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Dr. Brian J. Hall

Department of Psychology
Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS)

Room: Humanities and Social Sciences Building E21-3040
Telephone: +(853) 8822 8369


E-mail: brianhall@umac.mo

Website: http://www.um-gmh.com

 

 

Director, Global and Community Mental Health Research Group

Research Group Website: http://www.um-gmh.com

 
Affiliations

2014 – present

 

 

 

Research Associate

Department of Health, Behavior and Society

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

2014 – present

 

 

 

Visiting Professor

Sun Yat-sen Center for Migrant Health Policy

Faculty of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology,

School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University

 

 
Academic Qualifications

2013 – 2014

 

 

 

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

 

2011 – 2013

 

 

 

 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
NIMH T32 Training Program in Psychiatric Epidemiology

Department of Mental Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg school of Public Health

 

2011

 

 

Ph.D. Clinical Psychology
Kent State University

 

2010

 

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

Licensure

2013 每 present

 

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Maryland

 

 
Honors and Awards

2017

 

 

Early Career Award

Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR)

 

2017

 

 

Emerging Scholar Award

Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Macau

 

2016

 

 

Chaim and Bela Danieli Young Professional Award

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

 

2016

 

 

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

Trauma Psychology, Division 56 of the American Psychological Association

 

2016

 

 

Early Career Psychologist Award

International Psychology, Division 52 of the American Psychological Association

 

2016

 

 

Young Investigator Award: Applied Science

International Union of Psychological Science

 

2016

 

 

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

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

 

2014

 

 

Best Oral Presentation

World Psychiatric Association Conference, Hong Kong, China

 

2014

 

Excellent Paper Submission Prize (for two conference abstracts)

International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies Meeting, Hangzhou, China

 
 
Current Grant Support

2015– present

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

2015 – present

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

2015 每 present

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

2014 每 present

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

External Grants:

 

 

2016 – present

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

2014 – present

 

 

 

 

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


 

2013 – present

 

 

 

 

 

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


 

2012 每 present

 

 

 

 

 

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

2017 – present

 

Associate Editor, Anxiety, Stress, and Coping

 

2017 – present

 

Editorial Board Member, Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology

 

2016 – present

 

Editorial Board Member, The European Journal of Psychotraumatology

 

2015

 

 

 

 

Guest Editor, The 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:

http://ow.ly/JAe6u

 

2015 – present

 

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

 

2013 每 present

 

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Anxiety Disorders.

 

2010 每 present

 

 

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

 
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

2016 – present

 

 

 

Member, Board of Directors
International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies

Elected to 3-year term (2016 – 2019) by ISTSS membership.

 

2011 - present

 

 

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

 

2012 - 2013

 

 

 

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

 

2012 - 2013

 

 

 

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

 

DEPARTMENT SERVICE

12/2014 – present

 

 

 

Member, Undergraduate Committee

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

 

11/2014 – present

 

Chair, Psychological Science Research Ethics Review Committee

 

11/2014 – present

 

 

Service Learning and Field Experience Coordinator

 

 

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

10/2015 – present

 

 

 

Member: Sexual harassment investigator

University Committee on Gender Equity

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

 

4/2015 – present

 

 

 

Member

University Research Ethics Committee

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

 

9/2014 – present

 

 

Faculty of Social Sciences Representative,

University Library Committee

 

9/2014 – present

 

 

Member, Faculty of Social Sciences,

AC - Undergraduate Studies Committee

 

8/2014 – present

 

 

College Fellow

Stanley Ho East Asia College

 

   

 

Research Areas
  • Global Mental Health
  • Psychiatric and Social Epidemiology
  • Social resources (capital, networks, supports)
  • Trauma and Adversity (Migration, disasters)
  • Interventions

 

Peer Reviewed Publications

* Indicates mentored trainee co-author (undergraduate, postgraduate, fellow, or research staff)
Underline indicates senior or corresponding authorship

 

Peer-reviewed articles

In press

 

76. Hall, B.J., Lam, A., *Wu, E., Hou, K., Latkin, C., & Galea, S. (in press). The epidemiology of current depression in Macau, China: Towards a plan for mental health action. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. Impact Factor: 2.922. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

75. Chen, W., Zhou, F., Hall, B.J., Tucker, J. D., Latkin, C., Renhazo, A.M.N., Ling, Li (in press). 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, Impact Factor 2.806. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

74. Hall, B.J., Chang, K., Chen, W., *Sou, K, Latkin, C., & Yeung, A. (in press). Exploring the association between depression and shenjing shuairuo in a population representative epidemiological study of Chinese adults in Guangzhou, China. Transcultural Psychiatry. Impact Factor 2.28. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

73. Elhai, J.D., Tiamiyu, M. F., Weeks, J. W., Levine, J.C., Picard, K. J., & Hall, B.J. (in press). Depression and Emotion Regulation Predict Objective Smartphone Use Measured Over One Week. Personality and Individual Differences, Impact Factor 2.005. Scopus journal rank: Q1

72. Elhai, J.D., Hall, B.J., Levine, J.C., Dvorak, R.D. (in press). Types of Smartphone Usage and Relations with Problematic Smartphone Behaviors: The Role of Content Consumption vs. Social Smartphone Use. Cyberpsychology. Indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). Scopus journal rank: Q2

71. *Kane, J., Hall, B.J., Bolton, P., & Bass, J. (2016). 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. Impact Factor: 1.94. Scopus journal rank: Q1

 

2017

 

70.  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. Impact Factor: 11.588. Scopus journal rank: Q1


69. *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. Impact Factor 2.528. Scopus journal rank: Q1

68. 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. Impact Factor 2.528. Scopus journal rank: Q1

67. Mei 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. Impact factor: 1.201. Scopus journal rank: Q1

66. Elhai, J. D., Levine, J. C., & Hall, B. J. (2017). Anxiety about electronic data hacking: Predictors and relations with digital privacy protection. Internet Research, 27(3), 631-649. Impact Factor: 2.931. Scopus journal rank: Q1

65. *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. Impact Factor: 2.209. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.11.006. Scopus journal rank: Q1

64. 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. Impact Factor: 2.916. Scopus journal rank: Q1

63. 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. DOI:10.1016/j.ebiom.2017.01.036 Impact Factor 1.40. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

62. Elhai, J.D., Chai, S., Amialchuk, A., & Hall, B.J. (2017). Cross-cultural and gender associations with anxiety about electronic data hacking, Computers and Human Behavior, 70, 161-167. DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2017.01.002 Impact Factor: 3.435. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

61. 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. DOI:10.1016/j.chb.2016.12.023 Impact Factor: 3.435. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

60. 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. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.08.030. Impact Factor: 3.432. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

59. 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.DOI: 10.1080/10615806.2016.1229467 Impact Factor: 2.042. Scopus journal rank: Q2.

2016

 

58. 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. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnss.2016.10.004 Scopus journal rank: Q4.

57. Ma, Q.Y., Tso, L. S., Rich, Z. C., Hall, B.J., Beanland, R., Li, Haochu, 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. DOI: 10.7448/IAS.19.1.21166. Impact Factor: 6.296. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

56. 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 and Human Behavior, 64, 656-662. DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2016.07.028 Impact Factor: 3.435. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

55. 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. DOI: 10.1007/s10597-016-0023-5Impact Factor: 1.154. Scopus journal rank: Q2.

54. 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 and Human Behavior, 63, 509-516. DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2016.05.079 Impact Factor: 3.435. Scopus journal rank: Q1.


53. *Wu, T.L, Hall, B.J., Canham, Sarah, & 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. DOI: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000561. Impact Factor: 1.860. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

52. 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.  DOI: 10.1186/s12888-016-0845-2. Impact Factor:2.613. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

51. 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.DOI: 10.1097/ QAD.0000000000001101. Impact Factor: 5.003. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

50. 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 DOI:doi: 10.1080/00332747.2016.1158004. Impact Factor: 2.397. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

49. 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, Impact Factor: 1.143. Scopus journal rank:   Q1.

48. Hall, B. J.& Olff, M. (2016). Global mental health: Trauma and adversity among populations in transition. European Journal of Psychotraumatology. Impact Factor: 3.278. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

47. *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. Impact Factor: 1.584. Scopus journal rank: Q2.

46. 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: Q2.

45. 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-Volunteers. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 79, 282 – 296. Impact Factor: 2.397. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

44. #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. DOI: 10.1136/sextrans-2015-052268. Impact Factor: 3.212. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

43. *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. DOI: 10.1007/s10597-015-9902-4. Impact Factor: 1.154. Scopus journal rank: Q2.

42. Elhai, J. D., & Hall, B. J. (2016). Anxiety about internet hacking: Results from a community sample. Computers in Human Behavior, 54, 180-185. DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2015.07.057. Impact Factor: 3.435. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 41. *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.DOI: 10.1080/17441692.2015.1076019. Impact Factor: 1.614. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

2015

 

40. *Hoi, C. K., Chen, W., *Zhou, F., *Sou, K., & Hall, B. J. (2015). The association between social resources and depression symptoms among Chinese migrants and non-migrants living in Guangzhou, China, Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, 9, 120-129.DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/prp.2015.12 Impact Factor: 0.909. Scopus journal rank: Q4.

39. 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. Impact Factor: 1.209. Scopus journal rank: Q2.

38. 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.DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2015.07.005. Impact Factor: 3.432. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

37. Hall, B.J., *Saltzman L., Canetti, D., & Hobfoll, S. E. (2015). The Temporal Relationship between Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Posttraumatic Growth among Israeli Jews and Palestinians during ongoing violence. PLoS ONE, 10(4): e0124782.DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124782. Impact Factor: 2.806. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

36. 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. Impact Factor: 2.944. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

35. 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. Impact Factor: 2.922. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

34. *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. DOI: 10.1002/mpr.1461. Impact Factor: 3.176. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

2014

 

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. DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.301981. Impact Factor: 3.858. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

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, The Journal of Traumatic Stress, 27, 446-453. DOI: 10.1002/jts.21930. Impact Factor: 2.254. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

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. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.05.042. Impact Factor: 2.797. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

30. *Kane, J.C., Rapaport, C., Zalta, A., Canetti, C., Hobfoll, S. & Hall, B.J. (2014). The modifying effects of alcohol use on perceived social support and depression in Israel. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 140, 175-182.DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.04.014. Impact Factor: 3.222. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

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. DOI: 10.1080/17441692.2014.908935. Impact Factor: 1.614. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

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. DOI: 10.1007/s12207-014-9188-9.  Scopus journal rank: Q1.


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. DOI: 10.1037/a0032572. Impact Factor: 3.458. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

2013

 

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. DOI: 10.1027/1016-9040/a000158 Impact Factor: 3.419. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

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. DOI: 10.1186/1477-7517-10-23 Impact Factor 1.88. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

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. DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2012.06.013 Impact Factor: 4.496. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

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. Impact Factor: 1.174. Scopus journal rank: Q3.

 

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. DOI: 10.1037/a0030305 Impact Factor: 3.307. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

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. Impact Factor: 1.584. Scopus journal rank: Q2.

 

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. Impact Factor: 4.971. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

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. Impact Factor: 3.105. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

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. Impact Factor: 3.947. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

2012

 

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. PMCID: PMC3303982. Impact Factor: 2.042. Scopus journal rank: Q2.

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. Impact Factor: 2.397. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

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. Impact Factor: 1.584. Scopus journal rank: Q2.

 

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. Impact Factor: 3.105. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

2011

 

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. Impact Factor: 2.944. Scopus journal rank: Q1.


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. Impact Factor: 2.797. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

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. Impact Factor: 3.307. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

2010

 

10. Yusim, A., Anbara3san, 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. Impact Factor: 2.240. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

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. Impact Factor: 2.397. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

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. Impact Factor: 1.860. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

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. Impact Factor 2.258.Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

2009

 

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. Impact Factor: 1.527. Scopus journal rank: Q1.


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. Impact Factor: 26.561. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

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.Impact Factor: 4.593. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

2007/2008

 

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. Impact Factor: 2.254. Scopus journal rank: Q1

 

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. Impact Factor: 1.865. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

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. Impact Factor: 1.865. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

 

Editorials, comments, & correspondence

 

4. *Xiong, P., Hu S., X., & Hall, B.J. (2016). Violence against nurses in China undermines task shifting implementation, Lancet Psychiatry. Impact Factor: 11.588. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

3. *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.DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302649. Impact Factor: 3.858. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

2. 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. DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61328-3. Impact Factor: 47.831. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

1. 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. Impact Factor: 47.831. Scopus journal rank: Q1.

 

 

Courses Taught

Global Mental Health

Doctoral Seminar - Readings in Psychological Sciences: Global Mental Health

Psychopathology
Community Psychology
Thesis I
Thesis II
Field Placement