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Chinese Name


Research Interests

Mental health of youth and families,

Prevention and early intervention in mental health

Emotional resilience of diverse populations

Migration and psychological adaptation


Dr. Xiaoyu Zhuang is a faculty member in the Department of Social Work at Hong Kong Baptist University. She earned her PhD in Applied Social Sciences from City University of Hong Kong and has been trained in psychology and social work in both Mainland China and Hong Kong. Dr. Zhuang has also gained working experience in both Mainland China and Hong Kong. Her research interests primarily focus on mental health issues in youth and families, prevention and early intervention in mental health, emotional resilience of diverse populations, and migration and psychological adaptation. Dr. Zhuang has secured several research grants from Mainland China to develop innovative early prevention interventions for adolescent depression, as well as to employ advanced data analytic approaches to explore the psychological adaptation of young people under cross-border migration. She has published her research findings in highly ranked academic journals such as Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Child and Family Social Work, and Psychiatry Research.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • BF Psychology


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