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Dr. Chi Peilian

Department of Psychology

Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS)

Room: Humanities and Social Sciences Building E21-3049
Telephone: +(853) 8822 4025

E-mail: peilianchi@umac.mo

 

Lab Website: https://chihealthlab.wixsite.com/chihealthlab

 

 
Academic Qualifications

2011-

 

 

 

Post-doctoral Fellow, Health Psychology
Pediatric Prevention Research Center
Wayne State University School of Medicine

 

Ph.D.

 

 

 

Family Studies
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

2007- 2011

 

Externship

 

 

 

 

Family Therapy
Sigmund Freud Private University, Vienna, Austria
2010, March to October, Supported by Eurasia-Pacific Uninet Ph.D. Scholarship

 

M.A.

 

 

 

Developmental Psychology
Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
2004-2007

 

B.Ed.

 

 

Education
Jilin Normal University, Jilin, China

2000- 2004
 
Honors and Awards
2011 Park Jung-heun Young Scholar Awards, Asian Association of Social Psychology
2010 Eurasia-Pacific Uninet Ph.D. Scholarship, Austria
 
Research Areas
  • Close relationships and health
  • HIV prevention and intervention
  • AIDS care
  • Resilience of disadvantaged population
  • Forgiveness and couple dynamic

 

 
Research Grants
Intramural  

2016-2018

 

 

Principal Investigator, Neurophysiological Evidence of Affective Reactions to Death-Related Thoughts, Research Council, University of Macau.

 

2016-2018

 

 

Principal Investigator, Quality of Life and Health Behaviors among Mainland Migrant Workers in Macau, Research Council, University of Macau.

 

2014-2017

 

 

Principal Investigator, Stigma, Resilience and Mental Health among Mainland Migrant Workers in Macau, China, Research Council, University of Macau.

 

Extramural  

2017-2019

 

 

Co-Investigator. Self-Expansion as a Terror Management Mechanism (PI: Du, Hongfei). National Natural Science Foundation of China

 

2014-2016

 

 

 

Principal Investigator, Implementation of ChildCARe in School System: A pilot study NIH/NIDA P30-DA-028728, Subcontract to the Northwestern University (IS-03-02, Mentor, Xiaoming Li), Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology (Ce-PIM)

 

   

Invited Reviewer for Academic Journals

  • Assessment
  • AIDS Behavior
  • AIDS Care
  • Journal of Child and Family Studies
  • Global Health Action
  • Social Indicator Research
  • Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine
  • The Scientific World Journal (Child Health and Human Development)
  • The Open AIDS Journal
 
Professional Affiliations
  • International AIDS Society
  • Association for Psychological Science
  • Asian Association of Social Psychology
  • Chinese Psychological Society
 
Publications

1.       Lin, X., Fang, X., Health, M., Chi, P., Xu, S., & Fang, X. (in press). Multiple levels of family factors and oppositional defiant disorder symptoms among Chinese children. Family Process.

2.       Zilioli, S., Slatcher, R. B., Chi, P., Li, X., Zhao, J., & Zhao, G. (in press). Self-esteem mediates the association between early life adversity and diurnal cortisol profiles across the lifespan. Psychological Science,doi: 10.1177/0956797616658287

3.      Chi, P., & Li X. (2017). Parental HIV: From Psychopathology to Resilience. In David Morley, Xiaoming Li, Crispin Jenkinson, (Ed.). Children and Young People’s Response to Parental Illness: A Handbook of Assessment & Practice, CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group: London, England.

4.       Li, L., Lin, X., Chi, P., Heath, M. A., Fang. X., Du, H., & Wang, Z. (in press). Maltreatment and emotional and behavioral problems in Chinese children with and without oppositional defiant disorder: The mediating role of the parent-child relationship. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi: 10.1177/0886260515624234

5.      Du, H, Li, X., Chi, P., Zhao, G., & Zhao, J. (in press). Psychometric properties of the Relational Self-Esteem Scale in a community-based sample in China. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. doi: 10.1027/1015-5759/a000320

6.      Zilioli, S., Slatcher, R. B., Chi, P., Li, X., Zhao, J., & Zhao, G. (2017). The impact of daily and trait Loneliness on diurnal cortisol and sleep among children affected by parental HIV / AID. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 75, 64-71. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.10.012  

7.      Zilioli, S., Slatcher, R. B., Li, X., Chi, P. (2016). Early life adversity and diurnal HPA activity across the lifespan: The role of self-esteem. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 71s, 23. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.07.067


8.         Lin, X., Fang, X., Chi, P., Health, M. A., Li, X., Chen, W. (2016). Social ecological factors associated with future orientation of children affected by parental HIV/AIDS. Journal of Health Psychology. 21(7), 1404-1414.doi: 10.1177/1359105314554817

9.         Lin, X., Chi, P., Zhang, L., Zhang, Y., Fang, X., Qiao, S., & Li, X. (2016). Disclosure of HIV serostatus and sexual orientation among HIV-positive men who have sex with men in China. Community Mental Health Journal, 52(4), 457-465. doi: 10.1007/s10597-015-9879-z

10.       Lin, X., Li, L., Chi, P., Wang, Z., Heath, A.M., Du, H., & Fang, X. (2016). Child maltreatment and interpersonal relationship among Chinese children with oppositional defiant disorder. Child Abuse & Neglect, 51, 192-202. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2015.10.013.

11.       Chi, P., Li, X., Du, H., Tam, C. C., Zhao, G., & Zhao, J. (2016). Does stigmatization wear down resilience? A longitudinal study among children affected by parental HIV. Personality and Individual Differences, 96, 159-163. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2016.03.001

12.       Du, H., & Chi, P. (2016). War, worries, and religiousness. Social Psychology and Personality Science. 7(5), 444-451. doi: 10.1177/1948550616644296 Media coverage: PacificStandard
https://psmag.com/the-dance-between-war-and-religion-ce7554a4ed50#.qz276lsvx

13.        Du, H., Li, X., Chi, P., Zhao, J., & Zhao, G. (2016). Relational self-esteem, psychological well-being, and social support in children affected by HIV. Journal of Health Psychology, 20(12), 1568-1578. doi: 10.1177/1359105313517276

 

14.        Chi, P., Li, X., Tam, C. C., Du, H., Zhao, G., & Zhao, J. (2015). Parenting mediates the impact of caregivers' distress on children’s well-being in families affected by HIV/AIDS. AIDS and Behavior, 19(11), 2130-2139. doi: 10.1007/s10461-015-1104-0


15.        Chi, P., Slatcher, R., Li, X., Ren, X., Zhu, J., Zhao J., Zhao, G., & Stanton, B. (2015). Perceived stigmatization, resilience and diurnal cortisol rhythm among children of parents living with HIV. Psychological Science,26(6), 843-852. doi:10.1177/0956797615572904

 

16.        Slatcher, R. B., Chi, P., Li, X., Ren, X., Zhu, J., Zhao J., Zhao, G., & Stanton, B. (2015). Associations between coping and diurnal cortisol among children affected by parental HIV/AIDS in rural China. Health Psychology, 34(8), 802-810.doi: 10.1037/hea0000169


17.        Li, X., Chi, P., Sherr, L., Cluver, L., & Stanton, B. (2015). Psychological resilience among children affected by parental HIV/AIDS: A conceptual framework for research and intervention. Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, 3(1). 217-235. doi: 10.1080/21642850.2015.1068698


18.        Hong, Y., Chi, P., Li, X., Zhao, G., Zhao, J, Stanton, B., & Li, L. (2015). Community-based family-style group homes for children orphaned by AIDS in rural China: an ethnographic investigation. Health Policy and Planning, 30(7), 928-937. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czu093


19.        Du, H., Li, X., Weinstein, T. L., Chi, P., Zhao, J. & Zhao, G. (2015). Links between mental and behavioral health among children affected by HIV/AIDS and teachers’ assessments of children. AIDS Care. 27(7), 876-884. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2015.1009360

 

20.        Lin, X., Fang, X., Chi, P., Li, X., Chen, W., & Heath, M. A. (2014). Grief-processing-based psychological intervention for children orphaned by AIDS in central China: A pilot study. School Psychology International. 35(6), 609-626. doi: 10.1177/0143034314535617

21.        Zhao, J., Chi, P., Li, X., Tam, C. C., & Zhao, G. (2014). Extracurricular interests as a resilience building block for children affected by HIV/AIDS. AIDS Care. 26(6), 758-762. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2013.845290

22.        *Han, T., Li, X., Chi, P., Zhao, & J. Zhao G. (2014). The impact of parental HIV/AIDS on children’s cognitive ability in rural China. AIDS Care. 26(6), 723-730. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2013.855298

23.        Chi, P., Li, X., Zhao, J., & Zhao, G. (2014). Vicious circle of perceived stigma, enacted stigma and depressive symptom among children affected by HIV/AIDS. AIDS and Behavior. 18(6), 1054-1062. doi: 10.1007/s10461-013-0649-z

24.        Chi, P., Li, X., Barnett, D., Zhao, J., & Zhao, G. (2014). Do children orphaned by AIDS experience distress over time? A latent growth curve analysis of depressive symptoms. Psychology, Health & Medicine. 19(4), 420-432. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2013.841965.

 

25.        Chi, P., Epstein, N. B., Fang, X., Lam, D. O. B., & Li, X. (2013). Similarity of relationship standards, couple communication patterns, and marital satisfaction among Chinese couples. Journal of Family Psychology. 27(5), 806-816. doi: 10.1037/a0034113

26.        Chi, P., & Li, X. (2013). Impact of parental HIV/AIDS on children’s psychological well-being: A systematic review of global literature. AIDS and Behavior, 17 (7), 2554-2574. doi:10.1007/s10461-012-0290-2

27.        Du, H., King, R.B., & Chi, P. (2012). The development and validation of the Relational Self-Esteem Scale. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology 53, 258\264. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2012.00946.x

28.        Zhang, H., Tsang, K. M., Chi, P., Cheung, Y. T., Yip, P. S. F., & Zhang, X. (2012). Wives’ relative income and marital satisfaction among urban Chinese population: Exploring some moderating effect. Journal of Comparative Family Studies. 43(2), 185-199.

29.        Zhang, H., Yip, P. S. F., Chi, P., Cheung, Y. T., & Zhang, X. (2012). Factor structure and psychometric properties of the Work-Family Balance Scale in an urban Chinese sample. Social Indicators Research. 105(3), 409-418. doi: 10.1007/s11205-010-9776-3

30.        Ju. X., Fang, X., Tai, L. K., & Chi, P. (2012). Couple communication patterns and marital satisfaction in Macau and Northeast China. Studies of Psychology and Behavior. 10(2), 131-137. [In Chinese]

 

31.        Chi, P., Tsang, S. K. M., Chan, K. S., Xiang, X., Yip, P. S. F., Cheung, Y. T., & Zhang, X. (2011). Marital satisfaction of Chinese under stress: Moderating effects of personal control and social support. Asian Journal of Social Psychology. 14(1), 15-25. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-839X.2010.01322.x

32.        Chi, P., Lam, D. O. B., & Du, H. (2011). Mental health following partner’s extramarital involvement: The role of decisional forgiveness and emotional forgiveness. Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology, 19(3), 331-334. [In Chinese]

33.        Liu, Q., Fang, X., & Chi, P. (2009). Couple relationship standards’ characteristics and development. Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology, 17(4), 491-494. [In Chinese]

34.        Wan, J., Fang, X., Li, Y., & Chi, P. (2008). The relationship between the subjective-objective parental monitoring and the peer interaction of the adolescents. Chinese Mental Health Journal, 22(1), 20-23. [In Chinese]

 

 

*Indicates graduate student whom I have advised/co-advised.


Editorial Service
Editorial Board Member

2016-present

 

Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine

 

Invited Reviewer for Academic Journals

Assessment, BMC Public Health; BMC Pediatrics; BMC Psychiatry; AIDS Behavior; AIDS Care, Journal of Child and Family Studies; Global Health Action; Social Indicator Research; Journal of Family Issues; Women and Health

 

Courses Taught
  • Health Psychology
  • Close Relationships