Dr Keong Yap - Nat Sch Psychology (Faculty of Health Sciences)
Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor
I am a clinical psychologist and Associate Professor at the ACU Strathfield campus. My research interests are in the area of clinical psychology and with a focus on obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, including hoarding disorder, OCD, and compulsive buying. I am also very interested in examining the application of mindfulness and acceptance based therapies for these conditions and am collaborating closely with the Institute of Positive Psychology and Education in the Mindfulness, Compassion and Self-determined Action lab.
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Emotional attachment to objects mediates the relationship between loneliness and hoarding symptoms, in Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
Unpacking the construct of emotional attachment to objects and its association with hoarding symptoms, in Journal of Behavioral Addictions
The cognitive-behavioral model of Hoarding Disorder: Evidence from clinical and non-clinical cohorts, in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy: an international journal of theory and practice
Scrupulosity and hoarding., in Comprehensive Psychiatry
Mindfulness-Based Interventions and Their Effects on Emotional Clarity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis., in Journal of Affective Disorders
Emotion regulation difficulties in obsessive-compulsive disorder., in Journal of Clinical Psychology
The role of negative urgency impulsivity and financial management practices in compulsive buying, in Australian Journal of Psychology
Obsessive-compulsive disorder and comorbid depression: the role of OCD-related and non-specific factors, in Journal of Anxiety Disorders
The impact of financial management practices and financial attitudes on the relationship between materialism and compulsive buying, in Journal of Economic Psychology
Phenomenology of Hoarding - What is hoarded by individuals with Hoarding Disorder?, in Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders