Contact Information
Address (Office) E12-3013 Yutao Xiang_2016
Phone (Office) 8822 4223
Fax 8822 2314
Email YTXiang@umac.mo
Web http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yu-Tao_Xiang?ev=hdr_xprfhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Xiang+YT+or+Xiang+Yutao
Education
2007 Ph.D. in Psychiatry
2003 Master in Psychiatry and Mental Health
1998 Bachelor in Medicine
Positions
2017-present Vice-Chairman of Board of Supervisors of the Zhuhai UM Science & Technology Research Institute (ZUMRI)
2017.8-present Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Macau, Macau
2014-2017.8 Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Macau, Macau
2011-2013 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2010-2011 Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
2008-2009 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2007-2008 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Research Interests
  1. Mental Health in the poor and sick
  2. Health Service Research
  3. Clinical studies in severe mental illness, particularly schizophrenia and mood disorders
  4. Psychiatric Epidemiology
Representative Publications
  1. Hu C, Zhu H, Wang G, Ungvari GS, Chiu HFK, Kilourne AM, Lai KYC, Si TM, Zheng QW, Chen DF, Fang YR, Lu Z, Yang HC, Hu J, Chen ZY, Huang Y, Sun J, Wang XP, Li HC, Zhang JB, Xiang YT. Demographic and clinical differences between early- and late-onset major depressions in China. Journal of Affective Disorders, 2014, in press. (Impact Factor: 3.7)
  2. Xiang YT, Buchanan RW, Ungvari GS, Chiu HFK, Lai KYC, Li YH, Si TM, Wang CY, Lee EHM, He YL, Yang SY, Chong MY, Kua EH, Fujii S, Sim K, Yong MKH, Trivedi JK, Chung EK, Udomratn P, Chee KY, Sartorius N, Tan CH, Shinfuku N. Use of clozapine in older schizophrenia patients in East Asia between 2001 and 2009. PLoS ONE, 2013 Jun 10;8(6):e66154. (Impact Factor: 3.5)
  3. Xiang YT, Zang L, Wang G, Hu C, Ungvari GS, Dickerson F, Kilbourne AM, Si TM, Fang YR, Lu Z, Yang HC, Lay KYC, Lee EHM, Hu J, Chen ZY, Huang Y, Sun J, Wang XP, Li HC, Zhang JB, Chiu HFK. Socio-demographic and clinical features of bipolar patients misdiagnosed as major depressive disorder in China. Bipolar disorders, 2013,15(2):199-205. (Impact Factor: 4.8)
  4. Xiang YT, Dickerson F, Kreyenbuhl J, Ungvari GS, Wang CY, Si TM, Lee EH, Chiu HF, Lai KY, He YL, Yang SY, Chong MY, Tan CH, Kua EH, Fujii S, Sim K, Yong MK, Trivedi JK, Chung EK, Udomratn P, Chee KY, Sartorius N, Shinfuku N. Use of first- and second-generation antipsychotic medications in older patients with schizophrenia in Asia (2001-2009). Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 2012, 46(12):1159-64. (Impact Factor: 3.7)
  5. Xiang YT, Wang G, Hu C, Ungvari GS, Dickerson FB, Kilbourne AM, Lai KY, Si TM, Fang YR, Lu Z, Yang HC, Hu J, Chen ZY, Huang Y, Sun J, Wang XP, Li HC, Zhang JB, Chiu HF. Demographic and clinical features and prescribing patterns of psychotropic medications in patients with the melancholic subtype of major depression. PLoS ONE. 2012;7(6):e39840. (Impact Factor: 3.5)
  6. Xiang YT, Dickerson F, Kreyenbuhl J, Ungvari GS, Wang CY, Si TM, Lee EH, Chiu HF, Lai KY, He YL, Yang SY, Chong MY, Tan CH, Kua EH, Fujii S, Sim K, Yong MK, Trivedi JK, Chung EK, Udomratn P, Chee KY, Sartorius N, Shinfuku N. Common use of antipsychotic polypharmacy in older Asian patients with schizophrenia (2001-2009). Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2012, 32(6):809-13. (Impact Factor: 3.7)
  7. Xiang YT, Yu X, Ungvari GS, Lee EH, Chiu HF. China’s National Mental Health Law: a 26-year work in progress. Lancet. 2012, 379 (9818):780-782. (Impact Factor: 39.2)
