Department of Nursing
Bingxiang Yang(Associate professor)
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Name: Bingxiang Yang

Title: associate professor, winner of Zhu Yubi Medical Award, Wuhan University

Degree: PhD, RN

Department: Nursing



2016 Aug. -2017 Aug. Visiting Scholar, Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing/University Center on Aging & Health

Learning topics: Mental health continuous nursing strategies; depression prevention and crisis intervention; long-term care for old person;

Strategies for Theory development; Application of health information technology and systems

Advisor: Dr. Diana Lynn Morris, Ph.D., Professor; Dr. Joyce Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., Professor, Case Western Reserve University

2012-2017 Ph.D. Nursing, Wuhan University (WU) HOPE School of Nursing,

Wuhan, Hubei, China  

Dissertation: The Incidence and Impact of Swearing on Nurses in China

Advisor: Dr. Marcia Petrini, Ph.D., Professor, Wuhan University HOPE School of Nursing  

      Dr. Teresa Stone, Ph.D., Visiting Professor, Wuhan University HOPE School of Nursing  

2006-2009 M.S Nursing, Central South University (CSU) School of Nursing,

Changsha, Hunan, China

Thesis: Effects of Motivational Interviewing and Transtheoretical Model based Intervention for Anxiety and Depression in Hospitalized Patients with COPD

Advisor: Dr. Zhang Jingping , Ph.D., Professor, Central South University School of Nursing

      Dr. Janice Tsoh, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of   Medicine, UCLA

2001-2006 B.S Nursing, Xinjiang Medical University (XMU),

Urumqi, Xinjiang, China

Research study: Application of Clinical Nursing Pathway in the Health Education on Urinary Hospitalized Patients

Brief description and research interest

Academic Psychiatric and Mental health

Prevention and management of aggression and violence

Depression and suicide prevention and crisis intervention

Severe mental health disorder community recovery

Health information technology

Education Simulation and concept based teaching

Integration of simulation into nursing curriculum

Inter-professional education with simulation

Simulation facilitation and debriefing

Standard Patients Simulation in Mental Health

Concept based teaching in Nursing

Concept based curriculum design and evaluation

Research experience


1. Jan.2020-Dec.2022: Proactive Layered Intervention of Social Network User's Emotional Crisis——Based on an Automatic Crisis Balance Analysis Model.

Grant: Humanities and Social Sciences Project of the Ministry of Education of China, No. 20YJCZH204 (80,000 Chinese Yuan) Responsibility: Principal researcher

2. Jan 2016- Dec 2018: Study on App based Community-Clinic Mutual Dynamic Depression Prevention and Management Model

Grant: Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), No. 71503192 (170,000 Chinese Yuan) Responsibility: Principal researcher

3. Sep. 2018-Dec. 2020: Establishment of Early Warning System and Comprehensive Intervention Strategy for Depression Relapse.

Grant: he National Key R&D Program of China, 2018YFC1314600. Responsibility: depression relapse prevention and rehabilitation strategies.

4. Jan 2017- Dec 2019: The development and evaluation of web-based depression self-management and rehabilitation model.

Grant: Health development planning commission of Wuhan, No. WX17B16 (60,000 Chinese Yuan). Responsibility: Co- researcher, project design, implementation and evaluation

5. Jan 2016- Oct 2017: Development and evaluation of a continuous and comprehensive model to promote adherence of medication for people with schizophrenia in outpatient clinic

Grant: Health development planning commission of Wuhan, No. WG16D08 (20,000 Chinese Yuan). Responsibility: Co-investigator

6. Jan 2016- Oct 2017: Group self-assertiveness training to decrease stigma for people with schizophrenia in clinic

Grant: Health development planning commission of Wuhan, No. WG16D09 (20,000 Chinese Yuan). Responsibility: Co-investigator

7. 2020.2-2020.8: The establishment and application of a comprehensive psychological intervention system for residents under the 2019-nCov epidemic

Grant: the 2019-nCov epidemic emergency technology research project of Wuhan, No. 2020020101010006

8. 2020.6-2021.7: Wuhan University Independent Research Fund (Humanities and Social Sciences): Humanities and Social Sciences Emergency Research Project to Fight the COVID-19

Grant: the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (2020YJ065)20,000 CNYPrincipal researcher

9. Jan 2016-Jan 2018: Research and Application of Web-based Depression Self-management Plan.

Grant: Wuhan University HOPE School of Nursing Independent Research Fund, No. JSZD2016006

