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Director: Qian Lu, Ph.D.

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Krystal Warmoth

Background:

  • Ph.D., Psychology,  University of Exeter (2015)
  • M.Sc., Social & Organizational Psychology, University of Exeter (2011)
  • B.S., Psychology. Valparaiso University (2010)

Research interests:

  • Psychosocial interventions
  • Cancer survivorship
  • Stigmatized or vulnerable populations
  • Aging
  • Mixed methods

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Publications

Tarrant, M., Warmoth, K., Code, C., Dean, S., Goodwin, V., Stein, K., and Sugavanam, T. (under review) Nurturing psychological connections in healthcare: Towards a guidance framework for developing group-based interventions

Warmoth, K., Lang, I., Phoenix, C., Abraham, and Tarrant, M. (under review). The relationship between perceptions of ageing and frailty in English older adults.

Warmoth, K., Tarrant, M., Phoenix, C., Abraham, and Lang, I. (2015 in press). Older adults’ perceptions of ageing and their health and functioning: a systematic review of observational studies. Psychology, Health & Medicine.

Warmoth, K., Lang, I., Phoenix, C., Abraham, C., Andrew, M. K., Hubbard, R. E. and Tarrant, M. (2015 in press). “Thinking you’re old and frail”: a qualitative study of frailty in older adults. Ageing & Society.

Hubbard, R. E., Goodwin, V. A., Llewellyn, D. J., Warmoth, K., & Lang, I. A. (2014). Frailty, financial resources and subjective well-being in later life. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 58(3), 364-369, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2013.12.008.

Presentations

Warmoth, K., Lang, I., Abraham, C., and Tarrant, M. (July 2014). Thinking you’re old and frail: A qualitative study of older adults’ beliefs regarding frailty. The 17th EASP General Meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Warmoth, K., Lang, I., Abraham, C., and Tarrant, M. (November 2013). Thinking you’re old and frail: A qualitative study of older adults’ beliefs regarding frailty. The Gerontological Society of America‘s 66th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, USA

Warmoth, K., Lang, I., Abraham, C., and Tarrant, M. (September 2013). Thinking you’re old and frail: A qualitative study of older adults’ beliefs regarding frailty. British Society of Gerontology Conference, Oxford, UK

Warmoth, K., Lang, I., Abraham, C., and Tarrant, M. (July 2013). Thinking you’re old and frail: A qualitative study of older adults’ beliefs regarding frailty. The 27th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Bordeaux, France

Warmoth, K., Lang, I., Abraham, C., and Tarrant, M. (April 2013). Thinking you’re old and frail: A qualitative study of older adults’ beliefs regarding frailty. British Psychological Society Annual Conference, Harrogate, UK

Warmoth, K. & Arkkelin, D. (2010) Love at First Sight: Effects of Attractiveness, Commitment, and Income on Dating and Marriage Choices of Men and Women. Valparaiso University’s Celebration of Undergraduate Research Dean’s Choice Award & Board of Directors’ Award

Warmoth, K. & Arkkelin, D. (2010) Love at First Sight: Effects of Attractiveness, Commitment, and Income on Dating and Marriage Choices of Men and Women. Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, IL, USA

Kelly Yu-Hsin Liao

Background:

  • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Iowa State University (2011)
  • M.S., Psychology,  Iowa State University (2008)
  • B.S., Psychology,  University of Toronto (2002)

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Publications

Liao, K. Y.-H., Weng, C.-Y., & West, L. (in press). Social connectedness and intolerance of uncertainty as moderators for racial microaggressions in Black individuals. Journal of Counseling Psychology.

Liao, K. Y.-H., & Wei, M. (2015). Insecure attachment and depressive symptoms: Forgiveness and others as moderators. Personal Relationships, 22, 216-229.

Liao, K.Y.-H. & Kashubeck-West, S. Weng, C.-Y., & Dietz, C. (2015). Testing a mediation framework for the link between perceived discrimination and psychological distress among sexual minority individuals. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 62, 226-241.

Shen, F., Liao, K.Y.-H., & W. Abraham, T., & Weng, C.-Y. (2014). Internalized Stereotyping and Living up to Parental Expectations Mediate the Impact of Parental Pressure and Support on Asian Americans’ Career Development. Journal of Counseling Psychology,61, 241-252.

Liao, K. Y.-H. & Wei, M. (2013). Academic Stress and Positive Affect: Asian Value and Self 
Worth Contingency as Moderators among Chinese International Students. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 20, 107-115.

Liao, K. Y.-H. & Wei, M. (2012). Experiential Self-Focus Writing as a Facilitator of Processing an Interpersonal Hurt. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 68, 1089-1110.

Wei, M., Ku, T.-Y., Chen, K., Wade, N., Liao, K. Y.-H., & Guo, L. (2012). Chinese Christians in America: Attachment to God, stress, and well-being. Counseling and Values.

Wei, M., Liao, K. Y.-H., Heppner, P. P., Chao, R. C. Ku, T.-Y. (2012). Forbearance Coping, Identification with Heritage Culture, Acculturative Stress, and Psychological Distress among Chinese International Students. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 59, 97-106.

Liao, K. Y.-H. & Wei, M. (2011). Intolerance of Uncertainty, Depression and Anxiety: The Moderating and Mediating Roles of Rumination. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67, 1220-1239.

Wei, M., Liao, K. Y.-H., Ku, T.-Y., & Shaffer, P. A. (2011). Attachment, self-compassion, empathy, and subjective well-being among college students and community adults. Journal of Personality, 79, 191-221.

Wei, M., Ku, T.-Y., & Liao K. Y.-H. (2011). Minority status stress and college persistence attitudes among African American, Asian American, and Latino students: Perception of university environment as a mediator. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 11, 195-203

Keleher, J., Wei, M., & Liao, K. Y.-H. (2010). Attachment, positive feelings about being a lesbian, perceived general support, and well-being. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 8, 847-873.

Wei, M., Liao, K. Y.-H., Chao, R. C., Mallinckrodt, B., Tsai, P.-C., & Botello-Zamarron, R. (2010). Minority stress, perceived bicultural competence, and depressive symptoms among ethnic minority college students. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 57, 411-422.

 Wei, M., Heppner, P. P., Ku, T.-Y., & Liao, K. Y.-H. (2010). Racial discrimination stress, coping, and depressive symptoms among Asian Americans: A moderation analysis. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 1, 136-150.

Green, M., Norm, S., Cross, S., Liao, K. Y.-H., Hallengren, J., Davis, C., Carter, L., Kugler, D., Read, K., & Jepson, A. (2009). Eating disorders and depression: A relationship beyond social comparison, self-esteem, and body dissatisfaction. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 65, 1-11.

Wade, N. G., Vogel, D. L., Liao, K. Y.-H., & Goldman, D. (2008). Measuring state-specific rumination: Development of the Rumination about an Interpersonal Offense Scale. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 55, 419-426.

Wei, M., Ku, T. -Y., Russell, D. W., Mallinckrodt, B., & Liao, K. Y.-H. (2008). Moderating effects of three coping strategies and self-esteem on perceived discrimination and depressive symptoms: A minority stress model for Asian international students. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 55, 451-462.

Liao, K. Y.-H. (2007). Forsaken Females: Global violence against women (book review). Psychology of Women Quarterly, 31, 322-330.

Wei, M., Heppner, P. P., Mallen, M., Ku, T.-Y., Liao, K. Y. -H., & Wu, T. -F. (2007). Acculturative stress, perfectionism, years in the United States, and depression among Chinese international students. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 54, 385-394.

Presentations

Liao, K.Y.-H., Shen, F.C., Sievers, B., Werner, B., Cox, A., Miller, A., & Goldsborough, R. (2014, August). Asian American female’s body image issues. Presentation at Asian American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Lowinger, R. J., Ben C. H. Guo B.C.H., Mahadevan, L. Liao, K. Y.-H., Kim, E., Kwon K.-A., Chang, C., To Y., Han. S., & Song, H. (2014). The Impact of Acculturation Difficulties, Cross-Cultural Coping, Academic Self-Efficacy and Language Abilities on Procrastination Behavior in Asian International Students. Symposium presentation at 22nd Congress of International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Reims, France. 

