Dr Yuan Yuan Wang

Job: Lecturer in Psychology

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 257 7837

E: yuanyuan.wang@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk

 

Personal profile

 

Research group affiliations

Psychology

Publications and outputs 

Wang, Y. Y., Xu, D. D., Liu, R., Yang, Y., Grover, S., Ungvari, G. S., Hall, B. J., Wang, G., Xiang, Y. T. (2019). Comparison of the screening abilities between the 32-item Hypomania Checklist (HCL-32) and Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ) for bipolar disorders: a meta-analysis and systematic review. Psychiatry Research, 273, 461-466.   

 

Wang, Y. Y., Wang, S., Zheng, W., Zhong, B. L., Ng, C. H., Ungvari, G. S., Wang, C. X., Yuan, Z., Li, X. H., Xiang, Y. T. (2019).  Cognitive functions in smoking and non-smoking patients with schizophrenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative studies. Schizophrenia Research, 272, 155-163.

 

Wang, Y. Y., Wang, T., Yan, H., D’Amato, R. C., Wang, W., Li, S. Y. (2019).  Evaluating the relationship between adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) and social and clinical characteristics in Chinese patients with HIV. AIDS Care-Psychology, Health & Medicine, 31(1), 14-18. doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2018.1545984

 

Fang, M., Wang, Y. Y., Feng, Y., Wang, G., Ungvari, G. S., Ng, C. H., Xiang, Y. T., Angst, J. (2019). An exploration of the psychometric properties of the 33-item Hypomania Checklist-external assessment (HCL-33-EA). (Co-first author). Journal of Affective Disorders, 245, 987-990.  doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2018.11.023.

 

Wang, Y. Y., Ji, Y., Chen, C., Zheng, W., Wang, S. B., Ungvari, G. S., Ng, C. H., Zhang, X. H., Wang, G., Xiang, Y. T. (2018). Meta-analysis of adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in patients with HIV infection in China. AIDS Care-Psychology, Health & Medicine, 1-10.

 

Wang, Y. Y., Xiao, L., Yao, W. W, Chai, J. X., Zhang, S. F., Ng, C. H., Ungvari, G. S., Xiang, Y. T. (2018).  Prevalence of depressive symptoms in left-behind children in China: a meta-analysis of comparative studies and epidemiological surveys. Journal of Affective Disorders, 244, 209-216.

 

Wang, W., Wang, Y. Y., Xiao, C. C, Yao, X., Yang, Y., Yan, H., & Li, S. Y. (2018). Psychological pathway to suicidal ideation among people living with HIV/AIDS in China: A structural equation model. (Co-first author). Psychiatry research260, 255-261.

 

Wang, Y. Y., Dong, M., Zhang, Q., Xu, D. D., Zhao, J., Ng, C. H., Ungvari, G. S., Jia, F. J., Xiang, Y. T. (2018). Suicidality and clinical correlates in Chinese men who have sex with men (MSM) with HIV infection. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 24(2), 137-143. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2018.1515495

 

Wang, Y. Y., Wang, F., Zheng, W., Zhang, L., Ng, C. H., Ungvari, G. S., Xiang, Y. T. (2018).  Mindfulness-based interventions for insomnia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 1-9.

 

Wang, Y. Y., Zhao, J., Zhang, Q., Zhang, Y., Bai, B. L., Ng, C. H., Ungvari, G. S., Jia, F. J., Xiang, Y. T. (2018).  Prevalence of depressive symptoms and their association with demographic and clinical characteristics in Chinese HIV patients. AIDS Care, 30, 1388-1392. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2018.1465172

 

Wang, Y. Y., Feng, Y., Xu, D. D., Huang, W., Chow, I., Ng, C. H., Ungvari, G. S., Yuan, Z., Wang, G., Xiang, Y. T. (2018). The development and validation of a short version of the 33-item Hypomania Checklist (HCL-33). Journal of Affective Disorders, 235, 206-210.

 

Wang, S. B., Wang, Y. Y., Wu, S. L., Zhang, Q. E., Ng, C. H., Ungvari, G. S., Chen, L., Wang, C. X., Jia, F. J., Xiang, Y. T.  (2018). Cognitive behavioral therapy for post-stroke depression: A meta-analysis. (Co-first author). Journal of Affective Disorders,235, 589-596.

  

Wang, Y. Y., Li, X. H., Zheng, W., Xu, Z. Y., Ng, C. H., Ungvari, G. S., Yuan, Z., Xiang, Y. T. (2018).  Mindfulness-based interventions for major depressive disorder: a comprehensive meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Affective Disorders,229, 429-436.

