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on Mental Health in Diverse Populations

Nhan, E. R., Williamson-Raun, A. R., Chan, R., & Yang, J. P. (2024). Ethnic identity protects and internalized racism harms health and coping in Asian Americans following COVID-19 discrimination: A mixed-methods study. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities (pdf before print). DOI: 10.1007/s40615-024-02000-5 [pdf] 


Yang, J.P., Do, Q., Nhan, E.R., & Chen, J. A. (in press). A mixed methods study of race-based stress and trauma affecting Asian Americans during COVID. Clinical Psychological Science, 0(0). DOI: 10.1177/21677026231180810[pdf]

Ogunnowo, S., Zakrison, T., Baird, B., Erben, Y., Tung, E., Yang, J.P., & Dorsey, C. (2023). Exploring experiences of traumatic microaggressions towards surgeons and surgical residents. Journal of Surgical Research, 295, 191-202.

Nguyen, H., Schacht, R., Do, Q.A., Yang, J.P., George, W., & Pantalone, D. (2023). Culture and partner violence: Examining loss of face, acculturation, behavioral intentions, and risk perception among Asian American college women. Journal of Family Violence. DOI: 10.1007/s10896-023-00519-5 [pdf]

Scott, S., Gaska, K., Knopp, K., Do, Q., & Yang, J.P. (2023). Sexual minority women and discriminatory healthcare experiences: An intersectional evaluation across race and ethnicity. Women’s Health Issues, 33(2), 160-166. DOI: 10.1016/j.whi.2022.10.007 [pdf]
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Cheung-Blunden, V.,
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Do, Q.A., Yang, J.P., Gaska, K., Knopp, K., Scott, S. (2022). Centering Asian American women’s health: Prevalence of health care discrimination and associated health outcomes. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 10, 797-804. DOI: 10.1007/s40615-022-01267-w [pdf]

Yang, J.P., Nhan, E., & Tung, E.L. (2021). COVID-19 anti-Asian racism and race-based stress: A phenomenological qualitative media analysis. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 14(8), 1374-1382. DOI: 10.1037/tra0001131 [pdf]
Tung, E.L., Peek, M.E., Rivas, M., Yang, J.P., & Volerman, A. (2021). Association of neighborhood disadvantage with racial disparities in COVID-19 positivity and outcomes in Chicago. Health Affairs, 40(11), 1784-1791. DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2021.00695 [pdf]

Yang, J.P. & Carter, S. (2020). Loss, grief, and racial health disparities during COVID-19: Same storm, different boats. Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship, 3(5). [pdf] 

Smith, N., Voisin, D., Yang, J.P., & Tung, E. (2019). Keeping your guard up: Hypervigilance among urban residents affected by community and police violence. Health Affairs, 38(10), 1662-1669. DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2019.00560 [pdf]

Tung, E., Hampton, D., Kolak, M., Rogers, S., Yang, J.P., & Peek, M. (2019). Racial and ethnic disparities in geographic access to trauma care: A multi-method study of America’s urban trauma deserts. JAMA Network Open, 2(3): e190138. DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.0138 [pdf]

Nguyen, H., Schacht, R., Yang, J.P., George, W., & Pantalone, D. (2018). Asian American women’s victimization history and in-the-moment responses to partner violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 36(5-6), NP3080-NP3103. DOI: 10.1177/0886260518770186 [pdf]

Yu, Y., Hu, M., Liu Z., Liu H., Yang, J.P., Zhou, L., & Xiao S. (2016). Recognition of depression anxiety, and alcohol abuse in a Chinese rural sample: a cross-sectional study. BMC Psychiatry, 16(93). DOI: 10.1186/s12888-016-0802-0 [pdf]

Yang, J. P. (2015). This is my protest: What psychologists can contribute to conversations about Ferguson and #BlackLivesMatter. The Winnower, 2, e143917.74230.

Yu, Y., Liu, Z., Hu, M., Liu, H., Yang, J.P., Zhou, L., & Xiao, S. (2015). Mental health help-seeking intentions and preferences of rural Chinese adults. PLOS One, 10(11), e0141889. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0141889

Yu, Y., Liu, Z., Liu, X., Hu, M., Liu, H., Yang, J.P., Zhou, L., & Xiao, S. (2015). Assessment of mental health literacy using a multi-faceted measure among a Chinese rural population. BMJ Open, 5(10), e009054. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009054 [pdf]

Yu, Y., Shiu, C., Yang, J.P., Chen, W.T., & Simoni, J. (2014). Factor analyses of a social support scale using two methods. Quality of Life Research, 24(4), 787-94. DOI:10.1007/s11136-014-0815-4 [pdf]

Fredriksen-Goldsen, K., Simoni, J., Kim H., Lehavot, K., Walters, K., Yang, J.P, Hoy-Ellis, C., & Muraco, A. (2014). The Health Equity Promotion Model: Reconceptualization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) health disparities. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 84(6), 653-63. DOI: 10.1037/ort0000030 [pdf]

Nelson, K., Leickly, E., Yang, J.P., Pereira, A., & Simoni, J. (2014). The influence of sexually explicit online media on sex: Do men who have sex with men believe they “Do what they see”? AIDS Care, 26(7): 931-4. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2013.871219 [pdf]

Caldwell-Harris, C., Konrod, A., & Yang, J.P. (2013). Do more, say less: Saying I love you in Chinese and American Cultures, Journal of Intercultural Pragmatics, 10(1), 41-69. DOI: 10.1515/ip2013-0002 [pdf]
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on Clinical Therapy

