Dr. YU Yanqiu, Cheryl (虞炎秋博士)

PhD (CUHK), MSc (CMU), BMed (CMU)

Post-doctoral Fellow

Phone: (852) 5596-4603

Email: yqyu@cuhk.edu.hk

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Research Interests

Addictive behaviors (e.g., gaming disorder, smoking)

Health behaviors related to infectious diseases

Behavioral health

Adolescent health

Publications
  1. Yu, Y., Lau, M. M. C., Jiang, H., Lau, J. T. F*. (2021). Prevalence and factors of the performed or scheduled COVID-19 vaccination in a Chinese adult general population. Vaccines. In press. (JCR Q2; IF=4.422)

  2.  Yu, Y., Luo, S., Mo, P.K.H., Wang, S., Zhao, J., Zhang, G., Li, L., Li, L., Lau, J.T.F*. (2021). Prosociality and Social Responsibility Were Associated With Intention of COVID-19 Vaccination among University Students in China. International Journal of Health Policy and Management. x(x):x–x. doi:10.34172/ijhpm.2021.64. (JCR Q1; IF=5.007)

  3. Yu, Y., Lau, J. T. F *, Lau, M. M. C. (2021). Development and validation of the conservation of resources scale for COVID-19 in the Chinese adult general population. Current Psychology. Online ahead of print. (JCR Q1; IF=4.297)

  4. Yu, Y. #, Lau, J. T. F #, *, She, R., Chen, X., Li, L., Li L., Chen, X. (2021). Prevalence and associated factors of intention of COVID-19 vaccination among healthcare workers in China: application of the Health Belief Model. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. 17 (11). In press. (JCR Q2; IF=3.452)

  5. Yu, Y. #, She, R. #, Luo, S., Xin, M., Li, L., Wang, S., Ma, L., Tao, F., Zhang, J., Zhao, J., Li, L., Hu, D., Zhang, G., Gu, J., Lin, D., Wang, H., Cai, Y., Wang, Z., You, H., Hu, G., Lau, J.T.F*. (2021). Factors Influencing Depression and Mental Distress Related to COVID-19 Among University Students in China: Online Cross-sectional Mediation Study. JMIR Mental Health. 8(2): e22705. (JCR Q1; IF=4.388)

  6. Yu, Y., Li, J., Lau, J. T. F*. (2021). Awareness and Potential Impacts of the Medicalization of Internet Gaming Disorder: Cross-sectional Survey Among Adolescents in China. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 23(2): e22393. (JCR Q1; IF=5.428)

  7. Yu, Y. #, Lau, J. T. F #, *, Lau, M. M. C., Wong, M. C. S., Chan, P. K. S. (2021). Understanding the prevalence and associated factors of behavioral intention of COVID-19 vaccination under specific scenarios combining effectiveness, safety, and cost in the Hong Kong Chinese general population. International Journal of Health Policy and Management. Online ahead of print. (JCR Q1; IF=5.007)

  8. Yu, Y. #, Lau, J. T. F #, *, Lau, M. M. C. (2021). Levels and factors of social and physical distancing based on the Theory of Planned Behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic among Chinese adults. Translational Behavioral Medicine. Epub 2021 Feb 18. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibaa146 (JCR Q2; IF=3.046)

  9. Yu, Y., Mo, P. K. H., Zhang, J., Li, J., 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. Epub 2020 Aug 31. (JCR Q1; IF=3.913)

  10. Yu, Y. #, Lau, J. T. F #, *, Lau, M. M. C. (2020). Competing or Interactive Effect between Perceived Response Efficacy of governmental social distancing behaviors and personal freedom on Social Distancing Behaviors in the Chinese Adult General Population in Hong Kong. International Journal of Health Policy and Management. Online ahead of print. doi: 10.34172/ijhpm.2020.195. (JCR Q1; IF=5.007)

  11. 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. Online ahead of print. doi: 10.1111/hsc.13160. (JCR Q1; IF=2.821)

  12. Xin, M. #, Luo, S. #, She, R., Yu, Y., Li, L., Wang, S., Ma, L., Tao, F., Zhang, J., Zhao, J., Li, L., Hu, D., Zhang, G., Gu, J., Lin, D., Wang, H., Cai, Y., Wang, Z., You, H., Hu, G., Lau, J.T.F*. (2020). Negative cognitive and psychological correlates of mandatory quarantine during the initial COVID-19 outbreak in mainland China. American Psychologist. 75(5), 607. (JCR Q1; IF=10.885)

  13. Yu, Y., Mo, P. K. H., Zhang, J., Li, J., Lau, J. T. F*. (2019). 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. (JCR Q1; IF=3.390)

  14. Yu, Y.*, Xu, J., Li, M. (2019). Prevalence of HIV infection among Chinese voluntary blood donors during 2010-2017: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Transfusion, 59(11), 3431-3441. (JCR Q2; IF=3.157)

  15. Yu, Y. Q. #, Xu, J. J. #, Hu, Q. H., Yan, H. J., Wang, Z., Lu, L., Zhuang, M., Chen, X., Fu, J. H., Qin, Y. L., Jiang, Y. J., Geng, W. Q., Shang, H*. (2018). High-risk behaviour and HIV infection risk among non-local men who have sex with men with less than a single year's residence in urban centres: a multicentre cross-sectional study from China. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 94(1), 51-54. (JCR Q2; IF=3.519)

  16. Xu, J. J. #, Yu, Y. Q. #, Hu, Q. H., Yan, H. J., Wang, Z., Lu, L., Zhuang, M., Chen, X., Fu, J. H., Tang, W. M., Jiang, Y. J., Geng, W. Q., Shang, H*. (2017). Treatment-seeking behaviour and barriers to service access for sexually transmitted diseases among men who have sex with men in China: a multicentre cross-sectional survey. Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 6(1), 15. (JCR Q1; IF=4.520)

  17. Zou, H. #, Xu, J. #, Hu, Q., Yu, Y., Fu, G., Wang, Z., Lu, L., Zhuang, M., Chen, X., Fu, J., Zhou, Z., Geng, W., Jiang, Y., Shang, H*. (2016). Decreasing age at first anal intercourse among men who have sex with men in China: a multicentre cross-sectional survey. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 19(1), 20792. (JCR Q1; IF=5.396)

  18. Zheng, C. #, Xu, J. J. #, Hu, Q. H., Yu, Y. Q., Chu, Z. X., Zhang, J., Han, X. X., Lu, L., Wang, Z., Fu, J. H., Yan, H. J., Jiang, Y. J., Geng, W. Q., Vermund, S. H., Shang, H*. (2016). Commercial sex and risk of HIV, syphilis, and herpes simplex virus-2 among men who have sex with men in six Chinese cities. BMC Infectious Diseases, 16(1), 765. (JCR Q3; IF=3.090)

  19. Xu, J. J. #, Tang, W. M. #, Zou, H. C., Mahapatra, T., Hu, Q. H., Fu, G. F., Wang, Z., Lu, L., Zhuang, M. H., Chen, X., Fu, J. H., Yu, Y. Q., Lu, J. X., Jiang, Y. J., Geng, W. Q., Han, X. X., Shang, H*. (2016). High HIV incidence epidemic among men who have sex with men in china: results from a multi-site cross-sectional study. Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 5(1), 82. (JCR Q1; IF=4.520)

  20. Pan, S. #, Xu, J. J. #, Han, X. X., Zhang, J., Hu, Q. H., Chu, Z. X., Hai, Y. Q., Mao, X., Yu, Y. Q., Geng, W. Q., Jiang, Y. J., Shang, H*. (2016). Internet-based sex-seeking behavior promotes HIV infection risk: a 6-year serial cross-sectional survey to MSM in Shenyang, China. BioMed Research International, 2016. (JCR Q2; IF=3.411)

  21. Hu, Q. H. #, Xu, J. J. #, Chu, Z. X., Zhang, J., Yu, Y. Q., Yu, H., Ding, H. B., Jiang, Y. J., Geng. W. Q., Wang, N., Shang, H. (2016). Prevalence and determinants of HSV-2/syphilis co-infection and HSV-2 mono-infection among HIV-positive men who have sex with men: a cross-sectional study in Northeast China. Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases, JJID-2016. (JCR Q4; IF=1.362)

Awards

2020-2021 Faculty Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme 2020-2021 (Faculty of Medicine, CUHK)

2017-2020 Hong Kong Postgraduate Scholarship

2020 Reaching Out Award (HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund)

2019 The CUHK-Karolinska Institutet PhD Student Exchange Programme for 2019-20

2017 Outstanding Graduate Student in Liaoning province, China

2016 Outstanding Postgraduate Student in Shenyang city, China China National Scholarship China National Academic Scholarship (First-class)

2015 Outstanding Postgraduate Student in China Medical University China National Scholarship China National Academic Scholarship (Second-class)