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Prof. Wu Man Sze, Anise

Department of Psychology

Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS)

Room: Humanities and Social Sciences Building E21-3058
Telephone: +(853) 8822 8377

E-mail: anisewu@um.edu.mo

 
Academic Qualifications
  • Ph.D. (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  • MPhil (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  • BSSc (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
 
Professional Affiliations
  • American Psychosomatic Society (Regular member)
  • Hong Kong Psychological Society (Associate fellow and Registered psychologist)
  • Hong Kong Society of Behavioral Health (Founding Member)
  • International Association of Applied Psychology (Regular member)
  • International Society for the Study of Behavioral Addictions (Regular member)
 
Recent Honors and Awards
  • 2017 Clare Hall Visiting Fellowship, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge
  • 2017 Outstanding Research Award, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Macau
 
Expertise
  • Addiction
  • Health Psychology
  • Aging

 

Research Interest

Current Research

  • Behavioral addiction (e.g., gambling disorder, gaming disorder, Internet addiction, problematic smartphone use, excessive spending, alcohol abuse and other substance use)
  • Posthumous organ donation
  • Physical and mental wellbeing of Chinese elderly

 

Previous Research

  • Death anxiety of Chinese
  • Volunteerism and wellbeing
  • Attitudes toward old age homes

 

Selected Publications

Refereed Journal Articles (2009 – present)

  • Wu, A. M. S., Lau, J. T. F.#, Wang, Z., & Ma, Y. L. (in press). Prevalence and factors of concurrent multiple male sex partnership among men who have sex with men with regular sex partners in Beijing, China. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy. doi:10.1080/0092623X.2018.1518883

  • Cheung, F.#, Wu, A. M. S., & Lam, C. (in press). Effect of job insecurity, personal resources, and anxiety on job satisfaction: A moderated mediation analysis. Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management.

  • Cheung, F. #, Yeung, D. Y. L., & Wu, A. M. S. (in press). Employees’ perception of leadership styles and successful aging in the workplace. Journal of Career Development. doi: 10.1177/0894845317727617.  

  • Cheung, F. #, Yeung, D. Y. L., & Wu, A. M. S. (in press). Occupational future time perspective and successful aging at work. Journal of Career Development. doi: 10.1177/0894845317696805

  • King, D. L.#, & Gaming Industry Response Consortium* (in press). Comment on the global gaming industry’s statement on ICD-11 gaming disorder: A corporate strategy to disregard harm and deflect social responsibility? Addiction.  doi: 10.1111/add.14388 [*A member of the Gaming Industry Response Consortium]

  • *Zhang, M., Pesigan, I.J.A., Kahler, C. W., Yip, M.C.W., Yu, S., & Wu, A. M. S.# (2019). Psychometric properties of a Chinese version of the Brief Young Adult Alcohol Consequences Questionnaire (B-YAACQ). Addictive Behaviors, 90, 389-394. 10.1016/j.addbeh.2018.11.045  [下載简式青年饮酒后果问卷—中文版(繁体/简体)/ Download the Chinese Version of the Brief Young Adult Alcohol Consequences Questionnaire (B-YAACQ) ]

  • Wu, A. M. S.#, Chen, J. H., Tong, K. K., Lau, J. T. F., & Yu, S. (2018). Prevalence and associated factors of Internet gaming disorder among community dwelling adults in Macao, China. Journal of Behavioral Addiction, 7(1), 62-69. doi: 10.1556/2006.7.2018.12 (Full text is available at http://akademiai.com/doi/pdf/10.1556/2006.7.2018.12)  

  • Wu, A. M. S., Lau, J. T. F.#, Cheng, K. M., Law, R. W. M., & Tse, V. W. S. (2018). Direct and interaction effects of co-existing familial risk factors and protective factors associated with Internet addiction among Chinese students in Hong Kong. Journal of Early Adolescence, 38(4), 429-450. (Full text is available at http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0272431616671826)

  • Wu, A. M. S., Lau, J. T. F.#, Mo, P. K. H., & Lau, C. M. M. (2018). Psychological distress and resilience as risk and protective factors of psychoactive substance use among Chinese non-engaged youths. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 28, 49–64.

