Dr. Guangyu Zhou is an assistant professor (tenure-track) and an associate department chair in Department of Clinical and Health Psychology of Peking University. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Health psychology from Freie Universität Berlin in 2015. His research interests are on biopsychosocial mechanisms of concealable stigmatized identites on health outcomes, health-promoting and health-compromising behaviors, health and active ageing.

List of Publications

Zhao, N., Zhou, G.* (in press). Social Media Use and Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Moderator Role of COVID-19 Stressor and Mediator Role of Negative Affect. Applied Psychology: Health and Wellbeing.

Mi, T., Gou, M., Zhou, G.*, Gan, Y., & Schwarzer, R. (2020). Effects of Planning and Action Control on Smartphone Security Behavior. Computers & Security, 101954.

Zhou, G.*, Gou, M., Gan, Y.*, & Schwarzer, R. (2020). Risk Awareness, Self-Efficacy, and Social Support Predict Secure Smartphone Usage. Frontiers in psychology, 11, 1066. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01066

Fu, W.#, Wilhelm, L. O.#, Wei, Y., Zhou, G.*, & Schwarzer, R. (2020). Emotional intelligence and dyadic satisfaction buffer the negative effect of stress on prenatal anxiety and depressive symptoms in Chinese women who are pregnant with twins. Anxiety, stress, and coping, 33(4), 466–478.

Mi, T., Li, X., Zhou, G.*, Qiao, S., Shen, Z., Zhou, Y. (2020) HIV disclosure to family members and medication adherence: Role of social support and self-efficacy. AIDS and Behavior, 24 (1), 45-54.

Zhou, G.*#, Li, X., Qiao, S., Shen, Z., & Zhou, Y. #(2020) HIV symptom management self-efficacy mediates the relationship of internalized stigma and quality of life among people living with HIV in China. Journal of Health Psychology, 25 (3), 311-321.

Qiao, S., Zhou, G.*, & Li, X. (2018). Disclosure of same-sex behaviors to health-care providers and uptake of HIV testing for men who have sex with men: A systematic review. American journal of men's health, 12 (5), 1197-1214.

Gan, Y.*, Zheng, L., Yu, N., Zhou, G., Miao, M., Lu, Q. (2018) Why do oncologist hide the truth? Disclosure of cancer diagnoses to patients in China: A multisource assessment using mixed methods. Psycho-Oncology, 27 (5), 1457-1463.

Jiang, Y.*, Li, X., Chen, L., Zhou, G., Zhao, J., & Zhao, G. (2018). Peer victimization and diurnal cortisol rhythm among children affected by parental HIV: Mediating effects of emotional regulation and gender differences. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 97, 174-181.

Zhou, G.*#, Li, X., Qiao, S., Shen, Z., & Zhou, Y. #(2018) Influence of side effects on ART adherence among PLWH in China: The moderator role of ART-related knowledge. AIDS and Behavior, 22 (3), 961-970.

Zhou, G.*, Li, X., Qiao, S., Zhou, Y., & Shen, Z. (2017) Psychological and behavioral barriers to ART adherence among PLWH in China: Role of self-efficacy. AIDS Care, 29 (12), 1533-1537.

Zhou, G., Gan, Y.*, Knoll, N., Hamilton, K., & Schwarzer, R. (2017) The role of social support and self-efficacy for planning fruit and vegetable intake. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 49 (2), 100-106.

Miao, M., Gan, Y.*, Gan, T., Zhou, G. (2017). Carry-over effect between diet and physical activity: the bottom-up and top-down hypotheses of hierarchical self-efficacy. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 22(3), 266-274.

Zhou, G.*, Wang, D., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2016). Planning mediates between self-efficacy and physical activity among motivated young adults. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 13, 87-93.

Zhou, G., Gan, Y.*, Ke, Q., Knoll, N., Lonsdale, C., & Schwarzer, R. (2016). Avoiding exposure to air pollution by using filtering facemask respirators: An application of the health action process approach. Health Psychology, 35(2), 141-147.

Zhou, G.*, Sun, C., Knoll, N., Hamilton, K., & Schwarzer, R. (2015). Self-efficacy, planning, and action control in an oral self-care intervention. Health Education Research, 30(4), 671-681.

Zhou, G.*, Zhang, L., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2015). Facilitating sunscreen use among Chinese young adults: Less-motivated persons benefit from a planning intervention. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 22(4), 443-451.

Zhou, G., Gan, Y.*, Miao, M., Hamilton, K., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2015). The role of action control and action planning on fruit and vegetable consumption. Appetite, 91, 64-68.

Zhou, G.*, Jiang, T., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2015). Improving hand hygiene behaviour among adolescents by a planning intervention. Psychology Health & Medicine, 20(7), 824-831.

Gan,Y.*, Wang, Y., Meng, R., Wen, M. , Zhou, G., Lu, Y. Miao M. (2015). Time discounting mechanisms of future-oriented coping: evidence from delay discounting and task prioritization paradigms. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 28 (5), 529-541.

Zhou, G., Gan, Y.*, Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2013). Proactive coping moderates the dietary intention–planning–behavior path. Appetite, 70, 127-133.