Responsibility: Principal researcher


1. Jun. 2020- Jun. 2023: the development and application of a structural debriefing strategy2020.62023.6Wuhan University Teaching Reform Fund

Responsibility: Principal researcher

2. Nov.2017- Nov.2019: The development and application of an internet and real-class mixed teaching model in the course of Nursing Planning and Implementation

Grant: Wuhan University College of Medicine Teaching Reform Fund, No. 2017057

Responsibility: Principal researcher

3. Dec 2015-Dec 2016: Health education of medication self-management for people live with schizophrenia in Wuhan mental health Center

Grant: PSBH program, Dreyfus health foundation, No. 2015 WuhanPSBH07 (5,000 Chinese Yuan)

Responsibility: investigator

4. Oct 2015-Present: Development and evaluation of internet test question base of nursing planning and implementation

Grant: Wuhan University College of Medicine Teaching Reform Fund, No. 2015047

Responsibility: Principal researcher

5. Jan 2015 – Present: The development and evaluation of a concept-based undergraduate nursing curriculum. Grant: Education department of Hubei Province, No. 2014002

Responsibility: develop the concept-based undergraduate nursing curriculum and evaluation; utilize concept based teaching in NPI courses

6. Oct 2013 – Mar 2016: Application and effects of concept-based teaching in Bachelor of Nursing curriculum.

Grant: Wuhan University Teaching Reform Fund, No. JG2013062

Responsibility: Principal researcher.

7. Oct 2014 – Oct 2016: Effects of concept-based teaching in a comprehensive nursing course: “Nursing Planning and Implementation”.

Grant: Wuhan University College of Medicine Teaching Reform Fund, No. 2014030

Responsibility: Principal researcher

8. Sep 2012 – Mar 2015: Integration of simulation into the nursing curriculum.

Grant: Education department of Hubei Province, No. 2012035

Responsibility: research design, implementation and evaluation of simulations in NPI.

Achievement: two published papers, two co-authored published papers

Publications (Academic)

[1] Liu Qian#, Luo Dan#, Haase JE, Guo Qiaohong, Wang Xiao Qin, Liu Shuo, Xia Lin, Liu Zhongchun, Yang Jiong*, Yang Bing Xiang *. The experiences of health-care providers during the COVID-19 crisis in China: a qualitative study[J]. The Lancet Global Health, 2020. doi: (IF= 21.597)

[2] Kangguang Lin#*; Bing Xiang Yang#; Dan Luo#; Qian Liu; Simeng Ma; Run Huang; Weicong Lu; Amna Majeed; Yena Lee; Leanna M. W. Lui; Rodrigo B. Mansur; Flora Nasri; Mehala Subramanieapillai; Joshua Rosenblat; Zhongchun Liu*; Roger S. S McIntyre*. The mental health effects of COVID-19 on healthcare providers in China [J]. American Journal of Psychiatry, 2020. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2020.20040374. (IF=14.119)

[3] Zeng Yingchun#, Cai Zhongxiang#, Xianyu Yunyan#, Yang Bing Xiang*, Song Ting* Yan Qiaoyuan*. Prognosis when using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for critically ill COVID-19 patients in China: a retrospective case series[J]. Crit Care, 2020, 24 (1): 148. doi: 10.1186/s13054-020-2840-8. (IF=6.407)

[4] Zeng Yingchun, Lin Lin, Yan Qiaoyuan, Wei Wei, Yang Bing Xiang*, Huang Run, He Fang, Chen Dunjin*. Update on clinical outcomes of women with COVID-19 during pregnancy[J]. International Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics, 2020, doi: 10.1002/ijgo.13236. (IF=2.216)

[5] Lee Yena#, Yang Bing Xiang#, Liu Qian#, Luo Dan, ……, Liu, Zhongchun *, McIntyre, Roger*, Lin Kangguang*. The Synergistic Effect of Social Media Use and Psychological Distress on Depression in China During the COVID-19 Epidemic, Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 2020. doi: 10.1111/pcn.13101. (IF=3.351)

[6] Pan Chen, Xiu Jun Liu#, Xiao Qin Wang*, Bing Xiang Yang*, Juan Ruan, Zhong- Chun Liu. Attitude Toward Seeking Professional Psychological Help Among Community-Dwelling Population in China[J]. Front Psychiatry, 2020, 11: 417. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00417. IF= 2.849

[7] Yang, F., Yang, B. X. #, Stone, T. E., Wang, X. Q.*, Zhou, Y., Zhang, J., & Jiao, S. F. (2020). Stigma towards depression in a community-based sample in China. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 97, 152152. doi:

[8]Fang, S., Wang, X. Q.#, Yang, B. X. *, Liu, X. J., Morris, D. L., & Yu, S. H. (2019). Survey of Chinese persons managing depressive symptoms: Help-seeking behaviours and their influencing factors. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 95, 152127. doi:10.1016/j.comppsych.2019.152127 (IF=2.567)

[9] Yang, B. X. *, Stone, T. E., & Davis, S. A. (2018). The effect of a community mental health training program for multidisciplinary staff. Arch Psychiatr Nurs, 32(3), 413-417. doi:10.1016/j.apnu.2017.12.007(IF=1.299)

[10]Yang, B. X., Stone, T. E., Petrini, M. A. *, & Morris, D. L. Incidence, Type, Related Factors, and Effect of Workplace Violence on Mental Health Nurses: A Cross-sectional Survey. Arch Psychiatr Nurs, 2018, 32(1), 31-38. doi: (IF=1.299)

[11] She, P., Zeng, H.#, & Yang, B. * (2016). Effect of self-consistency group intervention for adolescents with schizophrenia: An inpatient randomized controlled trial. J Psychiatr Res, 73, 63-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2015.11.006 . (IF=4.183)

[12] Kang Lijun, Li Yi, Hu Shaohua, Chen Min, Yang Can, Yang Bing Xiang, Wang Ying, …… , Liu Zhongchun*. The mental health of medical workers in Wuhan, China dealing with the 2019 novel coronavirus[J]. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2020, 7 (3): e14. doi: 10.1016/s2215-0366(20)30047-x. (IF=18.329)

[13] Kang Lijun, Ma Simeng, Chen Min, Yang Jun, Wang Ying, Li Ruiting, Yao Lihua, Bai Hanping, Cai Zhongxiang, Yang Bing Xiang, Hu Shaohua, Zhang Kerang, Wang Gaohua, Ma Ci*, Liu Zhongchun*. Impact on mental health and perceptions of psychological care among medical and nursing staff in Wuhan during the 2019 novel coronavirus disease outbreak: A cross-sectional study[J]. Brain Behav Immun, 2020, 87,11-17. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2020.03.028. (IF=6.170)

[14] Zhang Zhi-Jiang*, Yu Xue-Jie, Fu Tao, Liu Yu, Jiang Yan, Yang Bing Xiang, Bi Yongyi. Novel coronavirus infection in newborn babies aged <28 days in China. Eur Respir J, 2020, 55(6). doi:10.1183/13993003.00697-2020. (IF=11.807)

[15]Sun, Y., Stone, T. E., Yang, B., Petrini, M. A., & McMillan, M. (2018). Translation and Adaptation of a Nursing Swearing Impact Questionnaire Into Chinese. J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc, 24(3), 260-269. doi:10.1177/1078390317725385

[16]Zhang, L., Yang, B., & Zhang, J*. (2016). Related Factors Associated with Quality of life Assessed Using a Chinese Version of the MOS-HIV Health Survey in People with HIV/AIDS in China. Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research, 07(05). doi:10.4172/2155-6113.1000568

[17] Tan, X.L., Wen, L., Yang, B.X. *, et al., (2018). Effects of a group self-assertiveness training intervention on stigma of patients with schizophrenia. Chin J Nurs, 53(1):1168. (Chinese)

[18] Wu, X.J., Chen, J., Yang, B.X.*, et al., (2018). The effect of internet-based cognitive behavior   therapy MoodGYM on adolescents and college students with depression symptoms: a Meta-analysis. Chinese Journal of Practical Nursing, 3410):790-796. (Chinese)

[19] Chen, Y.J.Chen, J.Yang, B.X.*Shi Yan, Chang Jing. Systematic review of dance movement therapy effect on depression patients. Chinese Nursing Research, 2018, 32 (10) :1543-1550.

[20] Ma, X.X., Tang, Y.J., Yang, B.X.*, et al., (2017). Related factors of depression patients seeking help. Chinese Nursing Research, 31(15):1813-1816.(Chinese)

[21] HE Mei, YANG Bing-xiang*, CHEN Xiao-li. Effects of Adherence Therapy on Improving Medication Adherence and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Psychosis: A Systematic Review. Chin J Evid-based Med 2016, 16(2): 183-190. (Chinese)

[22] Fang, S., Yang, B.X*., Yang, F., et al., (2019). Study on reliability and validity of the Chinese version of the Attitudes toward Seeking Professional Psychological Help Scale-Short Form for community population in China. Chinese Nursing Research, 33(14): 2410-2414. (Chinese)

[23] Fang, S., Yang, F., Yang, B.X. *, et al., (2019). Study on procrastination and its distribution among college students in 5 universities of Wuhan City. Chinese Journal of Health Education, 35(4):309-311,322. (Chinese) Corresponding author.