  • Tang, S. K., Wu, A. M. S., Yan, E. C. W., Ko, J. H., Kwon, J. H., Yogo, M., Gan, Y., Koh, Y. Y. W.# (2018). Relative risks of Internet-related addictions and mood disturbances among college students: A 7-country/region comparison. Public Health, 165, 16-25. (Full text is available at https://authors.elsevier.com/c/1XwM47bKBmSeH )

  • *Ku, L., Wu, A. M. S.#, Lao, K. P., & Lam, I. N. (2018). We want the world and we want it now”: Materialism, time perspectives, and problem spending tendency of Chinese. International Journal of Psychology, 53(5), 356-364. (Full text is available at Link)

  • Lau, J. T. F.#, Wu, A. M. S., Cheng, K. M., Tse, V. W. S., Lau, M. M. C., & Yang, X. (2018). Prevalence and factors of self-corrective intention among Hong Kong secondary school students who are self-assessed Internet addiction cases. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 23(3), 155–163.

  • *Yu, S., Mao, S., & Wu, A. M. S.# (2018).  The interplay among stress, frustration tolerance, mindfulness, and social support in Internet Gaming Disorder symptoms among Chinese working adults. . Asia-Pacific Psychiatry, 10(4), e12319 doi: 10.1111/appy.12319 

  • Lau, J. T. F.#, Wu, X., Wu, A. M. S., Wang, Z., & Mo, P. K. H. (2018). Relationships between illness representations and post-traumatic growth among newly diagnosed HIV positive men who have sex with men in China. AIDS and Behavior, 22(6), 1885-1898.

  • Lau, J. T. F.#, Ng, C. S. M., Wu, A. M. S., Ma, Y. L., Lau, M. M. C. (2018).  Low coverage of influenza vaccination among Chinese children aged 12-23 months: Prevalence and associated factors. PLOS One. 10.1371/journal.pone.0205561 (Full text is available at https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0205561)

  • Lau, J. T. F.#, Gross, D. L., Wu, A. M. S., Cheng, K. M., Lau, M.M.C, Mo, P. K. H. (2018).  Bidirectionality between Internet addiction and probable depression among Chinese adolescents. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 7(3), 633–643. doi: 10.1556/2006.7.2018.87 (Full text is available at https://akademiai.com/doi/pdf/10.1556/2006.7.2018.87

  • *Chen, J. H., Tong, K. K., Wu, A. M. S.#, Lau, J. T. F., & Zhang, M. X. (2018).  The comorbidity of gambling disorder among Macau adult residents and the moderating role of resilience and life purpose. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15, 2774. doi:10.3390/ijerph15122774 (Full text is available at https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/15/12/2774/htm )

  • *Tong, K. K., Hung, E. P. W., Lei, M. W., & Wu, A. M. S.# (2018). Public awareness and practice of responsible gambling in Macao. Journal of Gambling Studies. 34(4), 1261-1280. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-018-9750-6 (OnlineFirst full text is available at http://rdcu.be/FWnx

  • Zhang, M., Mou, N. L., Tong, K. K., & Wu, A. M. S.# (2018).  Investigation of the effect of purpose in life, gratitude, grit, and school belonging on mental distress among emerging adults in Macao. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 5(10), 2147; doi: 10.3390/ijerph15102147 (Full text is available at https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/15/10/2147/htm)

  • King, D.#, Delfabbro, P., Doh, Y. Y., Wu, A. M. S., Kuss, D., Mentzoni, R., Pallesen, S., Carragher, N., & Sakuma, H. (2018). Policy and prevention approaches for disordered and hazardous gaming and Internet use: An international perspective. Prevention Science, 19(2), 233-249. (Full text is available at Link)

  • Li, J.#, Mo, P.K.H., Lau, J. T. F., Su, X., Zhang, X., Wu, A. M. S., Mai, J., Chen, Y. (2018). Online social networking addiction and depression: The results from a large-scale prospective cohort study in Chinese adolescents. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 7(3), 686–696. (Full text is available at https://akademiai.com/doi/abs/10.1556/2006.7.2018.69)

