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Doctor ZHANG Jihui

Doctor ZHANG Jihui                             
Assistant Professor


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  • Epidemiology and genetic epidemiology of sleep disorders
  • Pathogenesis of insomnia disorder
  • Mechanisms underlying the close associations of mood disorders with sleep disorders and circadian rhythms


  • Circadian Rhythms dysregulation in the unaffected adolescent offspring of parents with bipolar I disorder
  • Familial aggregation and biomarkers of REM sleep behavior disorder: a case-control family study


  1. Suh S, Cho N, Zhang J. Sex Differences in Insomnia: from Epidemiology and Etiology to Intervention. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2018 Aug 9;20(9):69.

  2. Zhang J, Lam SP, Li SX, Liu Y, Chan JWY, Chan MHM, Ho CS, Li AM, Wing YK. Parental history of depression and higher basal salivary cortisol in unaffected child and adolescent offspring. J Affect Disord. 2018 Jul;234:207-213. 

  3. Luo C, Zhang J, Chen W, Lu W, Pan JY. Course, risk factors, and mental health outcomes of excessive daytime sleepiness in rural Chinese adolescents: A one-year prospective study. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2018;231:15-20.

  4. Zhang J, Li SX, Lam SP, Wing YK. REM sleep behavior disorder and obstructive sleep apnea: does one "evil" make the other less or more "evil"? Sleep Med. 2017 Sep;37:216-217. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2017.06.013.

  5. Zhang J, Li SX, Lam SP, Wing YK. Epidemiology of REM sleep behavior disorder: both study design and measurement tool count. Sleep Med. 2017 Dec;40:122-123. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2017.09.009.

  6. Zhou J, Zhang J, Lam SP, Chan JW, Mok V, Chan A, Li SX, Liu Y, Tang X, Yung WH, Wing YK. Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Predicts Neurodegeneration in Idiopathic REM Sleep Behavior Disorder. Sleep. 2017 Mar 16. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsx041.

  7. Zhang J, Paksarian D, Lamers F, Hickie IB, He J, Merikangas KR. Sleep Patterns and Mental Health Correlates in US Adolescents. J Pediatr. 2017;182:137-143.

  8. Zhang J, Chan NY, Lam SP, Li SX, Liu Y, Chan JW, Kong AP, Ma RC, Chan KC, Li AM, Wing YK. Emergence of Sex Differences in Insomnia Symptoms in Adolescents: A Large-Scale School-Based Study. Sleep. 2016;39(8):1563-70.

  9. Zhang J, Lam SP, Kong AP, Ma RC, Li SX, Chan JW, Yu MW, Zhou J, Chan MH, Ho CS, Li AM, Tang X, Wing YK. Family conflict and lower morning cortisol in adolescents and adults: modulation of puberty. Sci Rep. 2016;6:22531.

  10. Zhang J, Lam SP, Li SX, Ma RC, Kong AP, Chan MH, Ho CS, Li AM, Wing YK. A community-based study on the association between insomnia and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis: sex and pubertal influences. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014;99(6):2277-87.