Shian-Ling Keng

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Mindfulness-based Interventions Dialectical Behavior Therapy Borderline Personality Disorder

20092022

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Personal profile

Biography

Assoc. Prof. Shian-Ling Keng is an Associate Professor and Research Coordinator in the Department of Psychology at Monash University Malaysia. She is trained as a clinical psychologist, and her research focuses on the effects and mechanisms through which mindfulness-based interventions affect psychological and physical health. She is also interested in examining cross-cultural presentations of psychological disorders (e.g., borderline personality disorder) and dissemination of evidence-based interventions in Southeast Asia. Assoc. Prof. Keng received her research and clinical training in the United States, and completed her clinical psychology residency at the Borderline Personality Disorder Clinic and Mood Disorders Clinic at Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto, Canada. Prior to joining Monash University Malaysia, she was a tenured associate professor and Head of Studies (Psychology) at the Division of Psychology at Yale-NUS College, and assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Clinically, Assoc. Prof. Keng has received training in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and mindfulness-based intervention approaches, such as mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT). She is the founder of Malaysia's DBT Interest Group, and has given DBT training for the Malaysia Ministry of Health and Malaysia Society of Clinical Psychology. Assoc. Prof. Keng has worked in hospital and clinic settings with patients of a variety of diagnoses, including mood, anxiety, substance use, and personality disorders. She aspires to help improve the quality and accessibility of mental health services in Southeast Asia through teaching, research, advocacy, and community outreach.

Education/Academic qualification

Clinical Psychology, Ph.D., Duke University

Clinical Psychology, M.A., Duke University

Psychology and Biology, B. Sc., Duke University

External positions

Associate Professor of Psychology, Yale-NUS College

20202021

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Yale-NUS College

20172020

Assistant Professor of Psychology, National University of Singapore

20132017

Courtesy Appointment, Yale-NUS College

Research area keywords

  • Mindfulness
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Depression
  • Self-Compassion

Network

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  • Correction: Politicization of COVID-19 health-protective behaviors in the United States: Longitudinal and cross-national evidence (PLoS ONE (2021) 16:10 (e0256740) DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0256740)

    Stroebe, W., vanDellen, M. R., Abakoumkin, G., Lemay, E. P., Schiavone, W. M., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Gützkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., Reitsema, A. M., Khaiyom, J. H. A., Ahmedi, V., Akkas, H., Almenara, C. A., Atta, M., Bagci, S. C., Basel, S., Kida, E. B., Bernardo, A. B. I., Buttrick, N. R. & 83 others, Chobthamkit, P., Choi, H. S., Cristea, M., Csaba, S., Damnjanović, K., Danyliuk, I., Dash, A., Di Santo, D., Douglas, K. M., Enea, V., Faller, D. G., Fitzsimons, G., Gheorghiu, A., Gómez, Á., Hamaidia, A., Han, Q., Helmy, M., Hudiyana, J., Jeronimus, B. F., Jiang, D. Y., Jovanović, V., Kamenov, Ž., Kende, A., Keng, S. L., Kieu, T. T. T., Koc, Y., Kovyazina, K., Kozytska, I., Krause, J., Kruglanksi, A. W., Kurapov, A., Kutlaca, M., Lantos, N. A., Lemsmana, C. B. J., Louis, W. R., Lueders, A., Malik, N. I., Martinez, A., McCabe, K. O., Mehulić, J., Milla, M. N., Mohammed, I., Molinario, E., Moyano, M., Muhammad, H., Mula, S., Muluk, H., Myroniuk, S., Najafi, R., Nisa, C. F., Nyú, B., O'Keefe, P. A., Osuna, J. J. O., Osin, E. N., Park, J., Pica, G., Pierro, A., Rees, J., Resta, E., Rullo, M., Ryan, M. K., Samekin, A., Santtila, P., Sasin, E., Schumpe, B. M., Selim, H. A., Stanton, M. V., Sultana, S., Sutton, R. M., Tseliou, E., Utsugi, A., van Breen, J. A., Van Lissa, C. J., Van Veen, K., Vázquez, A., Wollast, R., Yeung, V. W. L., Zand, S., Žeželj, I. L., Zheng, B., Zick, A., Zúñiga, C. & Leander, N. P., Jan 2022, In: PLoS ONE. 17, 1 January, 1 p., e0263100.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Justice beliefs and cultural values predict support for COVID-19 vaccination and quarantine behavioral mandates: a multilevel cross-national study

    Lucas, T., Manning, M., Strelan, P., Kopetz, C., Agostini, M., Belanger, J. J., Gutzkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., PsyCorona Collaboration & Leander, N. P., 16 Feb 2022, In: Translational Behavioral Medicine. 12, 2, p. 284-290 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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  • Predictors of adherence to public health behaviors for fighting COVID-19 derived from longitudinal data