  • *Wu, A. M. S.#, Lai, M. H. C., Yu, S., Lau, J. T. F., Lei, M. W. (2017). Motives for Online Gaming Questionnaire: Its psychometric properties and correlation with Internet gaming disorder symptoms among Chinese people. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 6(1),11-20. (Full text is available at http://www.akademiai.com/doi/pdf/10.1556/2006.6.2017.007  [下載/Download the Chinese version of Motives for Online Gaming Questionnaire (MOGQ; 網路遊戲動機量表) – 中文版] 

  • Lau, J. T. F.#, Wu, A. M. S., Gross, D. L., Cheng, K. M., & Lau, M. M. C. (2017). Is Internet addiction transitory or persistent? Incidence and prospective predictors of remission of Internet addiction among Chinese secondary school students. Addictive Behaviors, 74, 55-62. 

  • King, D.#, Delfabbro, P., Wu, A. M. S., Doh, Y. Y., Kuss, D., Pallesen, S., Mentzoni, R., Carragher, N. & Sakuma, H. (2017). Treatment of Internet gaming disorder: An international systematic review and CONSORT evaluation. Clinical Psychology Review, 54, 123-133. 

  • Lau, J. T. F.#, Gross, D. L., Wu, A. M. S., Cheng, K. M., & Lau, M.M.C (2017). Incidence and predictive factors of Internet addiction among Chinese secondary school students in Hong Kong: a longitudinal study.  Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 52(6), 657–667. 

  • Lau, J. T. F.#, Kim, Y., Wu, A. M. S.,  Wang, Z., Huang, B., & Mo, P. K. H. (2017). The Occupy Central (Umbrella) movement and mental health distress in the Hong Kong general public:  political movements and concerns as structural risk factors of population mental health. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 52(5), 525-536.  

  • Li, J. H., Mo, P. K. H., Wu, A. M. S., & Lau, J. T. F.# (2017). Roles of self-stigma, social support, and positive and negative affects as determinants of depressive symptoms among HIV infected men who have sex with men in China. AIDS and Behavior, 21(1), 261-273.

  • Wu, A. M. S., Li, J., Lau, J. T. F.#, Mo, P. K. H. (2016). Potential impact of Internet addiction and protective psychosocial factors onto depression among Hong Kong Chinese adolescents – direct, mediation and moderation effects. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 70, 41-52. (Full text is available at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010440X15303503

  • *Wu, A. M. S.#, Lai, M. H. C., Tong, Kwok-kit, & Yu, S. (2016). Psychological correlates of disordered gambling tendencies among Chinese high school and undergraduate students. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 14(3), 322-336. 

  • *Yu, S., Wu, A. M. S.#, & Pesigan, I. J. A. (2016). Cognitive and psychosocial health risk factors of social networking addiction. International Journal of Mental Health & Addiction., 14, 550-564.  

  • Wang, Y.H., Wu, A. M. S., & Lau, J. T. F.# (2016). The Health Belief Model and presence of peers with Internet addiction as inter-related factors of Internet addiction among secondary school students in Hong Kong. BMC Public Health. 16:272  DOI 10.1186/s12889-016-2947-7 (Full text is available at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4794899/)

  • Cheung, F.#, Wu, A. M. S., & Yeung, D. Y. L. (2016). Factors associated with work volition among aging workers in Hong Kong. Journal of Career Development, 43(2), 160-176. 