 

Zhou, F. C., Wang, Y. Y., Zheng, W., Ungvari, G. S., Ng, C. H., Zhang, J., Xiang, Y. T.  (2018). Prospective memory in bipolar disorder: a meta-analysis. (Co-first author). Psychiatric Research 259, 184-190.

 

Wang, Y. Y., Xiang, T. Y, Ungvari, G. S., Ng, C. H., Chiu, H. F. K., Yim, L. C. L., Si, T. M., Chee, K.Y., Avasthi, A., Grover, S., Chong, M. Y., Sim, K., Kanba, S., He, Y. L., Lee, M. S., Yang, S. Y., Udomrant, P., Kallivayalil, R. A., Tanra, A. J., Maramis, M., Shen, W. W., Sartorius, N., Kua, E. H., Teng, J. Y., Tan, C. H., Shinfuku, N.  (2017). Demographic and clinical features of elderly psychiatric patients receiving antidepressants in general and psychiatric hospitals in Asia. Psychogeriatrics, 17, 348-355.

 

Tong, K. K. & Wang, Y.Y.  (2017). Validation of the Flourishing Scale and Scale of Positive and Negative Experience in a Chinese community sample. (Co-first author). PLOS ONE, 12(8), 1-10.

 

Li, L., Wang, Y. Y.,Wang, S. B., Li, L., Lu, L., Ng, C. H., Ungvari, G. S., Chiu, H. F. K., Jia, F. J., Xiang, Y. T.  (2017). Sleep duration and sleep patterns in Chinese university students: A comprehensive meta-analysis. (Co-first author). Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 13(10), 1153-1162.

 

Feng, Y., Wang, Y. Y., Huang, W., Ungvari, G. S., Ng, C. H., Wei, W., Wang, G., Xiang, Y. T.  (2017). Comparison of the 32-item Hypomania Checklist (HCL-32), the 33-item Hypomania Checklist (HCL-33) and the Mood Disorders Questionnaire (MDQ) for bipolar disorder. (Co-first author). Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience,71(6), 403-408.

 

Wang, Y. Y., & D’Amato, R. C.  (2017). Neuropsychological Aspects of Prevention and Intervention for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in China. Journal of Pediatric Neuropsychology. 3(1), 53-60.

 

Wang, S. B., Wang, Y. Y., Ungvari, G. S., Ng, C. H., Wu, R. R., Wang J. J., Xiang, Y. T.  (2017). The MacArthur Competence Assessment Tools for assessing decision-making capacity in schizophrenia: A meta-analysis. (Co-first author). Schizophrenia Research, 183, 56-63.

 

Zhou, F. C., Wang, Y. Y., Zheng, W., Ungvari, G. S., Ng, C. H., Zhang, J., Xiang, Y. T.  (2017). Prospective memory deficits in patients with depression: a meta-analysis. (Co-first author). Journal of Affective Disorders, 220, 79-85.

 

Liu, M., Wang, Y. Y., Zhao, J., Zheng, S. J., Ungvari, G. S., Ng, C. H., Duan, Z. P., Xiang, Y. T.  (2017). The psychometric properties of the Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology-Self-Report (QIDS-SR) in patients with HBV-related liver disease. (Co-first author). Shanghai Archives of Psychiatry, 29(1), 15-20.

 

Wang, Y. Y., Zheng, W., Ng, C. H., Ungvari, G. S., Wei, W., & Xiang, T. Y.  (2017). Meta-analysis of Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trials of Melatonin in Alzheimer’s disease.  International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 32(1), 50-57.

 

Wang, Y. Y., Tong, K. K., Wu, A. M. S., & Yu, M. S.  (2016). The validation of the Revised Inventory of Gambling Motives, Attitudes, and Behaviours (GMAB-R) among Chinese university students. Journal of Gambling and Commercial Gaming Research, 1(1), 53-67.

  

D’Amato, R. C. & Wang, Y. Y.  (2015). Using a brain-based approach to collaborative teaching and learning with Asians.  [In G. J. van Schalkwyk and R. C. D’Amatos Special Issue, Facilitative collaborative knowledge co-construction.] New Directions in Teaching & Learning, 143, 41-60. doi:10.1002/tl.20132.

Research interests/expertise

Positive psychology, health psychology, mental health studies, happiness, well-being, cross-cultural psychology, Asian psychology, psychological testing, HIV/AIDS 

Areas of teaching

Abnormal Psychology; Introductory Research Methods in Psychology; Further Research Methods for Psychologists; Positive Psychology

Qualifications


  • BSc (Hons) Human Psychology (Aston University, Birmingham, UK)
  • MSc Mental Health Studies (King's College London, UK)
  • PhD Psychology (University of Macau, Macau SAR)

 

Courses taught

Positive Psychology 

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