Prof. MO Kit Han Phoenix (巫潔嫻教授) 

BSSc (HKU), MSc (University of Nottingham), PhD (University of Nottingham), CPsychol (UK) 

Associate Director, Centre for Health Behaviours Research

Associate Professor, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Phone: (852) 2252-8765

Email: phoenix.mo@cuhk.edu.hk

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Biography

Dr. Phoenix Mo is a chartered psychologist of the British Psychological Society, a chartered scientist of the UK Science Council, and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and the Hong Kong Psychological Society. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Social Sciences (majoring in Psychology) at the University of Hong Kong, followed by an MSc in Health Psychology and Ph.D. at the University of Nottingham, UK. Phoenix has an active interest in Health Psychology and Behavioral Health and her research interests are to explore the cognitive, social, and psychological aspects of disease prevention and management, mental health research and promotion among vulnerable or diseased populations, and the development of theory-based and evidence-based digital health interventions. She has published more than 90 papers in peer-reviewed academic journals. She has obtained research grants from local government (e.g. Research Grants Council and Food and Health Bureau), mainland China (e.g. National Science of Foundation of China), and international organisation (e.g. Lifespan/Tufts/Brown Center for AIDS Research) as a principal investigator. These projects reflect her research interest, and comprehensive knowledge in the fields of behavioral health, mental health, and digital health.

Teaching Modules

Undergraduate

  • BSc in Public Health -- PHPC 1022 Lifestyle and Health

  • BSc in Public Health -- PHPC 2016 Theories and Concepts of Health Behaviors

  • BSc in Community Health Practice -- CHPR 3002Health Education and Health Behaviours (Course Coordinator)

  • BSc in Community Health Practice -- CHPR 4003 Research Methods in Community Health (Course Coordinator)
     

Taught Postgraduate

  • MSc in Health Education -- HSOC 5211 Advanced Theories of Health Behaviors (Course Coordinator)
     

Research Postgraduate

  • Public Health MPhil/PhD programme -- PUBH 6006 Health Improvement Social and Behavioural Sciences

Postgraduate Supervision

PhD

  • Xin, Meiqi (2015-2019) Efficacy of using online narratives in changing HIV risk behaviors among men who have sex with men in Hong Kong

  • Chan, Wing Yan Virginia (2015-2019) A randomised controlled trial evaluating efficacy of a psychological intervention based on Commonsense Model in improving mental health and self-care among Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus patients

  • Jinghua LI (2012-2015)  Positive Psychology Interventions for HIV-infected men who have sex with men in China

  • Wangnan CAO (2013-2016)  Prevalence and factors associated with disclosure of HIV status among HIV-infected men who have sex with men and women in China

Research Interests
  • Psychological aspects in disease prevention and management

  • Internet on health and patient empowerment

  • Mental health in minorities and disease populations

Publications

# supervised student

* corresponding author

 

2021

Rui, S., Mo, P.K.H., Cai, Y., & Lau, J.T.F. (in press). Mental health service utilization among transgender women sex workers who are at risk of mental health problems in Shenyang, China: an application of minority stress theory. Health and Social Care in the Community.

 

Ho, J.Y. #, Zijlema, W. L., Triguero-Mas, M., Donaire-Gonzalez, D., Valentín, A., Ballester, J., Chan, E.Y.Y., Goggins, W.B., Mo, P.K.H., Kruize, H., van den Berg, M., Grazuleviciene, R., Gidlow, C.J., Jerrett, M., Seto, E.Y.W, Barrera-Gomez, J., & Nieuwenhuijsen, M. J. (in press). Does surrounding greenness moderate the relationship between apparent temperature and physical activity? Findings from the PHENOTYPE project. Environmental Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2021.110992

 

Wang, Q., Mo, P.K.H., Song, B., Di, J., Zhou, F.R., Zhao, J., Wu, Y.L., Tian, H., Qiu, L., Xia, J., Wang, L., Li, F., &, Wang, L. (in press). Mental health and preventive behaviour of pregnant women in China during the early phase of the COVID-19 period. Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 10, 37. DOI: 10.1186/s40249-021-00825-4.

 

Lau, C.Y.K., Kong, A.P.S., Lau, J.T.F., Chan, V.W.Y., Mak, W.W.S., & Mo, P.K.H.* (2021). Coping skills and glycaemic control: the mediating role of diabetes distress. Acta Diabetologica, published online on 25 Mar, DOI: 10.1007/s00592-021-01679-w.

