• 400 Citations
  • 11 h-Index

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Chinese Name: 侯維佳

Variants: Hou, W. K.

Dr Hou Wai Kai’s work seeks to integrate multiple levels of analyses for explicating the psychology and ecology of stress. His current research focuses on understanding everyday processes and mechanisms pertinent to adaptation and resilience. Other topics of interest include emotional processes and flexibility, social determinants of mental health, and psychological and social adaptation among people with chronic medical conditions and their caregivers.

Research interests


Health Psychology

Social and Affective Neuroscience

Stress Adaptation and Resilience in Everyday Life

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Research Outputs

  • 400 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 36 Articles
  • 16 Papers
  • 5 Other contributions
  • 3 Chapters

Addressing the immediate aftermath of mass casualty: Focusing on long term history and vulnerability

HOBFOLL, S. E., HALL, B. J. & HOU, W. K., 2020, Risk management of terrorism induced stress: Guidelines for the golden hours (who, what and when). VERMETTEN, E., FRANKOVA, I., CARMI, L., CHABAN, O. & ZOHAR, J. (eds.). Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press, p. 141-151

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapters

  • Detecting psychological change through mobilizing interactions and changes in extremist linguistic style

    SMITH, L. G. E., WAKEFORD, L., CRIBBIN, T. F., BARNETT, J. & HOU, W. K., Jul 2020, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 108, 106298.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticles

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Everyday life experiences and mental health among conflict-affected forced migrants: A meta-analysis

    HOU, W. K., LIU, H., LIANG, L., HO, J., KIM, H., SEONG, E., BONANNO, G. A., HOBFOLL, S. E. & HALL, B. J., Mar 2020, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 264, p. 50-68

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticles

  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    How does chronic multimorbidity affect daily routines? An experience sampling study of community-dwelling adults in Hong Kong

    LAI, F. T. T., MA, T. W. & HOU, W. K., Sep 2020, In : Journal of Community Psychology. 48, 7, p. 2326-2348

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticles