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Tsong, Yuying

Professor of Human Services

Associate Director of University of Honors Program

Human Services

Office: 657-278-3950

Department: 657-278-8444



Yuying Tsong is a professor in the Department of Human Services. Her research and clinical areas of interests include sexual and ethnic minority mental health, Asian American body image and disordered eating, immigration and adjustment, transnational family’s bi-cultural adaptation process, and help-seeking attitudes and behaviors. Yuying serves on the American Psychological Association Board of Convention Affairs and is past president and fellow of the Society for the Psychology of Women (APA Division 35). She co-edited the special issue on trauma and psychology well-being of Asian American women for the journal of Women and Therapy and is working on a book entitled “Body Image and the Asian Experience: Asians, Asian Americans, and Asian Diasporas Across the Globe.”

Areas of Knowledge:
  • Asian American Psychology
  • Mental Health
  • Disordered Eating & Body Image
  • Immigration & Transnational Families

  • Culture -- Diversity
  • Psychology
  • Racial Issues

  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese