Min-Huey Chung

Min-Huey Chung
Taipei Medical University | TMU · College of Nursing

PhD

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August 2017 - April 2021
Taipei Medical University
Position
  • Head of Faculty
August 2016 - April 2021
Taipei Medical University
Position
  • Professor
Education
July 2003 - July 2007
Tzu Chi University
Field of study
  • Nursing

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Publications (103)
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Background: Irritability is a common experience of depressed Chinese patients but is understudied and poorly measured. Objective: We aimed to assess psychometric properties of a new measure of irritability in Chinese cancer patients across the social and political spectrum. Methods: The Irritability Scale-Initial Version (TISi) was translated...
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From inadequate prior antidepressants that targeted monoamine neurotransmitter systems emerged the discovery of alternative drugs for depression. For instance, drugs targeted interleukin 6 receptor (IL6R) in inflammatory system. Genomic analysis-based drug repurposing using single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) inclined a promising method for severa...
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Nursing students experience anxiety during clinical practicum, which may interfere with their learning in clinical practice and nursing employment after graduation. This study explored: (1) the factors of the difference in anxiety levels between pre- and post-practicum in nursing students; (2) identified their anxiety events in a clinical environme...
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Nursing students experience anxiety during clinical practicum, which may interfere with their learning of clinical practice. This study explored the practicum anxiety symptom experience of clinical nursing students. The methodology was a qualitative research design following a grounded theory approach. Research data were gathered via theoretical sa...
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This randomized controlled trial investigated the effects of yoga on menopausal symptoms and sleep quality across menopause statuses. Participants were randomly assigned to either the intervention or control group (n = 104 each), and those in the intervention group practiced yoga for 20 weeks. The participants completed the following questionnaires...
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Due to the differing definitions of the concept of sleep disturbance among people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), reviewers in this area have not reached any firm conclusions. The study aimed to clarify and provide a stronger foundation for the definition of sleep disturbance in the context of HIV to enhance the concept’s developmen...
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Loneliness has become one of the most common psychological problems experienced by older adults. Previous studies have indicated that loneliness is correlated with poor physical and psychological health outcomes; therefore, it is important to pay attention to people experiencing loneliness. However, there is a lack of information regarding the prev...
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Objective: This study evaluated the construct validity of the Depression Anxiety Stress Scales-21 (DASS-21) for menopausal women in Indonesia. Methods: This cross-sectional study included 236 women aged 45-60 years and assessed internal consistency using Cronbach's α. The study used convenience sampling. Test-retest reliability was measured twic...
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Background: Worldwide, an estimated 38.0 million people lived with the human immunodeficiency virus in 2019, and 3.4 million young people aged 15~24 years were living with HIV. Sub-Saharan Africa carries a significant HIV burden with West and Central Africa most affected with HIV. Among the young people living with HIV in West and Central Africa,...
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Background Nurses must have spiritual competence to provide holistic patient care. Therefore, the designed instrument to assess nurses’ competence could be a practical guide for health care professionals. This study aimed to evaluate the validity and reliability of the spiritual care competency scale (SCCS) for oncology nurses in Taiwan. Methods T...
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Little research has been conducted on the relationship between the five-item Brief Symptom Rating Scale (BSRS-5) and quality of life in patients with mood disorders. The purpose of this study was to investigate potential effects of psychological symptoms on quality of life in patients with psychological disorders. We recruited 124 patients with psy...
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Background Key challenges for clinical education during the COVID-19 pandemic include how to continue teaching and learning, how to teach core clinical skills, and how to demonstrate professional and practical skills in various clinical situations. Therefore, nursing students need to learn how to assist with in-patient intubation, eliminate accumul...
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Past studies have shown that acculturation and self-efficacy can affect respite care knowledge, which are notable issues among immigrant caregivers due to the rapid increasing aging family members. The aim of this study was to investigate relationships among acculturation, self-efficacy, and respite care knowledge in immigrant caregivers, and to de...
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Aim The study aims to examine the psychometric properties of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index‐Indonesian version. Background The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index has never been translated into Bahasa. Design This study employs a cross‐sectional and correlational study. Methods Data were collected from 528 adolescents of junior high school age (1...
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Aim To identify the effect of workplace bullying on the relationship between occupational burnout and turnover intentions among clinical nurses. Background Recent evidence showed that a sense of burnout may cause workplace bullying; nevertheless; few studies have explored the effects of occupational burnout on workplace bullying. Furthermore, whet...
