Doctor Quincy Wong

Doctor Quincy Wong

Academic Program Advisor (Year 4),
Psychological Science

Senior Lecturer in Psychological Science,
Psychological Science



  • MPsychol(Clin) University of New South Wales
  • PhD University of New South Wales

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Psychological Science
  • Psychological Science


Phone: (02) 47360 080
Location: P.G.11
Penrith (Kingswood)

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Chapters in Books

  • Wong, Q., Calear, A. and Christensen, H. (2019), 'A systematic meta-review of Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy (ICBT)', Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology, Oxford University Press 9780190236557.
  • Johnco, C., Wong, Q. and Rapee, R. (2019), 'Anxiety disorders in childhood', The Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development, John Wiley & Sons 9781119161899.
  • Chen, J., Crome, E., Cox, S., Byrow, Y., Kanai, Y., Johnstone, K., Balzan, R., Peters, L., Wong, Q., Baillie, A. and Hofmann, S. (2016), 'Broadening the research areas on social anxiety disorder', Innovations and Future Directions in the Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies, Australian Academic Press 9781922117700.
  • Wong, Q. and Rapee, R. (2015), 'The developmental psychopathology of social anxiety and phobia in adolescents', Social Anxiety and Phobia in Adolescents: Development, Manifestation and Intervention Strategies, Springer 9783319167022.

Journal Articles

  • Wong, Q., Boulton, K., Reyes, N., Han, J. and Torok, M. (2023), 'The English version of the Schema Inventory for Children : psychometric evaluation of a measure of early maladaptive schemas in a primary school-aged sample', Assessment, vol 30, no 2 , pp 251 - 263.
  • Wong, Q., Hamrick, H., Clague, C. and Judah, M. (2023), 'Understanding the dimensions of post-event processing : applying a bifactor modeling approach to the EPEPQ-15', Assessment, vol 30, no 6 , pp 1836 - 1847.
  • Qian, J., Wong, Q., Burnett, A., McGillivray, L., Han, J., Larsen, M. and Torok, M. (2023), 'Risk of repeat self-harm and suicide death following an episode of hospital self-harm presentation among adolescents and young adults', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol 321 , pp 191 - 200.
  • Kyron, M., Johnson, A., Hyett, M., Moscovitch, D., Wong, Q., Bank, S., Erceg-Hurn, D. and McEvoy, P. (2023), 'Concurrent and prospective associations between negative social-evaluative beliefs, safety behaviours, and symptoms during and following cognitive behavioural group therapy for social anxiety disorder', Behaviour Research and Therapy, vol 161 .
  • Bowker, J., Sette, S., Ooi, L., Bayram-Ozdemir, S., Braathu, N., Bolstad, E., Castillo, K., Dogan, A., Greco, C., Kamble, S., Kim, H., Kim, Y., Liu, J., Oh, W., Rapee, R., Wong, Q., Xiao, B., Zuffiano, A. and Coplan, R. (2023), 'Cross-cultural measurement of social withdrawal motivations across 10 countries using multiple-group factor analysis alignment', International Journal of Behavioral Development, vol 47, no 2 , pp 190 - 198.
  • Clague, C. and Wong, Q. (2023), 'Social anxiety and its maintaining factors : accounting for the role of neuroticism', Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, vol 45, no 2 , pp 469 - 479.
  • McGillivray, L., Hui, N., Wong, Q., Han, J., Qian, J. and Torok, M. (2023), 'The effectiveness of a smartphone intervention targeting suicidal ideation in young adults : randomized controlled trial examining the influence of loneliness', JMIR Mental Health, vol 10 .
  • Burnett, A., Wong, Q., Zeritis, S., Deady, M. and Torok, M. (2023), 'Occupational class suicide risk : 12-year study of national coronial data', British Journal of Psychiatry, vol 222, no 6 , pp 234 - 240.
  • Torok, M., Burnett, A., McGillivray, L., Qian, J., Gan, D., Baffsky, R. and Wong, Q. (2023), 'Self-harm in 5-to-24 year olds : retrospective examination of hospital presentations to emergency departments in New South Wales, Australia, 2012 to 2020', PLoS One, vol 18, no 8 .
  • Torok, M., Passioura, J., Konings, P., Wong, Q., Qian, J. and Larsen, M. (2023), 'A spatial analysis of suicide displacement at a high-risk cliff-based location following installation of a means restriction initiative', Prevention Science, vol 24, no 7 , pp 1292 - 1301.
  • Braund, T., Zin, M., Boonstra, T., Wong, Q., Larsen, M., Christensen, H., Tillman, G. and O'Dea, B. (2022), 'Smartphone sensor data for identifying and monitoring symptoms of mood disorders : a longitudinal observational study', JMIR Mental Health, vol 9, no 5 .
  • Soltani, E., Wong, Q., Sahraian, A., Dastgheib, S., Mani, A., Shekarpoor, A. and Bahmanpoori, S. (2022), 'Psychometric properties of the Persian version of the Core Beliefs Questionnaire (CBQ)', International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, vol 15, no 3 , pp 354 - 369.
  • McGillivray, L., Gan, D., Wong, Q., Han, J., Hetrick, S., Christensen, H. and Torok, M. (2022), 'Three-arm randomised controlled trial of an m-health app and digital engagement strategy for improving treatment adherence and reducing suicidal ideation in young people : study protocol', BMJ Open, vol 12, no 5 .
  • Burnett, A., Wong, Q., Rheinberger, D., Zeritis, S., McGillivray, L. and Torok, M. (2022), 'Suicide among hospitality workers in Australia, 2006-2017', Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, vol 57 , pp 1039 - 1047.
  • Torok, M., Han, J., McGillivray, L., Wong, Q., Werner-Seidler, A., O'Dea, B., Calear, A. and Christensen, H. (2022), 'The effect of a therapeutic smartphone application on suicidal ideation in young adults : findings from a randomized controlled trial in Australia', PLoS Medicine, vol 19, no 5 .
  • Holder, L., Prasad, A., Han, J., Torok, M. and Wong, Q. (2021), 'Shifting as a key executive function underlying cognitive restructuring for individuals with elevated social anxiety', Psychology and Psychotherapy, vol 94, no 2 , pp 217 - 230.
  • Wong, Q., Gregory, B., Norton, A., Shikatani, B., Boulton, K., Torok, M., Porter, M., Peters, L., Abbott, M. and Antony, M. (2021), 'Psychometric properties of the Self-Beliefs related to Social Anxiety (SBSA) scale in a sample of individuals with social anxiety disorder', Journal of Anxiety Disorders, vol 78 .
  • Wong, Q. and Heeren, A. (2021), 'Understanding the dynamic interaction of maladaptive social-evaluative beliefs and social anxiety : a latent change score model approach', Cognitive Therapy and Research, vol 45, no 6 , pp 1164 - 1179.
  • Du Toit, S., Kade, S., Danielson, C., Schweizer, S., Han, J., Torok, M. and Wong, Q. (2020), 'The effect of emotional working memory training on emotional and cognitive outcomes in individuals with elevated social anxiety', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol 261 , pp 76 - 83.
  • Werner-Seidler, A., Huckvale, K., Larsen, M., Calear, A., Maston, K., Johnston, L., Torok, M., O?Dea, B., Batterham, P., Schweizer, S., Skinner, S., Steinbeck, K., Ratcliffe, J., Oei, J., Patton, G., Wong, I., Beames, J., Wong, Q., Lingam, R., Boydell, K., Salmon, A., Cockayne, N., Mackinnon, A. and Christensen, H. (2020), 'A trial protocol for the effectiveness of digital interventions for preventing depression in adolescents : The Future Proofing Study', Trials, vol 21, no 1 .
  • Spijker, B., Batterham, P., Calear, A., Wong, Q., Werner-Seidler, A. and Christensen, H. (2020), 'Self-reported disability and quality of life in an online Australian community sample with suicidal thoughts', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol 263 , pp 707 - 714.
  • Batterham, P., Han, J., Mackinnon, A., Werner-Seidler, A., Calear, A., Wong, Q., Torok, M. and Christensen, H. (2020), 'Factors associated with engagement in online self-help programs among people with suicidal thoughts', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol 265 , pp 402 - 409.
  • Reyes, N., Boulton, K., Han, J., Torok, M. and Wong, Q. (2020), 'Cognitive bias modification for the induction of negative versus benign interpretations of the self in individuals with elevated social anxiety : effects on self-related and anxiety outcomes', Cognitive Therapy and Research, vol 44, no 3 , pp 567 - 580.
  • Wong, Q., McEvoy, P. and Rapee, R. (2020), 'The structure of social-evaluative threat detection in social anxiety disorder', Journal of Anxiety Disorders, vol 74 .
  • Soltani, E., Ghanizadeh, A., Dastgheib, S., Wong, Q. and Jaafari, N. (2020), 'Psychometric properties of the Persian version of the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire for obsessions and compulsions (AAQ-OC)', Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, vol 27 .
  • Larsen, M., Nicholas, J., Han, J., Lemon, C., Okun, K., Torok, M., Wong, D., Wong, I., Wong, Q. and Huckvale, K. (2020), 'Here's something I prepared earlier : a review of the time to publication of cross-sectional reviews of smartphone health apps', BMJ Open, vol 10, no 12 .
  • Wong, Q., Torok, M., Spijker, B., Werner-Seidler, A., Calear, A., Batterham, P., Han, J. and Christensen, H. (2020), 'Identifying subgroups within a sample of adults with a suicide attempt history using the Interpersonal Psychological Theory of Suicide', Psychiatry Research, vol 293 .
  • Han, J., McGillivray, L., Wong, Q., Werner-Seidler, A., Wong, I., Calear, A., Christensen, H. and Torok, M. (2020), 'A mobile health intervention (LifeBuoy App) to help young people manage suicidal thoughts : protocol for a mixed-methods randomized controlled trial', JMIR Research Protocols, vol 9, no 10 .
  • Batterham, P., van Spijker, B., Mackinnon, A., Calear, A., Wong, Q. and Christensen, H. (2019), 'Consistency of trajectories of suicidal ideation and depression symptoms : evidence from a randomised controlled trial', Depression and Anxiety, vol 36, no 4 , pp 321 - 329.
  • Wong, Q., McEvoy, P. and Rapee, R. (2019), 'Repetitive thinking in social anxiety disorder : are anticipatory processing and post-event processing facets of an underlying unidimensional construct?', Behavior Therapy, vol 50, no 3 , pp 571 - 581.
  • Wong, Q., Chen, J., Gregory, B., Baillie, A., Nagata, T., Furukawa, T., Kaiya, H., Peters, L. and Rapee, R. (2019), 'Measurement equivalence of the Social Interaction Anxiety Scale (SIAS) and Social Phobia Scale (SPS) across individuals with social anxiety disorder from Japanese and Australian sociocultural contexts', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol 243 , pp 165 - 174.
  • Wong, Q., Werner-Seidler, A., Torok, M., van Spijker, B., Calear, A. and Christensen, H. (2019), 'Service use history of individuals enrolling in a Web-based suicidal ideation treatment trial : analysis of baseline data', JMIR Mental Health, vol 6, no 4 .
  • Werner-Seidler, A., Wong, Q., Johnston, L., O'Dea, B., Torok, M. and Christensen, H. (2019), 'Pilot evaluation of the Sleep Ninja : a smartphone application for adolescent insomnia symptoms', BMJ Open, vol 9, no 5 .
  • Han, J., Torok, M., Gale, N., Wong, Q., Werner-Seidler, A., Hetrick, S. and Christensen, H. (2019), 'Use of web conferencing technology for conducting online focus groups among young people with lived experience of suicidal thoughts : mixed methods research', JMIR Mental Health, vol 6, no 10 .
