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Dr Hui Yu

Job: Lecturer

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

Address: Faculty of Health and Life Sciences / School of Applied

T: +44 (0)116 207 8843

E: hui.yu@dmu.ac.uk

W: https://www.dmu.ac.uk/appliedsocialsciences

 

Personal profile

Dr. Hui Yu’s Ph.D research examined individual and cultural differences in habitual usage of emotion regulation strategies in relationship with their associated psychological and physiological consequences.

Currently Dr. Yu is interesed in the following areas: 

1) how the situation influences one’s emotional experience and its effect on well-being. 

2) the relationship between personality and online behaviours

Research group affiliations

 

Publications and outputs

Chu, C., Yu, H., Lee, Y. & Zeng, G. (2014). The utility of the YLS/CMI-SV for assessing youth offenders in Singapore. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 41(12), 1437-1457. doi: 10.1177/0093854814537626

Yu, H. & John-Baptiste, S. (2016). Emotion expression on social networking sites: A study of young persons’ use of Facebook and Twitter in the UK. In D. Chhabra (Ed), Proceedings of the 5th Annual International Conference on Cognitive and Behavioural Psychology  (pp. 81 – 86).  ISSN: 2251-1865. doi: 10.5176/2251-1865_CBP16.20

Lopes, B., Yu, H., & Hall, J. (2016). New measure of general trait neuroticism about body signals and worry specific to body signals: The body signals attention and worry scale (BSAWS). In D. Chhabra (Ed), Proceedings of the 5th Annual International Conference on Cognitive and Behavioural Psychology (pp. 87 – 93). ISSN: 2251-1865. doi: 10.5176/2251-1865_CBP16.21

Lopes, B., & Yu, H. (2017). Who do you troll and Why: An investigation into the relationship between the Dark Triad Personalities and online trolling behaviours towards popular and less popular Facebook profiles. Computers in Human Behavior77, 69-76. Doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2017.08.036

Hall, J. K., Lopes, B., & Yu, H. (2019). Interoception enhanced via the ears? A quasi-experimental study of the impact of noise-dampening ear-protectors on heartbeat perception. Journal of Psychophysiology 33(3), 165-170. Doi: 10.1027/0269-8803/a000219

Xi, Y.1Yu, H.1, Yao, Y.1, Peng, K., Wang, Y., Chen, R. (2020) Post-traumatic stress disorder and the role of resilience, social support, anxiety and depression after the Jiuzhaigou earthquake: A structural equation model. Asian Journal of Psychiatry,49, 101958. Doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2020.101958.

Shi, L.1, Wang, Y.1Yu, H.1, Wilson, A., Cook, S., Duan., Z., Peng, K., Hu, Z., Ou, J., Duan, S., Yang, Y., Ge, J., Wang, H., Chen, L., Zhao, K., Chen, R. (2020) The relationship between childhood trauma and Internet gaming disorder among college students: A structural equation model. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 9 (1), pp.175–180. Doi: 10.1556/2006.2020.00002

Zhang, J.1, Shuai, L.1Yu, H.1, Wang, Z., Qiu, M., Lu, L., Cao, X., Xia, W., Wang, Y., Chen, R. (2020) Acute stress, behavioural symptoms and mood states among school-age children with attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder during the COVID-19 outbreak. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 51, p.102077. Doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2020.102077

Wang, Y.1Yu, H.1, Yang, Y.1, Drescher, J., Li, R., Yin, W., Yu, R., Wang, S., Deng, W., Jia, Q., Zucker, K. J., & Chen, R. (2020). Mental health status of cisgender and gender-diverse secondary school students in China. JAMA Network Open, 3(10), e2022796-e2022796. Doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.22796

Wang, Y.1Yu, H.1, Yang, Y.1, Li, R., Wilson, A., Wang, S., Drescher, J., & Chen, R. (2020). The victim-bully cycle of sexual minority school adolescents in China: prevalence and the association of mood problems and coping strategies. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 29. Doi: 10.1017/s2045796020000918

Research interests/expertise

Dr. Hui Yu is interested in people’s habitual usage of different emotion regulation strategies in relationship with one’s well-being.

Dr. Yu is also interested in knowing how culture influences one’s preference of emotion regulation and emotion expression.

In addition, Dr. Yu is exploring how to apply psychological findings to better serve the society such as in youth level of service assessment and child protection.

  • Individual difference in emotion regulation
  • Group difference in emotion regulation
  • The relationship between emotion regulation and well-being

Areas of teaching

Biological Psychology

Research Method

Conference attendance

9th APRU Doctoral Student Conference, May 2008, Far Eastern National University, Vladivostok, Russia, Individual and group difference in emotion regulation, Yu, H., Oral presentation.

Association of Psychological Sciences 21st Convention, August 2009, San Francisco, USA, Cross-cultural study on reappraisal in relationship with subjective well-being, Yu, H., & Bishop, G., Poster presentation.

34th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, March 2013, San Francisco, USA, Cultural Differences in Habitual Usage of Reappraisal and Suppression as Related to Cardiovascular and Emotional Consequences, Yu, H., & Bishop, G., Poster presentation.

2nd Asian Conference of Criminal and Operations Psychology, May 2013, Singapore, Using Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory-Screening Version (YLS/CMI-SV) in Singapore, Chu, C., Zeng, G., Lee, Y., & Yu, H, Oral presentation.

Developing a computerised English syntactic developmental profiling tool for speech and language therapists and school teachers. July 2015, Child Language Symposium, University of Warwick, UK.

Emotion expression on social networking sites: A study of young persons’ use of Facebook and Twitter in the UK. February 2016, 5th Annual International Conference on Cognitive and Behavioural Psychology, Singapore. 

New measure of general trait neuroticism about body signals and worry specific to body signals: The body signals attention and worry scale (BSAWS). February 2016, 5th Annual International Conference on Cognitive and Behavioural Psychology, Singapore.

Situation-variable and Habitual Usage of Reappraisal and Suppression in Relationship with Well-being. January 2019, Experimental Psychology Society annual meeting, London, UK.