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Biography

Dr. Maosheng Ran

Department of Social Work and Social Administration

The University of Hong Kong (China)

Associate Professor


Email: msran@hku.hk


Qualifications

2002 Ph.D., Social Work and Mental Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

1991 M.Med., Psychiatry, West China University of Medical Sciences, Chengdu, China

1985 B.Med., Medicine, West China University of Medical Sciences, Chengdu, China


Publications (selected)

  1. Ran MS, Chan CLW, Ng SM, Guo LT, Xiang MZ. 2015. The Effectiveness of Psychoeducational Family Intervention for Patients with Schizophrenia in a 14-year Follow-up Study in a Chinese Rural Area. Psychological Medicine, doi: 10.1017/S0033291715000197.
  2. Ran MS, Mao WJ, Chan CLW, Chen EYH, Conwell Y. 2015. Gender differences in outcomes in people with schizophrenia in rural China: 14-year follow-up study. British Journal of Psychiatry, 206 (4), 283-288.
  3. Wang Q, Zhu XC, Liu H, Ran MS, Fang DZ. 2015. A longitudinal study of the association of adiponectin gene rs1501299 with depression in Chinese Han adolescents after Wenchuan earthquake. Journal of Affective Disorders, 175, 86-91.
  4. Du, N., Ran, M.S., Liang, S.G., SiTu, M.J., Huang, Y., Mansfield, A.K., & Keitner, G. 2014. Comparison of Family Functioning in Depressed and Non-Clinical Control Chinese Families in China using the Family Assessment Device and the Family Adaptability and Cohesion Evaluation Scales II.Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 26(1), 47-56.
  5. Tse, S., Ran, M.S., Huang, Y.Q., & Zhu, S. 2013. Mental health care reforms in Asia: The urgency of now: Building recovery-oriented, community-based mental health services in China.Psychiatric Services, 64(7), 613-616.
  6. Chan, C.L.W., Wang, C.W., Ho, A.H.Y., Qu, Z.Y., Wang, X.Y., Ran, M.S., Mao, W.J., Lu, B.Q.B., Zhang, B.Q., & Zhang, X.L. 2012. Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression among bereaved and non-bereaved survivors following the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26, 673-679.
  7. Zhang, Z., Ran, M.S., Li, Y.H., Ou, G.J., Gong, R.R., Li, R.H., Fan, M., Jiang, Z., & Fang, D.Z. 2012. Prevalence and risk factors of posttraumatic stress disorder among adolescents after Wenchuan earthquake in China.Psychological Medicine, 42, 1687-1693.
  8. Chan, C.L.W., Wang, C.W., Qu, Z.Y., Lu, B.Q.B., Ran, M.S., Ho, A.H.Y., Yuan, Y., Zhang, B.Q., Wang, X.Y., & Zhang, X.L. 2011. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms among Survivors after the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake in China.Journal of Traumatic Stress, 24(3), 295-302.
  9. Ran, M.S., Chen, S.Y., Chen E.Y., Ran, B.Y., Tang, C.P., Lin, F.R., Li, L., Li, S.G., Mao, W.J., & Hu, S.H. 2011. Risk Factors for Poor Work Functioning of Persons with Schizophrenia in Rural China.Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 46, 1087-1093.
  10. Ran, M.S., Chen, P.Y., Liao, Z.G., Chan, C.L.W., Chen, E.Y.H., Tang, C.P., Mao, W.J., Lamberti, S., & Conwell, Y. 2010. Criminal Behavior among Persons with Schizophrenia in Rural China.Schizophrenia Research, 122, 213-218.
  11. Ran, M. S., Chan, C. L. W., Chen, E. Y. H., Mao, W. J., Hu, S.H., Tang, C. P., Lin, F.R., & Conwell, Y. 2009. Differences in Mortality and Suicidal Behaviour between Treated and Never-Treated Persons with Schizophrenia in Rural China.British Journal of Psychiatry, 195, 126-131.
  12. Chen, H.L., Wong, Y.C, Ran, M.S., & Gilson, C. 2009. Stress among Shanghai University students: The need for social work support.Journal of Social Work, 9(3), 323-344.
  13. Li, J., Ran, M. S., Hao, Y. T., Zhao, Z. H., Guo, Y. B., Su, J. H., & Lu, H. X. 2008. Inpatient Suicide in a Chinese Psychiatric Hospital.Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 38(4), 449-455.
  14. Ran, M. S., Chan, C. L. W., Chen, E. Y. H., Tang, C. P., Lin, F. R., Li, L., Li, S. G., Mao, W. J., Hu, S. H., Schwab, G., & Conwell. Y. 2008. Mortality of Geriatric and Younger Patients with Schizophrenia in the Community.Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 38(2), 143-151.
  15. Ran, M. S., Chen, E. Y. H., Conwell, Y., Chan, C. L. W., Yip, P. S. F., Xiang, M. Z., & Caine, E. D. 2007. Mortality in Persons with Schizophrenia in Rural China: A 10-Year Cohort Study.British Journal of Psychiatry, 190, 237-242.
  16. Ran, M. S., Xiang, M. Z., Li, J., Huang, J., Chen, E. Y. H., Chan, C. L. W., & Conwell, Y. 2007. Correlates of Lifetime Suicide Attempts among Individuals with Affective Disorders in the Community.Archives of Suicide Research, 11,119-127.
  17. Ran, M. S., Chan, C. L. W., Chen, E. Y. H., Xiang, M. Z., Caine, E. D., & Conwell, Y. 2006. Homelessness among patients with schizophrenia in rural China: A 10-year cohort study.Acta Psychiatr Scand, 114, 118-123.
  18. Ran, M. S., Xiang, M. Z., Mao, W. J., Hou, Z. J., Tang, M. N., Chen, E. Y. H., Chan, C. L. W., Yip, P. S. F., & Conwell, Y. 2005. Characteristics of Suicide Attempters and Non-Attempters with Schizophrenia in a Rural Community.Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 35, 694-701.
  19. Ran, M. S., & Chen, E. Y. H. 2004. Cognitive enhancement therapy for schizophrenia.The Lancet, 364, 2163-2165. (comment)
  20. Ran, M. S., & Chen, E. Y. H. 2004. Suicide and schizophrenia in China.The Lancet, 364, 1016-1017. (comment)
  21. Ran, M. S., Wu, Q. H., Conwell, Y., Chen, E. Y. H., & Chan, C. L. W. 2004. Suicidal Behavior among Inpatients with Schizophrenia and Mood Disorders in Chengdu, China.Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 34(3), 311-319.
  22. Ran, M. S., Xiang, M. Z., Conwell, Y., Lamberti, J. S., Huang, M. S., Shan, Y. H., & Hu, X. Z. 2004. Comparison of Characteristics between Geriatric and Younger Patients with Schizophrenia in Community.Journal of Psychiatric Research, 38, 417-424.
  23. Ran, M S., Chan, C. L. W., Xiang, M. Z., & Wu, Q. H. 2003. Suicide attempts among patients with psychosis in a Chinese rural community.Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 107, 430-435.
  24. Ran, M. S., Xiang, M. Z., Chan, C. L. W., Leff, J., Simpson, P., Huang, M. S., Shan, Y. H., & Li, S. G. 2003. Effectiveness of psychoeducational intervention for rural Chinese families experiencing schizophrenia: A randomised controlled trial.Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 38, 69-75.
  25. Ran, M. S., Xiang, M. Z., Li, S. X., Shan, Y. H., Huang, M. S., Li, S. G., Liu, Z. R., Chen, E. Y. H., & Chan, C. L. W. 2003. Prevalence and course of schizophrenia in a Chinese rural area.Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 37(4), 452-457.


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Last updated: 2015-06-30