  8. Xiang YT, Yu X, Ungvari GS, Sartorius N, Chiu HF. Mental health in China: challenges and progress. Lancet. 2012, 380(9855):1715-6. (Impact Factor: 39.2)
  9. Xiang YT, Wang CY, Si TM, Lee EH, He YL, Ungvari GS, Chiu HF, Yang SY, Chong MY, Tan CH, Kua EH, Fujii S, Sim K, Yong MK, Trivedi JK, Chung EK, Udomratn P, Chee KY, Sartorius N, Shinfuku N. Clozapine use in schizophrenia: findings of the Research on Asian Psychotropic Prescription (REAP) studies from 2001 to 2009. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 2011 Nov;45(11):968-75. (Impact Factor: 3.7)
  10. Xiang YT, Wang CY, Si TM, Lee EHM, He YL, Ungvari GS, Chiu H.F.K., Yang SY, Chong MY, Shinfuku N, Tan CH, Kua EH, Fujii S, Sim K, Yong KH, Trivedi J, Chung EK, Udomratn P, Chee KY, Sartorius N. Sex differences in use of psychotropic drugs and drug-induced side effects in schizophrenia patients: Findings of the Research on East Asia Psychotropic Prescription (REAP) studies, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 2011, 45(3):193-8. (Impact Factor: 3.7)
  11. Xiang YT, Yu X, Chiu HFK. Compulsory admission to psychiatric hospitals and the National Mental Health Act in China. Lancet. 2010, 2; 376 (9747):1145-6. (Impact Factor: 39.2)
  12. Xiang YT, Shum D, Chiu HFK, Tang WK, Ungvari GS. Relationships of demographic characteristics, symptomatology, retrospective and prospective memory, executive functioning and intelligence with social functioning in schizophrenia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 2010, 44(12):1112-7. (Impact Factor: 3.7)
  13. Wang CY, Xiang YT, Cai ZJ, Weng YZ, Bo QJ, Zhao JP, Liu TQ, Wang GH, Weng SM, Zhang HY, Chen DF, Tang WK, Ungvari GS. Length of Risperidone Maintenance Treatment for Relapse Prevention in Schizophrenia: A Randomized Controlled Trial. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2010. 167(6):676-85. (Impact Factor: 13.5)
  14. Xiang YT, Weng YZ, Leung CM, Tang WK, Ungvari GS. Gender differences in socio-demographic and clinical characteristic and the quality of life of Chinese schizophrenia patients. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. . 2010. 44(5):450-5. (Impact Factor: 3.7)
  15. Xiang YT, Ma X, Cai ZJ, Li SR, Xiang YQ, Guo HL, Hou YZ, Li ZB, Li ZJ, Tao YF, Dang WM, Wu XM, Deng J, Lai KY, Ungvari GS. Relationship of short and long sleep with sleep disturbances, socio-demographic factors, and body mass index in Chinese people. Sleep Medicine 2009 Dec;10(10):1085-9. (Impact Factor: 3.6)
  16. Xiang YT, Weng YZ, Leung CM, Tang WK, Ungvari GS. Prevalence and correlates of insomnia and its impact on quality of life in Chinese schizophrenia patients. Sleep 2009, 32(1):105-109. (Impact Factor: 5.1)
  17. Xiang YT, Ma X, Cai ZJ, Li SR, Xiang YQ, Guo HL, Hou YZ, Li ZB, Li ZJ, Tao YF, Dang WM, Wu XM, Deng J, Lai KY, Ungvari GS. The prevalence of insomnia, its socio-demographic and clinical correlates and treatment in the rural and urban regions of Beijing, China: a general population-based survey. Sleep 2008, 31(12):1655-1662. (Impact Factor: 5.1)
  18. Xiang YT, Leung CM, Tang WK, Ungvari GS. Impact of the priority follow-up system on quality of life in Chinese schizophrenia patients. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 2008;42:154-158. (Impact Factor: 3.7)
  19. Xiang YT, Weng YZ, Leung CM, Tang WK, Ungvari GS. Socio-demographic and clinical correlates of lifetime suicide attempts and their impact on quality of life in Chinese schizophrenia patients. Journal of Psychiatric Research 2008; 42:495-502 (Impact Factor: 4.1)
