Prof. Brian J. Hall

Associate Professor

Room: E21-3040
Tel: +(853) 8822 8369

Director, Global and Community Mental Health Research Group


Professor Hall is currently accepting applications for Postdoctoral Fellows, PhD students, and research staff members.


2014 – present

Department of Health, Behavior and Society
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Academic Qualifications


NIH, Fogarty Global Health Fellow (China)

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Institute of Global Health and Infectious Disease & Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Postdoctoral Research Fellow
NIMH T32 Training Program in Psychiatric Epidemiology
Department of Mental Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg school of Public Health


Ph.D. Clinical Psychology
Kent State University


Clinical Intern and NIMH T32 Predoctoral Research Fellow 
in Traumatic Stress Charleston Consortium, Medical University of South Carolina



Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Maryland

Honors and Awards


Fellow, American Psychological Association


Faculty Excellence in Advising Award

Center for Global Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

2019 – present

President's International Fellowship for Foreign Talents

Chinese Academy of Science, Key State Laboratory in Mental Health,
Institute of Psychology, Beijing, China


Global Mental Health Fellowship (inaugural fellow)

World Health Organization – co-sponsored by the American Psychological Association & International Union of Psychological Science


Early Career Award

Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR)


Emerging Scholar Award

Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Macau


Chaim and Bela Danieli Young Professional Award

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies


Award for Outstanding Contribution to Trauma Psychology by an Early Career Psychologist.

Trauma Psychology, Division 56 of the American Psychological Association


Early Career Psychologist Award

International Psychology, Division 52 of the American Psychological Association


Young Investigator Award: Applied Science

International Union of Psychological Science


Theodore Blau Early Career Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Clinical Psychology

Society of Clinical Psychology, Division 12 of the American Psychological Association


Best Oral Presentation

World Psychiatric Association Conference, Hong Kong, China


Excellent Paper Submission Prize (for two conference abstracts)

International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies Meeting, Hangzhou, China

Current Grant Support


Macau SAR Government, R&DAO, The University of Macau
Role: Principal Investigator
Title: An adaptation and randomized control trial of an eMental Health intervention for Chinese adults


Macau SAR Government, R&DAO, The University of Macau
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Title: Domestic Violence in Macau: Public perception, community knowledge and the pattern of reported cases


Macau SAR Government, R&DAO, The University of Macau
Role: Principal Investigator
Title: A longitudinal mixed-methods study of psychosocial risk factors for mental and physical health among domestic workers in Macau (SAR) and Hong Kong (SAR), People’s Republic of China.


Macau SAR Government, R&DAO, The University of Macau
Role: Principal Investigator
Title: A longitudinal mixed-methods study of mental disorders, health, and psychosocial risk factors in Macau (SAR), People’s Republic of China.


Macau SAR Government, R&DAO, The University of Macau
Role: Principal Investigator
Title: A longitudinal assessment of the dynamic interplay between mental and physical health and social network supports among migrant communities.


Macau SAR Government, R&DAO, The University of Macau
Role: Principal Investigator
Title: The assessment of the health needs and social resources of migrant communities

External Grants:


Oxfam International
Role: Principal Investigator
Title: Breaking the cycle of poverty: Focus on employer characteristics for policy change.


Hong Kong Research Grant Council, HKIED
Role: Co-Investigator
Title: Resource change, mental health, threat perceptions, and political attitudes during the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, 2014-2015


National Institute of Health (USA) Fogarty International
Center and UNC Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
Role: Principal Investigator
Title: Social determinants of mental health, sexual risk-taking, and social network characteristics of African and Internal Migrants in Guangzhou, China


Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Role: Co-investigator – Ethiopia
Title: Changing Lives: A Global Learning Initiative to End Violence Against Women and Girls; Randomized impact evaluation of a mental health intervention for children in refugee camps in Thailand and Ethiopia

Editorial Service


Associate Editor, Frontiers in Psychology, Health Psychology Section


Associate Editor, Applied Psychology-Health and Well Being


Associate Editor, Anxiety, Stress, and Coping


Editorial Board Member, Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology


Editorial Board Member, The European Journal of Psychotraumatology


Guest EditorThe European Journal of Psychotraumatology.

Special Issue: Global Mental Health: Trauma and adversity among populations in transition

Please follow this link for the call for papers:


Consulting Editor, Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy (APA Journal)


Editorial Board MemberJournal of Anxiety Disorders.


Contributing Editor: Research Methodology, Traumatic Stress Points: A publication of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies.

Ad hoc Reviewer (selected): Lancet Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology Review; American Journal of Public Health; Social Science and Medicine; Depression and Anxiety; Journal of Traumatic Stress; PlosOne; Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology; Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease; American Journal of Community Psychology; BMC Public Health; Sexual Health; Transcultural Psychiatry; Global mental Health

Guest Editor


Guest editor (with Yiqun Gan, Peking University),

PsyCh Journal, Special Issue: Stress-Related Psychological Disorders: Etiology, Mechanisms, and Management


Guest editor (with Bach Tran, Hanoi Medical University; Roger Ho, National University of Singapore),

Frontiers in Psychiatry, Public Mental Health, Special Issue:
Systematic Approaches to Mental Health Care and Promotion


Guest editor, The European Journal of Psychotraumatology.
Special Issue: Global Mental Health: Special Issue: Trauma and adversity among populations in transition


Professional Affiliations

• Member, APA Division 12: Society for Clinical Psychology
• Member, APA Division 27: Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA)
• Member, APA Division 38: Division of Health Psychology
• Member, APA Division 45: Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, & Race
• Member, APA Division 52: Division of International Psychology
• Member, APA Division 56: Division of Trauma Psychology
• Member, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
• Member, European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS)
• Member, Asian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ASTSS)
• Member, American Public Health Association (APHA)
• Founding Member, Hong Kong Society of Behavioral Health

Professional Service


Treasurer, Asian Pacific Psychology Alliance


Co-Chair, Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) in Global Health Working Group on Migrant Health


Cross-Cutting Reviser and Reviewer for culture-related text revisions, American Psychiatric Association, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders Text Revision (DSM-5-TR)


Member, Academic/iNGO Peer Review Group, EQUIP: Ensuring Quality in Psychological Support. A program to establish competency guidelines for global mental health practice, World Health Organization (WHO)


Member, WHO Working Group on Cultural Influences on Mental Health, International Classification of Diseases-11 (ICD-11), World Health Organization (WHO)


Member, Board of Directors
International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies
Elected to 3-year term (2016 – 2019) by ISTSS membership.


Co-Chair, Research Methods Special Interest Group
International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies


Conference Deputy: Culture/Diversity/Global track
International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies
2013 Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Central Programming Group
Appointed member: Committee on Early Career Psychologists
American Psychological Association

Department Service


Member, Undergraduate Committee
Department of Psychology
University of Macau, Macau (SAR), People’s Republic of China

University Service


Member: Sexual harassment investigator
University Committee on Gender Equity

University of Macau, Macau (SAR), People’s Republic of China


University Research Ethics Committee

University of Macau, Macau (SAR), People’s Republic of China


Faculty of Social Sciences Representative,
University Library Committee


Member, Faculty of Social Sciences,
AC - Undergraduate Studies Committee


College Fellow

Stanley Ho East Asia College

Research Areas

• Global Mental Health
• Migrant Health
• Psychiatric and Social Epidemiology
• Social resources (capital, networks, supports)
• Psychological trauma and Adversity
• Interventions
• Culture and mental health
• Global Health
• Cyberpsychology, technology use/misuse, addiction

Peer Reviewed Publications

Scholarly Impact:
Google Scholar My Citations: 3329 (N = 132 h-index = 29; i10-index = 68; accessed September 1, 2019).