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Light therapy has been considered to be effective in mitigating sleepiness and regulating circadian phase shift in shift workers. However, the effective treatment dose of light therapy remains undetermined. We performed a meta-analysis of randomized experimental studies to determine the effect of light therapy doses on sleepiness and circadian phas...
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BACKGROUND Information technology can improve patient care plans to achieve high-quality care. However, few information systems can strengthen decision-making competency in health care environments. The most suitable and reliable inference engines for clinical decision support systems in nursing clinical practice have rarely been explored. OBJECTI...
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Background The use of sedatives or hypnotics and the recurrence of depression have not been adequately explored. This study investigated the roles of sedative-hypnotics in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). Various characteristics of sedative-hypnotic use were tested as risk factors for recurrence.Methods Clinical records of 15,510 pati...
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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become a pandemic. We examined the KAP's relationship with factors associated with practice toward the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia. This cross-sectional survey study was conducted between March and April 2020 and included 1033 participants. Knowledge scores of COVID-19 were positively associated with weari...
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Background and Objectives The nursing assessment in the psychiatric department differ from those used in other departments considerably. We developed a psychiatric knowledge-based clinical decision support system (Psy-KBCDSS), which may aid nurses in solving patients’ problems in the psychiatric department. In addition, we compared the sensitivity...
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While mindfulness has been found to increase well-being, the association between mindfulness and meaning in life has received relatively little attention. The present study examined the hypothetical positive relationship between mindfulness and meaning in life alongside the mechanism underlying the relationship. Specifically, guided by the Mindfuln...
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Background and Objectives This paper presents a dynamic model aimed at predicting nursing manpower requirements for cancer treatment over the next ten years. The proposed model, based on the Taiwan Health Insurance Database (2000 to 2010), is meant to serve as a reference in establishing policy for government health units. Methods The proposed pre...
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Background Based on propositions of the contextual model of parenting style, we examined whether there is a relationship between parent-youth sexual risk communication (PYSRC) and premarital sexual debut, and whether this relationship is moderated by the parenting style. Methods A cross-sectional study design was employed, and data were collected u...
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Background Globally, different age groups in the elderly population have experienced major shifts over time. Human life expectancy doubled from the 19th to the twentieth century and has increased to 80 years in the twenty-first century. These conditions imply economic challenges and the increasing prevalence of certain health conditions. Old age is...
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Objective: The Internalized Stigma of Mental Illness (ISMI) scale is widely used to examine internalized stigma among people with mental illness. However, an Indonesian version does not yet exist. We developed an Indonesian translation of the ISMI scale and assessed its psychometric properties. Method: We included 280 inpatients with mental illnes...
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Background Curiosity is a personality characteristic, which fits with wellbeing and positive functioning. The objective of this study was to assess the construct validity of the Curiosity and Exploration Inventory II (CEI-II) in Indonesia. Design and methods The study included 256 undergraduate students who lived in Indonesia, mean age 19.8 years...
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Background: Health information technology is used in nursing practice worldwide, and holistic patient care planning can serve as a guide for nursing practice to ensure quality in patient-centered care. However, few studies have thoroughly analyzed users' acceptance of care plan systems to establish individual plans. Objective: Based on the technolo...
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Aims To investigate a theoretical model of risk and protective factors to predict resilience among adolescent disaster survivors. Design A cross‐sectional study. Methods Parent’s consent and student’s informed consent forms were distributed at seven schools in a post‐disaster setting (Yogyakarta, Indonesia) between July ‐ October 2017; those who...
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Background: Sleep is associated with some behavioral factors such as maladaptive, which tend to disrupt its normal mechanism, therefore, a tool is needed to measure maladaptive sleep hygiene. This study aims to assess the psychometric properties of sleep hygiene index (SHI), translation, factor structure, validity, and reliability. Design and Meth...
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Background Social support plays an important role in adolescents’ mental health and well-being, and even more so for disaster survivors. To measure the level of social support, one needs an appropriate tool to produce valid and reliable results; therefore, we aimed to measure the invariance across gender groups, and analyze the construct validity a...
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Purpose: The first aim of this study was to compare nighttime voiding frequency (nocturia), serum hemoglobin A1c level, peripheral neuropathy score, and global sleep quality score in younger (>40 to <65 years) versus older (≥65 years) women with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). Additional aims were to identify factors associated with clinically rele...
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Anxiety is common among adolescents. Self-report anxiety scales are needed to screen and prevent adolescents sinking into worse mental health. The purpose of this study was to assess the psychometric properties of Indonesia Zung Self-rating Anxiety Scale (SAS), including translation, validity, reliability and receiver operating characteristics (ROC...
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We conducted a meta-analysis by analyzing randomized controlled trials (RCTs), to investigate whether interpersonal and social rhythm therapy (IPSRT) exerts improvement effects on patients with bipolar disorders. We searched for relevant articles in 8 databases, included PubMed, Medline, CINAHL, Embase, PsycArticles, PsycInfo, Cochrane, and CEPS, w...
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Background Health information technology is used in nursing practice worldwide, and holistic patient care planning can serve as a guide for nursing practice to ensure quality in patient-centered care. However, few studies have thoroughly analyzed users’ acceptance of care plan systems to establish individual plans. Objective Based on the technology...
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Aims and objectives To assess the willingness of nurses to receive vaccines as recommended by Taiwan's”Immunization Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel” (IRHCP), as well as the factors associated with their willingness. Background Immunization for healthcare personnel (HCP) is a means of reducing pathogen transmission. Also, vaccinating HCP r...
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Background The nursing process system (NPS) is used to establish the nursing process involving assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation in solving the health problems of patients. Objectives The factors influencing the use of the NPS by nurses were analyzed based on user satisfaction and technology acceptance within the 3Q (se...
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Background: The aim of this population-based 14-year historical and prospective study was to determine the relationships between the usage of sedative-hypnotics, including benzodiazepines and nonbenzodiazepines, and the risk of subsequent cancer in patients with or without insomnia among the Taiwanese population. Methods: A total of 43,585 patients...
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Objective: This study assessed the construct validity of the Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) in Indonesia. Methods: The study included 240 women aged over 45 years in Indonesia. The MRS measures psychological, somatic-vegetative, and urogenital symptoms using 11 items obtained from participants’ daily symptom records. The intraclass correlation coeffi...
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Purpose This study explored the medical comorbidities of mental disorders using association rule mining. Design and methods Patients diagnosed with mental disorders between 2002 and 2010 were identified. An equal number of nonmental disorder subjects were randomly selected and matched with case group by age and gender. Findings Sleep disorders an...
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Aims In this study, we investigated the relationship of the prevalence and incidence of insomnia with the new hire transition workload in nurses. Methods This retrospective study used the clinical diagnosis data of the entire nursing population in Taiwan for 2005 to 2008, drawn from the National Health Insurance Research Database. Adjusted logisti...
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Background: Workplace bullying is known to have a significant and detrimental effect on the physical and psychological outcomes of its victims. The reactions of victims to bullying may decrease clinical care outcomes and patient safety. Purpose: To explore the relationship between workplace bullying and the attitudes of female nurses toward the...
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The present study investigated the parameters of nocturnal sleep that mediate the relationship between morningness–eveningness preference and the sleep architecture of naps in university students. This study had a cross-sectional, descriptive correlational design. The sleep architecture of 52 students invited to take an afternoon nap in the laborat...
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Heart failure (HF) is the leading cause of death in the world and digoxin remains one of the oldest therapies for HF. However, its safety and efficacy have been controversial since its initial use and there is uncertainty about its long-term efficacy and safety. Recently, the repositioning of cardiac glycosides is to function in anti-tumor activity...
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In the present study, we examined patterns of benzodiazepine (BZD) use in nurses, and compared the characteristics of frequent users with those of infrequent users. Data on all nurses enrolled in the study were derived from the reimbursement claim records in Taiwan's National Health Insurance Research Database for the period 2004-2008. The case gro...
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Purpose: To explore the differences in sleep parameters between nurses working a slow, forward rotating shift and those working a fixed day shift. Method: A longitudinal parallel-group comparison design was used in this prospective study. Participants (female) were randomly assigned to a rotating shift or a fixed day shift group. Participants in...
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Objective: The American Nurses Association endorsed the use of online patient personal health records (PHRs) and challenged all nurses to obtain the health records of patients. However, few studies have explored the factors associated with the intentions of nurses to use patient PHRs. Our study used an extended technology acceptance model, with th...
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Objective: This study explored the incidence of insomnia in female nursing staff and compared the incidence with that in other medical and nonmedical female workers. Methods: This retrospective study analyzed female nurses with insomnia using data from January 1, 2004 to December 31, 2008. The incidence of insomnia in other female medical worker...
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Aims and objectives: To investigate the difference between nurses and the general population regarding seasonal variations in sleep disorders during 2004-2008. The effects of season and group interaction on sleep disorders with regard to different comorbidities were also examined. Background: Studies on seasonal variations in sleep disorders wer...
