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Wai Tong Chien

  • PhD, PGDip (NEdu), BN, RMN, FHKAN
  • Professor
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong
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  • 1700CitationsNumber of citations received by Wai Tong's publications. Updated daily.

Research interests

peer supportMindfulnessSchizophrenia and psychosis carePsychosocial interventionRCTFamily interventionDementiaMental health care

About

Prof. CHIEN has been a professor in mental health nursing at School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University since 2011 and was appointed as an Associate Head (2015-17) in the School. He has appointed as Associate Dean, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences at The University. As an advanced practice nurse and active researcher, Prof. CHIEN has strived to improve mental health in her native Hong Kong SAR, China by establishing psycho-education and mutual support group programs to community-resided people with mental health problems and their family members through psychosocial interventions, research, advocacy, and community mental health promotion in the past 20 years. Prof. CHIEN have been an active academia and researcher and led the Mental Health Research Groups in faculties of health sciences and nursing for the past 20 years and have recently provided consultancy and staff training in non-government mental health care agencies in Hong Kong, mainland China and South East Asia. He has contributed to the development of education curriculum, licensure and practice guidelines of psychiatric/mental health nursing and reviews of research proposals and publications in the international and national Nursing Boards or funding bodies, and served as editors and editorial board members of international refereed nursing and health care journals. He has obtained over 30 health research grants with an amount of about HKD 20,000,000 (>US$2,500,000) and published over 135 articles in peer-reviewed international nursing, psychiatric or health care journals and substantial number of conference papers and book chapters.

Groups

Co-authors (145)

Publications (5)

  • A Scale for the Management of Aggressive and Violent Behaviour (C_MAVAS): Psychometric Properties Testing in Mental Health Nurses

    • Cheung T
    • Mui J
    • Shan Ho Y
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  • Chinese Health Improvement Profile for people with severe mental illness: A cluster-randomized, controlled trial

    • Bressington D
    • Chien W
    • Mui J
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  • Family intervention for caregivers of people with recent-onset psychosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

    • Ma C
    • Chien W
    • Bressington D
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  • Mindfulness-Based Intervention for Stress Reduction of Family Caregivers of People with Dementia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

    • Kor P
    • Chien W
    • Liu J
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  • Psychometric properties of a Chinese version of the Level of Expressed Emotion scale and expressed emotion of family members perceived by patients with severe mental illness

    • Chien W
    • Chan Z
    • Chan S
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Editorships

Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment

Editorial board member

2014 - Present

The Open Nursing Journal

Editor in chief

2013 - Present

Trials

Associate editor

2012 - Present

Asian Nursing Research

Editorial board member

2012 - Present

World Journal of Tranlational Medicine

Associate Editor

2012 - 2018(6 years)

Nursing Reports

Editor-in-Chief

2011 - 2016(5 years)

Professional experience

Professor

Chinese University of Hong Kong

July 2018 - Present

Professor

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

January 2011 - July 2018(8 years)

Associate Dean, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

October 2017 - May 2018(7 months)

Associate Professor

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

July 2009 - December 2010(a year)

Associate and assistant Professor

Chinese University of Hong Kong

September 1997 - July 2009(12 years)

Education

PhD

King's College London

November 2001 - October 2006(5 years)

PGDip Nurs Edu

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

September 1996 - March 1998(2 years)

MPhil

Chinese University of Hong Kong

September 1993 - July 1995(2 years)

BN (Hons)

Chinese University of Hong Kong

September 1991 - August 1993(2 years)

Dip Psychiatric Nurs

Castle Peak Hospital

June 1985 - May 1988(3 years)