  • Torok, M., Calear, A., Smart, A., Nicolopoulos, A. and Wong, Q. (2019), 'Preventing adolescent suicide : a systematic review of the effectiveness and change mechanisms of suicide prevention gatekeeping training programs for teachers and parents', Journal of Adolescence, vol 73 , pp 100 - 112.
  • Torok, M., Rasmussen, V., Wong, Q., Werner-Seidler, A., O'Dea, B., Toumbourou, J. and Calear, A. (2019), 'Examining the impact of the Good Behaviour Game on emotional and behavioural problems in primary school children : a case for integrating well-being strategies into education', Australian Journal of Education, vol 63, no 3 , pp 292 - 306.
  • Wong, Q., Certoma, S., McLellan, L., Halldorsson, B., Reyes, N., Boulton, K., Hudson, J. and Rapee, R. (2018), 'Development and validation of a measure of maladaptive social-evaluative beliefs characteristic of social anxiety disorder in youth : the Report of Youth Social Cognitions (RYSC)', Psychological Assessment, vol 30, no 7 , pp 904 - 915.
  • Boonstra, T., Nicholas, J., Wong, Q., Shaw, F., Townsend, S. and Christensen, H. (2018), 'Using mobile phone sensor technology for mental health research : integrated analysis to identify hidden challenges and potential solutions', Journal of Medical Internet Research, vol 20, no 7 .
  • Gregory, B., Wong, Q., Marker, C. and Peters, L. (2018), 'Maladaptive self-beliefs during cognitive behavioural therapy for social anxiety disorder : a test of temporal precedence', Cognitive Therapy and Research, vol 42, no 3 , pp 261 - 272.
  • Wong, Q., Gregory, B., Gaston, J., Rapee, R., Wilson, J. and Abbott, M. (2017), 'Development and validation of the Core Beliefs Questionnaire in a sample of individuals with social anxiety disorder', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol 207 , pp 121 - 127.
  • Wong, Q., Gregory, B., McLellan, L., Kangas, M., Abbott, M., Carpenter, L., McEvoy, P., Peters, L. and Rapee, R. (2017), 'Anticipatory processing, maladaptive attentional focus, and postevent processing for interactional and performance situations : treatment response and relationships with symptom change for individuals with social anxiety disorder', Behavior Therapy, vol 48, no 5 , pp 651 - 663.
  • Iverach, L., Rapee, R., Wong, Q. and Lowe, R. (2017), 'Maintenance of social anxiety in stuttering : a cognitive-behavioral model', American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, vol 26, no 2 , pp 540 - 556.
  • Wong, Q., McEvoy, P. and Rapee, R. (2016), 'A comparison of repetitive negative thinking and post-event processing in the prediction of maladaptive social-evaluative beliefs : a short-term prospective study', Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, vol 38, no 2 , pp 230 - 241.
  • Wong, Q. and Rapee, R. (2016), 'The aetiology and maintenance of social anxiety disorder : a synthesis of complimentary theoretical models and formulation of a new integrated model', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol 203 , pp 84 - 100.
  • Wong, Q. (2016), 'Anticipatory processing and post-event processing in social anxiety disorder : an update on the literature', Australian Psychologist, vol 51, no 2 , pp 105 - 113.
  • Wong, Q., Gregory, B. and McLellan, L. (2016), 'A review of scales to measure social anxiety disorder in clinical and epidemiological studies', Current Psychiatry Reports, vol 18, no 4 .
  • Wong, Q. (2015), 'Psychometric evaluation of the English version of the Extended Post-event Processing Questionnaire', Anxiety, Stress and Coping, vol 28, no 2 , pp 215 - 225.
  • Titchener, K. and Wong, Q. (2015), 'A weighty issue : explaining the association between body mass index and appearance-based social anxiety', Eating Behaviors, vol 16 , pp 13 - 16.
  • Wong, Q. and Miller, M. (2015), 'Broad spectrum psychiatric comorbidity is associated with better executive functioning in an inpatient sample of individuals with schizophrenia', Comprehensive Psychiatry, vol 60 , pp 47 - 52.
  • Wong, Q., Moulds, M. and Rapee, R. (2014), 'Validation of the Self-Beliefs Related to Social Anxiety scale : a replication and extension', Assessment, vol 21, no 3 , pp 300 - 311.
  • Heeren, A., Wong, Q., Ceschi, G., Moulds, M. and Philippot, P. (2014), 'Probing the structural validity of the self-beliefs in social anxiety scale (SBSA) : adaptation and validation in a French-speaking community sample', Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, vol 46, no 4 , pp 506 - 513.
  • Wong, Q. and Moulds, M. (2014), 'An examination of the measurement equivalence of the brief fear of negative evaluation scale across individuals who identify with an Asian ethnicity and individuals who identify with a European ethnicity', Assessment, vol 21, no 6 , pp 713 - 722.
  • Wong, Q., Miller, M., Fiorito, A. and Ireland, J. (2013), 'A snapshot of cognitive functioning : deriving a tool for the efficient assessment of cognition in schizophrenia and other chronic psychiatric disorders in a real-world inpatient setting', Psychiatry Research, vol 210, no 2 , pp 375 - 380.

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