Underline indicates senior/corresponding authorship
* Indicates mentored co-author
‡ Indicates non-peer reviewed comments
IF = Impact factor; WOS: Q = Web of Science journal ranking

Peer-reviewed articles

In press

153. McGrath, S., Zhao, X.F., Steele, R., Thombs, B.D., Benedetti, A., . . . Zhang, Y. (in press). Estimating the sample mean and standard deviation from commonly reported quantiles in meta-analysis. Statistical Methods in Medical Research, IF: 2.388. WOS: Q1 (15/123).

152. *Liem, A. Natari, R.B., Jimmy, & Hall, B. J. (in press). Digital health applications in mental health care for immigrants and refugees: A rapid review. Telemedicine and e-Health, IF: 1.996. WOS: Q3 (53/98).

‡151. Bodomo, A., Liem, A., Lin, L., Hall, B. J. (in press). How African migrants in China cope with barriers to health care. Lancet Public Health. IF: 11.600. WOS: Q1 (2/164)

150. Levis B., Benedetti, A., Ioannidis, J.P., Sun, Y., Negeri, Z., . . . Thombs, B.D. (in press). Patient Health Questionnaire-9 scores do not accurately estimate depression prevalence: individual participant data meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, IF: 4.650. WOS: Q1 (19/185).

149. Yang, C., Wang, Y.L., Hall, B. J. & Chen, H. (in press). Sense of community responsibility and altruistic behavior in Chinese community residents: The mediating role of community identity. Current Psychology. IF: 1.468. WOS: Q2 (64/137).

148. *Vargas, M., *Garabiles, M. R., & Hall, B. J. (in press). Narrative identities of overseas Filipino domestic worker community in Macao (SAR) China. Journal of Community Psychology, IF: 1.076. WOS: Q3 (90/137).

147. Elad-Strenger, J., Hall, B.J., Hobfoll, S.E., & Canetti, D. (in press). Explaining public support for violence against politicians during conflict: Evidence from a Panel Study in Israel. Journal of Peace Research. IF: 2.419. WOS: Q1 (32/169).

146. Liang-Nan Zeng, L.N., Yang, Y., Wang, C., Li, X.H., Hall, B. J., Ungvari, G.S., Li, C.Y., Chen, C., Chen, L., Cui, X., An, F.R., & Xiang, Y.T. (in press). Prevalence of poor sleep quality in nursing staff: a meta-analysis of observational studies, Behavioral Sleep Medicine, IF: 3.171. WOS: Q2 (53/146).

145. Cao, X., Wang, L., Cao, C., Fang, R., Chen, C., Hall, B. J., & Elhai, J.D. (in press). Depicting the associations between different forms of psychopathology in trauma-exposed adolescents, European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, IF: 3.74. WOS: Q1 (8/124).

144. Tran, B., Nathan, K.L., Hai, P. T., Hall, B. J., Giang, V.T., Linh, V.G., Hai, P.Q., Latkin, C., Ho, C.S.H., & Ho, R. (in press). A Global Bibliometric Analysis of Services for Children affected by HIV/AIDS: Implications for impact mitigation programs. AIDS Reviews, IF: 2.775, WOS: Q2 (40/88).

143. Li, G., Wang, L., Cao, C., Fang, R., Hall, B.J., Elhai, J.D., & Liberzon, I. (in press). Post-traumatic stress symptoms of children and adolescents exposed to the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake: A longitudinal study of 5-HTTLPR genotype main effects and gene-environment interactions. International Journal of Psychology, IF: 1.608. WOS: Q2 (53/137).

142. *Garabiles, M. R., *Lao, C. K., *Yip, P. S. Y., *Chan, E. W. W., Mordeno, I., Hall, B. J. (in press). Psychometric Validation of PHQ-9 and GAD-7 in Filipino Migrant Domestic Workers in Macao. Journal of Personality Assessment, IF: 2.829. WOS: Q1 (13/63).

141. Wu Y., Levis B., Riehm, K.E., Saadat, N., Levis, A.W., Azar, M., . . . Thombs, B.D. (in press). Equivalency of the diagnostic accuracy of the PHQ-8 and PHQ-9: a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, IF: 5.641. WOS: Q1 (17/146).

140. Elhai, J. D., Rozgonjuk, D., Alghraibeh, A. M., Levine, J. C., Alafnan, A. A., Aldraiweesh, A. A., Aljooma, S. S., & Hall, B. J. (in press). Excessive reassurance seeking mediates relations between rumination and problematic smartphone use. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, IF: .743. WOS: Q1 (3/12).


‡139. Liem, A., Wang, C., Wariyanti, Y., Laktin, C., & Hall, B. J. (2020). The neglected health of international migrant workers in the COVID-19 epidemic. Lancet Psychiatry. IF: 18.329. WOS: Q1 (2/142).

‡138. Xiang, Y.T., Li, W., Zhang, Q., Jin, Y., Rao, W.W., Zeng, L.N., Lok, G.K.I., Chow, I.H.I., Cheng, T. & Hall, B. J. (2020). Timely research papers about 2019-nCoV in China. The Lancet. 59.102. WOS: Q1 (2/160).

137. Zhang, Y.S., Jin, Y., Rao, W.W., Cui, L.J., Li, J.F., Li, L., Ungvari, G.S., Zeng, L.N., Hall, B. J., Li, K.Q., & Xiang, Y.T. (2020). Prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of major depressive disorder in older adults in Hebei Province, China. Journal of Affective Disorders, 265, 590-594. IF: 4.084. WOS: Q1 (21/142).

136. Li, C., Xiong, Y., *Sit, H.F., Tang, W., Hall, B.J.., Muessig, K. E., Wei, C., Bao, H., Wei, S., Zhang, D., Mi, G., Yu, F., & Tucker, J.D. (2020). An MSM (men who have sex with men)-friendly Doctor Finder Hackathon in Guangzhou, China: Development of an mHealth intervention to enhance healthcare utilization. JMIR uHealth and mHealth, 8(2):e16030. IF: 4.541. WOS: Q1 (2/12).

135. He, C., Levis, B., Riehm, K. E., …. Thombs, B. D. (2020). The accuracy of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) algorithm for screening to detect major depression: An individual participant data meta-analysis. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 89, 25-37. IF: 13.122. WOS: Q1 (5/142).

134. *Chan, E.W.W., Chen, W., *Ip., I., & Hall, B. J. (2020). Effects of social support and depression on problematic drinking among trauma-exposed Chinese adults: a population-based study. Heliyon, 6, e03405.

133. Hall, B. J., *Yang, X., *Huang, L., *Yi, Grace, *Chan, E. W. W., Tucker, J. D., & Latkin, C. (2020). Barriers and facilitators of rapid HIV and syphilis testing uptake among Filipino transnational migrants in China. AIDS and Behavior, 24, 418-427. IF: 2.908. WOS: Q1 (22/162)

132. Wen-Wang Rao, W.W., Zhu, X.M., Zong, Q.Q., Zhang, Q., Hall, B. J., Ungvari, G.S., & Xiang, Y.T. (2020). Prevalence of prenatal and postpartum depression in fathers: A comprehensive meta-analysis of observational surveys, Journal of Affective Disorders, 263, 15, 491-499. IF: 4.084. WOS: Q1 (21/142).

‡131. Gureje, O., Lewis-Fernandez, R., Hall, B. J., Reed, G. M. (2020). Cultural considerations in the classification of mental disorders: why and how in ICD-11. BMC Medicine, 18, 25. IF: 9.088. WOS: Q1 (10/155).

‡130. Hall, B. J., *Zhang, Y., *Li, K., *Garabiles, M. R., & Latkin, C. (2020). Domestic workers from the Philippines in China: An opportunity for health promotion within the Belt and Road initiative. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 22, 1-2. IF: 1.582. WOS: Q3 (85/162).

129. Zeng, L.N., Rao, W.W., Luo, S.H., Zhang, Q., Hall, B. J., Ungvari, G.S., Chen, L.G., Xiang, Y.T. (2020). Oral health in patients with stroke: a meta-analysis of comparative studies. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 27, 75-80. IF: 1.964. WOS: Q2 (22/65)

128. Hou, W. K., Liu, H., Liang, L., Ho, J., Kim, H., Seong, E., Bonanno, G., Hobfoll, S. E., & Hall, B. J. (2020). Everyday life experiences and mental health among conflict-affected forced migrants: A meta-analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 264, 50-68. IF: 4.084. WOS: Q1 (21/142)

127. Zhang, Y.S., Rao, W.W., Zeng, L.N., Lok, G.K.I., Cui, L.J., Li, J.F., Li, L., Ungvari, G., Hall, B. J., Li, K., & Xiang, Y.T. (2020). Prevalence and correlates of bipolar disorder in the adult population of Hebei province, China. Journal of Affective Disorders, 263, 129-133. IF: 4.084. WOS: Q1 (21/142)

126. Elhai, J.D., Yang, H., Jianwen, F., Bai, X., & Hall, B. J. (2020). Depression and anxiety symptoms are related to problematic smartphone use severity in Chinese young adults: Fear of missing out as a mediator. Addictive Behaviors, 101, 10596. IF: 2.963. WOS: Q1 (30/130).



‡125. Hou, W.K. & Hall, B. J. (2019). The mental health impact of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong. Lancet Psychiatry, 6, 12, 982. IF: 18.329. WOS: Q1 (2/142).

124. Burstein, R., Henry, N.J., Collison, M.L., Marczak, L.B., Sligar, A., Watson, S.,. . . Hay, S. I. (2019). Mapping 132 million neonatal, infant, and child deaths between 2000 and 2017. Nature, 574, 353-358. IF: 43.070. WOS: Q1 (1/69).

123. Li, H., Zheng, D., Li, Z., Wu, Z., Wei, F., Cao, X., Wang, J., Li, X., Gao, Q., Li, X., Wang, W., Hall, B. J., Xiang, Y.T., Zheng, D., & Guo, X. (2019). Association of depressive symptoms with incident cardiovascular diseases in middle-aged and older Chinese adults. JAMA Network Open, 2 (12):e1916591.

‡122. Gureje, O., Lewis-Fernandez, R., Hall, B. J., Reed, G. M. (2019). Systematic inclusion of culture-related information in ICD-11. World Psychiatry, 18, 3, 357-358. IF: 34.02. WOS: Q1 (1/142).

121. Li, G., Wang, L., Cao, C., Fang, R., Cao, X., Chen, C., Elhai, J.D., Hall, B.J. (2019). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and executive dysfunction among children and adolescents: A latent profile analysis. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 19, 3, 228-236. IF: 3.900. WOS: Q1 (14/127).

120. Zeng, L.N., Yang, Y., Feng, Y., Cui, X., Wang, R., Hall, B. J., Ungvari, G.S., Chen, L., & Xiang, Y.T. (2019). The prevalence of depressive symptoms in menopausal women in China: a meta-analysis of observational studies. Journal of Affective Disorders, 256, 337-343. IF: 4.084. WOS: Q1 (21/142).

119. Hou, W. K., Lai, F.T.T, Hougen, C., Hall, B.J., & Hobfoll, S.E. (2019). Measuring everyday processes and mechanisms of stress resilience: Development and initial validation of the Sustainability of Living Index (SOLI). Psychological Assessment, 31, 6, 715-729. IF: 3.469. WOS: Q1 (19/130).

118. Tran, B.X., Moir, N., Cuong, N T., Ha, G.H., Nguyen N. B., Latkin, C., Ho, C., Hall, B. J., Ho, R.C.M. (2019). Global Mapping of Substance Abuse Research and Treatment 1971-2017: Implications for priority setting, Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 14:21. IF: 2.214. WOS: Q1 (16/35).

117. Hall, B. J., *Garabiles, M.R., de Hoop, J., Pereira, A., Prencipe, L., Palermo, T. (2019). Adolescent and young adult community perspectives on poverty related stressors: A qualitative study in Ghana, Malawi, and Tanzania, BMJ Open, 9:e027047. IF: 2.413. WOS: Q2 (43/155).

‡116. Fang, M., Hall, B. J., Lin, Y., & Hu, S.X. (2019). Structural Changes to Enhance Mental Health Services in China: Experience and Challenges. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 43, 177-178. IF: 1.932. WOS: Q3 (93/146).

‡115. Elhai, J. D., Levine, J. C., & Hall, B. J. (2019). Problematic smartphone use and mental health problems: Current state of research and future directions. Düşünen Adam: The Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences, 32, ¬1-3. Indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).

114. Li, Q., Chi, P., Hall, B. J., &. Du, H. (2019). Job Stress and Depressive Symptoms among Migrant Workers in Macau: A Moderated Mediation Model of Self-Esteem and Perceived Social Support. PsyCh Journal, 8, 3, 307-317. IF: 1.216. WOS: Q3 (75/135).

113. Mordeno, I.G., Gallemit, I.M.J.S., Lantud, S.S.B., Hall, B.J. (2019). Personal psychological resources mediate parent-child relationship and mental health among left-behind children. PsyCh Journal, 8, 3, 318-329. IF: 1.216. WOS: Q3 (75/135)

‡112. Gan, Y. & Hall, B. J. (2019). Stress-related psychological outcomes: Psychological and biological mechanisms, developmental aspects, and management. PsyCh Journal, 8, 3, 277-279. IF: 1.216. WOS: Q3 (75/135)

111. *Yi, G., *Huang, L., Lam, A.I.F, Latkin, C., & Hall, B. J. (2019). Spatial and Sociodemographic Correlates of Gambling Participation and Pathological Problem Gambling Among Filipino Migrant Workers in Macao (SAR), People’s Republic of China. Addictive Behaviors, 97, 49-55. IF: 2.963. WOS: Q1 (30/130).

110. *Garabiles, M. R., Harper- Shehadeh, M., & Hall, B. J. (2019). The cultural adaptation of a scalable WHO eMental Health program for Overseas Filipino Workers. Journal of Medical Internet Research-Formative, 3(1):e11600.

109. Levis, B., Benedetti, A., Riehm, K.E., & Thombs, B.D., and the DEPRESsion Screening Data (DEPRESSD) Collaboration (2019). Accuracy of Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) for screening to detect major depression: Individual participant data meta-analysis. British Medical Journal, 365, 1476. IF: 23.295. WOS: Q1 (4/155).

108. *Garabiles, M. R., *Lao, K., *Hung, A., & Hall, B. J. (2019). Exploring comorbidity between anxiety and depression among migrant Filipino domestic workers: A network approach. Journal of   Affective Disorders, 250, 85-93. IF: 3.786. WOS: Q1 (27/142).

107. Hall, B. J., *Garabiles, M.R., & Latkin, C. (2019). Work life, relationship, and policy determinants of Health and Well-being among Filipino Domestic Workers in China: A Qualitative study. BMC Public Health, 19:229. IF 2.42. WOS: Q2 (63/181).

106. Wang, Y.Y., Xu, D.D., Liu, R., Yang, Y., Grover, S., Ungvari, G.S., Hall, B. J., Wang, G.., Xiang, Y.T. (2019). Comparison of the screening abilities between the 32-item Hypomania Checklist (HCL-32) and Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ) for bipolar disorders: a meta-analysis and systematic review.Psychiatry Research, 273, 461-466. IF 2.456. WOS: Q2 (61/142).

105. Elhai, J.D., Levine, J.C, & Hall, B. J. (2019). The relationship between anxiety symptom severity and problematic smartphone use: A review of the literature and conceptual frameworks. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 62, 45-52. IF: 3.481. WOS: Q1 (18/127).

104. Hirota, T., Guerrero, A. Sartorius, N. Fung, D., Leventhal, B., Ong, S.H., Kaneko, H., Apinuntavech, S., Bennett, A., Bhoomikumar, J., Cheon, K.A., Davaasuren, O., Gau, S., Hall, B.J., Koren, E, Nguyen, T., Oo, T., Soriano, Z., Tan, S., Tateno, M., Thikeo, M., Wiguna, T., Wong, M., Zheng, Y., Skokauskas, N. (2019). Child and adolescent psychiatry in the Far East; a 5-year follow-up on the Consortium on Academic Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Far East (CACAP-FE) study. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 73 84-89. IF 3.199. WOS: Q2 (49/142).

103. Cao, X., Wang, L., Cao, C., Fang, R., Chen, C., Hall, B. J., & Elhai, J. D. (2019). Sex Differences in Global and Local Connectivity of Adolescent Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 60, 216-224.IF 6.486. WOS: Q1 (1/73).

102. Chan, E.Y.Y., Man, A.Y.T., Lam, H.C.Y., Hall, B. J., & Chan, G.K.W. (2019). Is Urban household emergency preparedness associated with short-term impact reduction after a super typhoon in subtropical city? Special issue: Health-EDRM, Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16:4. IF: 2.145. WOS: Q2 (44/156).

101. Hall, B. J., *Yip, P. S. Y., *Garabiles, M. R., *Lao, K. C. K., Chan, E. W.W., & Marx, B. P. (2019). Psychometric validation of the PTSD Checklist-5 among female Filipino migrant workers. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10:1, 1571378. IF: 4.209. WOS: Q1 (20/121)

100. Hall, B. J., *Xiong, Y., *Yip, P. S. Y., *Lao, C., *Shi, W., Sou, E. K. L., Chang, K., Wang, L., & Lam, A.I.F (2019). The association between disaster exposure and media use on posttraumatic stress disorder following Typhoon Hato in Macao, China. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10:1, 1558709. IF: 4.209. WOS: Q1 (20/121).

99.  Hall, B. J., *Pangan, C.A.C., *Chan, E.W.W., *Huang, R.L. (2019). The buffering effect of social capital on perceived discrimination on depression and anxiety symptoms among female domestic workers in Macao, China. Psychiatry Research, 271, 200-207. IF 2.456. WOS: Q2 (61/142).


98. Elhai, J. D., Vasquez, J. K., Lustgarten, S. D., Levine, J. C., & Hall, B.J. (2018). Proneness to boredom mediates relationships between problematic smartphone use with depression and anxiety severity. Social Science Computer Review, 36(6), 707-720. doi: 10.1177/0894439317741087. IF: 3.253. WOS: Q1 (20/105).

97. Mordeno, I.G., Carpio, J.G.E., Mendoza, N.B., Hall, B.J. (2018). The latent structure of major depressive symptoms and its relationship with somatic disorder symptoms among Filipino female domestic workers in China. Psychiatry Research, 270, 587-594. IF 2.456. WOS: Q2 (61/142).

96. *Kane, J., Hall, B. J., Bolton, P., & Bass, J. (2018). The association of domestic violence and social resources with functioning in an adult trauma-affected sample living in Kurdistan, Northern Iraq. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 33, 3772-3791. IF: 2.443. WOS: Q1 (8/46).

95. Hall, B.J., Chang, K., Chen, W., *Sou, K, Latkin, C., & Yeung, A. (2018). Exploring the association between depression and shenjing shuairuo in a population representative epidemiological study of Chinese adults in Guangzhou, China. Transcultural Psychiatry, 55, 733-753. IF 1.500. WOS: Q2 (30/85).

94. *Shen, Z.Z., *Xiong, P., *Chou, F., & Hall, B.J. (2018). “We need them as much as they need us”: A systematic review of the qualitative evidence for the effectiveness of animal-assisted intervention (AAI). Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 41, 203-207. IF 2.084. WOS: Q2 (9/27).

93. Hall, B. J., *Xiong, P., *Guo, X., Sou, E.K.L., *Chou, U.I, *Shen, Z. Z. (2018). An evaluation of a low intensity mHealth enhanced mindfulness intervention for Chinese university students: A randomized controlled trial. Psychiatry Research, 270, 394-403. IF 2.223. WOS: Q2 (137/284).

92. Elhai, J.D., Levine, J.C, Alghraibeh, A. M., Alafnan, A., Aldraiweesh, A., & Hall, B. J. (2018). Fear of missing out: Testing relationships with negative affectivity, online social engagement, and problematic smartphone use. Computers in Human Behavior, 89, 289-298. IF: 3.536. WOS: Q1 (8/85).

91. Hall, B.J., *Shi, W., *Garabiles, M. R. *Chan, E. W.W. (2018). Correlates of expected eMental Health intervention uptake among Filipino domestic workers in China. Global Mental Health, 5, e33.

90. Cao, C., Wang, L., Wu, J., Li, G., Fang, R., Cao, X., Liu, P., Luo, S., Hall, B. J., Elhai, J.D. (2018). Patterns of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and posttraumatic growth in an epidemiological sample of Chinese earthquake survivors: A latent profile analysis. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1549. IF 2.089. WOS: Q2 (39/135).

89. Wachter, K., Murray, S., Hall, B. J., Annan, J., Bolton, P., & Bass, J. K. (2018). Stigma modifies the association between social support and mental health among sexual violence survivors in the Democratic Republic of Congo: implications for practice. Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An international journal,31, 459-474. IF: 2.064. WOS: Q2 (40/135).

88. Rozgonjuk, D., Levine, J.C., & Hall, B. J., Elhai, J.D. (2018). The association between problematic smartphone use, depression and anxiety symptom severity, and objectively measured smartphone use over one week. Computers in Human Behavior, 87, 10-17. IF: 3.536. WOS: Q1 (8/85).

87. Hou, W. K., Canetti, D., Ma, T. W., Hall, B. J., Lau, K.M., Ng, S.M., & Hobfoll, S.E. (2018). What predicts threat perceptions toward people opposing to the Government? A population-based study following umbrella movement, Hong Kong. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 6, 2. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

86. Elhai, J.D., Tiamiyu, M. F., Weeks, J. W., Levine, J.C., Picard, K. J., & Hall, B. J. (2018). Depression and emotion regulation predict objective Smartphone use measured over one week. Personality and Individual Differences, 133, 21-28. IF 1.967. WOS: Q2 (25/64).

85. Levis, B., Benedetti, A., Riehm, K.E., Saadat, N., Levis, A.W., Rice, D.B., . . . Thombs, B.D. (2018). Probability of major depression diagnostic classification using semi-structured vs. fully structured diagnostic interviews. British Journal of Psychiatry, 212, 377-385. IF: 5.867. WOS: Q1 (10/142).

84. Hall, B.J., *Xiong, P., Chang, K., *Yin, M., *Sui, X. R. (2018). Prevalence of medical workplace violence and the shortage of secondary and tertiary interventions among healthcare workers in China. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 72, 516-518. IF: 3.973. WOS: Q1 (25/180).

83. Li, G., Wang, L., Cao, C., Fang, R., Liu, P., Luo, S., Zhang, J., Hall, B. J., & Elhai, J. D. (2018). DSM-5 posttraumatic stress symptom dimensions and health-related quality of life among Chinese earthquake survivors. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 9, 1468710. IF: 4.209. WOS: Q1 (12/127).

82. Murray, L. Hall, B.J., Dorsey, S., Ugueto, A., Puffer, E., Sim, A., Ismael, A., Bass, J.K., Akiba, C., Lucid, L., Harrison, J., Bolton, P., & Erikson, A. (2018). An evaluation of a common elements treatment approach for youth in Somali refugee camps. Global Mental Health, 5, e16.

81. Elhai, J.D., Hall, B.J., & Claycomb, M.A. (2018). Emotion regulation’s relationships with depression, anxiety and stress due to imagined smartphone and social media loss. Psychiatry Research, 261, 28-34. IF 2.456. WOS: Q2 (61/142).

80. Chang, A., Schulz, P., Schirato, T., & Hall, B.J. (2018). Implicit Messages Regarding Unhealthy Foodstuffs in Chinese Television Advertisements: Increasing the Risk of Obesity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health ,15(1), pii: E70. IF: 2.145. WOS: Q2 (44/156).


79. Chen, W., Hall, B.J., Ling, L., & Renhazo, A.M.N. (2017). Pre-migration and post-migration factors associated with mental health in humanitarian migrants in Australia and the moderation effect of post-migration stressors: findings from the first wave of the BNLA cohort study, Lancet Psychiatry, 4, 3:218-229. IF: 15.233. WOS: Q1 (3/142).

78. Mordeno, I., & Hall, B.J. (2017). DSM-5-based latent PTSD models: Assessing structural relations with GAD in Filipino post-relocatees, Psychiatry Research, 258, 1-8. IF 2.456. WOS: Q2 (61/142).

77. Hall, B.J., Lam, A., *Wu, E., Hou, K., Latkin, C., & Galea, S. (2017). The epidemiology of current depression in Macau, China: Towards a plan for mental health action. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 52, 1227-1235. IF: 2.918. WOS: Q2 (44/142).

76. *Garabiles, M. Ofreneo, M., & Hall, B.J. (2017). Towards a theory of resilience for transnational families of Filipina domestic workers. PLoS ONE, 12: e0183703. IF 2.766. WOS: Q1 (15/64).

75. Chen, W., Zhou, F., Hall, B.J., Tucker, J. D., Latkin, C., Renhazo, A.M.N., Ling, L. (2017). Is there a relationship between geographic distance and uptake of HIV testing services? A representative population-based study of Chinese adults in Guangzhou, China, PLoS ONE, 12: e0180801. IF 2.766. WOS: Q1 (15/64).

74. Elhai, J.D., Hall, B.J., Levine, J.C., Dvorak, R.D. (2017). Types of smartphone usage and relations with problematic smartphone behaviors: The role of content consumption vs. social smartphone use. Cyberpsychology, 11, article 3. Indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).IF 1.400. WOS: Q2 (60/135).

73. *Mendoza, N., Mordeno, I., & Latkin, C., & Hall, B.J. (2017). Evidence of the paradoxical effect of social network support: A study among Filipino domestic workers in China, Psychiatry Research, 255, 263-271. IF 2.456. WOS: Q2 (61/142).

72. Li, Y., Hou, C.L., Ma, X.R., Zhong, B.L., Zang, Y., Jia, F.J., Lin, Y.Q., Chiu, H.F.K., Ungvari, G.S., Hall, B.J., Cao, X.L., Cai, M.Y., & Xiang, Y.T. (2017). Quality of life in Chinese patients with schizophrenia treated in primary care, Psychiatry Research, 254, 80-84. IF 2.456. WOS: Q2 (61/142).

71. Liu, M., Li, L., Zheng, S.J., Zhao, J., Ungvari, G.S., Hall, B.J., Duan, Z.P., & Xiang, Y.T. (2017). Prevalence of major depression and its associations with demographic and clinical characteristics and quality of life in Chinese patients with HBV-related liver diseases. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 31, 287-290. IF: 1.133. WOS: Q2 (66/115).

70. Elhai, J. D., Levine, J. C., & Hall, B. J. (2017). Anxiety about electronic data hacking: Predictors and relations with digital privacy protection behavior. Internet Research, 27(3), 631-649. IF: 3.838. WOS: Q1 (26/140).

69. *Xiong, P., Zhang, J., Wang, X., *Wu, T.L., & Hall, B.J. (2017). Effects of a mixed media education intervention program on increasing knowledge, attitude and compliance with Standard Precautions among nursing students: A randomized controlled trial. American journal of Infection Control, 45, 4: 389-395. IF: 1.929. WOS: Q2 (81/180).

68. Hall, B.J., *Sou, K, Beanland, R., Lackey, M., Tso, L.S., Ma, Q.Y., Doherty, M., & Tucker, J. (2017). Barriers and Facilitators to Interventions Improving Retention in HIV Care: A Qualitative Evidence Meta-Synthesis. AIDS and behavior, 21, 1755- 1767. IF: 3.017. WOS: Q1 (4/42).

67. Tucker, J. D., Tso, L. S., Hall, B.J., Ma, Q., Beanland, R., Best, J., Li, H., Lackey, M., Marley, G., Rich, Z., & *Sou, K.L. (2017). Enhancing Public Health HIV Interventions: A Qualitative Meta-Synthesis and Systematic Review of Studies to Improve Linkage to Care, Adherence, and Retention, EBioMedicine, 17, 163-171. IF 6.183. WOS: Q1 (13/133).

66. Elhai, J.D., Chai, S., Amialchuk, A., & Hall, B.J. (2017). Cross-cultural and gender associations with anxiety about electronic data hacking, Computers in Human Behavior, 70, 161-167. IF: 3.536. WOS: Q1 (8/85).

65. Elhai, J.D., Levine, J.C., Dvorak, R.D. & Hall, B.J. (2017). Non-social features of smartphone use are most related to depression, anxiety and problematic smartphone use, Computers in Human Behavior, 69, 75-82. IF: 3.536. WOS: Q1 (8/85).

64. Elhai, J.D., Levine, J.C., Dvorak, R.D., & Hall, B.J. (2017). Problematic smartphone use: A conceptual overview and systematic review of relations with anxiety and depression psychopathology. Journal of Affective Disorders, 207, 251-259. IF: 3.786. WOS: Q1 (27/142).

63. Zalta, A., Gerhardt, J., Hall, B. J., Rajan, K.B., Vechiu, C., Canetti, D., & Hobfoll, S. E. (2017). Self-reported posttraumatic growth predicts greater subsequent posttraumatic stress amidst war and terrorism. Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An international journal, 30, 176-187. IF: 2.064. WOS: Q2 (40/135).


62. *Xiong, P., Hu S., X., & Hall, B.J. (2016). Violence against nurses in China undermines task shifting implementation, Lancet Psychiatry. IF: 15.233. WOS: Q1 (3/142).

61. Hu, S. X., Lei, W. I., Chao, K.K., Hall, B.J., & Chung, S.F. (2016). Common chronic health problems and life satisfaction among Macau elderly people. International Journal of Nursing Sciences, 3, 367-370. Scopus journal rank: Q3.

60. Ma, Q.Y., Tso, L. S., Rich, Z. C., Hall, B.J., Beanland, R., Li, H., Lackey, M., Hu, F., Cai, W., Doherty, M., & Tucker, J. (2016). Barriers and facilitators of interventions for improving antiretroviral therapy adherence: a systematic review of global qualitative evidence. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 19:21166. IF: 5.131. WOS: Q1 (10/88).

59. Lau, M., Hou, W. K., Hall, B.J., Canetti, D., Ng, S. M., Lam, A.I.F., Hobfoll, S. E. (2016). Social Media and Mental Health in Democracy Movement in Hong Kong: A Population-based Study. Computers in Human Behavior, 64, 656-662. IF: 3.435. WOS: Q1 (15/129).

58. Hou, C.L., Ma, X.R., Li, Y., Cai, M.Y., Zang, Y., Jia, F.J., Lin, Y.Q., Tan, W.Y., Lin, H.C., Chiu, F.K., Ungvari, G.S., Hall, B.J., Zhong, B.L., Cao, X.L., Zhou, J.S., & Xiang, Y.T. (2016). Comorbid moderate-severe depressive symptoms and their association with quality of life in Chinese patients with schizophrenia treated in primary care. Community Mental Health Journal, 52, 921-926. IF: 1.159. WOS: Q3 (110/156).

57. Elhai, J.D., Levine, J.C., Dvorak, R.D., Hall, B.J. (2016). Fear of missing out, need for touch, anxiety and depression are related to problematic smartphone use. Computers in Human Behavior, 63, 509-516. IF: 3.435. WOS: Q1 (15/129).

56. *Wu, T.L, Hall, B.J., Canham, S., & Lam, A.I.F (2016). The Association Between Social Capital and Depression Among Chinese Older Adults Living in Public Housing. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 204, 764-769. IF: 1.940. WOS: Q3 (73/142).

55. Liu, Y., Li, J., Zheng, Q., Li, X., Zaroff, C., Hall, B.J., & Hao, Y. (2016). Knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions of autism spectrum disorder in a stratified sampling of preschool teachers in China, BMC Psychiatry, 16:142. IF: 2.419. WOS: Q2 (71/142).

54. Tso, L.S., Best, J., Beanland, R., Doherty, M., Lackey, M., Ma, Q., Hall, B.J., Yang, B.,& Tucker, J.D. (2016). Facilitators and Barriers in HIV Linkage to Care Interventions: A Qualitative Evidence Review, AIDS, 30, 1639-1653. IF: 4.914. WOS: Q1 (11/88).

53. Hall, B.J., *Sou, K., Chen, W., *Zhou, F., Chang, K., & Latkin, C. (2016). An evaluation of the buffering effects of types and sources of support on depressive symptoms among natural disaster–exposed Chinese adults, Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 79, 389-402 IF: 2.186. WOS: Q2 (71/142).

52. Canetti, D., Snider, K. L. G., Pederson, K., & Hall, B. J. (2016). Threatened or threatening? How ideology shapes asylum seekers’ immigration policy attitudes in Israel and Australia. Journal of Refugee Studies, IF: 1.404. WOS: Q2 (6/16).

51. Hall, B. J.& Olff, M. (2016). Global mental health: Trauma and adversity among populations in transition. European Journal of Psychotraumatology . IF: 4.209. WOS: Q1 (12/127).

50. *Rosshandler Y., Hall, B. J. & Canetti, D. (2016). An application of an ecological framework to understand risk factors of PTSD due to prolonged conflict exposure: Israeli and Palestinian adolescents in the Line of Fire, Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy, 8, 641-648. IF: 2.673. WOS: Q2 (37/127).

49. Weiss, W.M., Ugueto, A., Mahmooth, Z., Murray, L.K., Hall, B. J., Nadison, M., Rasmussen, A., Lee, J., Vazzano, A., Bass, J., & Bolton, P. A. (2016). Mental health interventions and priorities for research for adult survivors of torture and systematic violence: a review of the literature. Torture, 26, 17 – 44. Scopus journal rank: Q3.

48. Chan, C. S., Tang, K. N. S., Hall, B. J., Yip, S. Y. T., & Meggay, M. (2016). Psychological Sequelae of the 2013 Super Typhoon Haiyan among Survivor-Responders. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 79, 282 – 296. IF: 2.186. WOS: Q2 (71/142).

47. #Chen, W., *#Zhou, F., Hall, B. J., Wang, Y., Latkin, C., Ling, L., & Tucker, J.D. (2016). Spatial distribution and cluster analysis of sexual risky sexual behaviors and STDs reported by Chinese adults in Guangzhou, China: a representative population-based study. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 92, 316-322. #Authors co-first authors. IF: 3.346. WOS: Q2 (29/88).

46. *Familiar, I., Hall, B. J., Bundervoet, T., Verwimp, P., & Bass, J. (2016). Exploring psychological distress in Burundi during and after the armed conflict. Community Mental Health Journal, 52, 32-38. IF: 1.159. WOS: Q3 (104/142).

45. Elhai, J. D., & Hall, B. J. (2016). Anxiety about internet hacking: Results from a community sample. Computers in Human Behavior, 54, 180-185. IF: 3.435. WOS: Q1 (15/129).

44. *Lin, L., Brown, K. B., Hall, B. J., Yu, F., Yang, J., Wang, J., Schrock, J.M., Bodomo, A. B., Yang, L., Yang, B., Nehl, E.J., Tucker, J. D., & Wong, F. Y. (2016). Overcoming barriers to health-care access: A qualitative study among African migrants in Guangzhou, China. Global Public Health, 11-9, 1135-1147. IF: 2.017. WOS: Q2 (49/156).


43. *Lin, L., Hall, B. J., *Khoe, L. C., & Bodomo, A. B. (2015). Ebola outbreak: From the perspective of Africans in China. American Journal of Public Health, 105, 5, e5-e5. IF: 4.380. WOS: Q1 (4/156).

42. *Hoi, C. K., Chen, W., *Zhou, F., *Sou, K., & Hall, B. J. (2015). The association between social resources and depressive symptoms among Chinese migrants and non-migrants living in Guangzhou, China, Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, 9, 120-129. IF: 0.833. WOS: Q3 (96/135).

41. Elhai, J. D., & Hall, B. J. (2015). How secure is mental health providers’ electronic patient communication? An empirical investigation. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 46, 444-450. IF: 1.209. WOS: Q2 (51/135).

40. Hou, W. K., Hall, B. J., Canetti, D., Ng, S. M., Lau, K. M., & Hobfoll, S. E. (2015). Threat to democracy: Physical and mental health impact of democracy movement in Hong Kong. Journal of Affective Disorders, 186, 74-82. IF: 3.786. WOS: Q1 (27/142).

39. Hall, B.J., *Saltzman L., Canetti, D., & Hobfoll, S. E. (2015). A Longitudinal Investigation of the Relationship between Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Posttraumatic Growth in a Cohort of Israeli Jews and Palestinians during Ongoing Violence. PLOS ONE, 10(4): e0124782. IF: 2.766. WOS: Q1 (15/64).

38. Massey, Z., Chartier, K. G., Stebbins, M. B., Canetti, D., Hobfoll, S. E., Hall, B. J.,& Shuval, K. (2015). Explaining the Frequency of Alcohol Consumption in a Conflict Zone: Jews and Palestinians in Israel. Addictive Behaviors, 46, 31-38. IF: 2.686. WOS: Q1 (7/35).

37. Hall, B. J., *Murray, S. M., Galea, S., Canetti, C., & Hobfoll, S. E. (2015). Loss of social resources predicts incident posttraumatic stress disorder during ongoing political violence within the Palestinian Authority. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 15, 561-568. IF: 2.918. WOS: Q2 (44/142).

36. *Familiar, I., Ortiz-Panozo, E., Hall, B. J., Vieitez, I., & Lajous, M. (2015). Factor structure of the Spanish version of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 in Mexican Women. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 24, 74-82. IF: 2.500. WOS: Q2 (53/142).


35. Canetti, D., Hall, B. J., Greene, T., *Kane, J., & Hobfoll, S. E. (2014). Improving Mental Health is a Key Catalyst for Reducing Political Violence in Israel and Gaza. The Lancet, 384, 493-494. IF: 53.254. WOS: Q1 (2/154).

34. Hall, B. J., Chen, W., Ling, L., Latkin, C., & Tucker, J. D. (2014). Africans in South China face social and structural health barriers. The Lancet, 383, 1291-1292. IF: 53.254. WOS: Q1 (2/154).

33. Hall, B. J., Bolton, P., Annan, J., Kaysen, D., Robinette, K., Certinoglu, T., Wachter, K.,& Bass, J. (2014). The effect of cognitive therapy on structural social capital: Results from a randomized controlled trial among sexual violence survivors in the Democratic Republic of Congo, American Journal of Public Health, 104, 1680-1686. IF: 4.380. WOS: Q1 (4/156).

32. Hall, B. J., Bonanno, G. A., Bolton, P., & Bass, J. K. (2014). A longitudinal investigation of changes in social resources associated with psychological distress among Kurdish torture survivors living in Northern Iraq, Journal of Traumatic Stress, 27, 446-453. IF: 2.456. WOS: Q2 (43/127).

31. Hall, B.J., Tol, W., Jordans, M., Bass, J., & Jong, J. (2014). Understanding resilience in armed conflict: Social resources and mental health of children in Burundi, Social Science and Medicine, 114, 121-128. IF: 3.007. WOS: Q1 (5/42).

30. *Kane, J.C., Rapaport, C., Zalta, A., Canetti, C., Hobfoll, S. & Hall, B.J. (2014). Regular drinking may strengthen the beneficial influence of social support on depression: findings from a representative Israeli sample during a period of war and terrorism. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 140, 175-182. IF: 3.322. WOS: Q1 (5/35).

29. McLaughlin, M., Lee, M., Hall, B. J., Bulterys, M., Li, L., & Tucker, J. D. (2014). Improving health services for African migrants in China: a health diplomacy perspective. Global Public Health, 9, 579-589. IF: 2.017. WOS: Q2 (49/156).

28. Hall, B. J., Puffer, E., Murray, L., Ismael, A., Bass, J.K., Sim, A., & Bolton, P. (2014). The importance of establishing reliability and validity of assessment instruments for mental health problems: An example from Somali children and adolescents living in three refugee camps in Ethiopia. Psychological Injury and Law, 7, 153-164. Scopus journal rank: Q2.

27. Gerhart, J. I., Hall, B. J., Russ, E. U., Hobfoll, S. E., & Canetti, D. (2014). Sleep disturbances predict later trauma-related distress: Cross panel investigation amidst violent turmoil. Health Psychology, 33, 365-372. IF: 3.177. WOS: Q1 (27/127).


26. Canetti, D., Hall, B. J., Rapaport, C. & Wayne, C. (2013). Exposure to Political Violence and Political Extremism: A Stress-Based Process. European Psychologist, 18, 263-272. IF: 2.174. WOS: Q2 (36/135).

25. Chen, W., Xia, Y., Hong, Y., Hall, B.J., & Ling, L. (2013). Predictors of continued HIV-risk behaviors among drug users in methadone maintenance therapy program in China—A prospective study, Harm Reduction Journal, 10, 23. IF 2.500. WOS: Q2 (13/35).

24. Hood, M., Grupski, A.E., Hall, B. J., Corsica, J., & Ivan, I. (2013). Factor structure and predictive utility of the Binge Eating Scale in bariatric surgery candidates. Surgery for obesity and related diseases, 9, 942-948. IF: 3.900. WOS: Q1 (17/200).

23. Tuerk, P. W., Hall, B. J., Nagae, N., McCauley, J. L., Yoder, M., Rauch, S. A. M., Acierno, R., & Dussich, J. (2013). Forty Days after the Great East Japan Earthquake: Field Research Investigating Community Engagement and Traumatic Stress Screening in a Post-Disaster Community Mental Health Training. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 45, 159-174. IF: 0.681. WOS: Q4 (125/142).