 

Li, J., Mo, P.K.H. (co-1st author), Kahler, C., Lau, J.T.F. (2021). A three-arm randomised controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of a positive psychology and social networking intervention in promoting mental health among HIV-infected men who have sex with men in China. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 30, e24, 1-24. DOI: 10.1017/S2045796021000081

 

Mo, P.K.H., Fong, V.W.I., Song, B., Di, J., Wang, L., & Wang, Q. (2021). Association of perceived threat, negative emotions, and self-efficacy with mental health and personal protective behavior among Chinese pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic: Cross-sectional survey study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(4):e24053. DOI: 10.2196/24053

 

Mo, P.K.H., Luo, S., Wang, S., Zhao, J., Zhang, G., Li, L., Xie, L.#, Lau, J.T.F. (2021). Intention to receive COVID-19 vaccination in China: Application of the Diffusion of Innovations Theory and the moderating role of openness to experience. Vaccines. 9(2):129. DOI: 10.3390/vaccines9020129.

 

Mo, P.K.H., Hu, H#, Ip, M., Dong, W., Lau, J.T.H., & Wang, Z. (2021). Effect of stress and avoidant coping on depression and the moderating role of age among men who have sex with men: Findings from a 6-month prospective cohort study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 283:310-316. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2021.01.072

 

She, R., Mo, P.K.H., Ma, T., Liu, Y. & Lau, J.T.F. (2021). Impact of minority stress and poor mental health on sexual risk behaviors among transgender women sex workers in Shenyang, China. AIDS and Behavior. Published online on 12 Jan 21. DOI: 10.1007/s10461-020-03108-5

 

Xu, Z. #, Xu, D., Li, X., Xie, Y.J., Sun, W., Yip, B., Mo, P.K.H., Xiao, S., Wong S.Y.S., & Lee, E.K.P. (2021). Physical and mental health outcomes including behavior and attitudes in people having social contacts with COVID-19 patients. PLOS One, 16(2): e0245945. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0245945

 

Wang, Q., Wang, Z., Ma, X., Chan, P., Lau, J.T.H. & Mo, P.K.H.* (2021). Chinese mothers’ intent to disclose the HIV status to their children: the role of outcome expectations and self-efficacy. AIDS Care, 1-10. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2021.1882930

 

Wang, Z., Lau, J.T.F., Ip, M., Yu, Y., Fong, F., Fang, Y., & Mo, P.K.H. (2021). Two Web-Based and Theory-Based Interventions With and Without Brief Motivational Interviewing in the Promotion of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Among Chinese Men Who Have Sex With Men: Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(2), e21465. DOI: 10.2196/21465

 

Leung, A.Y.M., Parial, L.L., Tolabing, M.C., Sim, T., Mo. P.K.H., Okan, O., Dadaczynsk, K. (2021). Sense of coherence mediates the relationship between digital health literacy and anxiety about the future in aging population during the COVID-19 pandemic: A path analysis. Aging and Mental Health, 1-10. DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2020.1870206

 

Wang. Q., Song, B., Di, J., Yang, X., Wu, A.M.S., Lau, J.T.F., Xin, M., Wang, L., Mo. P.K.H.* (2021). Intentions to seek mental health services during the COVID-19 pandemic among Chinese pregnant women with probable depression or anxiety: Cross-sectional, web-based survey study. JMIR Mental Health, 8(2), e24162. DOI: 10.2196/24162

 

Yang, X., Song, B., Wu, A.M.S., Mo, P.K.H., Di, J., Wang, Q., Lau, J.T.F., & Wang L.H. (2021). Social, Cognitive, and eHealth Mechanisms of COVID-19-Related Lockdown and Mandatory Quarantine That Potentially Affect the Mental Health of Pregnant Women in China: Cross-Sectional Survey Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(1), e24495. DOI: 10.2196/24495

 

Chan, V.W.Y., Kong, A.P.S., Lau, J.T.F., Mak, W.W.S., Cameron, L., & Mo., P.K.H.* (2021). An intervention to change illness representations and self-care of individuals with Type 2 Diabetes: A randomized controlled trial. Psychosomatic Medicine, 83(1), 71-84. DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000883

 

Yu, Y.#, Mo, P.K.H., Lau, J.T.F. (2021). Why is Internet gaming disorder more prevalent among adolescent males than females in China? The role of cognitive mediators. Addictive Behaviors, 112, 106637. DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2020.106637

2020

Tian, Y. #, Xu, R.H., Mo, P.K.H., Dong, D., & Wong, E.L. (2020). Generic Health Literacy Measurements for Adults: A Scoping Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(21), 7768. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17217768

 

Mo, P.K.H., Cheng, Y. & Lau, J.T.F. (2020). Work-related factors on mental health among migrant factory workers in China: Application of the Demand-Control and Effort-Reward Imbalance Model. Health and Social Care in the Community, 00, 1–12. DOI: 10.1111/hsc.13176
 

