Prof. Kyongmee Chung (Clinical Psychology)

Yonsei University Psychology Dept. Associate Prof.

e-mail:: kmchung @yonsei.ac.kr
office:: weedangkwan 608
call:: 82-2-2123-2448

Licensed psychologist in NY (License # NY 016249)
Licensed psychologist in Maryland (License # MD 04033, inactive status)
Board Certified Behavior Analysis (BCBA) (Certificate # 1-08-4073)

Clinial Psychologist (# 408), Korean Clinical Psychology Association
Mental Health Clinical Psychologist, 2007 (# 460), Department of Health, Korea
Health Psychologist (# 56), Korean Health Psychology Association
Cognitive Behavior Therapist (# 33), Korean Association for Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Rehabilitation psychologist (# 55 ), Korean Association for Rehabilitation Psychology



Career

 An associate professor at Yonsei university
 A clinical instructor at department of psychiatry:
College of Medicine for children and adolescent, Columbia University,

Mar 2005~Feb 2006

 A visiting professor at the department of behavioral medicine. Washington State University, July2012~present



Education

Postdoctoral fellowships (Sep 2003~Feb 2005), Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University
Postdoctoral fellowships (Sep 2002~Aug 2003) Clinical Center for the Study of Development and Learning, University of North Carolina

Predoctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology;May Institute (accredited by the APA), Aug 2001~Aug 2002
Ph.D in Clinical Psychology, University of Hawaii (accredited by the APA), Sep 1999~ Dec 2002

M.A. in Clinical Psychology, University of Hawaii (accredited by the APA), Aug1993~ Aug 1999

M.A. in Clinical Psychology, University of Yonsei University, Mar1989~Feb1991

B.A.in Psychology, University of Yonsei University(Minor: Education), Mar1985~Feb1989




Journal publication

Domestic





  Min, Y., Chung, K., Chong, S., & Yang, J. (2013). Effect of anxiety or depression levels on perceptual thresholds and sensitivity in detecting facial emotions in elementary school students. The Korean Journal of clinical Psychology, 32(4), 981-999

 

Choo, J., & Chung, K. (2013). Effect of direct and indirect visual exposure to increase toddlers vegetable eating. The Korean Journal of Health Psychology, 18(4), 687-708

Yang, S., & chung, K. (2013). The effectiveness of a college-level self-management course on health promoting behavior change by the respective behavior type. The Korean Journal of Health Psychology, 18(3), 499-516

Chung, K. M., Kang, J. H., Shin, M. J., & Kim, E. S. (2013). Developmental pathway of Male high school students social withdrawal problems., 32(1),177-197

Chung, Kyong Mee & Kim, Ji Hye (2013). Effects of Reward Magnitude on the Performance of Delayed Discounting Task: Focusing on Smoking and Drinking Behaviors. The Korean Journal of Clinical Psychology, 32(1), 55-76.

Chung, K.M., Lee, U.J., Ryu, C.J., Han, J.W., & Kim, S.H. (2012). Prediction Models of Depression and Anxiety of Childhood Cancer Survivors. The Korean Journal of Health Psychology, 17(4), 997-1011.


Chung, Kyong Mee & Choo, Jeong Hyun (2012). A psychometric evaluation of the Korean Version Children`s Eating Behaviour Questionnaire. The Korean Journal of Health Psychology, 17(4), 943-961.


Chung, Kyong Mee & Yang, Sul Ki (2012). A Study for the Standardization of the Korean Version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQLTM) 4.0 Generic Core Scales, Self-Report. The Korean Journal of Health Psychology, 17(3), 677-695.


Chung, K. M., Shin, S. H., Lee, S. A., Park, M. J., & Kim, S.H. (2012). Psychological Characteristics of Girls with Precocious Puberty. The Korean Journal of Health Psychology, 17(2), 461-477.


Chung, Kyong Mee., Lee, Ji Yeon., & Han, Sang Won (2012). Review of Psychosocial and Psychosexual Adjustment of Persons with Hypospadias and Their Parents. The Korean Journal of Health Psychology, 17(1), 41-65.


Shin, M. J., Chung, K. M., & Kim, E. S. (2012). Gender differences in depression and anxiety among korean adolescents: Onset and developmental change. The Korean Journal of Clinical Psychology, 31(1), 93-114.


Lee, Seung Ah & Chung, Kyong Mee (2011). Effects of Staff Training in Positive Behavior Support(PBS) on the Behaviors of Staff and Children with Developmental Disabilities in an Inpatient Unit. The Korean Journal of School Psychology, 8(3), 263-285.


Choi, Boo Yeol & Chung, Kyong Mee (2011). Utility of Delay Discounting Task as a Measure of Impulsivity. The Korean Journal of Clinical Psychology, 30(4), 845-869.


Kim, M. H., Chung, K. M., Rhee, M. A., Ryu, C. J., Won, S. C., & Shin, Y. J. (2011). Discrepancy between Parent and Child Report on Quality of Life and Behavioral Problems in Child and Adolescent cancer survivors and Healthy Control Group. The Korean Journal of Health Psychology, 16(3), 483-500.


Ahn, H. S., Chung, K. M., & Jeon, J. (2011). The Effect of BMI and Physical Ability on Self-efficacy, Quality of Life, and Self-esteem in Overweight and Obese Children. The Korean Journal of Health Psychology, 16(3), 537-555.


Kim, M. H., Chung, K. M., Seo, D. S., Byun, H. J., & Lee, M. Y. (2011). The Association between Parenting Stress and Child Behavior Problems in PDD and ADHD. The Korean Journal of Clinical Psychology, 30(3), 747-765.

Yang, J. W., Park, N. R., & Chung, K. M. (2011). Facial Expression Recognition in Adolescents: Association with Psychosocial Adjustment and Peer Relationships. The Korean Journal of Clinical Psychology, 30(2), 475-495.


Lee, J. Y., Chung, K. M., Han, S. W., Jo, S. H., Jung, H. J., & Im, Y. J. (2011). Psychosocial Characteristics of Infants with Genital Anomalies and Their Caregivers. The Korean Journal of Health Psychology, 16(1), 169-187.


Choi, B. Y., Kim, D. H., Chung, K. M., Park, M. J., & Lee, E. B. (2010). Psychosocial Characteristics of Girls with Turner Syndrome and Age-matched Healthy Control. The Korean Journal of Woman Psychology, 15(3), 489-507.


Kim, J. H., Chung, K. M., & Jeon, J. (2010). Effects of improvements in eating self-efficacy and habits on the decrease in body mass index (BMI) among overweight children in a multidisciplinary camp program. The Korean Journal of Health Psychology, 15(4), 389-408.


Chung, K. M., Yang, Y. J., & Chong, S. C. (2010). Establishment and management of Departmental Review Board(DRB). Korean Journal of Psychology: General, 29(1), 71-99.


Lee, U. J., Chung, K. M., & Jhin, H. K. (2010). Effects of Feeding Problems in Children with Developmental Disabilities on Parental Stress, and Mediating Effects of Caregivers` Social Support and Coping Strategies. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 26(1), 163-183.

Shin, Na Young & Chung, Kyong Mee (2009). Improvement of Basic Number Concept by Using Discrete Trial Training for a Child with Intellectual Disability. Journal of Rehabilitation Psychology, 16(2), 37-52.

Lee, J. Y., Kim, W. K., & Chung, K. M. (2009). The Study of Parenting Stress, Social support, Coping, Parental behavior In Partial Caregiving-Grandmothers -Comparing with Caregiving-mothers-. Journal of the Korean Gerontological Society, 29(2), 441-458.


