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Xiang Zhao

Title: Postdoctoral Researcher School/office: School of Law, Psychology and Social Work


Phone: +46 19 301475

Room: L2627

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About Xiang Zhao

Dr. Xiang Zhao is a researcher in applied health and social psychology. His main research interests include:

  • Substance use among adolescents
  • Behavioural medicine
  • Health research methodology

Select publications:

  • Zhao, X., Prandstetter, K., Jansen, E., Hahlweg, K., Schulz, W., & Foran, H. M. (in press). Interparental relationship adjustment, parenting, and offspring's cigarette smoking at the 10-year follow-up. Family Process. doi:10.1111/famp.12598
  • Zhao, X., Kelly, A. B., Rowland, B., Williams, J., Kremer, P., Mohebbi, M., . . . Toumbourou, J. W. (2020). Intention to drink and alcohol use before 18 years among Australian adolescents: An extended Theory of Planned Behavior. Addictive Behaviors, 111, 106545. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2020.106545
  • Zhao, X., Young, R. M., & White, K. M. (2019). Challenges for school-based, anti-smoking education in China. The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, 3(1), 6-7. doi:10.1016/S2352-4642(18)30338-9
  • Zhao, X., White, K. M., & Young, R. M. (2019). A TPB-based smoking intervention among Chinese high school students. Substance Use & Misuse, 54(3), 459-472. doi:10.1080/10826084.2018.1508298
  • Zhao, X., & Davey, G. (2015). Contesting modernity: Tobacco use and romanticism among older Dai farmers in Xishuangbanna, China. Sociology of Health & Illness, 37(8), 1173-1190. doi:10.1111/1467-9566.12305

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Articles in journals

Johnson, D. , Zhao, X. , White, K. & Wickramasinghe, V. (2021). Need satisfaction, passion, empathy and helping behaviour in videogame play. Computers in human behavior, 122.
Davey, G. & Zhao, X. (2021). Smoking and the City: A Travelogue in Yuxi. Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, 22 (1), 58-80.
Zhao, X. , Prandstetter, K. & Foran, H. M. (2021). Using Dyadic Modeling in Nursing Research: Introduction of Theory and Application. Western Journal of Nursing Research.