Publications

Our research findings can be found in the below publications

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Beyond recent five years

  1. Chong, A., Kwan, C. W., Lou, V., & Chi, I. (2017). Can domestic helpers moderate distress of offspring caregivers of cognitively impaired older adults?. Aging & mental health, 21(10), 1023–1030. https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2016.1191059

  2. Liu, J., Lu, N., & Lou, V. W. Q.* (2017). Care tasks in the stress process for family caregivers in urban China. Clinical Gerontologist, 40(5), 428-434. https://doi.org/10.1080/07317115.2017.1305033

  3. Lu, N., Liu, J., Wang, F., & Lou, V. W.* (2017). Caring for disabled older adults with musculoskeletal conditions: A transactional model of caregiver burden, coping strategies, and depressive symptoms. Archives of gerontology and geriatrics, 69, 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2016.11.001

  4. Lu, N., Liu, J., & Lou, V. W. Q.* (2016). Exploring the reciprocal relationship between caregiver burden and the functional health of frail older adults in China: a cross-lag analysis. Geriatric Nursing, 37(1), 19-24. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2015.08.014

  5. Tiwari, A., Lao, L., Wang, A. X.-M., Cheung, D. S. T., So, M. K. P., Yu, D. S. F., Lum, T. Y. S., Yuk Fung, H. Y. K., Yeung, J. W. F., & Zhang, Z.-J.. (2016). Self-administered acupressure for symptom management among Chinese family caregivers with caregiver stress: a randomized, wait-list controlled trial. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 16(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-016-1409-1

  6. Yu, D. S.F., Lum, T. Y. S., Lou, V., Choi, K., Choy, J.. (2015). Does sense of coherence make a difference to dementia caregiving experience. Gerontologist, 55 (S2): 516. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnv233.05

  7. Cheung, K. S., Lau, B. H., Wong, P. W., Leung, A. Y., Lou, V. W., Chan, G. M., & Schulz, R. (2015). Multicomponent intervention on enhancing dementia caregiver well-being and reducing behavioral problems among Hong Kong Chinese: a translational study based on REACH II. International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 30(5), 460–469. https://doi.org/10.1002/gps.4160

  8. Lou, V. W.*, Lau, B. H., & Cheung, K. S. (2015). Positive aspects of caregiving (PAC): scale validation among Chinese dementia caregivers (CG). Archives of gerontology and geriatrics, 60(2), 299–306. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2014.10.019

  9. Lu, N., Liu, J., & Lou, V. W.* (2015). Caring for frail elders with musculoskeletal conditions and family caregivers' subjective well-being: The role of multidimensional caregiver burden. Archives of gerontology and geriatrics, 61(3), 411–418. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2015.07.002

  10. Chong, A. M., Kwan, C. W., Chi, I., Lou, V. W., & Leung, A. Y. (2014). Domestic helpers as moderators of spousal caregiver distress. The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences, 69(6), 966–972. https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbu034

  11. Lou, V. W.*, Kwan, C. W., Chong, M. L., & Chi, I. (2015). Associations Between Secondary Caregivers' Supportive Behavior and Psychological Distress of Primary Spousal Caregivers of Cognitively Intact and Impaired Elders. The Gerontologist, 55(4), 584–594. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnt156

  12. Liu, J., Guo, M., & Bern-Klug, M.. (2013). Economic Stress Among Adult-Child Caregivers of the Oldest Old in China: The Importance of Contextual Factors. Journal of Cross-cultural Gerontology, 28(4), 465–479. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10823-013-9216-3

  13. Lou, V. W.*, Kwan, C. W., Leung, A. Y., & Chi, I. (2011). Psychological distress among Chinese adult-child caregivers: the effects of behavioral and cognitive components of care. Home health care services quarterly, 30(3), 133–146. https://doi.org/10.1080/01621424.2011.592424

  14. Lou, V. W. Q. (2010). Caregiving burden: congruence of health assessment between caregivers and care receivers. Asian Journal of Gerontology and Geriatric, 5, 21-24.