Publications

Journal Articles

Ho, A.H.Y., Ho, R.H.M., Pang, J. Ortega, E., Bajpai, R., & Ma, S.H.X. (Acceptance upon Minor Revision). The Arts for Ageing Well: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis of the Effects of Arts Engagements on Holistic Wellbeing among Asian Elderly Population. BMJ Open.

Koh, M., Hum, A., Khoo, H.S., Ho, A.H.Y., Chong, P.H., Ong, W.Y., Ong, J.Y.J., Neo, P.S.H., & Yong W.C. (In-Press). Burnout and Resilience after a Decade in Palliative Care (BARD): What ‘Survivors’ have to teach us. A Qualitative Study of Palliative Care Clinicians with more than 10 years of experience. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.

Dutta, O., Lall, P., Car, J., Low, C.K., & Ho, A.H.Y. (In-Press). Patient Autonomy and Participation in end of life Decision-Making: An Interpretive-Systemic Focus Group Study on Perspectives of Asian Healthcare Professionals. Palliative and Supportive Care.

Choo, P.Y., Tan-Ho, G., Dutta, O., Patinadan, P.V., & Ho, A.H.Y. (In-Press). Reciprocal Dynamics of Dignity in End-of-Life Care: A Multi-Perspective Systematic Review of Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Ho, A.H.Y., Ngo, T.A., Ong, G., Cheng, P.H., Dignadice, D. & Potash, J.S. (2019). A novel Mindful Compassion Art Therapy (MCAT) for reducing burnout and promoting resilience for EoL care professionals: A waitlist RCT Protocol. Trials, 20, 406, DOI: 10.1186/s13063-019-3533-y.

Divakar, U., Nazeha, N., Posadzki, P., Jarbrink, K., Bajpai, R., Ho, A.H.Y., Feder, G., Campbell, J. & Car, J. (2019). Digital education of health professionals on the management of domestic violence: Systemic review and meta-analysis by the Digital Health Education Collaboration. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21(4), e12968. DOI: 10.2196/13868.

Tan, W.S., Bajpai, R., Low, C.K., Ho, A.H.Y., Wu, H.Y., & Car, J. (2019). Individual, clinical and system factors associated with the place of death: A linked national database study. PLOS One, 14(4), e0215566, DOI: 10.1371/journal. pone.0215566

Bajpai, S., Semwal, M., Bajpai, R., Car, J., & Ho, A.H.Y. (2019). Health professions’ digital education: a review of learning theories in RCTs by the Digital Health Education collaboration. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21(3), e12912. DOI: 10.2196/12912

Car, J., Charlstedt-Duke, J. Tudor Car, L., Posadzki, P., Whiting, P., Zary, N., Atun, R., Majeed, A., Campbell, J., & Digital Health Education Collaboration (DHEC), with Ho, A.H.Y. as a member of DHEC. (2019). Digital education in health professions: The need for overarching evidence synthesis. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21(2), e12913. DOI: 10.2196/12913

Tan, W.S., Lall, P., Car, J., Low, C.K., Ho, A.H.Y. (2019). Implementing advance care planning in acute care hospital: Leading the transformation of norms. Journal of the American Geriatric Society.  DOI: 10.1111/jgs.15857

Tan, W.S., Bajpai, R., Ho, A.H.Y., Low, C.K., & Car, J. (2019). Retrospective Cohort Analysis of Real-Life Decisions about End-of-Life Care Preferences in a Southeast Asian Country. BMJ Open, 9, e024662, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024662

Dutta, O., Tan-Ho, G., Choo, P.Y., Ho, A.H.Y. (2018). Lived experience of a child’s chronic illness and death: A qualitative systematic review of the parental bereavement trajectory. Death Studies. DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2018.1503621

Ho, A.H.Y., Fong, T.C.T., Potash, J.S., Ho, V.F.L., Chen, E.Y.H., & Ho, R.T.H. (2018). Deconstructing patterns of stigma towards people living with mental illness. Social Work Research, DOI: 10.1093/swr/svy022.

Tan, W.S., Bajpai, R., Low, C.K., Ho, A.H.Y., & Car, J. (2018). Using Routinely Collected Data to Ascertain Concordance with Advance Care Planning Preferences. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 56(5), 659-666. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.07.017

Jimenez, G., Tan, W.S., Virk, A.K., Chan, K.L., Car, J., & Ho, A.H.Y. (2018). Overview of Systematic Reviews of Advance Care Planning: Summary of evidence and global lessons. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.05.016

Jimenez, G., Tan, W.S., Virk, A.K., Chan, K.L., Car, J., & Ho, A.H.Y. (2018). State of Advance Care Planning research: A descriptive overview of systemic review. Palliative and Supportive Care, 1-11. DOI: 10.1017/S1478951518000500

Potash, J.S., Ho, R.T.H., & Ho, A.H.Y. (2018). Citizenship, Compassion, the Arts: People living with mental illness need a caring community. Social Change, 48(2), 1-22. DOI: 10.1177/0049085718768911

Ho, A.H.Y., Car, J., Ho, M.R., Tan-Ho, G.Choo, P.Y.Patinadan, P.V., Chong, P.H., Ong, W.Y., Fan, G., Tan, Y.P., Neimeyer, R.A., Chochinov, H.M. (2017). A novel Family Dignity Intervention (FDI) for enhancing and informing holistic palliative care in Asia: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. Trials, 18(1), 587. DOI: 10.1186/s13063-017-2325-5.

