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Selected publications from FAMILY Cohort team

  • Leung GM, Ni MY, Wong PT, Lee PH, Chan BH, Stewart SM, Schooling CM, Johnston JM, Lam WW, Chan SS, McDowell I, Lam TH, Pang H, Fielding R. Cohort Profile: FAMILY Cohort. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2017;46(2):e1. [link]

  • Ni MY, Yao XI, Leung KSM, Yau C, Leung CMC, Lun P, et al. Depression and post-traumatic stress during major social unrest in Hong Kong: a 10-year prospective cohort study. The Lancet. 2020;395(10220):273-284 [link]

  • Ni MY, Canudas-Romo V, Shi J, Flores FP, Chow MSC, Yao XI, Ho SY, Lam TH, Schooling CM, Lopez AD, Ezzati M, Leung GM.  Understanding longevity in Hong Kong: a comparative study with long-living, high-income countries. The Lancet Public Health. 2021;6:e919–31. [link]

  • Ni MY, Leung CMC, Leung GM. The epidemiology of population mental wellbeing in China. The Lancet Public Health. 2020;5(12):e631-e632. [link]

  • Sarkar C, Lai KY, Ni MY, Kumari S, Leung GM, Webster C. Liveable residential space, residential density, and hypertension in Hong Kong: A population-based cohort study. PLoS Med. 2021;18(11):e1003824. [link]

  • Sarkar C, Lai KY, Kumari S, Leung GM, Webster C, Ni MY. Characteristics of the residential environment and their association with depression in Hong Kong. JAMA Network Open. 2021;4(10):e2130777. [link]

  • Ni MY, Yao XI, Cheung F, Wu JT, Schooling CM, Pang H, Leung GM. Determinants of Physical, Mental, and Social Well-Being: A Longitudinal Environment-Wide Association Study. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2020;49(2):380-389 [link]

  • Cheung F, Kube A, Tay L, Diener E, Jackson JJ, Lucas RE, Ni MY, Leung GM. The impact of the Syrian conflict on population well-being. Nature Communications. 2020;11:3899. [link]

  • Yao XI, Ni MY, Cheung F, Wu JT, Schooling CM, Leung GM, Pang H. Change in moderate alcohol consumption and quality of life: evidence from 2 population-based cohorts. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 2019;191(27):e753-e760.[link]

  • NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Diminishing benefits of urban living for children and adolescents’ growth and development. Nature. 2023;615,874–883. [link]

  • Leung CMC, Ho MK, Bharwani AA, Cogo-Moreira H, Wang Y, Chow MSC, Fan X, Galea S, Leung GM, Ni MY. Mental disorders following COVID-19 and other epidemics: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Translational Psychiatry. 2022;12,205. [link].

  • Ni MY, Kim Y, McDowell I, Wong S, Qiu H, Wong IO, Galea S, Leung GM. Mental health during and after protests, riots and revolutions: a systematic review. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 2020;54(3):232-243 [link]

  • Ni MY, Li TK, Pang H, Chan BH, Kawachi I, Viswanath K, Schooling CM, Leung GM. Longitudinal Patterns and Predictors of Depression Trajectories Related to the 2014 Occupy Central/Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong. American Journal of Public Health. 2017;107(4):593-600.[link]

  • Ni MY, Li TK, Pang H, Chan BH, Yuan BY, Kawachi I, Schooling CM, Leung GM. Direct Participation in and Indirect Exposure to the Occupy Central Movement and Depressive Symptoms: A Longitudinal Study of Hong Kong Adults. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2016;184(9):636-43.[link]

  • Ni MY, Li TK, Hui RWH, McDowell I, Leung GM. Requesting a unique personal identifier or providing a souvenir incentive did not affect overall consent to health record linkage: evidence from an RCT nested within a cohort. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2017;84:142-9.[link]

  • Ni MY, Li TK, Yu NX, Pang H, Chan BH, Leung GM, Stewart SM. Normative data and psychometric properties of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC) and the abbreviated version (CD-RISC2) among the general population in Hong Kong. Quality of Life Research. 2016;25(1):111-6.[link]

  • Kavikondala S, Stewart SM, Ni MY, Chan BH, Lee PH, Li KK, McDowell I, Johnston JM, Chan SS, Lam TH, Lam WW, Fielding R, Leung GM. Structure and validity of Family Harmony Scale: An instrument for measuring harmony. Psychological Assessment. 2016;28(3):307-18.[link]

  • Yu X, Tam WWS, Wong PTK, Lam TH, Stewart SM. The Patient Health Questionnaire-9 for measuring depressive symptoms among the general population in Hong Kong. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 2012;53(1):95.[link]

  • Yu X, Stewart SM, Wong PT, Lam TH. Screening for depression with the Patient Health Questionnaire-2 (PHQ-2) among the general population in Hong Kong. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2011;134(1-3):444-7.[link]

  • Lee PH, Macfarlane DJ, Lam TH, Stewart SM. Validity of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire Short Form (IPAQ-SF): a systematic review. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2011;8:115.[link]

  • Lee PH, Yu YY, McDowell I, Leung GM, Lam TH, Stewart SM. Performance of the international physical activity questionnaire (short form) in subgroups of the Hong Kong chinese population. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2011;8:81.[link]

  • Ni MY, Chan BHY, Leung GM, Lau EH, Pang H. Transmissibility of the Ice Bucket Challenge among globally influential celebrities: retrospective cohort study. BMJ. 2014;349:g7185 [link]

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