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Joyce P. Yang, PhD


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Joyce P. Yang, PhD

Portrait of Joyce P. Yang, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dissemination and Training Division

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Academic Appointment

  • Stanford University School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellow


  • University of Washington, Clinical Psychology, PhD, 2017
  • Boston University, Experimental Psychology, MA, 2008
  • Washington University in St. Louis, Biology and Psychology, BA, 2007

Expertise and Interests

  • Mental health equity
  • PTSD treatment experiences among Veterans of color
  • Participatory action research methods
  • Social determinants of health and chronic illness (HIV)
  • Raced-based traumatic stress

Membership in Professional Societies

  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
  • APA Division 45 Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race

Awards and Honors

  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Pre-doctoral Fellowship, National Institute of Mental Health (1F31MH099925)
  • Robert C. Bolles Graduate Fellowship, University of Washington
  • Trainee Support Grant, Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) of Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center and University of Washington

Selected Publications

Yang, J.P., Simoni, J., Cheryan, S., Shiu, C., Chen, W., Zhao, H., & Lu, H. (in press). The development of a brief HIV-related distress reduction intervention for newly diagnosed individuals in China. Cognitive & Behavioral Practice.

Yang, J.P. and Linehan, M.M. (2017). A Case Study of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder. In E. Rodolfa & J. Schaffer (Eds.), A Casebook and Workbook for Users of the ICD-10-CM: Psychological and Behavioral Considerations (Ch. 10). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Yang, J.P., Xie, T., Simoni, J., Shiu, C., Chen, W., Zhao, H., & Lu, H. (2016). A mixed-methods study supporting a model of Chinese Parental HIV Disclosure. AIDS & Behavior, 20(1), 165-73.

Yang, J.P., Leu, J., Simoni, J., Chen, W., Shiu, C., Zhao, H. (2015). ëPlease donít make me ask for helpí: Implicit social support and mental health in Chinese individuals living with HIV/AIDS. AIDS & Behavior, 19(8), 1501-1509.

Simoni, J., Yang, J.P., Shiu, C., Chen, W., Udell, W., Bao, M., Zhang, L., & Lu, H. (2015). Nurse-delivered counseling intervention for parental HIV disclosure: Results from a pilot randomized controlled trial in China. AIDS, 29, S99-107.

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