  20. Xiang YT, Ma X, Cai ZJ, Li SR, Xiang YQ, Guo HL, Hou YZ, Li ZB, Li ZJ, Tao YF, Dang WM, Wu XM, Deng J, Lai KY, Ungvari GS. Prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of schizophrenia in Beijing, China. Schizophrenia Research 2008;102:270-277. (Impact Factor: 4.4)
  21. Xiang YT, Weng YZ, Li WY, Gao L, Chen GL, Xie L, Chang YL, Tang WK, Ungvari GS. Efficacy of the Community Re-Entry Module for patients with schizophrenia in Beijing, China: outcome at 2-year follow up. British Journal of Psychiatry 2007, 190:49-56. (Impact Factor: 7.3)
  22. Zhang ZF, Chen XY.; Yu P.; Sun XC.; Gu H.; QM Zhang H.; Zhai JG.; Chen M.; Du BQ.; Deng XX.; Ji F.; Wang CY.; Xiang YT.; Li DW.; Li J.; Dong Q.; Chen CS. Evidence for the Contribution of NOS1 Gene Polymorphism (rs3782206) to Prefrontal Function in Schizophrenia Patients and Healthy Controls. Neuropsychopharmacology 2015 (in press)
  23. Leung CM.; Mak AD.; Xiang YT.; Lee S.; Yan CT.; Leung T.; Bessonov D.; Akiskal KK.; Akiskal HS. Psychometric properties of the Hong Kong Chinese (Cantonese) TEMPS-A in medical students. Journal of Affective Disorders 2015, 170, 23-29
  24. Hu C.; Zhu H.; Wang G.; Ungvari GS.; Chiu HFK.; Kilourne AM.; Lai KYC.; Si TM.; Zheng QW.; Chen DF.; Fang YR.; Lu Z.; Yang HC.; Hu J.; Chen ZY.; Huang Y.; Sun J.; Wang XP.; Li HC.; Zhang JB.; Xiang YT. Demographic and clinical differences between early- and late-onset major depressions in thirteen psychiatric institutions in China. Journal of Affective Disorders 2015, 170, 266-269
  25. Li Q.; Xiang YT.; Su Y.A.; Shu L.; Yu X.; Chiu H.F.; Correll C.U.; Ungvari G.S.; Lai K.Y.; Ma C.; Wang G.H.; Bai P.S.; Li T.; Sun L.Z.; Shi J.G.; Chen X.S.; Mei Q.Y.; Li K.Q.; Si T.M. Antipsychotic polypharmacy in schizophrenia patients in China and its association with treatment satisfaction and quality of life: Findings of the third national survey on use of psychotropic medications in China Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 2015 49, 2, 129-136
  26. Xiang, YT.; Wong, T. S.; Tsoh, J.; Ungvari, G. S.; Correll, C. U.; Sareen, J.; … & Chiu, H. F. Quality of Life in Older Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Hong Kong: A Case‐Control Study. Perspectives in psychiatric care 2015(in press)
  27. Chen, Y. K.; Xiao, W. M.; Li, W. Y.; Liu, Y. L.; Li, W.; Qu, J. F.; … & Xiang, YT. Neuroimaging indicators of the performance of instrumental activities of daily living in Alzheimer’s disease combined with cerebrovascular disease. Geriatrics & gerontology international 2015(in press)
  28. Li, Y.; Zhong, B. L.; Zhang, X. Y.; Xiang, YT. Electroconvulsive Therapy and Its Association With Demographic and Clinical Characteristics in Chinese Psychiatric Patients. Journal of ECT 2015(in press)
  29. Han, X.; Yuan, Y. B.; Yu, X.; Zhao; J. P.; Wang, C. Y.; Lu, Z. Xiang, YT.; … & Chiu, H. F. K. The Chinese first-episode schizophrenia trial: Background and study design. East Asian Archives of Psychiatry 2015,24,4,169-173
  30. Zhang, X. Q.; Wang, Z. M.; Pan, Y. L.; Chiu, H. F.; Ng, C. H.; Ungvari, G. S.; … & Xiang, YT. Use of electroconvulsive therapy in older Chinese psychiatric patients. International journal of geriatric psychiatry 2015(in press)
  31. Dai, J.; Zhong, B. L.; Xiang, YT.; Chiu, H. F.; Chan, S. S.; Yu, X.; & Caine, E. D. Internal migration, mental health, and suicidal behaviors in young rural Chinese. Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology 2015(in press)
  32. Tang, L. R.; Zheng, W.; Zhu, H.; Ma, X.; Chiu, H. F.; Correll, C. U.; … & Xiang, YT. Self‐Reported and Interviewer‐Rated Oral Health in Patients With Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, and Major Depressive Disorder. Perspectives in psychiatric care 2015(in press)
  33. Chen, Y.K.; Qu, J.F.; Xiao, W.M.; Li, W.Y.; Weng, H.Y.; Li, W.; Liu, Y.L.; Luo, G.P.; Fang, X.W.; Ungvari, G. S. and Xiang, YT. Poststroke fatigue: risk factors and its effect on functional status and health-related quality of life. International Journal of Stroke 2015(in press)
  34. Chee, K. Y.; Tripathi, A.; Avasthi, A.; Chong, M. Y.; Xiang, YT.; Sim, K.; … & Sartorius, N. Country variations in depressive symptoms profile in Asian countries: Findings of the Research on Asia Psychotropic Prescription (REAP) studies. Asia‐Pacific Psychiatry 2015(in press)
  35. Xiang, YT.; Chiu, H. F.; Ungvari, G. S.; Correll, C. U.; Lai, K. Y.; Wang, C. Y.; … & Shinfuku, N. QTc prolongation in schizophrenia patients in Asia: clinical correlates and trends between 2004 and 2008/2009. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental 2015(in press)
  36. Chee, K. Y.; Tripathi, A.; Avasthi, A.; Chong, M. Y.; Sim, K.; Yang, S. Y.; Xiang, YT. … & Sartorius, N. International study on antidepressant prescription pattern at 40 major psychiatric institutions and hospitals in Asia: A 10‐year comparison study. Asia‐Pacific Psychiatry 2015(in press)
  37. An, F. R.; Qi, Y. K.; Zeng, J. Y.; Ding, Y. M.; Chiu, H. F.; Ungvari, G. S.; … & Xiang, YT. The Prevalence of Insomnia, Its Demographic Correlates, and Treatment in Nurses Working in Chinese Psychiatric and General Hospitals. Perspectives in psychiatric care 2015(in press)
  38. Chen C, Si TM, Xiang YT. Ungvari GS, Wang CY, He YL, Kua EH, Fujii S, Sim K, Trivedi JK, Chung EK, Udomratn P, Chee KY, Sartorius N, Tan CH, Shinfuku N. Prevalence and Prescription of Antidepressants in Depression with Somatic Comorbidity in Asia: The Research on East Asian Psychotropic Prescription Patterns Study. Chin Med J  2015,128,7,853-858
  39. Xiang, YT.; Ungvari, GS.; Correll, CU.; Chiu, HF.; Lai, KY.; Wang, CY.; … & Shinfuku, N. Use of electroconvulsive therapy for Asian patients with schizophrenia (2001–2009): Trends and correlates. Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences 2015(in press)
Research Grants
Deficits of prospective memory in healthy offsprings of patients with schizophrenia.
Grant: National Natural Science Foundation of China
Prospective memory deficit in patients with first-episode schizophrenia
Grant: National Natural Science Foundation of China
Prospective memory deficit in schizophrenia and early stage of bipolar disorder
Grant: Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission, China
Awards
1. The 2012 HKPGA Young Scientist Award, Hong Kong Psychogeriatric Association, 10 November, 2012, Hong Kong.
2. ASC2010 Early Career Investigator Award, The 11th Biennial Australasian Schizophrenia Conference, September, 2010, Sydney, Australia.
3. The WPA Ulysses Vianna Prize for the Outstanding Young Psychiatrist in Developing World, the World Psychiatry Association, September, 2008, Prague, Czech.
4. The Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists Research Award 2008-Mood Disorder Category, 13th Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists Scientific Meeting, November, 2008, Tokyo, Japan.
5. The Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists Research Award 2008-Schizophrenia Category, 13th Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists Scientific Meeting, November, 2008, Tokyo, Japan
6. The Award for the Best Research Output by Research Postgraduate Student, Chinese University of Hong Kong, April, 2008, Hong Kong
Professional Activities
1. Reviewer of grant application
National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) 國家自然科學基金青年、面上項目 (2009-2013)
2. Reviewer of over 20 academic international journals