  • Ching, T. H. W., Tang, C. S.#, Wu, A. M. S., & Yan, E. (2016). Gender differences in pathways to compulsive buying in Chinese college students in Hong Kong and Macau. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 5(2), 342–350. (Full text is available at http://www.akademiai.com/doi/full/10.1556/2006.5.2016.025)

  • *Lao, H. C. F., Tao, V. Y. K., & Wu, A. M. S.# (2016). Theory of planned behaviour and healthy sleep of college students. Australian Journal of Psychology, 68, 20–28. (Full text is available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ajpy.12094/epdf)

  • *Wang, Y. Y., Tong, K. K.#, Wu, A. M. S., & Yu, S. (2016). Validation of the Revised Gambling Motives, Attitudes, and Behaviours Inventory (GMAB-R) among Chinese university students. Journal of Gambling and Commercial Gaming Research, 1(1). (Full text is available at http://www.gamblingstudies.org/jgcg/index.php/jgcg/article/view/132/pdf_6).

  • Lau, J.T.F.#, Wang, Z., Kim, Y., Gu, J., Wu, A. M. S., Zhou Q., Hao, C., Cheng, P., Hao. Y. (2016). Anticipated negative responses by students to possible Ebola virus outbreak, Guangzhou, China. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 22(1), 154-156. Full text is available at http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/22/1/15-0898_article ).

  • Tsui, H. Y., Lau, J. T. F.#, Wang, Z., Walden, D., Wu, A. M. S., Cao, W., & Li, S. (2016). Applying the pre-intentional phase of the Health Action Process Approach (HAPA) Model to investigate factors associated with intention on consistent condom use with various types of female sex partners among males who inject drugs injecting drug users in China. AIDS Care, 28 (9), 1079–1088.

  • Li, J. B., Lau, J. T. F.#, Mo, P. K. H., Su, X. F., Wu, A. M. S., Tang, J., & Qin, Z. (2016). Validation of the Social Networking Activity Intensity Scale among junior middle school students in China. PLOS One, 11(10): e0165695. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0165695 (Full text is available at http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0165695)

  • Blachnio, A.#, Przepiorka, A., Benvenuti, M., Cannata, D., Ciobanu, A., Durak, M., Durak, E., Giannakos, M., Mazzoni, E., Papas, I., Popa, C., Seidman, G., Yu, S., Wu, A. M. S., & Ben-Ezra, M. (2016). Cultural and personality predictors of Facebook intrusion: A cross-cultural study. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 1895. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01895 (Full text is available at http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01895/full

  • Blachnio, A.#, Przepiorka, A., Benvenuti, M., Cannata, D., Ciobanu, A., Durak, M., Durak, E., Giannakos, M., Mazzoni, E., Papas, I., Popa, C., Seidman, G., Yu, S., Wu, A. M. S., & Ben-Ezra, M. (2016). An international perspective on Facebook intrusion. Psychiatry Research, 242, 385–387. 

  • Wu, A. M. S.#, & Lau, J. T. F. (2015). Gambling in China: Socio-historical evolution and current challenges. Addiction, 110(2), 210-216. 

  • Wu, A. M. S.#, Lai, M. H. C., & Tong, Kwok-kit (2015). Internet gambling among community adults and university students in Macao. Journal of Gambling Studies, 31, 643-657. 

  • Wu, A. M. S., Lau, J. T. F.#, Ma, Y. L., Lau, M. (2015). Prevalence and associated factors of seasonal influenza vaccination among 24 to 59 months old children in Hong Kong. Vaccine, 33(30):3556-3561. 

  • *Chen, J. H., Wu, A. M. S.#, & Tong, Kwok-kit (2015). Evaluation of psychometric properties of the Inventory of Gambling Motives, Attitudes and Behaviors among Chinese adolescents. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 13, 361–375. 

  • Lai, M. H. C., Wu, A. M. S.#, & Tong, Kwok-kit (2015). Validation of the Gambling Refusal Self-Efficacy Questionnaire for Chinese. Journal of Gambling Studies, 31, 243–256. 

  • Cheung, F.#, Lai, B., Wu, A. M. S., & Ku, L. (2015). Academic and career expectations of ethnic minority youth in Hong Kong. Journal of Early Adolescence, 35(8), 1092-1107. 

  • Gu, J., Lau, J. T. F.#, Wang Z., Wu, A. M. S., Tan, X. (2015). Perceived empathy of service providers mediates the association between perceived discrimination and behavioral intention to take up HIV antibody testing again among men who have sex with men. PLoS ONE, 10(2):e0117376. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117376. Available at <http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0117376>

  • Liu, J., Cheng, Y., Lau, J. T. F.#, Wu, A. M. S., Tse, V. W. S., Zhou S. (2015). The majority of the migrant factory workers of the light industry in Shenzhen, China may be physically inactive. PLoS ONE, 10(8): e0131734. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0131734  Available at <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4526536/pdf/pone.0131734.pdf>

  • Mo, P. K. H., Lau, J. T. F.#, Cheng, K. M., Mak, W. W. S., Gu, J., Wu, A. M. S., & Li, J. (2015). Investigating the factor structure of the Illness Perception Questionnaire-Revised for drug dependence among injecting drug users in China. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 148:195-202. 

  • Wu, A. M. S.#, Lai, M. H. C., & Tong, Kwok-kit (2014). Gambling disorder: Estimated prevalence rates and risk factors in Macao. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 28(4), 1190-1197. 

  • *Wu, A. M. S.#, Lai, M. H. C., & Chan, I. T. (2014). Coaching behaviors, satisfaction of needs, and intrinsic motivation among Chinese athletes. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 26(3), 334-348.  

  • *Leong, C. H., Wu, A. M. S.#, & Poon, M. M. (2014). Measurement of perceived functions of non-suicidal self-injury for Chinese adolescents. Archives of Suicide Research, 18 (2), 193 – 212.

  • Cheung, F.#, & Wu, A. M. S. (2014). Social identification, perception of aging, and successful aging in the workplace. Journal of Career Development, 41(3), 218-236.

  • Tam, D., Yu, E. W. Y.#, & Wu, A. M. S. (2014). A review on elder care and mistreatment in Macao. The Journal of Adult Protection, 16, 5, 294 - 306. 

  • Wu, A. M. S.#, Lai, M. H. C., Tong, Kwok-kit, & Tao, V. Y. K. (2013). Chinese attitudes, norms, behavioral control and gambling involvement in Macao. Journal of Gambling Studies, 29(4), 749 – 763.
     
  • Wu, A. M. S.#, Tang, C. S., & Yogo, M. (2013). Death anxiety, self-efficacy, altruism, and organ donation intention among Japanese college students: A moderated mediation analysis. Australian Journal of Psychology, 65(2), 115-123.

  • *Wu, A. M. S.#, Lei, L. L. M., & Ku, L. (2013). Psychological needs, purpose in life, and problem video game playing among Chinese young adults. International Journal of Psychology, 48(4), 583-590.

  • *Wu, A. M. S.#, Cheung, I., Ku, L., & Hung, E. P. W. (2013). Psychological risk factors of addiction to social networking site among Chinese smart phone users. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 2(3), 160–166. Available at <http://www.akademiai.com/doi/pdf/10.1556/JBA.2.2013.006>

  • Cheung, F.#, & Wu, A. M. S. (2013). Older workers’ successful aging and intention to stay. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 28(6), 645-660. 

  • Cheung, F.#, & Wu, A. M. S. (2013). Emotional labor and successful aging in the workplace among older Chinese employees. Ageing and Society, 33(6), 1036-1051.

  • *Lai, M. H. C., Ren, M. Y. W., Wu, A. M. S.#, & Hung, E. P. W. (2013). Motivation as mediator between national identity and intention to volunteer. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 23, 128-142.

  • Wu, A. M. S.# & Tang, C. S. (2012). Problem gambling of Chinese college students: Application of the theory of planned behavior. Journal of Gambling Studies, 28,315-324.

  • Wu, A. M. S.#, Tao, V. Y. K., Tong, Kwok-kit, & Cheung, S. F. (2012). Psychometric Evaluation of Inventory of Gambling Motives, Attitudes and Behaviors (GMAB) among Chinese gamblers. International Gambling Studies, 12(3), 331-347. [下載本地博彩動機、態度與行為量表 – 修改版 Download the revised GMAB (GMAB-R)]

  • Cheung, F.#, & Wu, A. M. S. (2012). An investigation of predictors of successful aging in the workplace among Hong Kong Chinese older workers. International Psychogeriatrics, 24, 449-464.

  • Tang, C. S.#, & Wu, A. M. S. (2012). Gambling-related cognitive biases and pathological gambling among youths, young adults, and mature adults in Chinese societies. Journal of Gambling Studies, 28(1), 139-154.

  • Tang, C. S.#, & Wu, A. M. S. (2012). Impulsivity as a moderator and mediator between life stress and pathological gambling among Chinese treatment-seeking gamblers. International Journal of Addiction & Mental Health, 10(4), 573-584.

  • Wu, A. M. S.#, & Tang, C. S. (2011). Validation of the Chinese version of the Gambling Motivation Scale (C-GMS). Journal of Gambling Studies, 27, 709-724. [Download Chinese version of the Gambling Motivation Scale (C-GMS)]

  • *Wu, A. M. S.#, & Lu, L. (2011). Cognitive obstacles against organ donation: the role of negative attitudes, norms, and traditional beliefs on Chinese people’s intention to donate organs after death. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 21(1), 87-93.

  • Yan, E.#, Wu, A. M. S., Ho, P., & Pearson, V. (2011). Defining sexuality: Older men and women looking back on their sexual experiences. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 13(9), 983-999.

  • Tao, V. Y. K.#, Wu, A. M. S., Cheung, S. F., & Tong, Kwok-kit (2011). Development of an indigenous inventory GMAB (Gambling Motives, Attitudes and Behaviors) for Chinese gamblers: An exploratory study. Journal of Gambling Studies, 27(1), 99-113.

  • *Chao, J. M. C., Cheung, F. Y. L.#, & Wu, A. M. S. (2011). Psychological contract breach and counterproductive workplace behaviors among Chinese employees. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 22, 763-777.

  • Tang, C. S.#, Chua, Z., & Wu, A. M. S. (2011). Impulsivity, life stress, refusal efficacy, and problem gambling among Chinese: Testing the diathesis-stress-coping model. International Journal of Stress Management, 18(3), 263-283.

  • *Chan, D. C. N., Wu, A. M. S.#, & Hung, E. P. W. (2010). Invulnerability and the intention to drink and drive: An application of the theory of planned behavior. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 42, 1549-1555.

  • Tang, C.S.#, & Wu, A. M. S. (2010). Direct and indirect influences of fate control belief, gambling expectancy bias, and self-efficacy on problem gambling and negative mood among Chinese college students: A multiple mediation analysis. Journal of Gambling Studies, 26(4), 533-543.

  • Tang, C. S.#, Wu, A. M. S., Tang, J. Y. C., & Yan, E. C. W. (2010). Reliability, validity, and cut scores of the South Oaks Gambling Screen (SOGS) for Chinese. Journal of Gambling Studies, 26(1), 145-158.

  • Tang, C. S.#, & Wu, A. M. S. (2009). Screening for college problem gambling in Chinese societies: Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the South Oaks Gambling Screen (C-SOGS). International Gambling Studies, 9(3), 263-274.

  • Tang, C. S.#, Wu, A. M. S., Yeung, D., & Yan, E. C. W. (2009). Attitudes toward old age home placement: A study of young adult, middle-aged, and older Chinese. Ageing International, 34, 237-251.

  • Wu, A. M. S.#, & Tang, C. (2009). Solving the dilemma: Family communication about organ donation among Chinese, Japanese, and Caucasian American college students. Journal of Applied Social Psychology,39(7), 1639-1659.

  • Wu, A. M. S.#, & Tang, C. (2009). The negative impact of death anxiety on self-efficacy and willingness to donate organs among Chinese adults. Death Studies, 33(1), 1-22.

 

 Note: * Publication was joint-authored with students. # Corresponding author.


Conference Presentations (2009 – present)

  • Wu, A. M. S., Lai, M. H. C., Yogo, M., & Yu, S. (2018 November). Being mindful or flexible? Investigation of associated factors with problematic online gaming among Asian university students. The 15th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine. Santiago, Chile.