Lowinger, R.J., Song, H., Bolin, J., Liao, K. Y.-H., To, Y., & Chang, Mei. (2014). Factors 
Diverting Asian American Students from Majors in STEM Fields. Paper presentation at 22nd Congress of International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Reims, France. 

Liao, K.Y.-H., Shen, F.C., Sievers, B., Werner, B., Cox, A., Miller, A., & Goldsborough, R.
(2013, August). Asian American men’s body image issues. Presentation at the 2013 121st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Shen, F., Liao, K.Y.-H., & W. Abraham, T. Internalized Stereotyping and Living up to Parental Expectations Mediate the Impact of Parental Pressure and Support on Asian Americans’ Career Development. Presentation at the 2013 Asian American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Liao, K.Y.-H., Kashubeck-West, S., & Dietz, C. (2013, August). Sexual minority stigma and psychological distress: A mediational model. Presentation at the 2013 121st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Liao, K. Y.-H. & Wei, M. (2012, August). Asian cultural values and contingency of self-worth as moderators for academic stress in Chinese international students. Presentation at the 2012 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, Florida.

Shen, F., Chun-Chung, C., Wang, Y-W., Amin, A., Stephens, M.H., Liao, K.Y.-H., & Shah, S. (2010, August). Overcoming cultural barriers faced by interns and young professionals. Symposium Presentation at the 2010 Annual Convention of the Asian American Psychological Association, San Diego.

Wei, M., Liao, K. Y.-H., Chao, R.C., Mallinckrodt, B., Tsai, P.-C., & Botello-Zamarron, R. (2010, August). Minority Stress, Bicultural Self-Efficacy, and Depressive Symptoms. Poster presented at the 118th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Liao, K. Y.-H., & Wei, M. (2009, August). Experiential writing as a facilitator of recovery from interpersonal hurt.  Poster presented at the 116th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Liao, K. Y.-H., Wei, M., & Ku, T. –Y. (2009, August). Attachment, self-compassion, empathy, and well-being across students and community adults. Poster presented at the 116th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Wei, M., Liao, K. Y.-H., Ku, T.-Y., & Schmidt, R. (2009, August). Coping resources for acculturative stress among Chinese international students. In J. Chang (Chair), The interplay of culture, coping, and psychological well-being. Symposium presented at the 117th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada. 

Keleher. J., Wei, M., & Liao, K. Y.-H. (2009, August). Attachment, support from self and others, and well-being among Lesbians. Poster presented at the 117th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada. 

Ku, T.-Y., Wei, M., & Liao, K. Y. -H. (2009, August). Minority stress, university environment, and college persistence among minority students.  Poster presented at the 117th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada. 

Ku, T.-Y., Wei, M., Heppner, P. P., & Liao, K. Y.-H. (2009, August). Interference from racial discrimination, coping, and depression among Asian Americans. Poster presented at the 116th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Liao, K. Y.-H., & Wei, M. (2008, July). Forgiveness of self and others as ways to improve interpersonal relationships for individuals with insecure attachment styles. Poster presented at XXIX International Congress of Psychology, Berlin, Germany.

Wei, M., Ku, T.-Y., & Liao, K. Y.-H. (2007, August). Attachment, empathy to self and others, and subjective well-being. Poster presented at the 115th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Wei, M., Heppner, P. P., Mallen, M., Ku, T.-Y., Liao, K. Y.-H., & Wu, T.-F. (2007, August). Acculturative stress, perfectionism, years in U.S., and depression. Poster presented at the 115th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Wei, M., Liao, K. Y.-H., & Ku, T.-Y. (2007, June). Attachment, self-defeating patterns, coping, and depression. Poster presented at the 38th annual conference of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Madison, WI.

Liao, K. Y.-H. & Wei, M. (2006, November). Exploring the relationships among intolerance of uncertainty, perceived control and rumination in depression. Poster presented at the 40th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL. 

