Dr Young Kim-wan, Daniel


Research Focus

Psychiatric rehabilitation, Mental health counselling, Elderly and mental health, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Selected Research Project

2019

Principal Investigator, The effects of the Holistic Brain Health Group intervention on cognitive ability for people with mild cognitive impairment: A single-blind, multicentre, randomized controlled study, (Funded by GRF 2018 -2019 Allocation [Ref. No.: HKBU 12600119], HK$776,200).
Co-Investigator, Development and evaluation of an online cognitive behavioral intervention program for Hong Kong people with social anxiety, (Funded by Research Impact Fund [Ref. No.: R2018-18], HK$4,400,3590.
Co-Investigator, Development and evaluation of an online cognitive behavioral intervention program to reduce depressive symptoms for adults with depression (funded by Innovative Technology Fund [Ref. No.: ITB/FBL/1002/18/P], HK$4,198,105).

2018

Co-Investigator, Brief Daily Body-Mind-Spirit practice for sustainable emotional capacity and work engagement for community mental health workers - A multi-site randomized controlled trial, (funded by GRF 2017-2018 Allocation [Ref. No: HKU 17610418], HK$525,228).
Principal investigator, Cognitive Behavioral Therapeutic Group in Reducing Self-stigma for People with Depression in H.K, (Funded by FRG [FRG2/16-17/031], HK$150,000)
Principal Investigator, A Vocational Recovery Model for Young People with Mental Illness�X A Pretest-Posttest, (funded by GRF Incentive of Hong Kong Baptist University [Ref. No: 03-17-239], HK$20,000)

2017

Principal investigator, Randomized control study on Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) Group for Elderly with mild neurocognitive disorder, (Funded by GRF 2015 -2016 Allocation [Ref. No.: HKBU 12606815], HK$373,100)

2016

Co-Investigator, Cognitive behavioural stress management program for Mainland college students in Hong Kong: A randomized controlled trial (Funded by GRF 2015-2016 Allocation, [Ref. No.: HKBU 12607815], HK$418,500)

2015

Principal investigator, Cognitive Behavioral Therapeutic Group in Reducing Self-stigma for People with Mental Illness in H.K, (Funded by FRG [FRG2/14-15/019], HK$100,000) AY 2014-15

2014

Principal investigator, Randomized control study on Support Group for People with Early Stage Dementia, (Funded by FRG [FRG1/14-15/050], HK$50,000) AY 2014-15

2013

Principal investigator, A Single Blind Randomized Control Trial on Support Group for People with Early Stage Dementia in Hong Kong--A Pilot Study, (Funded by FRG [FRG1/13-14/057], HK$49,700) AY 2013-14
Principal investigator, Validation of Recovery Assessment Scale (Chinese), (Funded by RC-START GRANT FOR NEW STAFF [Ref No.: 38-40-094]) AY 2013-14
Principal investigator, Validation of Internalized Stigma of Mental Illness Scale (Chinese), (Funded by RC-START GRANT FOR NEW STAFF [Ref No.: 38-40-094]) AY 2013-14

2012

Principal investigator, Pilot study on the effectiveness of Support Group for Elderly with Early Stage Dementia, (Funded by FRG [FRG1/12-13/053], HK$50,000)

Selected Publication

2019

Young, D. K., Ng, P. Y., Cheng, D., Kwok, T., Yang, S., Ho, F., ... Lau, A. Outcomes of expanded cognitive stimulation therapy group for mild-stage dementia: Four-month follow-up. Research on Social Work Practice. (first published online: 1 July 2019). Doi: 10.1177/1049731519859432. (5-Year Impact Factor: 1.798)
Young, D. K. W., Ng, P. Y. N., & Cheng, D. Destigmatized group intervention on promoting hope of recovery: A quasi-experiment study. Research on Social Work Practice. (first published online: 2 April 2019) Doi: 10.1177/1049731519841432. (5-Year Impact Factor: 1.798)

