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​Meng Han,Ph.D.

2022-Current Postdoctoral Fellow (Tsinghua Vanke Young Scholar)

2022 Ph.D. in Psychology, Peking University

2015 Bachelor of Clinical Medicine, Lanzhou University

Research experiences:

  1. Self Esteem Enhancement and Mental Health Promotion Program, Beijing Municipal Commission of Science and Technology, Group Intervention Associate Therapist.

  2. A randomized controlled study of group cognitive behavior therapy on generalized anxiety disorder, Peking University Sixth Hospital, Group Intervention Associate Therapist/Evaluator.

  3. The effect of additional stimuli on attention arousal in children with ADHD, The School of Health Humanities, Co-investigator.

  4. The evaluation of gender identity and minority stress for transgender women, Department of Medical Psychology, The School of Health Humanities, Co-investigator.

  5. Online intervention program to promote mental health help for sexually and gender-diverse youth groups, Vanke School of Public Health, Tsinghua University, Co-investigator.​



  1. Han, M., Wang, Y., Zhang, Y., Wang, Y., Ou, J., Ren, D., Cai C., Liu, K., Li, R., Han, J., & Chen, R. (2023). A multicomponent digital intervention to promote help-seeking for mental health problems and suicide in sexual and gender diverse young adults: A randomized controlled trial. Plos Medicine, 20(3): e1004197. 10.1371/journal.pmed.1004197

  2. Han, M., Pan, B., Wang, Y., Wilson, A., Chen, R., & Wu, R. (2022). Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the Gender Identity Scale for Transgender Women in China. Frontiers in psychology, 12, 792776.

  3. Han, M., & Wu, R. (2017). Differences between homosexuals and Heterosexuals: differences in sexual psychology and brain function. Journal of Psychiatry, 30(01), 76-80.

  4. Han, M., & Wu, R. (2021). Psychological Assessment and Sociological Perspectives on Gender Identity of Transgender. Chinese Journal of Human Sexuality, 30(02), 147-150.

  5. Wang, Y., Han, M., Zhang, Y., Wang, Y., Li, G., Huang, Z., Ma, Z., Ou, J., & Chen, R. (2023). A national transgender health survey from China assessing gender identity conversion practice, mental health, substance use and suicidality. Nature Mental Health, 1, 254-265.

  6. Wang, Y., Feng, Y., Han, M., Duan, Z., Wilson, A., Fish, J., Sun, S., & Chen, R. (2021). Methods of attempted suicide and risk factors in LGBTQ+ youth. Child abuse & neglect, 122, 105352. Advance online publication.

  7. Ren, D., Wang, Y., Han, M., Zhang, Y., Cai, C., Liu, K., Li, R., Liu, H., Ou, J., Wang, Y., Han, J., & Chen, R. (2022). Internet-based interventions to promote help-seeking for mental health in LGBTQ+ young adults: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Internet interventions, 28, 100524.

  8. Lin, Y., Xie, H., Huang, Z., Zhang, Q., Wilson, A., Hou, J., Zhao, X., Wang, Y., Pan, B., Liu, Y., Han, M., & Chen, R. (2021). The mental health of transgender and gender non-conforming people in China: a systematic review. The Lancet Public health, 6(12), e954–e969.

  9. Wang, Y., Ma, Z., Wilson, A., Hu, Z., Ying, X., Han, M., Cui, Z., & Chen, R. (2021). Psychopathological symptom network structure in transgender and gender queer youth reporting parental psychological abuse: a network analysis. BMC medicine, 19(1), 215.

  10. Wang, Y., Feng, Y., Su, D., Wilson, A., Pan, B., Liu, Y., Wang, N., Guo, B., Han, M., Zucker, K. J., & Chen, R. (2021). Validation of the Chinese Version of the Gender Identity/Gender Dysphoria Questionnaire for Adolescents and Adults. The Journal of Sexual Medicine.

  11. Chen, R., Feng, Y., Su, D., Wilson, A., Han, M., & Wang, Y. (2023). Utrecht Gender Dysphoria Scale – Gender Spectrum in a Chinese population: scale validation and associations with mental health, self-harm and suicidality. BJPsych Open, 9(e17), 1-9.

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