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Objective Research on publication trends in journal articles on sleep disorders (SDs) and the associated methodologies by using text mining has been limited. The present study involved text mining for terms to determine the publication trends in sleep-related journal articles published during 2000?2013 and to identify associations between SD and m...
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List of PMIDs for the studied journal articles (n = 4,515). (DOCX)
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List of SD and research methodology terms from 2000 to 2013 (n = 3,720). (DOCX)
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Objectives: To compare the effects of a diabetes pay-for-performance (P4P) program on diabetes-related/nondiabetes-related healthcare utilization/expenses between participants who adhered to the program and those who did not, and explore factors related to program adherence. Design: A secondary data analysis with a natural experimental design....
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Aims and objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of a music intervention on hospitalised psychiatric patients with different levels of anxiety. Background: In clinical practice, psychiatric inpatients and nurses routinely suffer from anxiety. A music intervention may possibly be useful, but knowledge as to how useful...
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Background: The study compared the sensitivity, specificity, and diagnostic value of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) and Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) in screening for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia. Methods: A cross-sectional descriptive design was used, and 142 participants were screened for MCI and mild dementia...
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Purpose: Insomnia, parasomnia, and obstructive sleep apnea have been associated with a number of disease pathologies, but little is known about the relationship of these sleep disorders and cancer. The study explored the risk of sleep disorder (SD)-induced cancer using nationwide population data. Two million data from the National Health Insurance...
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The purpose of this study was to translate the Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale into Chinese and to evaluate the psychometric properties (reliability and validity) and the diagnostic properties (sensitivity, specificity and predictive values) of the Chinese version of the Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale. The accurate detectio...
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Aims and objectivesTo (1) perform a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials pertaining to the efficacy of music therapy on disruptive behaviours, anxiety levels, depressive moods and cognitive functioning in people with dementia; and (2) clarify which interventions, therapists and participant characteristics exerted higher and more prominent...
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We evaluated the effects of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) in inpatients with a diagnosis of depression and comorbid insomnia. This study used a prospective, parallel-group design. The experimental group received CBT-I for no more than 90 min once weekly for 6 weeks and the control group only have health education manuals for ins...
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To screen health literacy among urban elderly in Taiwan, who cannot be evaluated easily using the current measurement tools because of the "face", which meant someone felt embarrassed if he did not know how to do something. A literature review was performed to define a framework for developing the health literacy screening tool. Two hundred elderly...
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This study aimed to test the mediating and moderating effects of sleep hygiene practice on the relationship between anxiety and insomnia severity in hospital nurses. A cross-sectional survey was employed, and a convenience sample was recruited from one regional hospital in Taiwan. Participants completed the following self-report questionnaires over...
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This study examined the effect of underlying contextual factors on the intention to stay in nurses. Workplace promotion, social support, work stress, job satisfaction and organisation-based self-esteem (OBSE) are psychosocial factors influencing the intention to stay in nurses. However, few studies have analysed the relationships among these factor...
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Previous epidemiological studies have established insomnia as a major risk factor for mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders. However, the associations between insomnia with sedative-hypnotic prescriptions and various psychiatric disorders have not been thoroughly examined. The current study involved evaluating the risk of psychiatric disorders...
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Data from multiple studies have shown the relationship between myocardial infarction (MI) and depressive disorders; however, most of these studies have focused only on one direction in evaluating the effect of depressive disorders on MI outcomes. This study analyzed data compiled from a large-scale dataset, the National Health Insurance Research Da...
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Aims and objectivesTo develop a Chinese version of the Disaster Preparedness Evaluation Tool and validate its psychometric properties.Background An adequate disaster preparation programme for nurses has not been developed in Taiwan. To develop an exhaustive and effective educational programme on disaster preparation for nurses, a multidimensional i...
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Objective: Depression has become a severe global health problem, and sleeping difficulties are typically associated with depression. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships among subjective sleep quality, objective sleep quality, and the sleep hygiene practices of hospitalized patients with major depressive disorder. Method...
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Shift work is associated with adverse health outcomes. The aim of this study was to explore the effects of shift work on circadian activity rhythms (CARs) and objective and subjective sleep quality in nurses. Female day-shift (n = 16), evening-shift (n = 6), and night-shift (n = 13) nurses wore a wrist actigraph to monitor the activity. We used cos...
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Background We performed the first meta-analysis of clinical studies by investigating the effects of eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy on the symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and subjective distress in PTSD patients treated during the past 2 decades. Methods We performed a quantitativ...