2018

Young, D.K.W. Multicomponent intervention combining a cognitive stimulation group and tai chi to reduce cognitive decline among community-dwelling older adults with probable dementia: A multi-center, randomized controlled trial. Dementia. (first published online: 28 November 2018). Doi: 10.1177/1471301218814637. (5-Year Impact Factor: 1.867).
Young, D.K.W., Ng, P.Y.N., Cheng, D., & Leung, C. H. Effects of physical activity intervention for Chinese people with severe mental illness. Research on Social Work Practice. (first published online: 16 October 2018). Doi: 10.1177/1049731518804900. (5-Year Impact Factor: 1.798)
Young, D.K.W., Ng, P.Y.N., Kwok, T., Ho, F., Cheng, D., Mak, V., & Lau, A. The effects of combining a cognitive stimulation group and tai chi on the improvement of cognitive ability of elderly with mild stage dementia living in a community - A randomized waitlist controlled trial. Aging and Mental Health (first published online: 21 May 2018). Doi: 10.1080/ 13607863.2018.1471586. (5-Year Impact Factor: 2.65)
Young, D.K.W., Ng, P.Y.N., Cheng, D., & Leung, C. H. A. Vocational Recovery Model for Young People with Mental Illness - A Pretest-Posttest. Research on Social Work Practice. (first published online: 15 February 2018). Doi: 10.1177/1049731518757031. (5-Year Impact Factor: 1.798)

2017

Young, D.K.W., Ng, P.Y.N., Kwok, T., & Cheng, D. The effects of holistic health group interventions on improving the cognitive ability of persons with mild cognitive impairment: a randomized controlled trial. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 12, 1543-1552. Doi: 10.2147/CIA.S142109. (5-Year Impact Factor: 2.314)
Young, D.K.W., Ng, P.Y.N., & Cheng, D. Psychoeducation Group on Improving quality of life of mild cognitive impaired elderly. Research on Social Work Practice. (first published online: 27 September 2017). Doi: 10.1177/1049731517732420. (5-Year Impact Factor: 1.586)
Young, D.K.W., Ng, P.Y.N., & Pan, J. Predictors and Prevalence of Recovery and Remission for Consumers Discharged from Mental Hospitals in a Chinese Society. Psychiatric Quarterly, 2017 (first published online: 23 February 2017). Doi: 10.1007/s11126-017-9497-8. (5-Year Impact Factor: 0.978)
Young, D.K.W., Kwok, T., & Ng, P.Y.N. Predictors of the health-related quality of life of Chinese people with major neurocognitive disorders and their caregivers--- The roles of self-esteem and caregiver\'s burden. Geriatrics and Gerontology International. (first published online: 20 April 2017). Doi: 10.1111/ggi.13065). (5-Year Impact Factor: 2.229)

2016

Young, K.W. Cognitive behavioral therapeutic group in reducing self-stigma for people with mental illness. Research on Social Work Practice. (first published online: December 9, 2016). Doi: 10.1177/ 1049731516681849 (5-Year Impact Factor: 1.798)
Young, K.W. A randomized control study on psycho-education group on improving health-related quality of life of Chinese persons with major neurocognitive disorder. Clinical Gerontologist, 39(5), 449-467. (first published online: 15 Jun 2016). Doi:10.1080/07317115.2016.1198857. (5-Year Impact Factor: 0.940)
Young, K.W., Ng, P., Pan J.Y., Fung, T., & Cheng, D. Validity and reliability of Recovery Assessment Scale for Cantonese Speaking Chinese consumers with mental illness. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 15(1), 198-208. Doi: 10.1007/s11469-016-9657-3 (5-Year Impact Factor: 1.018)
Pan J.Y., Ng, P., & Young, K.W. Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Group intervention on acculturation: A study of students in Hong Kong from Mainland China. Research on Social Work Practice, 1-12 (first published online: 8 May 2016). Doi: 10.1177/ 1049731516646857 (5-Year Impact Factor: 1.216)