Liao, K. Y.-H., Wei, M., Ku, T.-Y., & Wu, T.- F. (2006, August). Attachment, self-defeating patterns, self-esteem, social self-efficacy, and distress. Poster presented at the 114th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Wei, M., Ku, T.-Y., Heppner, P. P., Zakalik, R. A., Liao, K. Y.-H., & Wu, T.- F. (2006, August). Perceived discrimination, western and eastern ways of coping, and depression. Poster presented at the 114th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.    

Wei, M., Russell, D. W., Mallinckrodt, B., Vogel, D. L., Shaffer, P. A., Young S. K., Wu, T.- F., &  Liao, K. Y.-H. (2006, August). The short version of Experiences in Close Relationship Scale.  Poster presented at the 114th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Liao, K. Y.-H., Peterson, J.P., & Matthew, S. (2005, July). Does the level of interest in a given topic influence the amount of talking for that given topic among extroverts and introverts? Poster presented at the 9th European Congress of Psychology, Granada, Spain.

Liao, K. Y.-H., Chen, S.H., &Yu, S-H. (2004, August). Depression and Rumination: Do depressive people ruminate more in the evening? Poster presented at the 28th International Congress of Psychology, Beijing, China

Jing Xie

Background:

  • Ph.D., Health Promotion and Education, University of Utah (2014)
  • M.S., Health Promotion and Education, University of Utah (2010)
  • B.A., Public Health and Health Care Administration, Zhejiang Chinese Medical University (2007)    

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Kumpfer, K. L., Magalhães, C., Whiteside, H., & Xie, J. (2015).  Strengthening Families for Middle/Late Childhood. Chapter 4 in Van Ryzin, M., Kumpfer, K.L., Falco, G. & Greenberg, M. (Eds.) Family-Centered Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents: Theory, Research, and Large-Scale Dissemination. NY: Academic Press.

Kumpfer, K. L., Magalhães, C., Xie, J., & Kanse, S. (2015).  Cultural and Gender Adaptations of Evidence-based Family Interventions. Chapter 12 in Van Ryzin, M., Kumpfer, K.L., Falco, G. & Greenberg, M. (Eds.) Family-Centered Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents: Theory, Research, and Large-Scale Dissemination. NY: Academic Press.

Kumpfer, K. L.., Pinyuchon, M., Baharudin, R., Kannikar, N., & Xie, J. (2015).  Parenting Education in the Asian Pacific Region, Chapter 8 in Ponzetti, J. (Ed.). Evidence-based parenting education: A global perspective. NYC: Routledge.

Kumpfer, K. L., Fenollar, J., Xie, J., & Bluth Dellinger, B(2013). Resilience Framework: Resilience and Resourcefulness in the Face of Chronic Family Adversity.  Ch. 16 In K. M. Gow and M. J. Celinski, (Eds). Continuity versus Creative Response to Challenge: The Primacy of Resilience and Resourcefulness in Life and Therapy (pp.259 -272). New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Kumpfer, K.L., Xie, J., Hu, Q. (in press).  Needs assessment and effectiveness of the Strengthening Families Program for USA immigrant Chinese families compared to other Asian and non-Asian families. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.

Kumpfer, K. L., Magalhães, C., & Xie, J. (submitted).  Type 2 Translational Research on Cultural and Gender Adaptations for Scaling-up Family EBIs with Diverse Populations. Prevention Science.

Kumpfer, K. L., Magalhãesb, C., Xie, J. (2012). Cultural adaptations of evidence-based family interventions to strengthen families and improve children's developmental outcomes. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 9 (1), 104-116.

Kumpfer, K. L., Xie, J., O’Driscoll, R. (2012). Effectiveness of a Culturally Adapted Strengthening Families Program 12–16 Years for High-Risk Irish Families. Child and Youth Care Forum, 41 (2), 173-195.

Kumpfer, K. L., Xie, J., Hu, Q. (2011). Engendering resilience in families facing chronic adversity through family strengthening programs. In K. Gow and M. Celinski (Eds) Wayfinding through Life’s Challenges: Coping and Survival (pp. 461-483). New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc.