Yu, Y.#, Fong, V.W.I., Lau, J.T.F., Sum, R.K.W., Leung, E.F.L., & Mo, P.K.H.* (2020). The associations between psychological needs, health-related quality of life, and subjective well-being among Chinese older people: a cross-sectional study. Health and Social Care in the Community, 00, 1–9. DOI: 10.1111/hsc.13160

 

Dekker, J., Amitami, M., Berman, A. H., Brown, H., Cleal, B., Figueiras, M.J., Finney Rutten, L.J. Fors, E.A., Griva, K., Gu., J., Keyworth, C., Kleinstauber, M., Lahmann, C., Lau, J.T.F., Leplow, B., Li, L., Gavelin, H.M., Mewes, R., Mo, P.K.H., Mullan, B., Penedo, F.J., Prins, J., Rodriguez, T.R., Simpson, S.A., Stauder, A., Tuomisto, M.T., Weiss D.J., & Nater, U.M. (2020). Definition and characteristics of behavioral medicine, and main tasks and goals of the International Society of Behavioral Medicine. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. Published online on 9 Sep. DOI: 10.1007/s12529-020-09928-y

 

Wang, Z., Mo, P.K.H., Ip, M., Fang, Y., & Lau, J.T.F. (2020). Uptake and willingness to use PrEP among Chinese gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men with experience of sexualized drug use in the past year. BMC Infectious Diseases, 20(1), 299. DOI: 10.1186/s12879-020-05024-4

 

Wang, Z., Fang, Y., Dong, W., Lau, M., & Mo, P.K.H. (2020). Illness representations on pneumonia and pneumococcal vaccination uptake among community-living Chinese people with high-risk conditions aged ≥65 years --- a population-based study. Human Vaccines & Immunotheraputics, 1-8. DOI: 10.1080/21645515.2020.1814653

 

Jiao, M., Chen, W., Gu, J., Li, J. H., Liu, D., Lau, J. T. F., Mo, P., Zhang, X., Du, X., Hao, Y. T. (2020). Efficacy of a Positive Psychological Intervention in Improving Mental Health Status Among Methadone Maintenance Treatment Users in Guangzhou, China—a Randomized Controlled Trial. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. Published online on Feb 20, DOI: 10.1007/s11469-019-00206-x

 

Li, J., Wu, A.M.S., Feng, L., Deng, Y., Li, J., Chen, Y., Mai, J., Mo, P.K.H*, & Lau, J.T.F. (2020) Classification of probable online social networking addiction: A latent profile analysis from a large-scale survey among Chinese adolescents. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 9(3), 698-708. DOI: 10.1556/2006.2020.00047

 

Wang, Z., Yang, X., Mo, P.K.H, Lau, J.T.F. (2020). Influence of social media on sexualized drug use and chemsex among men who have sex with men in Hong Kong: an observational prospective cohort study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(7), e17894. DOI: 10.2196/17894

 

Mo, P.K.H, Chan, V.W.Y., Wang, X. #, & Lau, J.T.F. (2020). Gender difference in the association between internet addiction, self-esteem and academic aspirations among adolescents: A structural equation modelling. Computers and Education, 155, 103921. DOI: 10.1016/j.compedu.2020.103921  

 

Mo, P.K.H, & Lau, J.T.F. (2020).  Psychoactive substance use among Chinese non-engaged youth: The application of the Health Belief Model. Children and Youth Services Review, 113, 105008. DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105008

 

Mo, P.K.H, Chen, J.H. #, Lau, J.T.F., & Wu, A.M.S. (2020). Internet-related addictions: from measurements to interventions. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(7), 2539. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17072539

Xin, M.#, Viswanath, K, Li, A.Y.C., Cao, W., Hu, Y., Lau, J.T.F., & Mo, P.K.H.* (in press). A Meta-Analysis of Effectiveness of eHealth Interventions for Promoting HIV-Preventive Behaviors among Men Who Have Sex with Men: An Integrative Framework of Design and Implementation Features. Journal of Medical Internet Research.

 

Yang, X., Jiang, X., Mo, P.K.H., Cai, Y., Ma, L., & Lau, J.T.F. (2020). Prevalence and interpersonal correlates of Internet Gaming Disorders among Chinese adolescents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(1), 579. DOI: https://doi:10.3390/ijerph17020579

 

Yu, Y. #, Mo, P.K.H., Zhang, J., Li, J., & Lau, J.T.F. (2020). Validation of the Chinese version of the Revised Internet Gaming Cognition Scale among adolescents in China: Maladaptive cognitions as potential determinants of Internet gaming disorder. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(1), 290. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17010290

 

Wang, Z., Mo, P.K.H., Fang, Y., Ip., M., & Lau, J.T.F. (2020). Factors predicting first-time hepatitis C virus testing uptake among men who have sex with men in China --- an observational prospective cohort study. Sexually Transmitted Infections. Published online on Jan 9.  DOI: 10.1136/sextrans-2019-054248

 

2019

Mo, P.K.H., Li, J., Jiang, H. #, & Lau, J.T.F. (2019). Problematic internet use and smoking among Chinese junior secondary students: The mediating role of depressive symptomatology and family support. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(24), 5053. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16245053

 

Mo, P.K.H., Chen, X., Lam, E.H.K.#, Li, J., Kahler, C.W., & Lau, J.T.F. (2019). The moderating role of social support on the relationship between anxiety, stigma, and intention to use illicit drugs among HIV-positive men who have sex with men. AIDS and Behavior. Published online on 21 Nov.  DOI: 10.1007/s10461-019-02719-x

 

Yang, X., Wang, Q., Wang, X.#, Mo., P.K.H., Wang, Z., Lau, J.T.F. (2019). Direct and indirect associations between interpersonal resources and posttraumatic growth through resilience among women living with HIV in China. AIDS and Behavior. Published online on 17 Oct.  DOI: 10.1007/s10461-019-02694-3.

 

Chen, X., Mo, P.K.H., Li, J. #, Lau, J.T.F. (2019). Factors associated with drug use among HIV-infected men who have sex with men in China. AIDS and Behavior. Published online on 4 Sep.  DOI: 10.1007/s10461-019-02660-z

 

Mo, P.K.H., Xin, M. #, Lau, J.T.F. (2019). Testing the vulnerability and scar model of the relationship between self-concept, social support and anxiety symptoms among children of HIV-infected parents in China: A 3-year longitudinal study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 259, 441-450. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2019.08.036

Mo, P.K.H., Wang, Z., Lau, J.T.F., Li, A.Y.C. & Wang, Q. (2019). Disclosure of maternal HIV infection to children among Chinese women with HIV: The application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour and the role of various norms. Health and Social Care in the Community, 27, 1544-1554. DOI: 10.1111/hsc.12825

Wang, Q., Wang, Z., Ma, X., Fang, Y., Mo, P.K.H.*, & Lau, J.T.F. (2019). Important roles of health professionals in maternal HIV disclosure among HIV-infected women in China. AIDS and Behavior, 23, 2829-2836. DOI: 10.1007/s10461-019-02566-w

Yan, H., Cao, W.#, Mo, P.K.H., Huan, X., Wang, Z., Lin, X., Wang, X., Gu, L., Wang, P., Agudile, E., & Lau, J.T.F. (2019). Prevalence and associated factors of HIV serostatus disclosure to regular female sex partners among HIV-positive men who have sex with both men and women in China. AIDS Care, 31, 1026-1034. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2019.1612002

Cheung, T., Wang, Z., Lau, J.T.F., Mo, P.K.H., Siu, C.K., Chan, R.T.H., & Ho, J.Y.S. (2019). The acceptability of HPV vaccines and perceptions of vaccination against HPV among physicians and nurses in Hong Kong. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(10), E1700. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph16101700

Cao, W.#, Wong, H.M., Mo, P.K.H., Sun, S., & Hu, Y.J.  (2019). Mental health problems of female spouses of men living with HIV in Sichuan, China: A qualitative study.  Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. Published online on 27 Jun. DOI:  10.1097/JNC.0000000000000104

Cheng, L.Y. #, Wang, X., & Mo, P.K.H.* (2019). The effect of home-based intervention with professional support on promoting breastfeeding: a systematic review. International Journal of Public Health, 64, 999-1014. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-019-01266-5

Mo, P.K.H.*, Lau, J.T.F., Xin, M. #, & Fong, V.W.I. (2019). Understanding the barriers and factors to HIV testing intention of women engaging in compensated dating in Hong Kong: The application of the extended Theory of Planned Behavior. PLOS One, 14(6):e0213920. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213920

Cao, W. #, Mo, P.K.H. & Lau, J.T.F. (2019). Validation of the Outcome Expectancy Scale for HIV serostatus disclosure to female sex partners among men who have sex with men and women living with HIV in China. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy. Published online on 10 May. DOI: 10.1080/0092623X.2019.1599090

 

Mo, P.K.H.*, Wong, H.W.C., & Lam, E.H.K. (2019).  Can the Health Belief Model and moral responsibility explain influence vaccination uptake among nurses? Journal of Advanced Nursing.  Published online on 20 February. DOI: 10.1111/jan.13894

Wang, Z, Lau, J.T.F., Wang, Q., & Mo, P.K.H.* (2019). Prevalence of and factors associated with inconsistent condom use with HIV discordant male regular sex partners among HIV-infected women in China. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 45, 339-349. DOI: 10.1080/0092623X.2018.1526835

2018

Au-yeung, L. #, & Mo, P.K.H.* (2018). The efficacy and mechanism of online Positive Psychological Intervention (PPI) on improving well-being among Chinese university students: A pilot study of the Best Possible Self (BPS) Intervention. Journal of Happiness Studies. Published online on 26 November. DOI: 10.1007/s10902-018-0054-4

Lau, J.T.F., Walden, D.L., Wu, A.M.S., Cheng, K.M., Lau, M.C.M., & Mo, P.K.H. (2018). Bidirectional predictions between Internet addiction and probable depression among Chinese adolescents. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 7, 633-643.  DOI: 10.1556/2006.7.2018.87

Li, J. #, Mo. P.K.H., Lau, J.T.F., Su, X., Zhang, X., Wu, A.M.S., Mai, J., & Chan, Y. (2018). Online social networking addiction and depression: the results from a large-scale prospective cohort study in Chinese adolescents. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 7, 686-696.  DOI: 10.1556/2006.7.2018.69

Cheung, T., Lau, J.T.F., Wang, Z., Mo, P.K.H., & Ho, Y.S. (2018). Acceptability of HPV vaccines and associations with perceptions related to HPV and HPV vaccines among male baccalaureate students in Hong Kong. PLOS One, 13, e0198615. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198615

Mo, P.K.H.*, Ko, T.T. #, & Xin, M. (2018). School-based gatekeeper training programmes in enhancing gatekeepers' cognitions and behaviours for adolescent suicide prevention: A systematic review. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 12, 29. DOI: 10.1186/s13034-018-0233-4

Du, M., Zhao, J., Zhang, J., Lau, J.T.F., Mo, P.K.H. & Li, J. #, (2018). Depression and social support mediate the effect of HIV self-stigma on condom use intentions among Chinese HIV-infected men who have sex with men. AIDS Care, 30, 1197-1206. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2018.1487916

Mo, P.K.H., Lau, J.T.F., Chan, V.W.Y. #, & Chan, S.W. (2018). The role of social support on emotion dysregulation and Internet Addiction among Chinese adolescents: A structural equation model. Addictive Behaviors, 82, 86-93. DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2018.01.027

Hui, S.C., Xie, Y., Kwok, R.C.W., Tam, E.W.C., Mak, W.W.S., & Mo, P.K.H.  (2018).  Follow Your Virtual Trainer (FYVT): A randomized controlled trial protocol of IT- based lifestyle intervention program to promote physical activity and health among middle-aged Hong Kong Chinese. BMJ Open, 8, e017908. DOI: 10.1136/ bmjopen-2017-017908

 

Wang, Z., Lau, J.T.F., Ip, M., Ho, S.P., Mo, P.K.H., Latkin, C., Ma, Y.L., & Kim, Y. (2018). A randomized controlled trail evaluating efficacy of promoting a home-based HIV self-testing with online counseling on increasing HIV testing among men who have sex with men. AIDS and Behavior, 22, 190-201. DOI: 10.1007/s10461-017-1887-2

Wu, X., Lau, J.T.F., Mak, W.W.S., Gu, J., Mo, P.K.H., & Wang, X. (2018). How newly diagnosed HIV-positive men who have sex with men look at HIV/AIDS – validation of the Chinese version of the revised illness perception questionnaire. BMC Infectious Diseases, 18, 2. DOI: 10.1186/s12879-017-2902-y

Mo, P.K.H., Lau, J.T.F., & Wu, X. (2018). Relationship between illness representations and mental health among HIV-positive men who have sex with men. AIDS Care, 30, 1246-1251. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2018.1445825

Mo, P.K.H., Mak, W.W.S., Kwok, Y.T.Y., Xin, M. #, Chan, C.W.L., & Yip, L. (2018). Threats during sex work and association with mental health among young female sex workers in Hong Kong. AIDS Care, 30, 1031-1039.  DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2018.1435847

Wu, A.M.S., Lau, J.T.F. & Mo, P.K.H., & Lau, M.M.C. (2018). Psychological distress and resilience as risk and protective factors of psychoactive substance use among Chinese non-engaged youth. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, published online on 29 Jan 2018. DOI: 10.1002/casp.2340

2017

Lau, J.T.F., Wu, X., Wu, A.M.S., Wang, Z., & Mo, P.K.H. (2017). Relationships between illness perception and post-traumatic growth among newly diagnosed HIV positive men who have sex with men in China. AIDS and Behavior, published online on 29 Aug 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s10461-017-1874-7

 

Mo, P.K.H., Lau, J.T.F., Lau, M.M.C., & Kim, Y. (2017). Mental health service utilization among men who have sex with men who are at risk of mental health problems in Hong Kong: Prevalence and associated factors. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, published online on 13 Apr 2017. DOI: 10.1037/men0000104. 