Yang, S. J., Chung, K. M., & Kim, W. K. (2008). An exploration of the relationship among variables affecting the psychological well-being of day-care grandmothers. The Korean Journal of Woman Psychology, 13(4), 415-432.

Kim, Hye Jin & Chung, Kyong Mee (2008). The Effect of Childhood Feeding Problems on Parenting Stress: The Mediating Role of Behavior Problem According to the Development Stage. The Korean Journal of Clinical Psychology, 27(4), 843-859.

Kim, H. J., Chung, K. M., Park, M. J., & Choe, Y. H. (2008). Parental Survey for Children with Feeding Problems. Korean Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterolology and Nutrition, 11(2), 179-186.


Lee, K. S., Chung, K. M., Park, J. A., & Kim, H. J. (2008). Reliability and Validity Study for the Korean version of Parenting Stress Index Short Form (K-PSI-SF). The Korean Journal of Woman Psychology, 13(3), 363-377.


Lee, J. Y., Chung, K. M., & Kim, W. K. (2008). The Mental Health Study of Caregiving Grandmothers Comparing with Non-Caregiving Grandmothers of Middle class. The Korean Journal of Woman Psychology, 13(3), 325-341.


Chung, K. M., Lee, K. S., Park, J. A., & Kim, H. J. (2008). Standardization Study for the Korean Version of Parenting Stress Index (K-PSI). The Korean Journal of Clinical Psychology, 27(3), 689-707.


Yang, You Jin & Chung, Kyong Mee (2008). The Effect of the Mother`s Parenting Attitudes on Adolescent Depression: The Mediating Role of Avoidant Emotion Regulation and Emotion Clarity. The Korean Journal of Clinical Psychology, 27(3), 669-688.


Kim, H. J., Chung, K. M., & Park, M. J. (2008). A Study for Standardization of Korean Version Children`s Eating Behavior Inventory. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 24(1), 163-183.


Yang, Y. J., Chung, K. M., Han, S. W., & Kim, A. Y. (2008). Behavior treatment for diurnal enuresis. The Korean Journal of Health Psychology, 13(1), 205-220.


Chung, Kyong Mee (2008). Effective Behavioral Strategies for Pediatric Feeding Problems. Korean Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterolology and Nutrition, 11(0), 143-148.


Yang, So Jeong & Chung, Kyung Mee (2007). Parental Implementation of Behavior Intervention Program for Children with Feeding Disorder. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 23(4), 99-117.


International


  Chung, K., & Park. S. (2013). Validity and reliability of the Korean version of Autism Spectrum disorder ? Diagnostic for Children (ASD-DC).Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7(4), 1518-1527


Choi, J., Kim H. S., Kim, G. S., Lee, H., J., H., & Chung, K. (2013). Posture management program based on theory of planned behavior for adolescents with mild idiopathic scoliosis. Asian Nursing Research, 7, 120-127

Choi, J. H., Chung, K., & Park, K. (2013). Psychosocial predictors of four health-promoting behaviors for cancer prevention using the stage of change of transtheoretical model. Psychooncology

Dixon, D. R., Jang, J., Chung, K.-M., Jung, W. H., & Matson, J. L.(2013). A Korean translation of the Questions About Behavior Function: Initial psychometric evaluation. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34(6), 1917-1921.

Lee, J., & Chung, K. (2013). The effectiveness of three contingency-nonspecific stimuli on bathroom graffiti prevention in a college setting. Psychological Reports: Human Resources & Marketing,112(2), 408-418.

Chung, K., Ebesutani, C., Bang, H., Kim, J., Chorpita, B. F., Weisz, J. R., Suh, D., & Byun, H. (2013). Cross-cultural differences in parental reporting styles between Korea and the US: Relationship between parenting stress and youth problem behaviors. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 44(3), 460-468. 