Kumpfer. K.L., Fenollar, J., Xie, J., Kanse, S., Brown, J. (manuscript in preparation). Effectiveness of the Strengthening Families Program 8 to 16 Years Family Group and Home Use DVD Versions compared to the evidence-based SFP 12-16 Years group outcomes.

Xie, J., Kumpfer, K.L., Cofrin- Allen, K. (manuscript in preparation). Effectiveness of the Chinese Strengthening Families Program with Chinese immigrant families. Prevention Science.
Manuals

Kumpfer, K.L., Whiteside, H., Xie, J. (2011). Strengthening Chinese Families Program 12-16 Years: Parent’s Skills Training, Infant, and Family Group Leaders Manuals.  Published and disseminated by Lutra Group.

Presentations

Mahoney, C., Kumpfer, K., Xie, J., & Cofrin Allen, K. (2014, October). Effectiveness of SFP 12-16 Years in high risk Irish youth. Paper presentation at the European Society for Prevention Research annual conference, Palma, Mallorca, Spain.

Xie, J., & Kumpfer, K. (2014, May). Effectiveness of Family Interventions for Chinese Families in the U.S.: An Analysis of the Cultural Adapted Strengthening Families Program (SFP) 12-16 Years. Poster presented at the 22nd Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting. Washington, DC.

Xie, J., & Kumpfer, K. (2014, May). Effectiveness Evaluation of a Culturally Adapted Family Skills Training Program for Chinese American Adolescents and Their Families. Poster presented at the 22nd Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting. Washington, DC.

Xie, J., Kumpfer, K., Magalãhes, C. (2013, June). Perceived risk and risk reduction in Asian families participating in Strengthening Families Program: A cross-cultural and gender analysis. Poster presented at the 6th annual International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Group. San Diego, CA.

Graduate Students

Nelson Yeung

Background:

  • M.Phil., Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • B.S., Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Research interests:

  •  Cancer survivorship and caregiving
  • Adjustments to traumatic events
  •  Men's health
  • Psychosocial interventions

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Publications

Yeung, N.C.Y., Lu, Q., Wong, C.C.Y., & Huynh, H.C. (in press). The roles of needs satisfaction, cognitive appraisals, and coping strategies in posttraumatic growth: A stress and coping perspective. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.

Lu, Q., Yeung, N.C.Y., You, J., & Dai, J. (in press). Using expressive writing to explore thoughts and beliefs about cancer and treatment among Chinese American immigrant breast cancer survivors. Psycho-Oncology.

Yeung, N.C.Y., Mak, W.W.S., & Cheung, L.K.L. (in press). Sexual identity and its disclosure as moderators between norms of heterosexual self-presentation and well-being among Hong Kong Chinese men. Psychology of Men and Masculinity.

Yeung, N.C.Y., Mak, W.W.S., & Cheung, L.K.L. (2015). Conformity to emotional control masculine norm and psychological well-being among Chinese men in Hong Kong: The mediating role of stress appraisal for expressing tender emotions. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 16, 304-311.

Yeung, N.C.Y., Lu, Q., & Lin, W. (2014). Specificity may count: Not every aspect of coping self-efficacy is beneficial to quality of life among Chinese cancer survivors in China. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 21, 629-637.

Yeung, N.C.Y. & Lu, Q. (2014). Affect as a mediator between self-efficacy and quality of life among Chinese cancer survivors in China. European Journal of Cancer Care, 23, 149-155.

Yeung, N.C.Y. & Lu, Q. (2014). Affects mediate the association between mental adjustment styles and quality of life among Chinese cancer survivors in China. Journal of Health Psychology, 19, 1420-1429.

Foster, D.W., Young, C. M., Bryan, J.L., Steers, M. L.N., Yeung, N.C.Y., & Prokhorov, A. (2014). Interactions among drinking identity, gender and decisional balance in predicting alcohol use and problems among college students. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 143, 198-205.

Foster, D.W., Yeung, N. C. Y., & Quist, M. C. (2014). The influence of individualism and drinking identity on alcohol problems. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 12, 747-758.

