Xiang Zhao

Dr. Xiang Zhao is a postdoc at the Institute of Psychology (Health Psychology) at the Alpen-Adria University. His research interests include substance use and health promotion.

Research interests

Relevant publications

Zhao, X., Young, R. M., & White, K. M. (2019). Challenges for school-based, anti-smoking education in China. The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, 3(1), 6-7. doi:10.1016/S2352-4642(18)30338-9

White, K. M., Zhao, X., Starfelt Sutton, L. C., Young, R. M., Hamilton, K., Hawkes, A. L., & Leske, S. (2019). Effectiveness of a theory-based sun-safe randomised behavioural change trial among Australian adolescents. Psycho‐Oncology, 28(3), 505-510. doi:10.1002/pon.4967

Davey, G., Khor, M. M., & Zhao, X. (2019). Key beliefs underlying public feeding of free-roaming cats in Malaysia and management suggestions. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 24(1), 1-13. doi:10.1080/10871209.2018.1522679

Zhao, X., White, K. M., Young, R. M., & Obst, P. L. (2018). Smoking beliefs among Chinese Secondary school students: A theory-based qualitative study. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 20(3), 321-331. doi:10.1093/ntr/ntx012

White, K. M., Zhao, X., Hyde, M. K., & Hamilton, K. (2018). Surviving the swim: Psychosocial influences on pool owners’ safety compliance and child supervision behaviours. Safety Science, 106, 176-183. doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2018.03.020

Davey, G., & Zhao, X. (2012). ‘A real man smells of tobacco smoke’—Chinese youth’s interpretation of smoking imagery in film. Social Science & Medicine, 74(10), 1552-1559. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.01.024


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Email: xiang.zhao [at] aau.at

Unit of Health Psychology University of Klagenfurt