Matson, J.L., Worley, J. A., Kozlowski, A. M., Chung, K-M, Jung, W-H, Yang, J-W. (2012). Cross cultural differences of parent reported social skills in children with autistic disorder: An examination between South Korea and the United States of America. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 6(3), 971-977.

Chu, S., Park, J., Lee, M., Jekal, Y., Ahn, K., Chung, J., Lee, D., Kim, S., Maruse, M., Im, J., Kong, I., Chung, C., Lee, J., Chung, K., Kim, Y., & Jeon, J. (2012). The association between pentraxin 3 and insulin resistance in obese children at baseline and after physical activity intervention. Clinica Chimica Acta, 413, 1430-1437.

Chung, K-M, Jung, W-H, Yang, J-W, Ben-Itzchak E., Zachor, D. Z., Furniss, F., Heyes, K., Matson, J. L., Kozlowski, A. M., & Barker, A. A. (2012). Cross Cultural Differences in Challenging Behaviors of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: An International Examination between Israel, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 6, 881-889.

Choi, J., & Chung, K. (2012). Effectiveness of a College-Level Self-Management Course on Successful Behavior Change. Behavior Modification, 36(1), 18-36.

Matson, J.L., Worley, J.A., Fodstad, J.C., Chung, K-M., Suh, D., Jhin, H-K., Ben Itzchak, E., Zachor, D., & Furniss, F. (2011). A multinational study examining the cross cultural differences in reported symptoms of autism spectrum disorders: Israel, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 1598-1604.

Zachor, D., Yang, J-W., Itzchak, E. B., Furniss, F., Pegg, E., Matson , J. L., Horovitz, M., Sipes, M., Chung, K-M, Jung, W-H. (2011). Cross Cultural Differences in Comorbid Symptoms of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: An International Examination between Israel, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 14(4), 215-220.

Kahng, S., Chung, K., Gutshall, K., Pitts, S. C., Kao, J., & Girolami, K. (2010). Consistent visual analysis of intrasubject data. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 35-45.

Lee, M., Jekal, Y., Im, J., Kim, E., Lee, S., Park, J., Chu, S., Chung, K., Lee, K., Oh, K., Kim, S., & Jeon, J. (2010). Reduced serum vaspin concentrations in obese children following short-term intensive lifestyle modification, Clinica Chimica Acta, 411, 381-385.

Chung, K., Revies, S., Mosconi, M., Drewry, J., Matthews, T., & Tasse, M. J. (2007) Peer-mediated social skills training for young children with high-functioning autism. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 28, 423-236.

Chung, K. (2007) Modified version of Azrin and Foxxs intensive toilet training: A case study. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 19, 449-455.

Denney, C.B., Rapport, M.D., & Chung, K. (2005). Interactions of task and subject variables among continuous performance tests. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 45, 420-435.

Rapport, M. D., Denney, C. B., Chung, K., & Hustace, K. (2001). Internalizing behavior problems and scholastic achievement in children: Cognitive and behavioral pathways as mediators of outcome. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 30, 536-551.

Rapport, M.D., Chung, K., Shore, G., & Isaacs, P. (2001). A conceptual model of child psychopathology: Implications for understanding Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and treatment efficacy. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 30, 48-58.

Rapport, M. D., Chung, K., Shore, G., Denney, C. B., & Isaacs, P. (2000). Upgrading the science and technology of assessment and diagnosis: Laboratory and clinic-based assessment of children with ADHD. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 29, 555-568.