Foster, D.W., Yeung, N.C.Y., & Neighbors, C. (2014). I think I can’t: Drink refusal self-efficacy as a mediator of the relationship between self-reported drinking identity and alcohol use. Addictive Behaviors, 39, 461-468.

Yeung, N.C.Y., Lau, J.T.F., Yu, X., Chu, Y., Shing, M.M.K., Leung, T.F., Li, C.K., Fok, T.F., & Mak, W.W.S. (2013). Measuring health-related quality of life among childhood cancer patients: Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 (PedsQL) Generic Core Scales. Cancer Nursing, 36, 463-473.

Lau, J.T.F, Yeung, N.C.Y., Yu, X., Zhang, J., Mak, W.W.S., Lui, W.W.S., & Zhang, J. (2013). Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the revised Post-Traumatic Growth Inventory for Children (PTGI-C-R). Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10: 1177/1010539513479967

Lau, J.T.F, Yeung, N.C.Y. *, Yu, X., Zhang, J., Mak, W.W.S., Lui, W.W.S., & Zhang, J. (2013). Validation of the Chinese version of the revised Impact of Event Scale for Children (CRIES). Comprehensive Psychiatry, 54, 83-90. (*as corresponding author).

Lau, J.T.F., Cheng, Y., Gu, J., Zhou, R., Yu, C., Holroyd, E., & Yeung, N.C.Y. (2012). Suicides in a mega-size factory in China: Poor mental health among young migrant workers in China. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 69, 526.

Lau, J.T.F, Yeung, N.C.Y., Mui, L.W.H., Tsui, H.Y., & Gu, J. (2011). A simple new method to triangulate self-reported risk behavior data – the Bean Method. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 38, 788-792.

Lau, J.T.F, Yeung, N.C.Y., Choi, K., Cheng, M.Y.M., Tsui, H.Y., & Griffiths, S. (2010). Factors in association with acceptability of A/H1N1 vaccination during the influenza A/H1N1 pandemic phase in the Hong Kong general population. Vaccine, 28, 4632-4637.

Lau, J.T.F, Yeung, N.C.Y., Choi, K., Cheng, M.Y.M., Tsui, H.Y., & Griffiths, S. (2009). Acceptability of A/H1N1 vaccination during pandemic phase of influenzaA/H1N1 in Hong Kong: Population-based cross-sectional survey. British Medical Journal, 339, b4164.

Presentations

Yeung, N.C.Y., & Lu, Q. (April, 2015). Exploring the role of culture/ethnicity in the relationship between coping and posttraumatic growth. Poster presented at the 36th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Antonio, Texas, the United States of America.

Yeung, N.C.Y. & Lu, Q. (February, 2015). Perceived stress as a mediator between social support and posttraumatic growth among Chinese American breast cancer survivors. Interactive poster presented at the 2015 Cancer Survivorship Research Symposium, Houston, Texas, the United States of America.

Yeung, N.C.Y., Mak, W.W.S., & Cheung, L.K.L. (February, 2015). “I am not a queer”: Sexual orientation and level of disclosure moderate the relationship between heterosexual self-presentation masculine norm and mental health among Chinese men in Hong Kong. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, California, the United States of America.

Huynh, H.C., Yeung, N.C.Y., & Lu, Q. (February, 2015). The roles of needs satisfaction, cognitive appraisals, and coping strategies in posttraumatic growth: A stress and coping perspective. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, California, the United States of America.

Tou, R.Y.W., Yeung, N.C.Y., Lau, Y. Y., & Lu, Q. (February, 2015). Social support, types of surgery, and body image among Chinese breast cancer survivors. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, California, the United States of America.

Yeung, N.C.Y., You, J., Dai, J., Pan, F., & Bryan, J., & Lu, Q. (April, 2014). Exploring posttraumatic growth among Chinese breast cancer survivors using a mixed method approach. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States of America.

Yeung, N.C.Y. & Lu, Q. (February, 2014). Specificity may count: Not every aspect of coping self-efficacy is beneficial to quality of life among Chinese cancer survivors. Poster presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, Texas, the United States of America.

