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Chan C.K.P.; Lo, T.L.T.; Wan, A.H.Y.; Leung, P.P.Y.; Pang, M.Y.C.; Ho. R.T.H. (2021). A randomized controlled trial of expressive arts-based intervention for young stroke survivors, BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies, 21:7. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-020-03161-6.


Chau, P.H., Yip, P.S.F., Lau, E.H.Y., Ip, Y.T., Law, Y.W., Ho, R.T.H…. & Woo, J. (2020). Hot weather and suicide deaths among older adults in Hong Kong, 1976–2014: A retrospective study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, 3449.doi: 10.3390/ijerph17103449.

Cheng, C., Ho, R.T.H., Guo, Y., Zhu, M.T., Yang, W.X., Li, Y.R.… & Yeung S.C. (2020). Development and feasibility of a mobile health–supported comprehensive intervention model (CIMmH) for improving the quality of life of patients with esophageal cancer after esophagectomy: Prospective, single-arm, nonrandomized pilot study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(8), e18946.doi: 10.2196/18946.

Fong, T.C.T. & Ho, R.T.H. (2020). Mindfulness facets predict quality of life and sleep disturbance via physical and emotional distresses in Chinese cancer patients: A moderated mediation analysis. Psycho-Oncology, 29 (5), 894-901. doi: 10.1002/pon.5363.


Fong, T.C.T., Yip, P.S.F., Chan, M.Y.H., Ho, R.T.H. (2020). Factor structure and measurement invariance of the Stigma of Suicide Scale – Short Form among adolescents and early adults in Hong Kong. Assessment. doi: 10.1177/1073191120976857.

Gonzalez Barajas, A.K., Ho R.T.H. (2020). Drawings from a man at a penitentiary centre in Mexico. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 29, e171, 1–6. doi: 10.1017/S2045796020000852.


Ho, R.T.H., Chan, C.K.P., Fong, T.C.T., Lee, P.H.T., Lum, D.S.Y. & Suen, S.H. (2020). Effects of expressive arts–based interventions on adults with intellectual disabilities: A stratified randomized controlled trial. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 1286.doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01286.


Ho, R.T.H., Fong, T.C.T., Chan, W.C., Kwan, J.S.K., Chiu, K.C.P., Yau, J.C.Y. & Lam, L.C.W. (2020). Psychophysiological effects of dance movement therapy and physical exercise on older adults with mild dementia: A randomized controlled trial. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 75(3), 560-570.  doi: 10.1093/geronb/gby145.

Ho, R.T.H., Fong, T.C.T., Yau, C.Y.J., Chan, W.C., Kwan, J.S.K., Chiu, K.C.P. & Lam, L.C.W. (2020). Diurnal cortisol slope mediates the association between affect and memory retrieval in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: A path-analytical study. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 12, 35. doi:10.3389/fnagi.2020.00035.





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