2015

Young, K.W., & Ng, P. The prevalence and predictors of self-stigma of persons with mental illness in two Chinese cities. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 62(2), 176-185. (first published online: 18 Nov 2015). Doi: 10.1177/0020764015614596. (5-Year Impact Factor: 1.361)
Young, K.W., Ng, P., Pan J.Y., & Cheng, D. Validity and reliability of Internalized Stigma of Mental Illness (Cantonese). Research on Social Work Practice. (first published online: 10 March 2015). Doi: 10.1177/1049731515576209. (5-Year Impact Factor: 1.216)
Young, K. W., Ng, P., Pan J., & Cheng, D. Are recovery and quality of life different outcome measures for community-based psychosocial program. Social Work in Mental Health, November, 14(4), 360-378. Doi: 10.1080/15332985.2015.1038414
Lam, P. C. W., Ng, P., Pan, J., & Young, K.W. Ways of coping of Chinese caregivers for family members with schizophrenia in two metropolitan cities: Guangzhou and Hong Kong, China. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 61(6), 591-599. Doi: 10.1177/0020764014565797. (5-Year Impact Factor: 1.361)

2014

Young, K.W., Kwok, T., & Ng, P. Single blind randomized control trial on support group for Chinese persons with mild dementia. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2014:9, 2105-2112 Doi: 10.2147/CIA.S68687. (5-Year Impact Factor: 2.314)
Young, K.W., Ng, P., & Pan J.Y. Functional recovery for consumers discharged from mental hospital and received community-based psychosocial program provided by a Non-Government Organization. East Asian Archives of Psychiatry, 24(2), 139-147.
Pan, J., Ng, P., & Young, K.W. The impact of caregivers on the effectiveness of an early community mental health detection and intervention program in Hong Kong. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 10, 494-502. Doi: 10.1111/eip.12200. (5-Year Impact Factor: 1.653)
Ng, P., Ho, W.C., Tsun, A., & Young, K.W. Coping with bereavement of widows in the Chinese cultural context of Hong Kong. International Social Work, 2014, 1-14. (first published online: 24 Mar 2014). Doi: 10.1177/0020872813509395. (5-Year Impact Factor: 0.438)
Young, K.W. Positive effects of spirituality in facilitating recovery for people with severe mental illness. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 19(1) 5-12.
Xue, B., Ho, W.H., Fung, K., He, M., Young, D., Ho, F., & Kwok, T. Effectiveness of a life story work program on older adults with intellectual disabilities. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2014:9, 1865-1872. Doi: 10.2147/CIA.S56617. (5-Year Impact Factor: 2.314)

2013

Kwok, T., Wong, B., Ip, I., Chui, K., Young, D., & Ho, F. Telephone delivered psycho-educational intervention for Hong Kong Chinese dementia caregivers: A single-blinded randomized controlled trial. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2013:8, 1191-7. Doi: 10.2147/CIA.S48264. (5-Year Impact Factor: 2.314)
Ng, P., Tsun, A., Su, S., & Young, K.W. Cognitive behavioural therapy in the Chinese cultural context: a case report. Asia-Pacific Psychiatry, 5(3), 205-211. (5-Year Impact Factor: 0.467)
Kwok, T., Young, K.W., Yip, A., & Ho, F. Effectiveness of day care services for dementia patients and their caregivers. Asian Journal of Gerontology and Geriatric, 2013; 8: 9-15.
Young, K.W. Cognitive behavioural therapy for people with residual delusion. Guidance Quarterly, 49(2), 27-38.

2012

Young, K.W. Recovery from mental illness. Guidance Quarterly, 48(2), 60-70.
Young K.W. Positive effects of Spirituality on Quality of life for People with Severe Mental Illness. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 16(2), 70-85.