[24] Yuan, F., Yu. S.H., Yang, B.X. *, Zhou, Y., Fang, S., Yang, F. Current status and analysis of undergraduate students' help-seeking behaviors for depressive. Chinese Journal of Modern Nursing, 2019, 2521):2750-2755.

[25] Yang, F., Huang, Z., Yang, B.X.*, Ruan, J., Nie, W., Fang, S. Analysis of suicidal ideation patterns of Weibo" Tree Hole users based on artificial intelligence technology. Journal of Nursing Science, 20193424):42-45.

[26] Lu, B.L., Luo, L., Yang, B.X., et al., (2019). Effect of a medication management promotion program in schizophrenic patients. Journal of Nursing Science, 34(12): 24-28. (Chinese)

[27] Zhou, Y., Yang, B.X., Wang, X.Q., et al., (2019). Investigation on Stigma and Its Predictors toward Depression among Urban Residents in Wuhan. Neural Injury and Functional Reconstruction, 14(6): 299-302. (Chinese)

[28] Yin, C., Zhang, S.F. *, Yang, B.X. (2018). Status and Correlated Factors of Stigma of Patients with Schizophrenia. Neural Injury and Functional Reconstruction,13(6):276-278. (Chinese)

Publications (Education)

[1] Xia, S.-s., Yang, B.-x.*, Chen, X.-l., Petrini, M. A., Schory, S. A., & Liu, Q. (2016). Application and effects of a disaster nursing simulation training for Chinese undergraduates. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 6(10). doi: 10.5430/jnep.v6n10p8.

[2] Chen J, Yang J, Hu F, Yu SH, Yang BX, Liu Q, Zhu XP: Standardised simulation-based emergency and intensive care nursing curriculum to improve nursing students' performance during simulated resuscitation: A quasi-experimental study. Intensive Crit Care Nurs 2018.

[3] Yang, B.*, Xia, S., Cai, C., et al. (2017) Introduction into concept-based instruction through the example of New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium. Journal of Nursing Science, 32(3), 91 - 95. (Chinese)

[4 ] Yang, B.X., Liu, Q., Yu S., et al. (2015). Application of multi-station disaster simulation drill for nursing undergraduates. Journal of Nursing Science, 30(3):55-57, 74. (Chinese)

[5] Yang, B.X., Wang A., Yu, S., et al (2015). Application of simulation teaching in nursing education. Chinese Nursing Research, 29(2A):390-394. (Chinese)

[6] Yang, B.X., Wang A., Yu, S., et al. (2015). Application of simulation teaching in nursing education. Chinese Nursing Research, 29(2A):390-394. (Chinese)

[7] Yang, B.X., Wang, A., Zou Z., et al. (2012). Application of theory-clinic synchronous practice model with double instructors for nursing undergraduates. Chinese Journal of Modern Nursing, 15(13), 1294-1296. (Chinese)

[8] Yin, C., Yang, B.X.*, Ai, P.(2015). Application effect of cooperative learning for easing anxiety of nursing students during practice in psychiatric department. Chinese Nursing Research, 29(5):1856-1858. (Chinese)

[9] Ge, W., Yang, B.X., Wang, A., et al. (2012). Reflecting on simulation teaching in HOPE School of Nursing Wuhan University. North-Western Medicine Education, 20(4):658-660. (Chinese)

[10] Yang, B.X. *, Huang, R., Xu, A., et al. Standards and strategies of debriefing in simulation[J]. Chinese Journal of Nursing Education2020171):32-37.

[11] Liu Qian, Yang Bingxiang, Yusihong (2015). Application of simulation teaching partly replacing clinical practice in nursing undergraduate teaching. Chinese Nursing Research, 29(7B):2513-2515. (Chinese)

[12] Li, C., Li, X., Yang B.X., et al. Reliability and validity of the Chinese version of the Simulation Effectiveness Tool Modified[J]. Chinese Nursing Management2019,19(11): 1631-1636.