Translated Books

Kyung Hwan Min&MyeongSeon&Yeong Jin Kim & Ki DeokNum& Chang Ho Park & Ok Kyeong Lee & Jo Il Lee & Chang Hwan Lee&KyongMee Chung(2011). Introducing Psychology.Daniel L. Schacter, Daniel T. Gilbert, & Daniel M. Wegner. Sigmapress
Kyung Hwan Min&MyeongSeon&Yeong Jin Kim & Ki DeokNum& Chang Ho Park & Ok Kyeong Lee & Jo Il Lee & Chang Hwan Lee&KyongMee Chung(2011). Psychology.Daniel L. Schacter, Daniel T. Gilbert, & Daniel M. Wegner. Sigmapress.
KyongMee Chung&Hye Jin Kim& Yang Yu Jin &So Jung Yang&Hyun Sook Jang. Applied Behavior Analysis(first). John O. Cooper, Timothy E. Heron, William L. Heward. Sigmapress
KyongMee Chung&SeongEunCho&BooYeol Choi(2010).Self-Directed Behavior : Self-Modification for Personal Adjustment. David Watson & Roland Tharp. Pakhaksa.
KyongMee Chung&SeongEun Cho(2009). Sleep Better. Mark Durand. Sigmapress
KyongMee Chung&Seung Ah Lee(2009). Treating Eating Problems of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities : Interventions for Professionals and Parents. Keith Williams & Foxx , Sigmapress

Kyung Ja Oh&KyongMee Chung&JooMiBae&Sang Sun Lee&Hey Shin Moon(2008). Psychotherapy For Children and Adolescents : Evidence-Based Treatments. John Weisz.Sigmapress
Jung Hye Kwon&YeonWook Kang&Hoon Jin Lee&Eun Jung Kim&KyongMee Chung(2008). Clinical Psychology.Timothy Trull. Sigmapress



Research Funds


Mechanism of facial information processing and its application, Korea Research Foundation, Co-PI, 2012.7~current
Development of a web-based training program for CPSQ & AMPQ, Kyungbook Department of Education, PI, 2011-8~2012-11
Development of a web-based education program for academic integrity, Korea Research Foundation,, PI, 2011.7 ~ 2012. 12
Standardization of pediatric feeding behavior instruments and investigation of current feeding problem, Asan Foundation, PI, 2010, 6~ 2011,12
Development of a web-based education program for research ethics, Korea Research Foundation, PI, 2010.6 ~ 2011. 5
Development of a web-based research ethics program for psychology, Korea Research Foundation,, PI, 2009, 7 ~ 2010, 6
Toto kids-run school for children with obesity. Sportstoto. Co-PI. 2008, 6 ~ 2008, 12
Effectiveness of Group Behavior Training Program for Parent of Children with Developmental Disabilities and PDD, Korea Research Foundation, PI, 2007, 8-2009, 7




Completed Research Support

A Model Department of Self-injurious Behavior,Activation in Parental Education though Training of Self-Injurious Therapist,Enterprise Trainee,Samsung Foundation, 2007, 1 ~ 2007, 12
Valuation of Evidence-Based Alternative Therapies for Cancer, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Commissioned Researcher, 2007,1 ~ 2007, 12
Propagation and Education of Behavior Therapy for Promotion of Welfare, Ministry of Public Administration and Security, Responsibility Enterprise Trainee(With Parents Association)2011, 1~ 2011, 12



Research and clinical interests


Behavior therapy of Problem Behavior and Early Education of Intellectual Disabilities and PDD
Self-Management Skills by Using Behavior Modification
Self-Management Skills and Psycho-Social Adjustment of Patient with Chronic Diseases(e.g. glycosuria, dysuresia, cancer)
Effectness and Diffusion of Evidence-Based Treatment of Children and Teenagers with Mental Disorder
Department of Ethics Education Program and Research System in Social Science Research



Professional Service

Paper Examiner: Korean Psychological Association: Clinical, School General, Social and Personality, Female, Health; Korean Association of Child Studies
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Psychological Assessment, Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, Journal of Family Psychology, Journal of Pediatric Psychology, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Quality of Life Research., Health Psychology



Membership

American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association, Division 12, 33 & 53
Association for Behavior Analysis
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Korean Psychological Association: Clinical, Hearth, Female, School
Korean Association of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Korean Society for the Emotional & Behavioral Disorders
Korea Association for Rehabilitation Psychology