  • Wu, A. M. S. (2018 April). Protective factors against Internet gaming disorder among Chinese adults. The 5th International Conference on Behavioral Addictions (ICBA 2018).  Cologne, Germany.

  • Wu, A. M. S., Yu, S., & Zhang, M. (2018 April). Need satisfaction, negative outcome expectancy, and Internet gaming disorder. The 5th International Conference on Behavioral Addictions (ICBA 2018). Cologne, Germany.

  • Yu, S., Sánchez Prieto, J. C., & Wu, A. M. S. (2018 April). A need-cognitive-behavioral model for Internet gaming disorder tendency among Spanish middle school students. The 5th International Conference on Behavioral Addictions (ICBA 2018). Cologne, Germany.

  • Yu , S., & Wu, A. M. S. (2017, November). The associations of need satisfaction, maladaptive cognitions, and cognitive-behavioural skills, with Internet gaming disorder among Chinese university students. The 1st Interdisciplinary Behavioral Health Conference (第一届跨学科行为健康会议). Changsha, China.

  • Tao, V. Y. K., & Wu, A. M. S. (2017, November). Are gambling motives and attitudes consistently associated with problem gambling in different populations in Macao? The 1st Interdisciplinary Behavioral Health Conference (第一届跨学科行为健康会议). Changsha, China.

  • Wu, A. M. S., Lai, M. H. C., & Yu, S. (2017, September). Psychological need satisfaction, gaming motives, and Internet gaming disorder. The 31st Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Padova, Italy.

  • Pesigan, I. J. A., Wu, A. M. S., & Yu, S. (2017, September). Drinking motives and problematic alcohol use among Chinese and Filipino university students. The 31st Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Padova, Italy.
     
  • Yu, S., Wu, A. M. S., & Pesigan, I. J. A. (2017, September). Validation of a Chinese version of the Internet Gaming Disorder-20 Test. The 31st Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Padova, Italy.

  • Wu, A. M. S., Lau, J. T. F., Wang, Z., & Ma, L. (2016, December). Cognitive factors of concurrent multiple male sex partnership among Chinese men who have sex with men. The 14th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Melbourne, Australia.

  • Yu, S., Wu, A. M. S., & Yogo, M. (2016, December).  Stress, frustration tolerance, avoidant coping, and Internet gaming disorder among Japanese university student. The 14th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Melbourne, Australia.

  • Wu, A. M. S., Lei, M. W., Yu, S., & Tong, K. K. (2016, July). Treatment-related perceptions regarding gambling disorder among Macao gamblers. The 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan.

  • Wu, A. M. S., Li, J., Lau, J. T. F., & Mo, P. K. H. (2016, January). Does Internet addiction interact with positive psychology factors to affect adolescent depression? A cross-sectional study among Hong Kong Chinese high school students. International Behavioral Health Conference. Hong Kong, China.

  • Walden, D., Lau, J. T. F., Wu, A. M. S., & Cheng, K. M. (2016, January). Causal relationship between Internet addiction and poor psychosocial outcomes in Hong Kong adolescents—a large-scale prospective cohort study. International Behavioral Health Conference. Hong Kong, China.

  • Li, J., Lau, J. T. F., Wang, Z., Li, D., Yang, X., Wu, A. M. S., Lau, R., Zhang, Y., & Qin, P. (2016, January). Prevalence and factors of multiple male sex partnership among men who have sex with men having regular sex partners in China. International Behavioral Health Conference. Hong Kong, China.

  • Yu, S., Wu, A. M. S., Tao, V. Y. K., & Tong, Kwok-kit. (2015, November). Psychological well-being and online gaming addiction among Chinese university students in Macau. The 3rd Asia Pacific Behavioural and Addiction Medicine. Singapore, Singapore. 

  • Wu, A. M. S., Lau, J. T. F., Cheng, K. M., Law, R. W. M., & Tse, V. W. S. (2015, July). Family factors of Chinese adolescents' Internet addiction. Paper presented in the 14th European Congress of Psychology, Milan, Italy.

