Ching Rong (Emma) Lin
Chang Gung University
Ching Rong Lin concerns about psychiatric patients and cancer survivors to help them adapting and coping with stress, managing body-mind-spirit symptoms such as pain, fatigue, insomnia, satisfying their long-term needs, and promoting their quality of life. She also works with caregivers those whose family members lived with chronic disease and suffered from mental distress to manage their anxiety and depressions, searching for meaning of life and hope, and cooperating with different medical and caring team members to gain better quality of life. Emma's interested researches involve the longitudinal study of mental distress in psychiatric patients, cancer survivors and their family caregivers and the designing and testing of cognitive- behavioral therapeutic and mindfulness interventions to target the physical, psychological and social distress and needs. Emma is an assistant professor in the School of Nursing of College of Medicine of Chang Gung University, and senior researcher of Department of Radiation Oncology and Proton and Radiation Therapy Center of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. Emma received her Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Nursing of College of Medicine of National Taiwan University. She completed clinical psychiatric nursing practice training in Medical Center of National Taiwan University Hospital. She keeps on contributing her mental health professional knowledge and clinical skills towards teaching student nurses, working with nurse practitioner, and cooperating with multiple disciplines members to provide caring for patients suffering with psychiatric or cancer-related distress and their family caregivers in the Medical Healthcare System.
Mental Health, Psychiatric Nursing, Psycho-Oncology