Valenstein-Mah, H., Yang, J.P., Staples, J.M., & Nielsen, E. (2020). Finding the Middle Path between dependence and autonomy: Trainee experiences in Dialectical Behavior Therapy Supervision. DBT Bulletin, 3(1), 28-32. [pdf]

Yang, J.P. and Linehan, M.M. (2017). A Case Study of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder. In E. Rodolfa & J. Schaffer (Eds.), A Casebook and Workbook for Users of the ICD-10-CM: Psychological and Behavioral Considerations (Ch. 15). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. [pdf]

Nelson, K., Yang, J.P., Maliken, A., Tsai, M, & Kohlenberg, R. (2016). Introduction to using structured evocative activities in Functional Analytic Psychotherapy. Cognitive & Behavioral Practice, 23(4), 459-63. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpra.2013.12.009 [pdf]


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Yang, J. P., Shiu, C., Zhang, L., Wang, K., Lu, H., Zhao, H., & Chen, W.-T. (2023). Health disparities affecting persons living with HIV and using substances in China. Applied Nursing Research, 73. [pdf]
Huang, F., Chen, W., Shiu, C., Yang, J.P., Zhao, H. (2023). Relationships between spirituality and mental stress in people living with HIV in China: A cross-sectional study. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 26(3), 276-289. DOI: 10.1080/13674676.2023.2219620 [pdf] 
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Yang, J.P., Simoni, J., Dorsey, S., Lin, Z., Bao, M., Sun, M., & Lu, H. (2019). Reducing distress and promoting resilience: A preliminary trial of a CBT skills intervention among recently HIV-diagnosed MSM in China. AIDS Care, 30(sup5), s39-s48. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2018.1497768 [pdf]

Jopling, R., Yang, J.P., Meffert, S., Müller, M., & Abas, M. (2019). Lessons learned from research innovations in depression and HIV in low and middle-income countries. In S. Okpaku (Ed.), Innovations in Global Mental Health. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. [pdf]

Aunon, F., Simoni, J., Yang, J.P., Shiu, C., Chen, W., Edmunds, S., Ramaiya, M., Cheng, J., & Zhao, H. (2019). Depression and anxiety among HIV-positive men who have sex with men and men who have sex with women in China. AIDS Care, 32(3), 362-369. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2019.1683803 [pdf]

Chen, W., Shiu, C., Yang, J.P., et al. (2019). Tobacco use and HIV symptom severity in Chinese people living with HIV. AIDS Care, 32(2), 217-222. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2019.1620169 [pdf]


Chen, W., Shiu, C., Yang, J.P., Chuang, P., Berg, K., Chen, L., & Chi, P. (2019). Tobacco, alcohol, drug use, and intimate partner violence among MSM living with HIV. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 30(6), 610-618. DOI: 10.1097/JNC.0000000000000090 [pdf]

Chen, W., Shiu, C., Yang, J.P., et al. (2018). Quality of life in HIV-infected Chinese women and their family caregivers: An intervention study. AIDS Care, 30(12), 1572-1579. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2018.1510095 [pdf]

Chen, W., Shiu, C., Yang, J.P., et al. (2018). Substance use, anxiety, and self-management efficacy in HIV-positive individuals: A mediation analysis. Journal of Substance Use, 23(4), 408-414. DOI: 10.1080/14659891.2018.1436603 [pdf]

Yang, J.P., Simoni, J., Cheryan, S., Shiu, C., Chen, W., Zhao, H., & Lu, H. (2018). The development of a brief HIV-related distress reduction intervention for newly diagnosed individuals in China. Cognitive & Behavioral Practice, 25(2), 319-334. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpra.2017.08.002 [pdf]

Chen, W., Shiu, C., Yang, J.P., et al. (2018). A structural equation model of patient-healthcare provider relationships and HIV-infected patient outcomes in Chinese populations. AIDS Care, 30(3), 383-390. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2017.1380778 [pdf]

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Simoni, J., Aunon, F., Kemp, C…Yang, J.P. (*Authors after first author contributed equally and are listed alphabetically; 2017). The next generation of research on HIV Adherence Interventions: No time to wait. The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 17(6), 564-565. DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30106-8 [pdf]

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Yang, J.P., Leu, J., Simoni, J., Chen, W., Shiu, C., & Zhao, H. (2015). ‘Please don’t make me ask for help’: Implicit social support and mental health in Chinese individuals living with HIV/AIDS. AIDS & Behavior, 19(8), 1501-9. DOI: 10.1007/s10461-015-1041-y [pdf]

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Nelson, K., Yang, J.P., Molina, Y., & Simoni, J. (2015). Peer-Based Intervention Approaches. In: Hope, T., Richman, D. D., Stevenson, M., Eds. Encyclopedia of AIDS. New York, NY: Springer Science+Business Media. [pdf]

Chen, W., Guthrie, B., Shiu, C., Yang, J.P., Weng, Z., Wang, L et al. (2014). Acculturation and perceived stress in HIV+ immigrants: Depression symptomatology in Asian and Pacific Islanders. AIDS Care, 26(12): 1581-5. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2014.936816 [pdf]

Chen, W., Shiu, C., Yang, J.P., Lee, S., Lee, T., Simoni, J., Bao, M., & Lu, H. (2013). Fatigue and sleep disturbance related to perceived stress in Chinese HIV-positive individuals: A mixed-methods study. Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research, 4(6), 214-22. DOI: 10.4172/2155-6113.1000214 [pdf]

Chen, W., Shiu, C., Yang, J.P., Simoni, J., Fredriksen-Goldsen, K., Lee, T., & Zhao, H. (2013). Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) side effect impact on quality of life and depressive symptomatology: A mixed-method study. Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research, 4(6), 218-26. DOI: 10.4172/21556113.1000218 [pdf]

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