Sunny Cheng, RN, Ph.D

Assistant Professor
Phone
253-692-4893
Campus Box
358421
Degrees
Ph.D
Nursing
University of Washington
2017
Scholarly Interests

• Mental health and psychiatry nursing
• Early identification and intervention for mental health conditions
• Translation of research to community settings
• Psychophysiological research
• Lifespan health
• Health equity

Methodologies

• Qualitative: grounded theory; content analysis
• Quantitative: randomized control trials, advanced statistical analysis

Teaching

• Introduction to Nursing Research (TNURS 403)
• Interpersonal Communication (TNURS 430)

Publication Date Bibliographic Citation
2017

Cheng, S. C., Hsu, M.C., