Project Description

Dr. Melody Jia-Qi XU

Senior Professional Practitioner

Prof. LEE Tatia Mei-chun

Office: 6.20

Phone: (852) 3917-5652

Email: meloxu@hku.hk

EDUCATION
Ph.D in Psychiatry (HKU)
M.Soc.Sc in Educational Psychology (HKU)

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Language-related difficulties
Positive Education
Mental Health
Early Psychosis
Mindfulness for children and adults

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
JQ Xu, JCP Choy, JYM Tang, TY Liu, H Luo, VWQ Lou, TYS Lum, GHY Wong. (2017). Spontaneously reported symptoms by informants are associated with clinical severity in Dementia help-seekers. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. DOI: 10.1111/jgs.14931.

TY Liu, GHY Wong, H Luo, YMJ Tang, JQ Xu, CPJ Choy, TYS Lum (2017). Everyday cognitive functioning and global cognitive performance are differentially associated with physical frailty and chronological age in older Chinese men and women. Aging and Mental Health. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2017.1320700

CLM Hui, EHM Lee, WC Chang, SKW Chan, J Lin, JQ Xu, EYH Chen. (2015) Delusional disorder and schizophrenia: a comparison of the neurocognitive and clinical characteristics in first-episode patients. Psychological Medicine,2015, 1-11.

JQ Xu, CLM Hui, J Longenecker, EHM Lee, WC Chang, SKW Chan, EYH Chen. (2014). Executive function as predictors of persistent thought disorder in first-episode schizophrenia: A one-year follow-up study. Schizophrenia Research, 159, 465-470.

GHY Wong, CLM Hui, JYM Tang, WC Chang, SKW Chan, JQ Xu, JJX Lin, DC Lai, W Tam, J Kok, D Chung, SF Hung, EYH Chen. (2012). Early intervention for psychotic disorder: Real-life implementation in Hong Kong. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 68-72.

EYH Chen, JQ Xu. (2012). 思覺失調服務計畫新發展. In 啓動、心康-精神健康求助攻略. (pp. 274-pp.275)

KKS Chan, JQ Xu, KLM Liu, CLM Hui, CHY Wong, EYH Chen. (2012). Executive function in first-episode schizophrenia: A three-year prospective study of the Hayling Sentence Completion Test. Schizophrenia Research, 135, 62-67.

JQ Xu, CLM Hui, GHY Wong, JYM Tang, MLM Lam, CPY Chiu, EYH Chen. (2011). Current situation and service for young people suffering from early psychosis in Hong Kong. Journal of Youth Studies, 27, 9-18.

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