Publications in 2015

2015 | 20142013 | 2012 | 2011



Chen, Y. Y., Wong, G. H., Lum, T. Y., Lou, V. W., Ho, A. H., Luo, H., & Tong, T. L. (2015). Neighborhood support network, perceived proximity to community facilities and depressive symptoms among low socioeconomic status Chinese elders. Aging & mental health, DOI:10.1080/13607863.2015.1018867

Cheung, K. S. L.Lau, B. H. P., Wong, P. W. C., Leung, A. Y. M., Lou, V. W., Chan, G. M. Y., & Schulz, R. (2015). Multicomponent intervention on enhancing dementia caregiver well‐being and reducing behavioral problems among Hong Kong Chinese: a translational study based on REACH II. International journal of geriatric psychiatry30(5), 460-469.

Cheung, S. L., Yip, S. F., Branch, L. G., & Robine, J. M. (2015). Decreased Proportion of Dementia-Free Life Expectancy in Hong Kong SAR. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders40(1-2), 72-84.

Choy, J.C. & Lou, V. W. (2015). The effectiveness of modified Instrumental Reminiscence Intervention on psychological well-being among community-dwelling Chinese older adults: a randomized controlled trial. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. (In press)

Chu, L. W., Ng, K. H., Law, A. C., Lee, A. M., & Kwan, F. (2015). Validity of the Cantonese Chinese Montreal Cognitive Assessment in Southern Chinese.Geriatrics & gerontology international15(1), 96-103.

Ho, A. H., Dai, A. A., Lam, S. H., Wong, S. W., Tsui, A. L., Tang, J. C., & Lou, V. W. (2015). Development and Pilot Evaluation of a Novel Dignity-Conserving End-of-Life (EoL) Care Model for Nursing Homes in Chinese Societies. The Gerontologist, gnv037.

Ho, A. H. Y., Luk, J. K., Chan, F. H., Ng, W. C., Kwok, C. K., Yuen, J. H., Tam, M. Y. Kan, W. W & Chan, C. L. (2015). Dignified Palliative Long-Term Care An Interpretive Systemic Framework of End-of-Life Integrated Care Pathway for Terminally Ill Chinese Older Adults. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 1049909114565789.

Ho, A. H., Potash, J. S., Fong, T. C., Ho, V. F., Chen, E. Y., Lau, R. H., ... & Ho, R. T. (2015). Psychometric properties of a Chinese version of the Stigma Scale: examining the complex experience of stigma and its relationship with self-esteem and depression among people living with mental illness in Hong Kong.Comprehensive psychiatry56, 198-205.

Kwan, J. S. K., Lau, B. H. P., & Cheung, K. S. L. (2015). Toward a Comprehensive Model of Frailty: An Emerging Concept From the Hong Kong Centenarian Study. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association,16(6), 536-e1.

Liu, J. Y., Chi, I., Chan, K. S., Lai, C. K., & Leung, A. Y. (2015). The reliability and validity of the pain items of the Hong Kong version interRAI community health assessment for community‐dwelling elders in Hong Kong. Journal of clinical nursing. doi: 10.1111/jocn.12885

Lou, V. W., Lau, B. H. P., & Cheung, K. S. L. (2015). Positive aspects of caregiving (PAC): Scale validation among Chinese dementia caregivers (CG).Archives of gerontology and geriatrics60(2), 299-306.

Lum, T. Y., Yan, E. C., Ho, A. H., Shum, M. H.Wong, G. H.Lau, M. M., & Wang, J. (2015). Measuring Filial Piety in the 21st Century Development, Factor Structure, and Reliability of the 10-Item Contemporary Filial Piety Scale.Journal of Applied Gerontology, 0733464815570664.

Shum, M. H., Lou, V. W.He, K. Z.Chen, C. C., & Wang, J. (2015). The “Leap Forward” in Nursing Home Development in Urban China: Future Policy Directions. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. (In press)

Tang, J. Y. M., Ho, A. H. Y.Luo, H.Wong, G. H. Y., Lau, B. H. P., Lum, T. Y. S., & Cheung, K. S. L. (2015). Validating a Cantonese short version of the Zarit Burden Interview (CZBI-Short) for dementia caregivers. Aging & Mental Health, DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2015.1047323.

Tao, H., Wong, G. H., Zhang, H., Zhou, Y., Xue, Z., Shan, B., ... & Liu, Z. (2015). Grey matter morphological anomalies in the caudate head in first-episode psychosis patients with delusions of reference. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging233(1), 57-63.

Yang, F., & Lou, V. W. (2015). Childhood adversities, urbanisation and depressive symptoms among middle-aged and older adults: evidence from a national survey in China. Ageing and Society, 1-21.


Books published or contracted

Lou, V. W. (2015). Spiritual Well-Being of Chinese Older Adults: Conceptualization, Measurement and Intervention. Springer.


Book chapters

Lou, W. V., & Tong, H. (2015). Grandparenting and Volunteering Among Older Adults in Hong Kong: A Dilemma. In Successful Aging (pp. 199-207). Springer Netherlands.