Ho, R.T.H., Potash, J.S., Ho, A.H.Y., Ho, V.F.L. & Chen, E.Y.H. (2016). Reducing mental illness stigma and fostering empathic citizenship: Community arts collaborative approach.  Social Work in Mental Health, 15(4), 469-485. DOI: 10.1080/15332985.2016.1236767

Thompson, N., Allan, J., Carverhill, P.A., Cox, G.R., Davies, B., Doka, K., Granek, L., Harris, D., Ho, A.H.Y., Klass, D., Small, N., & Wittkowskil (2016). The case for sociology of dying, death and bereavement.  Death Studies, 40, 172-181. DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2015.1109377

Ho, A.H.Y., Dai, A.A.N., Lam, S.H., Wong, S.W.P., Tsui, A.L.M., Tang, J.C.S., & Lou, V.W.Q. (2015). Development and Pilot evaluation of a novel dignity-conserving end-of-life (EoL) care model for nursing homes in Chinese societies. The Gerontologist, 56(3), 578-589. DOI: 10.1093/geront/gnv037.

Ho, A.H.Y., Luk, J.K.H., Chan, F.H.W., Ng, W.C., Kowk, C.K.K., Yuen, J.H.L., Tam, M.Y.J., Kan, W.S., & Chan, C.L.W. (2015). Dignified palliative care in long-term care settings: An interpretive-systemic framework of end-of-life integrated care pathway for terminally-ill Chinese older adults. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. DOI: 10.1177/1049909114565789.

Ho, A.H.Y., Potash, J.S., Fong, T.C.T., Ho V.F.L., Chen, E.Y.H., Lau, R.H.W., AuYeung, F.S.W., & Ho, R.T.H. (2015). Psychometric properties of a Chinese version of the Stigma Scale: assessing the complex experiences of stigma and its relationship with self-esteem and depression among people living with mental illness. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 56, 198-205. DOI: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2014.09.016

Tang, J.T.M., Ho, A.H.Y., Luo, H., Wong, G.H.Y., Lau, B.H., Lum, T.Y., & Cheng K.S.L. (2015). Validating a Cantonese short version of the Zarit Burden Interview (CZBI-Short) for dementia caregivers. Aging and Mental Health. DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2015.1047323

Lum, T.Y., Yan, E.C.W., Ho, A.H.Y., Wong, G.H.Y., Shum, M., & Lau, M. (2015). Measuring filial piety in the twenty-first century: Development and validation of the Contemporary Filial Piety (CFPS) Scale. Journal of Applied Gerontology. DOI: 10.1177/0733464815570664.

Potash, J.S., Chan, F., Ho, A.H.Y., Wang, X.L., & Cheng, C.  (2015). A model for art therapy based supervision for end-of-life-care workers in Hong Kong.  Death Studies, 28, 44-51. DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2013.859187

Leung, P.P.Y., Wan, A.H.Y., Lui, J.Y.M., Ho, A.H.Y., Liu, K.H., So, A., Chan, O.K.M., Kwan, J.C.Y., & Wong, T.K.H. (2015). The Effects of a Positive Death Education Group on Psycho-Spiritual Outcomes for Chinese with Chronic Illness: A Quasi-Experimental Study. Illness, Crisis and Loss, 23, 5-19. DOI: 10.2190/IL.23.1.b

Chen, Y.Y., Wong, G.H.Y., Lum T.Y., Lou, V.W.Q., Ho, A.H.Y., Luo, H., & Tong, T.L.W. (2015). Neighborhood support network, perceived proximity to community facilities and depressive symptoms among low socioeconomic status Chinese elders. Aging and Mental Health. DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2015.1018867

Book Chapters

Ho, A.H.Y., & Tan-Ho, G. (2019). Living with Terrorism: Resilience through Compassion. In N. Thompson & G. Cox (eds.), Promoting Resilience: Responding to Adversity, Vulnerability, and Loss (Chapter 6). UK: Routledge.

Ho A.H.Y., & Tan-Ho G. (2019). Advance Care Planning. In: Gu D., Dupre M. (eds) Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69892-2. UK: Springer, Cham.

Ho A.H.Y., & Tan-Ho G. (2019). Euthanasia and Senicide. In: Gu D., Dupre M. (eds) Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69892-2_1008-1. UK: Springer, Cham.

Ho, A.H.Y., Chui, C.H.K., Borschel, M. (2017). Understanding and managing youth and elderly suicide in Developed East Asia: The imperative of compassion in public health. In G. Cox & N. Thompson (eds.), Handbook of Traumatic Loss: A Guild to Theory and Practice (Chapter 8, pp. 107-122). UK: Routledge.

Ho, A.H.Y., & Tan-Ho, G. (2016). A Good Death: Resolving the Complexity of Mortality. In J. W. Vasbinder & B. Gulyas (eds.), East-West Connections: Cultural Patterns and Neurocognitive Circuits (Chapter 9, pp.169-181). Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.

Ho, A.H.Y., & Tan, G.X.L. (2016). Protecting Dignity at the End of Life: An Agenda for Human Rights in an Ageing World. In D. Harris & R. Bordere (eds.), Handbook of Social Justice in Loss and Grief: Exploring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (Chapter 9, pp. 100-108). New York: Routledge.

Shum, M.H.Y., Ho, A.H.Y., Luo, H., Wang, J.F., Wang, Y. & Lum, T.Y.S. (2016). Protecting the Rights of Chinese Elders in Need of Residential Care: The Dilemma of Social Justice and Health Equity in China. In H. Meenan, N. Rees, & I. Doron (eds.), Towards Human Rights and Residential Care for Older Persons: International Perspectives (Chapter 4, pp. 66-84). UK: Routledge.

Books

Ho, A.H.Y., & Tan-Ho, G. (2018). Mindful-Compassion Art Therapy: A Handbook for Practitioners. Singapore: Action Research for Community Health (ARCH), Psychology, School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University [ISBN: 978-981-11-6972-4]