Faculty Profile, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan

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Sheng-Chang Wang, M.D., M.Sc.

Attending Physician
Institute of Population Health Sciences
scwang69@gmail.com

EDUCATION

- M.Sc., National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taiwan, 2005
-M.D., National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taiwan, 1995

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

-Attending Physician, Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research, National Health Research Institutes (NHRI), Taiwan (2006- present)
-Attending Physician, Department of Psychiatry, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (2001-2006)
-Chief Resident, Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (2000-2001)
-Resident, Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (1997-2000)
-Resident, Department of Psychiatry, National Cheng-Gong University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan (1996-1997)
-Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, Loh-Tong Po-Ai Hospital, Yi-Lan County, Taiwan (1995-1996)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dr. Wang's research interests include clinical psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology. At present, his researches mainly focus on treatment strategy for refractory schizophrenic patients. He has conducted a multi-center, randomized and controlled clinical trial of amisulpride augmentation for schizophrenic patients with poor response to clozapine. Via the collaborative project, Dr. Wang also wishes to establish a research network for the clinical psychiatric research in the future. In addition to clinical practice and research work, Dr. Wang also engaged in projects of translating psychiatric/psychotherapeutic books. Some of them have been published.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1. Lai YC, Cheng JS, Tan KL, Guo, SC, Huang HY, Lai IJ, Wang SC: Psychotropics Combination in Clozapine-treated Schizophrenic Inpatients?A Descriptive Study. Presented in The 46th Annual Meeting of Taiwanese Society of Psychiatry, 2007

2. Chang SS, Liu YL, Hsu CY, Kuo SC, Song JC, Huang CC, Lu SC, Liu SK, Lin KM, Liu SC, Wang SC: The Influence of Cigarette Smoking on Clozapine Metabolism in Schizophrenia. Presented in The 46th Annual Meeting of Taiwanese Society of Psychiatry, 2007

3. Chan HY, Huang ZQ, Tan KL, Lai CL, Chan CH, Huang HY, Lai IJ, Wang SC: Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in Clozapine-treated Schizophrenic Patients. Presented in The 46th Annual Meeting of Taiwanese Society of Psychiatry, 2007

4. Liu YL, Liu SC, Wang SC, Lin KM: Clozapine Metabolic Difference in Chronic Schizophrenic Inpatients. International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) 2007 Congress Satellite?S11 Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Autonomic Nervous System, 2007

5. Wu CS, Wang SC, Chang IS, Lin KM: The association of between dementia and chronic use of benzodiazepine. Presented in The 46th Annual Meeting of Taiwanese Society of Psychiatry, 2007

6. Lin KM, Chen CY, Chen CH, Cheng JS, Wang SC: Culture and ethnicity in psychopharmacotherapy. in Ethno-psychopharmacology: Cambridge University Press, London, 2007

7. Lin KM, Chen CH, Yu SH, Wang SC: Integrating theory, practice and economics in psychopharmacology. in Ethno-psychopharmacology: Cambridge University Press, London, 2007

8. Chuang YF, Wang SC, Hwu HG, Hwang TZ: The impact of positive and negative symptoms on caregiver burden, experience and psychological well-being in the relatives of patients with schizophrenia. Presented in Tainan, the 43th Annual Meeting of the Taiwanese Society of Psychiatry, 2004.

9. Huang CY, Hwang JT, Wang SC, Hwu HG: Content and characteristics of hallucinations in schizophrenia. Presented in Tainan, the 43th Annual Meeting of the Taiwanese Society of Psychiatry, 2004.

10. Wang SC, Hwu HG, Hwang TJ: Charateristics of delusions in schizophrenic inpatients. Presented in Tainan, the 43th Annual Meeting of the Taiwanese Society of Psychiatry, 2004.

11. Chen JS, Wang SC, Lee HC, Hwu HG: Initial seizure threshold in ECT. Presented in Tainan, the 37th Annual Meeting of the Taiwanese Society of Psychiatry, 1998