22. Hall, B. J., Hood, M., Azarbad, L., Corsica, J., & Ivan, J. I. (2013). Confirmatory factor analysis of the Beck Depression Inventory-II in bariatric surgery candidates. Psychological Assessment, 25, 294-299. IF: 3.371. WOS: Q1 (20/127).

21. Heath, N., Hall, B. J., Canetti, D., & Hobfoll, S. E. (2013). Exposure to political violence, psychological distress, resource loss, and benefit finding as predictors of domestic conflict among Palestinians. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 5, 366-376. IF: 2.673. WOS: Q2 (37/127).

20. Hall, B. J., Tolin, D.F., Frost, R. O., & Steketee, G. (2013). An exploration of comorbid symptoms and clinical correlates of clinically significant hoarding symptoms. Depression and Anxiety, 30, 67-76. IF: 5.043. WOS: Q1 (5/127).

19. Veling, W., Hall, B. J., & Joosse, P. (2013). The association between posttraumatic Stress symptoms and functional impairment during ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 27, 225-230. IF: 3.481. WOS: Q1 (18/127).

18. Grupski, A.E., Hood, M., Hall, B. J., Azarbad, L., Fitzpatrick, S. L. & Corsica, J. (2013). Examining the Binge Eating Scale in Screening for Binge Eating Disorder in Bariatric Surgery Candidates. Obesity Surgery, 23, 1-6. IF: 3.895. WOS: Q1 (18/200).


17. Heath, N., Hall, B. J., Russ, E. U., Canetti, D., & Hobfoll, S. E. (2012). Reciprocal relationships between resource loss and psychological distress following exposure to political violence: an empirical investigation of COR theory’s loss spirals. Anxiety, Stress, and Coping, 25, 679-695. IF: 2.064. WOS: Q2 (40/135).

16. Hobfoll, S. E., Johnson, R. J., Canetti, D., Palmieri, P. A., Hall, B. J., Lavi, I., & Galea, S. (2012). Can people remain engaged and vigorous in the face of trauma? Palestinians in the Palestinian Authority. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 75, 60-75. IF: 2.186. WOS: Q2 (71/142).

15. Hobfoll, S. E., Hall, B. J., & Canetti, D. (2012). Political violence, psychological distress, and perceived health: A longitudinal investigation in the Palestinian Authority. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 4, 9-21. IF: 2.673. WOS: Q2 (37/127).

14. Hall, B. J., Elhai, J. D., Grubaugh, A., Tuerk, P. & Magruder, K. (2012). Examining the factor structure of PTSD across gender: Male and female veterans in primary care. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26, 409-415. IF: 3.481. WOS: Q1 (18/127).


13. Jardin, B., Larowe, S., Hall, B. J., & Malcolm, R. J. (2011). The Obsessive Compulsive Cocaine Scale: Assessment of factor structure, reliability, and convergent validity. Addictive Behaviors, 36, 1223-1227. IF: 2.686. WOS: Q1 (7/35).

12. Hobfoll, S. E., Mancini, A., Hall, B. J., Canetti, D. & Bonanno, G. (2011). The limits of Resilience: Distress following chronic political violence in the Palestinian Authority. Social Science and Medicine, 72, 1400-1408. IF: 3.007. WOS: Q1 (5/42).

11. Hobfoll, S. E., Canetti, D., Hall, B. J., Brom, D., Palmieri, P. A., Johnson, R. J., Pat- Horenczyk, R., & Galea, S. (2011). Are community studies of trauma's impact exaggerated? A Study among Jews and Palestinians. Psychological Assessment, 23, 599-605. IF: 3.371. WOS: Q1 (20/127).


10. Yusim, A., Anbarasan, D., Hall, B. J., Goetz, R., Neugebauer, R., Stewart, T., Abou, J., Castaneda, R., & Ruiz, P. (2010). Sociocultural domains of depression among indigenous populations in Latin America. International Review of Psychiatry, 22, 370-377. IF: 2.732. WOS: Q2 (46/142).

9. Canetti, D., Galea, S., Hall, B. J., Johnson, R. J., Palmieri, P. & Hobfoll, S. E. (2010). Exposure to Prolonged socio-political conflict and the risk of PTSD and depression among Palestinians, Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 73, 219-231. IF: 2.186. WOS: Q2 (71/142).

8. Hall, B. J., Hobfoll, S. E., Canetti, D., Johnson, R., Palmieri, P., & Galea, S. (2010). Exploring the association between posttraumatic growth and PTSD: A national study of Jews and Arabs during the 2006 Israeli-Hezbollah War. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 198, 180-186. IF: 1.940. WOS: Q3 (73/142).

7. Azarbad, L., Corsica, J., Hall, B. J., & Hood, M. (2010). Psychosocial correlates of binge eating in Hispanic, African American, and Caucasian women presenting for bariatric surgery. Eating Behaviors, 11, 79-84. IF 2.004. WOS: Q2 (62/127).


6. Hall, B. J., Hobfoll, S. E., Canetti–Nisim, D., Johnson, R., & Galea, S. (2009). The defensive nature of benefit finding during ongoing terrorism: An examination of a national sample of Israeli Jews. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 28, 993-1021. IF: 1.304. WOS: Q3 (42/64).

5. Yusim, A., Anbarasan, D., Hall, B. J., Goetz, R., Neugebauer, R., & Ruiz, P. (2009). Somatic and cognitive domains depression in an underserved region of Ecuador: Some cultural considerations. World Psychiatry, 8, 178-180. IF: 30.000. WOS: Q1 (1/142).

4. Hobfoll, S. E., Palmieri, P. A., Johnson, R. J., Canetti-Nisim, D., Hall, B. J., & Galea, S. (2009). Trajectories of resilience, resistance and distress during ongoing terrorism: The case of Jews and Arabs in Israel. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, 138-148. IF: 4.536. Q1 (10/127).


3. Hall, B. J., Hobfoll, S. E., Palmieri, P., Canetti–Nisim, D., Shapira, O., Johnson, R. J.,& Galea, S. (2008). The psychological impact of forced settler disengagement in Gaza: Trauma and posttraumatic growth. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 21, 22-29. IF: 2.456. WOS: Q2 (43/127).

2. Johnson, R. J., Hobfoll, S. E., Hall, B. J., Canetti-Nisim, D., Galea, S., & Palmieri, P. A. (2007). Posttraumatic growth: Action and reaction. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 56, 428-436. IF: 2.490. WOS: Q2 (22/82).

1. Hobfoll, S. E., Hall, B. J., Canetti-Nisim, D., Galea, S., Johnson, R. J., & Palmieri, P. A. (2007). Refining our understanding of traumatic growth in the face of terrorism: Moving from meaning cognitions to doing what is meaningful. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 56, 345-366. IF: 2.490. WOS: Q2 (22/82).

Courses Taught

• Field Placement I
• Field Placement II
• Global Mental Health
• Global Public Health
• Community Psychology
• Doctoral Seminar - Readings in Psychological Sciences: Global Mental Health
• Psychopathology
• Thesis I
• Thesis II