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Publications from our members


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.

Duracinsky M, Lalanne C, Le Coeur S, Herrmann S, Berzins B, Armstrong AR, Lau JT, Fournier I, Chassany O. Psychometric validation of the PROQOL-HIV questionnaire, a new health-related quality of life instrument-specific to HIV disease. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012; 59(5):506-15

Gilmour, S., Li, J., & Shibuya, K. (2012). Projecting HIV transmission in Japan. PLoS One, 7(8), e43473. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043473.

Gu J, Xu H, Lau JT, Hao Y, Zhong Y, Fan L, Zhao Y, Hao C, Ling W. Misconceptions predict dropout and poor adherence prospectively among newly admitted first-time methadone maintenance treatment clients in Guangzhou, China. Addiction. 2012 Sep;107(9):1641-9.

Hao C, Huan X, Yan H, Yang H, Guan W, Xu X, Zhang M, Wang N, Tang W, Gu J, Lau JT*. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the relative efficacy of enhanced versus standard voluntary counseling and testing on promoting condom use among men who have sex with men in China. AIDS and Behavior. 2012 Jul;16(5):1138-47.

Lau JTF, Au DW, Tsui HY, Choi KC. Prevalence and determinants of influenza vaccination in the Hong Kong Chinese adult population. American Journal of Infection Control. 2012; 40(7):e225-7

Lau JT, Cai W, Tsui HY, Chen L, Cheng J, Lin C, Gu J, Hao C. Unprotected anal intercourse behavior and intention among male sex workers in Shenzhen serving cross-boundary male clients coming from Hong Kong, China - prevalence and associated factors. AIDS Care. 2012;24(1):59-70.

Lau, J.T.F., Cheng, Y., Gu, J., Zhou, R., Yu, C., Holroyd, E., & Yeung, N.C.Y. (2012). Suicides in a mega-size factory in China: Poor mental health among young migrant workers in China. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 69, 526.

Lau JT, Gu J, Tsui HY, Chen H, Holroyd E, Wang R, Hu X. Prevalence and associated factors of condom use during commercial sex by female sex workers who were or were not injecting drug users in China. Sexual Health. 2012 Sep;9(4):368-76.

Lau JT, Tsui HY. Voluntary counselling and testing plus information distribution to reduce HIV-related risk behaviours among Hong Kong male cross-border truck drivers: a randomised controlled study. Hong Kong Medical Journal. 2012 Aug;18 Suppl 3:39-41.

Lau JTF, Yan H, Lin C, Zhang J, Choi KC, Wang Z, Hao C, Huan X, Yang H. How willing are men who have sex with men in China to be circumcised for the sake of protecting his female sex partner? J Sex Med. 2012 Jul;9(7):1904-12.

Li, J., Gilmour, S., Zhang, H., Koyanagi, A., & Shibuya, K. (2012). The epidemiological impact and cost-effectiveness of HIV testing, antiretroviral treatment and harm reduction programs. AIDS, 26(16), 2069-2078. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e3283574e54.

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.

So HK, Li AM, Au CT, Zhang J, Lau J, Fok TF, Wing YK Night sweats in children: prevalence and associated factors. Arch Dis Child. 2012 May;97(5):470-3

Tsui HY, Lau JT, Xiang W, Gu J, Wang Z. Should associations between HIV-related risk perceptions and behaviors or intentions be positive or negative. PLoS One 2012, 7(12): e52124.

Wang Z, Lau JT, Gu J. Acceptability of circumcision among clients of female sex worker in Hong Kong. AIDS and Behaviors 2012, 16(7): 1836-45.

Wang Z, Lau JT*, Hao C, Yang H, Huan X, Yan H, Guan W. Syphilis-related perceptions not associated with risk behaviors among men who have sex with men having regular male sex partner(s) in Nanjing, China. AIDS Care. 2012 Dec 7; 25(8):1010-7.