Mak, W.W.S., Mo, P.K.H., Ma, G.Y.K., Lam, M.Y.Y. (2017). Meta-analysis and systematic review of studies on the effectiveness of HIV stigma reduction programs. Social Science and Medicine, 188, 30-40. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.06.045

 

Li, J., Lau, J.T.F., Mo, P.K.H., Su, X.F., Tang, J., Qin, Z.G., & Gross, D.L. (2017). Insomnia partially mediated the association between problematic Internet use and depression among secondary school students in China. Journal of Behavioral Addiction, 6, 554-563. DOI: 10.1556/2006.6.2017.085

 

Mo, P.K.H., Ng, C.T.Y. (2017). Stigmatization among people living with HIV in Hong Kong: A qualitative study. Health Expectations, 20, 943-951. DOI:10.1111/hex.12535

 

Lau, J.T., Wang, Z., Kim, Y., Li, J., Gu, J., Mo, P.K.H., & Wang, X. (2017). Low sustainability, poor governance, and other challenges encountered by grassroots non-governmental organizations targeting HIV prevention for men who have sex with men in China – a nation-wide study. AIDS Care, 29, 1480-1490. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2017.1300630

Wang, Z., Wu, X., Lau, J.T.F., Mo, P.K.H., Mak, W.W.S., Wang, X., Yang, X., Gross, D., & Jiang, H. (2017). Prevalence of and factors associated with unprotected anal intercourse with regular and nonregular male sexual partners among newly diagnosed HIV-positive men who have sex with men in China. HIV Medicine, 18, 635-646. DOI: 10.1111/hiv.12500.

Lau, J.T.F., Kim, Y., Wu, A.M.S., Wang, Z., Huang, B., & Mo, P.K.H. (2017). The Occupy Central (Umbrella) movement and mental health distress in the Hong Kong general public: political movements and concerns as potential structural risk factors of population mental health. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 52, 525-536. DOI: 10.1007/s00127-017-1340-x.

Li, J., Mo, P.K.H., Wu, A.M.S., & Lau, J.T.F. (2017). Roles of self-stigma, social support, and positive and negative affects as determinants of depressive symptoms among HIV infected men who have sex with men in China. AIDS and Behavior, 21, 261-273. DOI:10.1007/s10461-016-1321-1

Jiao, M., Gu, J., Xu, J., Hao, C., Lau, J.T.F., Mo, P.K.H., Liu, D., Zhao, Y., Zhang, X., Babbitt, A., & Hao, Y. (2017). Resilience associated with mental health problems among methadone maintenance treatment patients in Guangzhou, China. AIDS Care, 29, 660-665. DOI:10.1080/09540121.2016.1255705.

2016

Jiao, M., Gu, J., Xu, J., Hao, C., Lau, J.T.F., Mo, P.K.H., Liu, D., Zhao, Y., Zhang, X., Babbitt, A., & Hao, Y. (2016). Resilience associated with mental health problems among methadone maintenance treatment patients in Guandzhou, China. AIDS Care, 1-6 [Epub ahead of print].

Lau JTF*, Lee AL, Wai ST, Mo PK, Fong F, Wang Z, Cameron LD,  Sheer V. (2016). A Randomized Control Trial for Evaluating Efficacies of Two Online Cognitive Interventions With and Without Fear-Appeal Imagery Approaches in Preventing Unprotected Anal Sex Among Chinese Men Who Have Sex with Men. AIDS Behav, 20(9), 1851-62

Lau JT, Mo PKH, Gu J, Hao C, Lai C. (2016). Association of situational and environmental factors with last episode of unprotected anal intercourse among MSM in Hong Kong: A case-crossover analysis. AIDS Educ Prev, 28(1), 26-42.

Li J, Lau JTF*, Mo PK, Su X, Wu AM, Tang J,  Qin Z. (2016). Validation of the Social Networking Activity Intensity Scale among Junior Middle School Students in China. PloS one, 11(10), e0165695.

Li J, Mo PK, Kahler CW, Lau JT, Du M, Dai Y, Shen H. (2016). Prevalence and associated factors of depressive and anxiety symptoms among HIV-infected men who have sex with men in China. AIDS Care, 28(4), 465-470.

Mo PKH, Chong ESK, Mak WWS, Wong SYS. & Lau JT. (2016). Physical activity in people with mental illness in Hong Kong: application of the Health Belief Model. J Sport Exerc Psychol, 38(2), 203-208

Wu, A.M.S., Li, J., Lau, J.T.F., Mo, P.K.H. & Lau, M.C. (2016). Potential impact of internet addiction and protective psychosocial factors onto depression among Hong Kong Chinese adolescents – direct, mediation and moderation effects. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 70, 41-52.

