PhD, Assistant Professor



Ting Zhou

Year of birth 


The research field

Medical psychology, parenting and mental health of children





Assistant professor

Administrative post 


Education experience

2010,9-2014,7  Department of Psychology, Peking University, Ph.D

2008,9-2010,11 Department of Psychology, National University of Singapore Master of Social Science (Psychology)

2003,9–2008,7  School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Centre, Bachelor of Medicine

Work experience

2019.4-        Department of Medical Psychology, School of Health Humanities, Peking University Health Science Centre

2014,7-2019.3  School of Management, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine

Academic community

Member of Chinese Association for Mental Health

social part-time job 



Medical psychology, cultural psychology, Psychological characteristics of Chinese and Health Promotion (for undergraduates)

Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology (for graduates)

Academic papers

[1].   Zhang, C., Zhou, T*., Yi, C., Liu, S., Hong, Y., & Zhang, Y. (2022). Adaptation and validation of the parental behaviour scale for autism spectrum disorder in Chinese parents. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 98. doi:10.1016/j.rasd.2022.102048

[2].   Zhou T., Zhang C.,& Yi C*. (2022) Caregivers and Interventionists: Developing a Dual Role Behaviors Scale for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Family Process, doi: 10.1111/famp.12831

[3].   Zhou, T.,Wang, Q.,Zhou, F. et al; Pandemic-related Job Stress and Psychological Symptoms of Healthcare Workers in the Context of Prevention and Control of Major Infectious Diseases: The Mediating Effect of Burnout and Moderating Effect of Perceived Organizational Support; Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology; 2022,30(2):354-358 

[4].   Hu, D., Zhou, T.*; How Does Anti-Epidemic Information Affect Stereotype of Healthcare Workers and Patients’ Cognition in Frustrating Treatment-seeking Situations? Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology; 2022, 30(5), 1032-1038

[5].   Zhang, C., Zhou T.*; Research advances in the association between parental insightfulness and early childhood development; Chinese Journal of Child Health Care;2022,30(10): 1095-1098

[6].   Liu, Z., Hu, D., Zhao, X., Yang, X.& Zhou, T. (2022). Parental emotional socialization and children problem behaviour: the role of gender and temperament. China Journal of Health Psychology (12),1835-1841. doi:10.13342/j.cnki.cjhp.2022.12.016.

[7].   Zhou, T., Xu, C., Wang, C., Sha, S., Wang, Z., Zhou, Y., . . . Wang, Q. (2022). Burnout and well-being of healthcare workers in the post-pandemic period of covid-19: A perspective from the job demands-resources model. BMC health services research, 22(1), 284-284. doi:10.1186/s12913-022-07608-z;

[8].   Chen, C., Guan, Z., Sun, L., Zhou, T.*, & Guan, R. (2022;2021). COVID‐19 exposure, pandemic‐related appraisals, coping strategies, and psychological symptoms among the frontline medical staff and gender differences in coping processes. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 36(1), 111-120. https://doi.10.1002/acp.3902

[9].   Zhou, T., Guan, R., Rosenthal, S. L., Moerdler, S., Guan, Z., & Sun, L. (2021). Supporting health-care workers and patients in quarantine wards: Evidence from a survey of frontline health-care workers and inpatients with COVID-19 in wuhan, china. Frontiers in Public Health, 9, 705354-705354. https://doi.10.3389/fpubh.2021.705354

[10]. Zhou, T., Guan, R., & Sun, L. (2021). Perceived organizational support and PTSD symptoms of frontline healthcare workers in the outbreak of COVID-19 in wuhan: The mediating effects of self-efficacy and coping strategies. Applied Psychology : Health and Well-being, , 13(4), 745-760 

[11]. Zhou, T., Guan, R., Pu, Z., Zhao, W., & Sun, L. (2020). Acute Stress Responses of Medical Staff Treating Patients with COVID-19: A Moderated Mediation Model. Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology;,2020,28(04):751-755. 

[12]. Zhou, T., Xia, G. Review on the Association between Atopic Diseases and Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Childhood and Related Mechanisms [J]. Chinese Journal of Child Health Care,2019,27(05):519-522.

[13]. Zhou, T., Wang Y., Yi, C. Affiliate stigma and depression in caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in China: Effects of self-esteem, shame and family functioning [J] Psychiatry Research 2018, 264, 260-265.

[14]. Wang, Q., Zhou T., Gao J. et al. Attachment, Social Support, Resilience and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in Chinese Adults Living with HIV/AIDS [J] Journal of Loss and Trauma 2018, 23(2),113-127.

[15]. Zhou, T. & Yi, C. Autism as an Infantile Post-trauma Stress Disorder: A Hypothesis [J]. Journal of Mental Disorder and Treatment 2017, 3:1 DOI: 10.4172/2471-271X.1000142

[16]. Zhou, T., Onojima, M., Kameguchi, K., & Yi, C.  Family structures and women’s status in rural areas of Xining, China: A family image study in the villages of Qinghai province. [J]. Asian Journal of Women's Studies, 2017, 23(1), 89-109.

[17]. Zhou, T., Shang, Z., & Wang, D. Emotion Suppression in Multiple Social Contexts and its Effects on Psychosocial Functioning: An Investigation with Chinese Samples [J]. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 2016, 19, 311-324

[18]. Zhou, T., Li, X., Pei, Y., Gao, J. & Kong, J. Internet-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Subthreshold Depression: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis [J]. BMC Psychiatry, 2016, 16: 356

[19]. Zhou, T. & Yi, C.  Behavioral Inhibition, Parental Trait Anxiety and Behavioral Problems in Preschool Children [J] Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology, 2016, 24(5), 828-832

[20]. Wang, Q., & Zhou, T. The impact of family functioning and mental health condition on the child's behavioral problems [J]. Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal, 2015, 43:1135-1146.

[21]. Zhou, T. & Li, Y. A Narrative Review on the Internet-based Physical Activity Interventions [J]. China Sport Science (6), 2015, 73-77. 

[22]. Zhou, T. & Yi, C. Parenting styles and parents’ perspectives on how their own emotions affect the functioning of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders [J]Family Process, 2014, 53:67–79.

[23]. Zhou, T. ,Yi, C., Zhang, X., Wang, Y. Factors Impacting the Mental Health of the Caregivers of Children with Asthma in China: Effects of Family Socioeconomic Status, Symptoms Control, Proneness to Shame, and Family Functioning [J] Family Process 2014, 53: 717-730. 

[24]. Zhou, T. &Bishop, G. D. Culture moderates the cardiovascular consequences of anger regulation strategy. International Journal of Psychophysiology 2012, 86:291-298 

[25]. Zhou,T. & Wang, D. Usage of emotion suppression and its relationship with mental health [J] Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology, 2012, 20(1):65-68


Yi, C., Zhou, T.[M] Rebuilding Attachment: Family Therapy for Autism, World Book Inc, 2018

Academic translation


The teaching material


Other results


Research subject

1.Parental reflective functioning and adolescent depression symptoms: the mediating role of emotional communication between parents and adolescents and intervention, Beijing Municipal Education Commission, 2022

2.A national survey of students’ mental health and influencing factors, Ministry of Education, 2021;

3.Establishment of physical examination evaluation indices for mental health based on psychosomatic theories, National Center for Mental Health and Mental Health Prevention, 2021;

4.Psychological status, needs and psychological protection system construction of patients with novel coronavirus pneumonia and front-line medical staff, Peking University, 2020


The second prize of Basic Teaching Skills Competition of Peking University, 2019;

Special Contribution Award of School of Health Humanities (Education and Teaching), 2020