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Current Research

The effects of a mindfulness based intervention - MYmind - for children with ADHD and their parents: a randomised controlled trial
The feasibility and effects of mindfulness based relapse prevention (MBRP) on reducing craving and addictive behaviour in local adults with substance abuse disorders
Loving-kindness and Compassion Meditation: Exploring and evaluating its effectiveness on improving psychological well-being among stressed professionals in Hong Kong
Cultivating Resilience in Youth: The Mindful Awareness Project for Youth and their Families (MAP for Youth & Families)

Past Research

Improving well-being of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families with mindfulness training in Hong Kong
Feasibility and Effectiveness of a Mindfulness Based Intervention for Bereaved Parents of Children with Cancer Related Death: A Pilot Study
Feasibility and acceptability of mindfulness based intervention for children with ADHD and their parents: a pilot study
Promoting mental well-being of pregnant women with mindfulness-based childbirth and parenting (MBCP): a randomized controlled trial in Hong Kong
The effectiveness of group behavioural activation in the treatment of subthreshold depression in primary care in Hong Kong
A randomized, controlled clinical trial: the effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction program on the reduction of menopausal symptoms among Chinese peri-menopausal and post-menopausal women in the community
A Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial: The Effects of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy on Chronic Insomnia among Chinese patients in the community”
The effect of a mindfulness based stress reduction programme on immune status in
A Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial: The Effects of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy on Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Health Service Utilization in Primary Care
Chronic psychosocial stress: do they modulate immunity to influenza vaccine in Hong Kong Chinese elderly?
The Effect of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Programme on Pain, as well as Quality of Life in Chronic Pain Sufferers

Peer-reviewed Journals Papers

Lo HHM, Wong JYH, Wong SW, Wong SYS, Choi CW, Ho RTH, Fong RWT, Snel E. Applying mindfulness to benefit economically disadvantaged families: a randomized controlled trial. Research on Social Work Practice 2018;
Chan SKC, Zhang D, Bogels SM, Chan CS, Lai KYC, Lo HHM, Yip BHK, Lau ENS, Gao TT, Wong SYS. Effects of a mindfulness-based intervention (MYmind) for children with ADHD and their parents: protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 2018; 8:e022514.
Wong CKM, Yip BHK, Gao T, Lam KYY, Woo DMS, Yip ALK, Chin CY, Tang WPY, Choy MMT, Tsang KWK, Ho S, Ma HSW, Wong SYS. Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) or Psychoeducation for the reduction of menopausal symptoms: a randomized, controlled clinical trial. Scientific Reports 2018; 8(1):6609.
Wong SYS, Sun YY, Chan ATY, Leung MKW, Chao DVK, Li CCK, Chan KKH, Tang WK, Mazzucchelli, T. Au, AML, Yip BHK. Behavioural Activation with Mindfulness (BAM) for Treating Sub-threshold Depression in Primary Care: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Annals of Family Medicine 2018, 16(2):111-119.
Yip BHK, Lee X, Leung CHY, Gao T, Chung VC, YU FWP, Lam TP, Cheng JCY, Wong SYS. The use of mindfulness-based intervention for improving bracing compliance for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Physiotherapy 2018; 64:193.
Wong SYS, Chan J, Zhang DX, Lee E, Tsoi K. The Safety of Mindfulness-based interventions: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Mindfulness 2018;
Lo HHM, Wong SWL, Wong JYH, Yeung JWK, Snel E, Wong SYS. The effects of family-based mindfulness intervention on ADHD symptomology in young children and their parents: a randomized control trial. Journal of Affective Disorder 2017;
Wong SYS, Zhang D, Li CC, Yip BH, Chan DC, Ling Y, Lo CS, Woo DM, Sun Y, Ma H, Mak WW, Gao T, Lee TM, Wing Y. Comparing the Effects of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Sleep Psycho-Education with Exercise on Chronic Insomnia: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics 2017; 86(4):241-253.
Zhang D, Chan SKC, Lo HHM, Chan CYH, Chan JCY, Ting KT, Gao TT, Lai KYC, Bogels SM, Wong SYS. Mindfulness-based intervention for Chinese Children with ADHD and their parents: a pilot mixed-method study. Mindfulness 2016;
Lo HMH, Wong SYS, Wong JYH, Wong SWL, Yeung JWK. The effect of a family-based mindfulness intervention on children with attention deficit and hyperactivity symptoms and their parents: Design and rationale for a randomized controlled clinical trial. BMC Psychiatry 2016; 16:65
Wong SYS, Yip BHK, Mak WWS, Mercer S, Cheung EYL, Ling CYM, Lui WWS, Tang WK, Lo HHM, Wu JCY, Lee TMC, Gao T, Griffiths SM, Chan PHS, Ma HSW. Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy versus Group Psychoeducation for People with Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial. British Journal of Psychiatry 2016, 209 (1) 68-75; doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.115.1661245
Hou RJ, Wong SYS*, Lo HHM, Mak WWS, Ma HSW. Validation of a Chinese Version of the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire in Hong Kong and Development of a Short Form. Assessment. 2014; 83:45-53.
Hou J, Wong SYS*, Yip, BHK, Lo HHM, Chan, PHS, Lo, CSL, Kwok, TCY, Tang, WK, Mak, WWS, Mercer, SW, Ma, HSW.: Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Program Improves Family Caregivers’ Mental Well-being: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Psychotherapy & Psychosomatics 2013; 83:45-53
Wong SY, Chan FW, Wong RL, Chu MC, Lam KYY, Mercer SW, and Ma SH: Comparing the Effectiveness of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction and Multidisciplinary Intervention Programs for Chronic Pain A Randomized Comparative Trial. Clinical Journal of Pain.2011; 27(8):724-734
Wong SYS, Mak WWS, Cheung ELY, Ling CYM, Lui WWS, Tang WK, Wong RLP, Lo HHM, Mercer S and Ma HSW. A randomized, controlled clinical trial: the effect of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy on generalized anxiety disorder among Chinese community patients: protocol for a randomized trial. BMC Psychiatry 2011, 11:187
Wong SY. Effect of mindfulness-based stress reduction programme on pain and quality of life in chronic pain patients: a randomized controlled clinical trial. Hong Kong Medical Journal 2009. 15 Suppl 6:13-14.

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