2015

Lau, J.T.F., Tsui, H.Y., Mo, P.K.H., Mak, W.W.S., & Griffiths, S. (2015). World cup’s impact on mental health and lifestyle behaviors in the general population: Comparing results of 2 serial population-based surveys. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 27, NP1973-84.

Li J, Gu J, Lau JT, Chen H, Mo PK, Tang M. Prevalence of depressive symptoms and associated factors among people who inject drugs in China. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2015; 151: 228-35.

Li J, Mo PK, Kahler CW, Lau JT*, Du M, Dai Y, Shen H. (2015). Prevalence and associated factors of depressive and anxiety symptoms among HIV-infected men who have sex with men in China.  AIDS Care. 21:1-6.

Mak WW, Mo PKH, Lau JT, Wong SY. Physical health needs, lifestyle choices, and quality of life among people with mental illness in the community. Hong Kong Medical Journal. 2015, 21 Suppl 6: 29-33.

Mo, P.K.H., Gu, J., Lau, J.T.F., You, H. (2015). Prevalence and associated factors of mental health problems among monogamous Chinese female patients with sexually transmitted diseases in Hong Kong. AIDS Care, 27, 481-488.

Mo PK & Lau, JT* (2015). Illness representation on H1N1 influenza and preventive behaviors in the Hong Kong general population. J Health Psychol, 20(12), 1523-33

Mo PK & Lau JT. Influenza vaccination uptake and associated factors among elderly population in Hong Kong: the application of the Health Belief Model. Health Education Research. 2015; 30(5): 706-18.

Mo PK, Lau JT, Cheng KM, Mak WW, Gu J, Wu AM, Li J. (2015). Investigating the factor structure of the Illness Perception Questionnaire-revised for substance dependence among injecting drug users in China. Drug Alcohol Depend. 1;148:195-202.

Mo PK, Lau JT*, Yu X, Gu J. (2015). A Model of Associative Stigma on Depression and Anxiety Among Children of HIV-Infected Parents in China. AIDS Behav. 19(1):50-9. doi: 10.1007/s10461-014-0809-9.

Su X, Li L, Griffiths SM, Gao Y, Lau JT, Mo PK. Smoking behaviors and intentions among adolescents in rural China: the application of the Theory of Planned Behavior and the role of social influence. Addictive Behavior. 2015; 48: 44-51.

2014

Mo, P.K.H., Lau, J.T.F., Yu, X. & Gu, J. (2014). A model of associative stigma on depression and anxiety among children of HIV-infected parents in China. AIDS and Behavior, Epub May 31.

 

Mo, P.K.H., Lau, J.T.F., Yu, X. & Gu, J. (2014). The role of social support on resilience, posttraumatic growth, hopelessness and depression among children of HIV-infected parents in mainland China. AIDS Care, 26, 1526-1533.
 

Mo, P.K.H., Mak, W.W.S., Chong, E.S.K., Shen, H., & Cheung, R.Y.M. (2014). The prevalence and factors for cancer screening behavior among people with severe mental illness in Hong Kong. PLOS One, 9, e107237.
 

Sillence, E., & Mo, P.K.H. (2014). Communicating health decisions: An analysis of messages posted to online prostate cancer forums. Health Expectations, 17, 244-253.
 

2013

Mo, P.K.H., & Coulson, N.S. (2013). Are online support groups always beneficial? A qualitative exploration of the empowering and disempowering processes of participation within HIV/AIDS-related online support groups. International Journal of Nursing Studies, Epub Nov 26
 

Lau, J.T.F., Tsui, H.Y., Mo, P.K.H., Mak, W.W.S., & Griffiths, S. (2013). World cup’s impact on mental health and lifestyle behaviors in the general population: Comparing results of 2 serial population-based surveys. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, Epub May 10
 

Lau, J.T.F., Mo, P.K.H., Cai, Y.S., Tsui, H.Y., & Choi, K.C. (2013) Coverage and parental perceptions of influenza vaccination among parents of children aged 6 to 23 months in Hong Kong. BMC Public Health, 13, 1026.
 

Wang, Z., Mo, P.K.H., Lau, J.T.F., Lau, M., & Lai, C.H.Y. (2013). Acceptability of HPV vaccines and perceptions related to genital warts and penile/anal cancers among men who have sex with men in Hong Kong. Vaccine, 31, 4675-4681.
 

Mo, P.K.H., & Coulson, N.S. (2013). Online support group use and psychological health for individuals living with HIV/AIDS. Patient Education and Counseling, 93, 426-432.
 

Lau, J.T.F, Wang, Z., Kim, J.H., Lau, M., Lai, C.H.Y., & Mo, P.K.H. (2013). Acceptability of HPV vaccines and associations with perceptions related to HPV and HPV vaccines among men who have sex with men. PLoS One, 8, e57204.
 

2012

Mo, P.K.H., & Coulson, N.S. (2012). Developing a model for online support group use, empowering processes and psychosocial outcomes for individuals living with HIV/AIDS. Psychology and Health. 27, 445-459.
 

Blake, H., Mo, P.K.H., Lee, S & Batt, M. E. (2012). Health in the NHS: Lifestyle behaviours of hospital employees. Perspectives in Public Health, 132, 213-215.
 

2011

Blake, H., Malik, S., Mo, P., & Pisano, C. (2011). ‘Do as I say, but not as I do’: Are next generation nurses role models for health? Perspectives in Public Health, 131, 231-239.
 

Mo, P.K.H., & Coulson, N.S. (2011). Exploring how online support groups empower individuals living with HIV/AIDS: Analysis of messages in HIV/AIDS online support groups. In: B. G. Kutais (ed). Internet Policies and Issues (Vol, 9), pp. 1-35. New York: Nova Sciences Publishers Inc.
 

Mo, P.K.H., Blake, H., & Batt, M. E. (2011). Getting healthcare staff more active: the mediating role of self-efficacy. British Journal of Health Psychology, 16, 690-706
 

2010

Mo, P.K.H., & Coulson, N.S. (2010). Empowering processes in online support groups among people living with HIV/AIDS: A comparative analysis of ‘lurkers’ and ‘posters’. Computers in Human Behavior, 26, 1183-1193
 

Mak, W.W.S., Ng, A.C., Mo, P.K.H., & Chong, E.S.K. (2010). Coming out among lesbians, gays and bisexual individuals in Hong Kong: Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior and the moderating role of attitudinal ambivalence. Sex Roles, 63, 189-200.
 

Mo, P.K.H., & Coulson, N.S. (2010). Health-related Internet use by individuals living with HIV/AIDS: A review of the literature. Health Psychology Update, 19, 12-17.
 

Mo, P.K.H., & Mak, W.W.S. (2010). The influence of health promoting practices on the quality of life of community adults in Hong Kong. Social Indicators Research, 95, 503-517.
 

Malik, S., Mo, P.K.H., & Blake, H. (2010). Exercise interventions for depression. In: H. Blake (ed). Physical Activity in Rehabilitation and Recovery (Public Health in the 21st Century), pp. 279-312. New York: Nova Sciences Publishers Inc.
 

2009

Mo, P.K.H., & Coulson, N.S. (2009). Living with HIV/AIDS and the use of online support group. Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 339-350.
 

Mo, P.K.H., & Mak, W.W.S. (2009). Help-seeking for mental health problems among Chinese: The application and extension of the Theory of Planned Behavior. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 44, 675-684
 

Mo, P.K.H., & Mak, W.W.S. (2009). Intentionality of medication nonadherence among individuals living with HIV/AIDS in Hong Kong. AIDS Care, 21, 785-795
 

Blake, H., Mo, P., Malik, S., & Thomas, S. (2009). How effective are physical activity interventions for alleviating depressive symptoms in older people? A systematic review. Clinical Rehabilitation, 23, 873-887.
 

Mo, P.K.H., Malik, S.H. & Coulson, N.S. (2009). Gender differences in computer-mediated communication: a systematic review of online health-related support groups. Patient Education and Counseling, 75, 16-24.
 

2008

Mo, P.K.H., & Mak, W.W.S. (2008). The application of PRECEDE model in understanding mental health promoting behaviors in Hong Kong. Health Education and Behavior. 35, 574-587.
 

Mo, P.K.H., & Coulson, N.S. (2008). Exploring the communication of social support within virtual communities: A content analysis of messages posted to an online HIV/AIDS support group. CyberPsychology and Behavior, 11, 371-374.
 

2007

Coulson, N.S., Malik, S., & Mo, P.K.H. (2007). Researching virtual communities: Some methodological and ethical considerations. Health Psychology Update, 16, 3-7.
 

2006

Mo, P.K.H., Mak, W.W.S., & Kwan, C.S.Y. (2006). Cultural change and Chinese immigrants’ distress and help-seeking in Hong Kong. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 15, 129-151.
 

Mak, W.W.S., Mo, P.K.H., Cheung, R.Y.M., Woo, J., Cheung, F.M., & Lee, D. (2006). Comparative Stigma of SARS, HIV/AIDS, and TB in Hong Kong. Social Science and Medicine, 63, 1912-1922.