Women Mental Health Psychology

Women Mental Health Psychology

Understanding the interplay between women's physical and mental health using a health psychology framework. Areas of interest include antenatal and postnatal mental health problems; psychological context of menopause; premenstrual syndrome and menstrual distress; eating disorders and body image problems; psychological intervention for menopausal women; psychological intervention for patients with gynecological cancers; development and validation of instruments for assessing various areas of women's mental health; decision-making processes in obstetrics and gynecological settings. More general health psychology projects include psychological distress of colorectal cancer patients, youth high-risk behaviours and mental health problems, and the sociocultural aspects of health and illness.

Prof. Eric YH Chen (Lead)
Dr. YN Suen
Dr. Sherry KW Chan
Dr. Christy LM Hui
Prof. Micheal TH Wong
Dr. KF Chung