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Dr. MAK Dun Ping, Arthur

Dr. MAK Dun Ping, Arthur

Assistant Dean (Alumni Affairs)

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

CUHK Employment
  • Assistant Dean (Alumni Affairs), Faculty of Medicine
  • Deputy Director, Chen Wai Wai Vivien Foundation Therapeutic Physical Mental Exercise Centre
  • Deputy Director, Hong Kong Mood Disorders Center
  • Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry


  • Psychiatric Epidemiology
  • Consultation-liaison Psychiatry
  • Bipolar & Related Disorders 


Education & Qualifications

MBChB (CUHK), FRCPsych(UK), FHKAM(Psychiatry), FHKCPsych


Research Interests
  • Digital Mental Health Surveillance and Interventions
  • Affective Neuroscience
  • Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders


Additional information


Award & Honour

  • Research Fellow, Fogarty International Mental Health Training Program, Department of Social Medicine, Harvard University, 2006
  • Early Stage Investigator Award, American Gastroenterological Association, 2015
  • Bronze Medal, New York Festivals World’s Best Radio Programs for “Madly Musical”(RTHK4 program on creativity and mental illnesses) , 2017


Professional Service

  • Chairman, Consultation-liaison Psychiatry Clinical Division, Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists
  • Chairman, Scientific Committee, Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists
  • Chairman, Consultation-liaison Psychiatry workgroup, Central Organising Committee, Hospital Authority Hong Kong
  • Director, Medical Musicians (Hong Kong)
Selected Publications

  1. Mak ADP, Neggars NFW, Leung ONW, Chu WCW, Ho JYM, Chou IWY, Chan SSM, Lam LCW, Lee S. (2021) Antidepressant efficacy of low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in antidepressant-nonresponding bipolar depression: a single-blind randomized sham-controlled trial. International Journal of Bipolar Disorders. 2021;9(1):40.
  2. Mak ADP, Lee S, Sampson NA, Albor Y, Alonso J, Auerbach RP, et al. (2021) ADHD Comorbidity Structure and Impairment: Results of the WHO World Mental Health Surveys International College Student Project (WMH-ICS). Journal of Attention Disorders 2021:10870547211057275. 
  3. Kiekens, G., Hasking, P., Bruffaerts, R., Alonso, J., Auerbach, R. P., Bantjes, J., Benjet, C., Boyes, M., Chiu, W. T., Claes, L., Cuijpers, P., Ebert, D. D., Mak, A., Mortier, P., O'neill, S., Sampson, N. A., Stein, D. J., Vilagut, G., Nock, M. K. & Kessler, R. C. (2021) Non-suicidal self-injury among first-year college students and its association with mental disorders: results from the World Mental Health International College Student (WMH-ICS) initiative. Psychological Medicine, 1-12.
  4. Mortier P, Alonso J, Auerbach RP, Bantjes J, Benjet C, Bruffaerts R, Cuijpers P, Ebert DD, Green JG, Hasking P, Karyotaki E, Kiekens G, Mak A, Nock MK, O'Neill S, Pinder-Amaker S, Sampson NA, Stein DJ, Vilagut G, Wilks C, Zaslavsky AM, Mair P, Kessler RC; WHO WMH-ICS Collaborators. (2021) Childhood adversities and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among first-year college students: results from the WMH-ICS initiative. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2021 Aug 23. doi: 10.1007/s00127-021-02151-4. 
  5. Yang, X., Yip, B. H. K., Mak, A. D. P., Zhang, D., Lee, E. K. P. & Wong, S. Y. S. (2021) The Differential Effects of Social Media on Depressive Symptoms and Suicidal Ideation Among the Younger and Older Adult Population in Hong Kong During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Population-Based Cross-sectional Survey Study. JMIR Public Health Surveill 7 (5), e24623.
  6. Mak, A. D. P., Leung, O. N. W., Chou, I. W. Y., Wong, S. L. Y., Chu, W. C., Yeung, D., So, S. H., Ma, S. L., Lam, L. C. W., Leung, C. M. & Lee, S. (2021) White matter integrity in young medication-naive bipolar II depressed adults. Scientific Reports 11 (1), 1816.
  7. So, S. H., Mak, A. D., Chan, P. S., Lo, C. C., Na, S., Leung, M. H., Ng, I. H., Chau, A. K. C. & Lee, S. (2020) Efficacy of Phase 1 of Life Goals Programme on symptom reduction and mood stability for bipolar disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders.  
  8. Mak, A. D. P., Ho, Y. M., Leung, O. N. W., Chou, I. W. Y., Lui, R., Wong, S., Yeung, D. K. W., Chu, W. C. W., Edden, R., Chan, S., Lam, L. & Wu, J. (2020b) Unaltered Brain GABA Concentrations and Resting fMRI Activity in Functional Dyspepsia With and Without Comorbid Depression. Front Psychiatry 11, 549749.
  9. Mak, A. D. P., Chan, A. K. W., Chan, P. K. L., Tang, C. P., Lai, K., Wong, S., Leung, P., Hung, S. F., Lam, L. C. W. & Lee, S. (2020) Diagnostic Outcomes of Childhood ADHD in Chinese Adults. Journal of Attention Disorders 24 (1), 126-135.   
  10. Mak AD, Chung VCH, Yuen SY, Tse YK, Wong SYS, Ju Y, et al. Noneffectiveness of electroacupuncture for comorbid generalized anxiety disorder and irritable bowel syndrome. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019.