Yeung, N.C.Y. & Lu, Q. (January, 2014). Adaptation experience and well-being among husbands of women with breast cancer: A review. Poster presented at the 2014 Cancer Survivorship Research Symposium, Houston, Texas, the United States of America.

Yeung, N. C.Y. & Lu, Q. (February, 2013). Affect as a mediator in the association between self-efficacy and quality of life among Chinese cancer survivors in China. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Conference of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Huntington Beach, California, the United States of America.

Yeung, N. C.Y. & Lu, Q. (February, 2013). Affect as a mediator in the association between self-efficacy and quality of life among Chinese cancer survivors in China. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Conference of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Huntington Beach, California, the United States of America.

Yeung, N. C.Y. & Lu, Q. (February, 2012). Affect mediates the association between mental adjustment styles and quality of life among Chinese cancer survivors in China. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Conference of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Miami, Florida, the United States of America.

Yeung, N.C.Y., Dai, J., Zheng, D., Man, J., Loh, A., Young, L., & Lu, Q. (February, 2011). Exploration of culturally-unique needs and challenges experienced by Chinese breast cancer survivors living in the US: A qualitative study using expressive writing approach. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Conference of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Anaheim, California, the United States of America.

Dai, J., Yeung, N.C.Y., Zheng, D., You, J., Loh, A., Young, L., & Lu, Q. (January, 2011). Posttraumatic growth experienced by Chinese breast cancer survivors. Poster presented at the 2011 Cancer Survivorship Research Symposium, Houston, Texas, the United States of America.

Lau, J.T.F., Yeung, N.C.Y., Choi, K.C., & Griffiths, S. (September, 2010). A longitudinal survey on psychological and behavioral responses in the Hong Kong general population at the pandemic phase of H1N1 epidemic. Poster presented at the Health Research Symposium 2010 – Improving Health and Recognizing Excellence, Hong Kong, China.

Yeung, N.C.Y, Lau, J.T.F., Yu, X., Zhang, J., Mak, W.W.S., Lui, W.W.S., & Zhang. J. (November, 2009). Validation of measurements for posttraumatic stress disorder, posttraumatic growth, and resilience in the aftermath of the Sichuan Earthquake. Paper presented at the Asia Conference on Emerging Issues in Public Health, Hong Kong, China.

Yeung, N.C.Y. & Mak, W. W. S. (Apr, 2009). The critical role of abstinence self-efficacy in predicting smoking cessation among quit intenders. Paper presented at the 12th World Public Health Congress 2009, Istanbul, Turkey.

Yeung, N.C.Y. & Mak, W. W. S. (July, 2008). Application of self-determination theory on smoking reduction: Role of relationally-autonomous motivation. Paper presented at the XXIX International Congress of Psychology (ICP), Berlin, Germany.

Yeung, N.C.Y., Tang, C. S. K., & Cheung, F. Y. L. (November, 2007). Psychological correlates of cyber addiction among Hong Kong adolescents. Paper presented at the World Psychiatry Association (WPA) International Congress 2007, Melbourne, Australia.

Yeung, N.C.Y. & Mak, W. W. S. (July, 2007). Psychological well-being of tuberculosis patients: Mediational role of self-care self-efficacies on self-stigma and social support. Poster presented at the Fifth World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Behavioral Therapies (WCBCT), Barcelona, Spain.

Yeung, N.C.Y. & Tang, C. S. K. (April, 2007). Definitions of risky vaginal intercourses and self-efficacy: Important for promoting condom use. Paper presented at the 18th World Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS), 1st World Congress for Sexual Health, Sydney, Australia.

Yeung, N.C.Y. & Tang, C. S. K. (November, 2006). Intentions to use condoms: The role of self-efficacy and type of sexual experience. Symposium presented at the Ninth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine (ICBM), Bangkok, Thailand.

