Dr CHAN Ka Shing Kevin

Head of Department
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology,
The Education University of Hong Kong                         

Phone: (852) 29488747
Email: kkschan@eduhk.hk
ORCID: 0000-0002-9749-2755

Education Ph.D., Psychology,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Biography Dr Kevin Chan is an Associate Professor of the Department of Psychology at The Education University of Hong Kong. He is a psychologist researching the stigma and recovery of mental illness. He is keen in using research to inform mental health education and mental health promotion. He delivers seminars and workshops to promote the importance of clinical and personal recovery of people with mental illness. In view of the globally widespread stigma of mental illness, he proposes anti-stigma initiatives to promote social inclusion. His work facilitates the community integration and holistic recovery of people with mental illness.
Research Interests
  • Public and internalized stigma of mental disorders
  • Clinical and personal recovery of mental disorders
  • Caregiving for individuals with mental disorders
5 Representative Publications
  • Chan, K. K. S., & Leung, D. C. K. (accepted). The impact of child autistic symptoms on parental marital relationship: Parenting and coparenting processes as mediating mechanisms. Autism Research.
  • Chan, K. K. S., & Fung, W. T. W. (2019). The impact of experienced discrimination and self-stigma on sleep and health-related quality of life among individuals with mental disorders in Hong Kong. Quality of Life Research, 28, 2171-2182.
  • Chan, K. K. S., Lee, C. W. L., & Mak, W. W. S. (2018). Mindfulness model of stigma resistance among individuals with psychiatric disorders. Mindfulness, 9, 1433-1442.
  • Chan, K. K. S., & Lam, C. B. (2018). Self-stigma among parents of children with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 48, 44-52.
  • Chan, K. K. S., & Mak, W. W. S. (2017). The content and process of self-stigma in people with mental illness. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 87, 34-43.