Specializes in treatment of depression.
BiographyDr. Albert Yeung obtained his medical degree from National Taiwan University. He also obtained a Doctor of Science degree with a major in epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health.
He completed residency training in psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).
Dr. Yeung's major research interests include integrating primary care and mental health services to improve treatment of depression, mental health issues of under-served populations, and the use of complementaryand alternative methods in treating mood and anxiety disorders.
He received a research training award from the Program for Minority Research Training in Psychiatry of the American Psychiatric Association Office of Research. In 2003,he was awarded a "Partners in Excellence Award" from Partners HealthCare, Inc. for his contributions to a project on improving treatment fordepressed patients in primary care.
Heis the recipient of a Career Development Award (2003-2008), and a RO1 ResearchAward, both from the National Institute of Mental Health.
He has authored or co-authored more than 50 original articles and book chapters, and a book on self-management of depression.
Yeung A, Shyu I, Fisher L, Wu S, Yang H, Fava M L, Yang H, Fava M. Culturally Sensitive Collaborative Treatment (CSCT) for Depressed Chinese Americans in Primary Care. American Journal of Public Health American Journal of Public Health 2010;100 (12) 2397-2402.
A treatment model designed to accommodate the beliefs and concerns of Chinese immigrants increased the percentage of depressed patients entering treatment nearly sevenfold.
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