YZ, Li ZB, Li ZJ, Tao YF, Dang WM, Wu XM, Deng J, Lai KY, Ungvari GS. The prevalence of insomnia, its socio-demographic and clinical correlates and treatment in the rural and urban regions of Beijing, China: a general population-based survey. Sleep 2008, 31(12):1655-1662.
  33. Xiang YT, Weng YZ, Leung CM, Tang WK, Ungvari GS. Socio-demographic and clinical correlates of lifetime suicide attempts and their impact on quality of life in Chinese schizophrenia patients. Journal of Psychiatric Research 2008; 42:495-502
  34. Du WJ, Xiang YT , Wang ZM, Chi Y, Zheng Y, Luo XN, Cai ZJ, Ungvari GS, Gerevich J. Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of 3,129 heroin users in the first methadone maintenance treatment clinic in China. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2008;94:158-164.
  35. Ma X, Xiang YT , Li SR, Xiang YQ, Guo HL, Hou YZ, Cai ZJ, Li ZB, Li ZJ, Tao YF, Dang WM, Wu XM, Deng J, Ungvari GS, Chiu HF. Prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of depression in an elderly population living with family members in Beijing, China. Psychological Medicine 2008; 38:1723-1730
  36. YT Xiang, YZ Weng, WY Li, L Gao, GL Chen, L Xie, YL Chang, WK Tang, GS. Ungvari. Efficacy of the Community Re-Entry Module for patients with schizophrenia in Beijing, China: outcome at 2-year follow up. British Journal of Psychiatry 2007, 190:49-56.
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