    Schumpe, B. M., Van Lissa, C. J., Bélanger, J. J., Ruggeri, K., Mierau, J., Nisa, C. F., Molinario, E., Gelfand, M. J., Stroebe, W., Agostini, M., Gützkow, B., Jeronimus, B. F., Kreienkamp, J., Kutlaca, M., Lemay, E. P., Reitsema, A. M., vanDellen, M. R., Abakoumkin, G., Abdul Khaiyom, J. H., Ahmedi, V. & 85 others, Akkas, H., Almenara, C. A., Atta, M., Bagci, S. C., Basel, S., Berisha Kida, E., Bernardo, A. B. I., Buttrick, N. R., Chobthamkit, P., Choi, H. S., Cristea, M., Csaba, S., Damnjanović, K., Danyliuk, I., Dash, A., Di Santo, D., Douglas, K. M., Enea, V., Faller, D., Fitzsimons, G. J., Gheorghiu, A., Gómez, Á., Hamaidia, A., Han, Q., Helmy, M., Hudiyana, J., Jiang, D. Y., Jovanović, V., Kamenov, Z., Kende, A., Keng, S. L., Kieu, T. T. T., Koc, Y., Kovyazina, K., Kozytska, I., Krause, J., Kruglanski, A. W., Kurapov, A., Lantos, N. A., Lesmana, C. B. J., Louis, W. R., Lueders, A., Malik, N. I., Martinez, A. P., McCabe, K. O., Mehulić, J., Milla, M. N., Mohammed, I., Moyano, M., Muhammad, H., Mula, S., Muluk, H., Myroniuk, S., Najafi, R., Nyúl, B., O’Keefe, P. A., Olivas Osuna, J. J., Osin, E. N., Park, J., Pica, G., Pierro, A., Rees, J. H., Resta, E., Rullo, M., Ryan, M. K., Samekin, A., Santtila, P., Sasin, E., Selim, H. A., Stanton, M. V., Sultana, S., Sutton, R. M., Tseliou, E., Utsugi, A., van Breen, J. A., Van Veen, K., Vázquez, A., Wollast, R., Yeung, V. W. L., Zand, S., Žeželj, I. L., Zheng, B., Zick, A., Zúñiga, C. & Leander, N. P., Dec 2022, In: Scientific Reports. 12, 12 p., 3824.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
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    1 Citation (Scopus)
  • ‘We are all in the same boat’: How societal discontent affects intention to help during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Resta, E., Mula, S., Baldner, C., Santo, D. D., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Gützkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., Abakoumkin, G., Khaiyom, J. H. A., Ahmedi, V., Akkas, H., Almenara, C. A., Atta, M., Bagci, S. C., Basel, S., Kida, E. B., Bernardo, A. B. I., Buttrick, N. R., Chobthamkit, P. & 83 others, Choi, H. S., Cristea, M., Csaba, S., Damnjanović, K., Danyliuk, I., Dash, A., Douglas, K. M., Enea, V., Faller, D. G., Fitzsimons, G. J., Gheorghiu, A., Gómez, Á., Hamaidia, A., Han, Q., Helmy, M., Hudiyana, J., Jeronimus, B. F., Jiang, D. Y., Jovanović, V., Kamenov, Z., Kende, A., Keng, S. L., Kieu, T. T. T., Koc, Y., Kovyazina, K., Kozytska, I., Krause, J., Kruglanski, A. W., Kurapov, A., Kutlaca, M., Lantos, N. A., Lemay, E. P., Lesmana, C. B. J., Louis, W. R., Lueders, A., Malik, N. I., Martinez, A. P., McCabe, K. O., Mehulić, J., Milla, M. N., Mohammed, I., Molinario, E., Moyano, M., Muhammad, H., Muluk, H., Myroniuk, S., Najafi, R., Nisa, C. F., Nyúl, B., O'Keefe, P. A., Osuna, J. J. O., Osin, E. N., Park, J., Pica, G., Pierro, A., Rees, J. H., Reitsema, A. M., Rullo, M., Ryan, M. K., Samekin, A., Santtila, P., Sasin, E., Schumpe, B. M., Selim, H. A., Stanton, M. V., Stroebe, W., Sultana, S., Sutton, R. M., Tseliou, E., Utsugi, A., van Breen, J. A., van Lissa, C. J., van Veen, K., van Dellen, M. R., Vázquez, A., Wollast, R., Yeung, V. W. L., Zand, S., Žeželj, I. L., Zheng, B., Zick, A., Zúñiga, C. & Leander, N. P., Mar 2022, In: Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology. 32, 2, p. 332-347 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
    5 Citations (Scopus)
  • Associations of risk perception of COVID-19 with emotion and mental health during the pandemic

    Han, Q., Zheng, B., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Gützkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., Reitsema, A. M., van Breen, J. A., Leander, N. P. & PsyCorona Collaboration, 1 Apr 2021, In: Journal of Affective Disorders. 284, p. 247-255 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
    40 Citations (Scopus)