Wang Z, Mo PK, Lau JT*, Lau M, Lai C. 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. 2012. 31(41):4675-81.

Xu H, Gu J, Lau JT, Zhong Y, Fan L, Zhao Y, Hao C, He W, Ling W. Misconceptions toward methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) and associated factors among new MMT users in Guangzhou, China. Addictive Behavior. 2012 May;37(5):657-62.

Yan J, Lau JT, Tsui HY, Gu J, Wang Z. Prevalence and factors associated with condom use among Chinese monogamous female patients with sexually transmitted infection in Hong Kong. Journal of Sexual Medicine 2012, 9(12): 3009-3017.

Yi, H., Zheng, T., Mantell, J., Park, M., Wan, Y. H., & Csete, J. (2012). Occupational safety and HIV risk among female sex workers in China: A mixed-methods analysis of sex work harms and mommies. Global Public Health, 7(8), 840-855.


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.

Gu J, Lau JT, Chen H, Tsui H, Ling W. Prevalence and factors related to syringe sharing behaviours among female injecting drug users who are also sex workers in China. The International Journal on Drug Policy. 2011 Jan;22(1):26-33.

Gu J, Lau JT, Tsui H. Psychological factors in association with uptake of voluntary counselling and testing for HIV among men who have sex with men in Hong Kong. Public Health. 2011 May;125(5):275-82.

Hao C, Yan H, Yang H, Huan X, Guan W, Xu X, Zhang M, Tang W, Wang N, Gu J, Lau JT. The incidence of syphilis, HIV and HCV and associated factors in a cohort of men who have sex with men in Nanjing, China. Sexual Transmitted Infect. 2011 Apr;87(3):199-201.

Knox, J., Sandfort, T. Yi, H., Reddy, V., & Maimane, S. (2011). Social vulnerability and HIV testing among men who have sex with men (MSM) in South Africa. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 22, 709-713.

Kong AP, Choi KC, Ho CS, Chan MH, Wong CK, Liu EK, Chu WC, Chow VC, Lau JT, Chan JC. Hong Kong Chinese school children with elevated urine melamine levels: a prospective follow up study. BMC Public Health. 2011 May 20;11:354.

Kong AP, Choi KC, Wong GW, Ko GT, Ho CS, Chan MH, Ozaki R, Ma RC, Lau JT, Chan JC. Serum concentrations of insulin-like growth factor-I, insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 and cardiovascularrisk factors in adolescents. Ann Clin Biochem. 2011 May;48(Pt 3):263-9

Kong AP, Wing YK, Choi KC, Li AM, Ko GT, Ma RC, Tong PC, Ho CS, Chan MH, Ng MH, Lau J, Chan JC. Associations of sleep duration with obesity and serum lipid profile in children and adolescents. Sleep Med. 2011 Aug;12(7):659-65

Lau JTF, Griffiths S, Au DWH, Choi KC. Changes in knowledge, perceptions, preventive behaviors and psychological responses in the pre-community outbreak phase of the H1N1 epidemic. Epidemiology and Infection, 2011;139(1):80-90

Lau JT, Gu J, Tsui H, Chen H, Wang R, Hu X. How likely are HIV-positive female sex workers in China to transmit HIV to others? Sexual Health. 2011 Sep;8(3):399-406.

Lau JT, Lin C, Hao C, Wu X, Gu J. Public health challenges of the emerging HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men in China. Public Health. 2011 May;125(5):260-5.

Lau JT, Lin C, Ho KM, Lau MC, Tsui HY, Gu J, Lo KK. Setting up a surveillance system for sexually transmitted diseases in the general population with prospective data collection from private-practice and public-practice doctors in Hong Kong.BMC Public Health 2011;11:254.

Lau JTF, Tsui HY, Gu J, Zhang J, Zhang L, Zhang Y, Cheng F, Wang N. Sexual mixing and condom use with different types of sex partners among non-institutionalized sexually active female injecting drug users in Sichuan, China. AIDS Behav. 2011 Jan;15(1):86-94.

Lau, J.T.F, Yeung, N.C.Y., Mui, L.W.H., Tsui, H.Y., & Gu, J. (2011). A simple new method to triangulate self-reported risk behavior data – the Bean Method. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 38, 788-792.

Lau JT, Zhang J, Yan H, Lin C, Choi KC, Wang Z, Hao C, Huan X, Yang H. Acceptability of circumcision as a means of HIV prevention among men who have sex with men in China. AIDS Care. 2011 Nov;23(11):1472-82.

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

Yi H, Lau JT. Emerging issues, challenges and aspirations in the HIV/AIDS epidemic in China. Public Health. 2011 May;125(5):257-9. Epub 2011 Feb 23.

Yi, H., Shidlo, A., & Sandfort, T. G. (2011). Assessing maladaptive responses to the stress of being at-risk of HIV infection among HIV-negative gay men in New York City. Journal of Sex Research, 48(1), 62-73.

Yu XN, Lau JT, Mak WW, Zhang J, Lui WW, Zhang J. Factor structure and psychometric properties of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale among Chinese adolescents. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 2011 Mar-Apr;52(2):218-24.


Cowling BJ, Ng DM, Ip DK, Liao Q, Lam WW, Wu JT, Lau JT, Griffiths SM, Fielding R. Community psychological and behavioral responses through the first wave of the 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) pandemic in Hong Kong. J Infect Dis. 2010; 202(6):867–76

Gao Y, Li LP, Kim JH, Congdon N, Lau J, Griffiths S. The impact of parental migration on health status and health behaviours among left behind adolescent school children in China. BMC Public Health, 2010; 10:56.

Griffiths SM, Wong A, Kim JH, Yung KC, Lau JTF. Influence of country of study on student responsiveness to the H1N1 Pandemic. Public Health, 2010; 124(8):460-466.

Gu J, Lau JTF, Chen H, Chen X, Liu C, Liu J. Mental health and interpersonal factors associated with HIV‐related risk behaviors among non‐institutionalized female injection drug users who are also sex workers in China. Women and Health 2010; 50(1):20-36.

Kim JH, Lee S, Chan KW, Lau J, Tsang A, Griffiths SM.A population-based study on the prevalence and correlates of drinking and driving in Hong Kong. Accident, Analysis and Prevention 2010;42(4):994-1002

Knox, J., Yi, H., Reddy, V., Maimane, S., & Sandfort, T. (2010). The fallacy of intimacy: Sexual risk behaviour and beliefs about trust and condom use among men who have sex with men in South Africa. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 15(6), 660-671.

Kong PS, Choi KC, Li MC ,Hui SC, Chan HM, Wing YK, Ma CW, Lam WK, Lau JTF, So WY, Ko TC and Chan CN. Association between physical activity and cardiovascular risk in Chinese youth independent of age and pubertal stage.  BMC Public Health, 2010; 10:303

Lau JTF, Cai Y, Tsui HY, Choi KC. Prevalence of influenza vaccination and associated factors among pregnant women in Hong Kong. Vaccine, 2010; 28(33):5389–97

Lau JTF, Griffiths SM, Choi KC, Lin CQ.  Prevalence of preventive behaviors and associated factors during early phase of the H1N1 influenza epidemic.  American Journal of Infection Control, 2010; 38(5):374–380

Lau JTF, Griffiths SM, Choi KC, Tsui HY. Avoidance behaviors and negative psychological responses in the general population in the initial stage of the H1N1 pandemic in Hong Kong. BMC Infectious Diseases, 2010; 10:139

Lau JTF, Tsui HY, Cheng S, Pang M.A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the relative efficacy of adding voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) to information dissemination in reducing HIV-related risk behaviors among Hong Kong male cross-border truck drivers. AIDS Care 2010; 22(1):17-28.

Lau JTF, Tsui HY, Ho P Y, Wong M C and Yang XL. Prevalence of psychological problems and relationships with condom use and HIV prevention behaviors among Chinese female sex workers in Hong Kong. AIDS Care 2010; 22(6):659-668.

Lau JTF*, Tsui HY, Kim JH, ChanKS, Griffiths SM. Monitoring of perceptions, anticipated behavioral, and psychological responses related to H5N1 Influenza. Infection, 2010; 38(4):275–283

Lau, J.T.F, Yeung, N.C.Y., Choi, K., Cheng, M.Y.M., Tsui, H.Y., & Griffiths, S. (2010). Factors in association with acceptability of A/H1N1 vaccination during the influenza A/H1N1 pandemic phase in the Hong Kong general population. Vaccine, 28, 4632-4637.

Lau JTF, Yu X, Chu Y, Shing MMK, Wong EMC, Leung TF, Li CK, Fok TF Mak WWS. Validation of the Chinese version of the Pediatric Quality of Life InventoryTM (PedsQLTM) Cancer Module. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 2010; 35(1):99-109.

Lau JTF, Yu XN, Mak WS, Cheng YM, Lv YH and Zhang JX. Suicidal ideation among HIV-positive former blood and/or plasma donors in rural China. AIDS Care 2010; 22(8):946-954.

Lau JTF,Yu X, Zhang J, Mak WW, Choi KC, Lui WW, Zhang J, Chan EY. Psychological distress among adolescents in Chengdu, Sichuan at one month after the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.  Journal of Urban Health, 2010;87(3):504-523

Lee AW, Tung SY, Chua DT, Ngan RK, Chappell R, Tung R, Siu L, Ng WT, Sze WK, Au GK, Law SC, O'Sullivan B, Yau TK, Leung TW, Au JS, Sze WM, Choi CW, Fung KK, Lau JT, Lau WH. Randomized trial of radiotherapy plus concurrent-adjuvant chemotherapy vs radiotherapy alone for regionally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2010;102(15):1188-98.

Li AM, Au CT, So HK, Lau J, Ng PC, Wing YK. Prevalence and risk factors of habitual snoring in primary school children. Chest 2010; 138(3):519–527

Li AM, So HK, Au CT, Ho C, Lau J, Ng SK, Abdullah VJ, Fok TF, Wing YK. Epidemiology of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome in Chinese children: a two-phase community study. Thorax 2010; 65(11):991-997.

Li HC, Holroyd E, Lau JTF. Negotiating homosexual identities: the experiences of men who have sex with men in Guangzhou. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 2010; 12(4):401–414

Li HC, Lau JTF, Holroyd E, Yi H. Socio cultural facilitators and barriers to condom use during anal sex among men who have sex with men in Guangzhou, China: an ethnographic study. AIDS Care 2010; 22(12):1481-1486

Lin CQ, Lau JTF, Ho KM, Lau MC, Tsui HY, Lo KK. Incidence of genital warts among the Hong Kong general adult population.BMC Infectious Diseases 2010; 10:272

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.

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.

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

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.

Tsui HY, Lau JT. Comparison of risk behaviors and socio-cultural profile of men who have sex with men survey respondents recruited via venues and the internet. BMC Public Health. 2010; 10:232.

Yang, X. & Gong, H. (2010). Possible Selves: Related Research and Application. Advances in Psychological Sciences, 18(10), 1548-1553.

Yi, H., Mantell, J.E., Zhao, L., Zeng, J., Wan, Y.H. (2010). A profile of HIV risk factors in the context of sex work environments among migrant female sex workers in Beijing, China. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 15(2), 172-187.


Yi, H., Sandfort, T. G. & Shidlo, A. (2010). Effects of disengagement coping with HIV risk on unprotected sex among HIV-negative gay men in New York City. Health Psychology. 29(2), 205-214.

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