  • Yu, S., & Wu, A. M. S. (2015, July). The role of optimism and loneliness: Application of Social Cognitive Theory on social networking addiction. Paper presented in the 14th European Congress of Psychology, Milan, Italy.

  • Cheung, Y. L., Yeung, D. Y. L., & Wu, A. M. S. (2015, July). Successful aging in the workplace and organizational citizenship behaviors among older workers in Hong Kong. Paper presented in the 14th European Congress of Psychology, Milan, Italy.

  • Yu, M. S., Wu, A. M. S., Tong, K. K., Tao, V. Y. K., & Chen, J. H. (2015, May). Gambling motives, attitudes, behaviors, and disorder among Chinese people. Paper presented in the 4th Asian Pacific Problem Gambling and Addictions Conference, Hong Kong, China.

  • Wu, A. M. S., Lai, M. H. C., & Tong, K. K. (2015, April). Gambling refusal self-efficacy, attitude, injunctive norm and youth gambling in Macao. Paper presented in The Third Asia Pacific Conference on Gambling & Commercial Gaming Research, Beijing, China.


  • Yu, S., Wang, Y., Tong, K. K., & Wu, A. M. S. (2015, April). Psychometric properties of the Inventory of Gambling Motives, Attitudes and Behaviors among Chinese university students. Paper presented in The Third Asia Pacific Conference on Gambling & Commercial Gaming Research, Beijing, China.

  • Lau, J. T. F., Cheng, K. M., & Wu, A. M. S. (2014, November). Incidence and factors of natural remission from Internet addiction among Chinese secondary school students – a longitudinal study. Conference on Mobile and Information Technologies in Medicine, Prague, the Czech Republic.

  • Wu, A. M. S.. & Lao, H. C. F. (2014, August). Understanding psychosocial influences on college students’ sleep pattern in Macao. Paper presented in the 13th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine (ICBM2014). Groningen, the Netherlands.

  • Wu, A. M. S., Lai, M. H. C., & Tong, Kwok-kit (2014, February). Internet gambling: Participation and addiction in Macao. Paper presented in the 5th International Gambling Conference (IGC2014). Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Wu, A. M. S., Lai, M. H. C.., & Tong, Kwok-kit (2013, December). Prevalence of gambling involvement and gambling disorder in Macao. Paper presented in the Second Asia Pacific Conference on Gambling & Commercial Gaming Research (APCG2013), Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

  • Wu, A. M. S., Lai, M. H. C., Tong, Kwok-kit, & Tao, V. Y. K. (2013, July). Application of the theory of planned behavior on gambling involvement in Macao. Paper presented in the 13th European Congress of Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Wu, A. M. S., Tao, V. Y. K., Tong, Kwok-kit, & Cheung, S. F. (2012, November). Psychometric Properties of the revised Inventory of Gambling Motives, Attitudes and Behaviors (GMAB-R). Paper presented in the First Asia Pacific Conference on Gambling & Commercial Gaming Research (APCG2012), Macao, China.

  • Wu, A. M. S., & Lei, L. L. M. (2012). Psychological needs and video game addiction among Chinese young adults. Paper presented in the 16th European Conference on Personality, Trieste, Italy.

 

  • Wu, A. M. S., & Chan, D. C. N. (2010). The effect of invulnerability and theory of planned behavior (TPB) on drinking and driving among young Chinese drivers. Paper presented at the 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology 2010, Melbourne.

 

  • Wu, A. M. S. & Tang C. S. (2009). Psychological characteristics of Japanese donor card signers. Paper presented at the 11th European Congress of Psychology, Oslo.

 

Courses Taught
  • Introduction to Psychology (PSYB111)
  • Developmental Psychology (PSYB121)
  • Health Psychology (PSYC311)
  • Psychology of Investment (PSYC303)
  • Psychology of Addictive Behavior (PSYC411)
  • Senior Thesis Research (PSYC401 & PSYC402)
  • Research Thesis (MCPY203 & MCPY213)