Conference Presentations (Academic)

Yang, BX., et al. (2019) (Oral Presentation) A cross-sectional study on depression prevention and management in a Chinese community population, The International Council of Nurses (ICN) 2019 Congress, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, 2019.06.27-07.01.

Yang, BX. (2019) (Oral Presentation) The Incidence and Impact of Swearing on Nurses in ChinaThe Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau Internationals (Sigmas) Creating Healthy Work Environments 2019, New Orleans, U.S.A., 2019.2.22-24.

Yang, BX., et al. (2018) (Oral Presentation) The depression stigma among Chinese community population - a cross-sectional survey, University Malaysia Sabah, 50th Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, (50th APACPH), Sabah, Malaysia. 2018.9.12-14.

Yang, BX. (2018) (Oral Presentation) The Actual Help-seeking Behaviors and influencing factors for people with depression problem -A Cross-sectional Survey, International Conference on Nursing and HealthcareICNH 2018, Cheng du, China. 2018.5.29-31.

Yang, BX. (2017) (Poster) Study on an app-based community-clinic mutual dynamic depression prevention and management model in China, The International Society for Research on Internet interventions ISRII Conference, 9th 2017), Berlin, Germany.

Yang, BX., et al. (2017) (Poster) The Prevalence and the Structural Equation Modeling of Help-seeking Behavior of Depression Disorder in Chinese Community, 2017 ICN conference, Barcelona, Spain.

Conference Presentations (Education)

Yang, B.X.#, Using teaching and knowledge to Improve health of Chinese people, Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International 43rd Biennial Convention, Las Vegas, U.S.A., 2015.11.07-11.11

Yang, B.X., Zou, Z., Zhang, Y., et al. (2011) (Oral presentation).” Application and effects of simulation in nursing planning and implementation-integrating simulation into nursing curriculum”, SimHealth 2011.09.12-09.15, The Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Simulation in Healthcare, Sydney, Australia, has been selected as one of the TOP 20 abstracts, published in Simulation in Healthcare, Feb., 2011

Yang, B.X., Zou, Z., Zhang, Y., et al. (2011) (Poster).” Application and effects of simulation in nursing planning and implementation”, First Asia Pacific Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, Hong Kong.

Yang, B.X. (2012) (Poster). Application of theory-clinic synchronous practice model with double instructors for nursing undergraduates.  Central South University School of Nursing, 100 Anniversary International Nursing Education Conference, Changsha, China.

Wang, A., Yang, B.X. (2012) (poster). The Perception of Chinese Nursing Faculty on Integrating Simulation into Their Teaching, 11th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resources Centers Conference, San Antonio, U.S.A.

Book chapters

Yang, B.X. (2020). Depression self-management and rehabilitation strategies, Wuhan, Wuhan University Press.

Yang, B.X. (translation) (2018). Ordinary MagicResilience in development, Wuhan, Huazhong University of Science and Technology Press.

Yang, B.X.(2020). “Continuity of Mental Health Nursing Care”, in Lei H. (ed.).  Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2nd bilingual edition), Beijing: People’s Medical Publishing House.

Yang, B.X. (2020). “Nursing Care of Clients with Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders”, in Lei H. (ed.).  Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2nd bilingual edition), Beijing: People’s Medical Publishing House.

Yang B.X. (2017). “Chapter 11 Nursing Curriculum for undergraduate students”, in Mao Z(ed.). Reform and Innovation of Undergraduate Education Based on the Global Health Vision: Taking the School of Health of Health Sciences of Wuhan University as an Example, WuhanWuhan University Press.

Yang, B.X. (2016). “Simulation in nursing education”, in Luo X. (ed.). Nursing simulation scenarios, Beijing: People's Medical Publishing House.

Yang, B. X. (2015). “Nursing care for accidental issues: violence, suicidal and other issues”, in Xu D. (ed.).  Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Beijing: Peking University Medical Press.

Yang, B. X. (2015). “Nursing care for people with substance abuse”, in Xu, D. (ed.). Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Beijing: Peking University Medical Press.

Yang, B.X., Liu, P. (in press). “Disaster mental health nursing”, in Li, Z. (ed.). Practical Rescue Medicine, Beijing: People’s Medical Publishing House.

Yang, B.X. (2011).“Nursing care for people with COPD”, in Zhang, J. (ed.). Medical Nursing, Changsha: Central South University Press.

Yang, B. X. (2011). “Nursing care for neurological and psychiatric disorders”, in Liang, L., et al. Nursing care for common diseases-in Chinese and English Language, Wuhan: Hubei science and technology publishing house.