Celia Wong

Background

  • M.Phil., Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • B.S., Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Research interests:

  • Expressive Writing,
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Self-Compassion
  • Resilience
  • Stigma
  • Health Psychology
  • Cultural Differences

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Publications

Yeung, N. C. Y., Lu, Q., Wong, C. C. Y., & Huynh, H. C. (accepted). The Roles of Needs Satisfaction, Cognitive Appraisals, and Coping Strategies in Promoting Posttraumatic Growth: A Stress and Coping Perspective. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.

Mak, W. W. S., Chong, E. S. K., & Wong, C. C. Y. (2014). Beyond attributions: Understanding public stigma of mental illness with the common sense model. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 84, 173-181.doi:10.1037/h0099373

Wong, C. C. Y., & Mak, W. W. S. (2013). Differentiating the role of three self-compassion components in buffering cognitive-personality vulnerability to depression among Chinese in Hong Kong. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 60, 162-169. doi:10.1037/a0030451

Mak, W. W. S., Ng, I. S. W., & Wong, C. C. Y. (2011). Resilience: Enhancing well-being through positive cognitive triad. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 58, 610-617. doi:10.1037/a0025195

Mak, W. W. S., Yau, S. S. W., Wong, C. C. Y., Chong, E. S. K., Lam, B. Y. H., Lin, C. L. Y., …, & Pun, K. H. W. (2009). Research on youth mental health in Hong Kong: Psychological health status, help seeking, and attitude towards people with mental illness. Hong Kong: New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association.

Presentations

Wong, C. C. Y., & Lu, Q. (January, 2016). Cultural Differences in the Moderating Role of Social Constraints in the Association Between Acculturative Stress and Mental Health Problems. Poster presentation at the preconference of the 17th Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA, USA.

Wong, C. C. Y., & Lu, Q. (April, 2015). Social constraint does not always hurt: Moderating effect of acculturation among cancer survivors. Oral presentation at the 36th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Antonio, TX, USA.

Lu, Q., & Wong, C. C. Y. (March, 2015). Expressive Writing and Avoidance among Chinese American Breast Cancer Survivors. Symposium presentation at the 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society. Savannah, GA, USA.

Lu, Q., Dong, L., LeRoy, A., Tou, R., Wong, C. C. Y., Huang, J., Hu, Y. (April, 2015). How Avoidance Moderates the Effects of Expressive Writing on Posttraumatic Growth among Chinese Breast Cancer Survivors. Symposium presentation at the 36th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Antonio, TX, USA.

Wong, C. C. Y., & Lu, Q. (Feb, 2015). Social support is not universally beneficial, acculturation matters: Explicit vs. implicit social support among Chinese American breast cancer survivors. Poster presentation at the preconference of the 16th Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA, USA.

Wong, C. C. Y., & Mak, W. W. S. (Feb, 2015). Health Benefits of Self-Compassion Journaling. Poster presentation at the 16th Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA, USA.

Wong, C. C. Y., & Mak, W. W. S. (May, 2012). Self-compassion: A potential buffer against affiliate stigma in parents of children with autism spectrum disorder. Poster presentation at the 24thAnnual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL, USA.

Mak, W. W. S., Wong, C. C. Y., & Chong, E. S. K. (Oct, 2011). Are the youth with mental health problems seeking help? Oral presentation at the World Congress of Mental Health, Cape Town, South Africa.

Wong, C. C. Y., & Mak, W. W. S. (Aug, 2010). Mediation between cognitive vulnerabilities and women’s mental health: Self-compassion versus self-esteem. Poster presentation at the 4thAsian Congress of Health Psychology, Taipei, Taiwan.

Wong, C. C. Y., Lam, F. W. C., Hui, N. H. H., So, V. L. P., & Bond, M. H. (Jul, 2007). Not all satisfactions are thesame: Differential functions of social axioms in predicting interpersonal and academic satisfactions. Oral presentation at the 7th Conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology, Sabah, Malaysia.

Wong, C. C. Y., Teng, M. Y., Lam F. W. C., Hui, N. H. H., & Bond M. H. (May, 2007). Relying on social support to cope in dailylife: A myth orreality for people in collectivistic cultures? Poster presentation at the 19thAnnual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC, USA.