Faculty Staff
Dr Yang Shuyan
Dr Yang Shuyan
PhD HKU

Research Assistant Professor
AAB1010
3411 7141
yangsy@hkbu.edu.hk

Research Focus

Mental health and mental illness, sexuality, positive psychology

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2021

  • Principle Investigator, 2021-2022, The Impact of sexuality on physical health and depressive symptoms in older Chinese: The Moderating role of Gender and Mindfulness (Funded by Hong Kong Baptist University, Pilot Grant, HK $ 79,960) Ref. SOSC-20-21-PGRANT20212

2019

  • Principle Investigator, 2019-2020, Psycho-social factors associated with psychological health of women with unintended pregnancy in urban China, (Funded by Hong Kong Baptist University, Allocation, HK $ 49,400),Ref. FRG1/17-18/060

2018

  • Co-Investigator, 2018-2021, (with Dr. Xie Lili) Social Participation Model of Chinese Older Adults under Active Ageing Perspective, (Funded by The National Social Science Fund of China 2018/2019, Allocation, RMB $ 200,000) Ref.18CRK010

  • Co-Investigator, 2018-2019, Attachment Building between Parents and Children in Step-Families Funded by The Hong Kong Catholic Marriage Advisory Council (hereafter HKCMAC), Hong Kong Baptist University, $195,000
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2021

  • Principle Investigator, 2021-2022, The Impact of sexuality on physical health and depressive symptoms in older Chinese: The Moderating role of Gender and Mindfulness (Funded by Hong Kong Baptist University, Pilot Grant, HK $ 79,960) Ref. SOSC-20-21-PGRANT20212

2019

  • Principle Investigator, 2019-2020, Psycho-social factors associated with psychological health of women with unintended pregnancy in urban China, (Funded by Hong Kong Baptist University, Allocation, HK $ 49,400),Ref. FRG1/17-18/060

2018

  • Co-Investigator, 2018-2021, (with Dr. Xie Lili) Social Participation Model of Chinese Older Adults under Active Ageing Perspective, (Funded by The National Social Science Fund of China 2018/2019, Allocation, RMB $ 200,000) Ref.18CRK010

  • Co-Investigator, 2018-2019, Attachment Building between Parents and Children in Step-Families Funded by The Hong Kong Catholic Marriage Advisory Council (hereafter HKCMAC), Hong Kong Baptist University, $195,000

2017

  • Co-Investigator, 2017-2019, Mapperthon Community Action, Funded by YMCA, HK$293,767, Principal Investigators: Zhou Huiquan, Kim Minseop, Ng Meekam, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

2016

  • Co-Investigator, 2016-2018, Evaluation Study on Hong Kong Family Welfare Society’s Youth Financial Empowerment Project, Funded by Hong Kong Family Welfare Society, HK$250,461.60 Principal Investigators: Zhou Huiquan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • Co-Investigator, 2016-2017, Evaluation Study on Hong Kong Organ Transplant Foundation's School Education Project, Funded by YMCA, HK$33,792, Principal Investigators: Zhou Huiquan, Kim Minseop, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

 

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  • Yang, S. ., Xie L. L, & Li T. (2021) Living arrangements and intergenerational support among older Chinese: Does gender of co-residing adult children make a difference? International Social Work doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/00208728211001427 (SSCI, Impact Factor: 0.88).
  • Yang, S., Ng, P. Y.-n., Chiu, R., Li, S. S., Klassen, R. M., & Su, S.(2020). Criteria for adulthood, resilience, and self-esteem among emerging adults in Hong Kong: A path analysis approach. Children and Youth Services Review, 119, 105607. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105607 (SSCI/SCI, Impact Factor: 1.521)
  • Chan, A. K.W., Chiu, M. M., Yang, S., & Ngan, L. L.-S. (2020). Mobility, Belongingness and Schooling Experiences of Chinese Cross-Border Students. Children and Youth Services Review, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.104870. (SSCI/SCI, Impact Factor: 1.521)
  • Fang, B., Liu H.Y., Yang, S.., Xu R.R., & Chen, G.Z. (2020). Impact of social isolation on subsequent peptic ulcer recurrence in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: The role of change in severity of depression. Psychosomatic Medicine. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000772. (SCI, Impact Factor: 3.968)
  • Fang, B., Liu, H., Yang, S., Xu, R., & Chen, G.(2020) Sleep duration, depression and peptic ulcer recurrence in mildly cognitively impaired older patients. Health Psychology. 39(1)77. (SCI, Impact Factor:3.52)
  • Young, D. K.-w., Ng, P. Y.-n., Cheng, D., Kwok, T., Yang, S., Ho, F., Mak, V., & Lau, A.(2020). Outcomes of Expanded Cognitive Stimulation Therapy Group for Mild-Stage Dementia: Four-Month Follow-Up. Research on Social Work Practice, 30, 7, 724-735. (SSCI, Impact Factor: 1.929)
  • Young, D. K., Ng, P. Y., Corrigan, P., Chiu, R., & Yang, S.(2020). Self-Stigma Reduction Group for People With Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Research on Social Work Practice, 30, 8, 846-857. (SSCI, Impact Factor: 1.929)
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  • Yang, S. ., Xie L. L, & Li T. (2021) Living arrangements and intergenerational support among older Chinese: Does gender of co-residing adult children make a difference? International Social Work doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/00208728211001427 (SSCI, Impact Factor: 0.88).
  • Yang, S., Ng, P. Y.-n., Chiu, R., Li, S. S., Klassen, R. M., & Su, S.(2020). Criteria for adulthood, resilience, and self-esteem among emerging adults in Hong Kong: A path analysis approach. Children and Youth Services Review, 119, 105607. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105607 (SSCI/SCI, Impact Factor: 1.521)
  • Chan, A. K.W., Chiu, M. M., Yang, S., & Ngan, L. L.-S. (2020). Mobility, Belongingness and Schooling Experiences of Chinese Cross-Border Students. Children and Youth Services Review, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.104870. (SSCI/SCI, Impact Factor: 1.521)
  • Fang, B., Liu H.Y., Yang, S.., Xu R.R., & Chen, G.Z. (2020). Impact of social isolation on subsequent peptic ulcer recurrence in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: The role of change in severity of depression. Psychosomatic Medicine. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000772. (SCI, Impact Factor: 3.968)
  • Fang, B., Liu, H., Yang, S., Xu, R., & Chen, G.(2020) Sleep duration, depression and peptic ulcer recurrence in mildly cognitively impaired older patients. Health Psychology. 39(1)77. (SCI, Impact Factor:3.52)
  • Young, D. K.-w., Ng, P. Y.-n., Cheng, D., Kwok, T., Yang, S., Ho, F., Mak, V., & Lau, A.(2020). Outcomes of Expanded Cognitive Stimulation Therapy Group for Mild-Stage Dementia: Four-Month Follow-Up. Research on Social Work Practice, 30, 7, 724-735. (SSCI, Impact Factor: 1.929)
  • Young, D. K., Ng, P. Y., Corrigan, P., Chiu, R., & Yang, S.(2020). Self-Stigma Reduction Group for People With Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Research on Social Work Practice, 30, 8, 846-857. (SSCI, Impact Factor: 1.929)
  • Fang, B., Liu, H., Yang, S., Xu, R., & Chen, G.(2019). Effect of subjective and objective sleep quality on subsequent peptic ulcer recurrence in older adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. (SSCI, Journal Impact Factor:4.388)
  • Fang, B., Yang, S., Liu, H., Zhang, Y., Xu, R., & Chen, G.(2019). Association between depression and subsequent peptic ulcer occurrence among older people living alone: A prospective study investigating the role of change in social engagement. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 122, 94-103. (Journal Impact Factor:3.268)
  • Fang, B., Yang, S., Xu, R., & Chen, G.(2019c). Association between poor sleep quality and subsequent peptic ulcer recurrence in older patients with mild cognitive impairment: Examining the role of social engagement. Scientific Reports, 9. (Journal Impact Factor:4.122).
  • Chen, W., Bao, Y., Yu, Y., Xu, R., Yang, S., Han, H., & Chen, G.(2019). Commentary: Association between Poor Sleep Quality and Subsequent Peptic Ulcer Recurrence in Older Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment: Examining the Role of Social Engagement. Journal of Mental Health & Clinical Psychology, 3, doi: 10.29245/2578-2959/2019/3.1179
  • Yang, S., Yan. E, and Bai X (2018): An integrated model to understand elder sexuality in urban China: The theory of planned behavior applied to sexual activities of older people. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. (SCI, Impact Factor: 2.086)

  • Kim, M. S, Garcia. A. R, Yang, S. (2018): Measuring area-socioeconomic disparities in mental health service use among children referred to the child welfare system. Child Abuse and Neglect. 82, 59-71. (SSCI, Impact Factor: 2.899)

  • Bai X., Yang, S., and Knapp, M (2018): Sources and directions of social support and life satisfaction among solitary Chinese older adults in Hong Kong: The mediating role of sense of loneliness. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 13, 63–71. (SCI, Impact Factor: 2.581).