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杨竣尧教授

Prof. Nelson Chun-yiu YEUNG

BSSc (CUHK), MPhil (CUHK), PhD (University of Houston)

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个人简历

Professor Nelson Yeung has joined the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care at the Chinese University of Hong Kong since 2016. He received his PhD in Social and Health Psychology at the University of Houston in 2015.

Throughout the years, he has actively engaged in research examining the interplay among psychological processes, individual characteristics, cultural factors, and health outcomes in Asia-Pacific populations.

Professor Yeung has also been a recipient of the following awards:

  • American Psychological Association Dissertation Research Award (2014)

  • Diversity Fund Graduate Travel Award of the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (2015)

  • Early Career Researcher Award of the International Society of Behavioral Medicine (2016)

  • Outbound Research Mobility Scheme Award, Internationalization Faculty Mobility Schemes, CUHK (2017)

  • Best Oral Presentation Award at the 8th Nursing Symposium on Cancer Care (2018)

研究方向

  • Chronic disease survivorship (e.g., cancer, diabetes)

  • Roles of family communication and relationships in health

  • Adjustment to traumatic events (e.g., posttraumatic stress, posttraumatic growth)

  • Health disparities across gender and ethnic groups

  • Health promotion through psychosocial (or positive psychology) interventions

近期获资助研究项目

  • Early Career Scheme (ECS), University Grants Committee (UGC), Hong Kong SAR
    2020-2022
    Project title: Exploring the role of self-compassion in self-management behaviors among Type 2 diabetes patients in Hong Kong: A longitudinal study (Amount granted: HKD$744,757)

  • Direct Research Grant, Medicine Panel, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    2019-2021
    Project title: “Shame on me”: Exploring the role of self-stigma in psychological well-being and self-management behaviors among Type 2 diabetes patients in Hong Kong (Amount granted: HKD$118,000)

  • Taiwan Collaboration Fund, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
    2019-2021
    Project title: “Phoenix Rising”: Dragon boating as an intervention to improve physical and psychological well-being among Chinese breast cancer survivors (Amount granted: HKD$38,000)

  • Health and Medical Research Fund, Food and Health Bureau, The Hong Kong SAR Government
    2018-2020
    Project title: An integrated e-health and motivational interviewing intervention promoting expression of organ donation wish to family members among those with such intent: A randomized controlled trial (Amount granted: HKD$1,191,214)

部份学术文章

  1. Yeung, N.C.Y., Zhang, Y.W., Ji, L.L., Lu, G. H., & Lu, Q. (2020). Finding the silver linings: Psychosocial correlates of posttraumatic growth among husbands of Chinese breast cancer survivors. Psycho-Oncology. doi: 10.1002/pon.5484

  2. Yeung, N.C.Y., Massar, K., & Jonas, K. (2020). “Who pushes you to be bigger”: Psychosocial correlates of muscle dissatisfaction among Chinese male college students in Hong Kong. Psychology of Men and Masculinities. doi: 10.1037/men0000283

  3. Yeung, N.C.Y., Wang, L., Ji, L.L., Lu, G. H., & Lu, Q. (2020). Difficulties in identifying and describing feelings, social constraints, affect, and functional well-being among Chinese breast cancer patients: A mediation model. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 47, 101760.

  4. Yeung, N.C.Y., Ji, L.L., Zhang, Y.W., Lu, G. H., & Lu, Q. (2020). Caregiving burden and self-efficacy mediate the association between individual characteristics and depressive symptoms among husbands of Chinese breast cancer survivors. Supportive Care in Cancer, 28, 3125-3133.

  5. Yeung, N.C.Y., Lu, Q., & Mak, W.W.S. (2019). Self-perceived burden mediates the relationship between self-stigma and quality of life among Chinese American breast cancer survivors. Supportive Care in Cancer, 27, 3337-3345.

  6. Yeung, N.C.Y., Zhang, Y.W., Ji, L. L., Lu, G. H., & Lu, Q. (2018). Guilt among Chinese husband caregivers of women with breast cancer: The roles of male gender role norms, caregiving burden, and coping processes. European Journal of Cancer Care, 27, e12872.

  7. Yeung, N.C.Y., Lau, J.T.F., Yu, X., Zhang, J., Xu, Z., Choi, K.C., Zhang, Q., Mak, W.W.S., & Lui, W.W.S. (2018). Media exposure related to the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake predicted probable PTSD among Chinese adolescents in Kunming, China: A longitudinal study. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 10, 253-262.

  8. Yeung, N.C.Y., Lau, J.T.F., Choi, K.C., & Griffiths, S. (2017). Population responses during the pandemic phase of the Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 Epidemic, Hong Kong, China. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 23, 813-815.

  9. Yeung, N.C.Y., Lu, Q., Wong, C.C.Y., & Huynh, H.C. (2016). 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, 8, 284-292.

  10. 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.

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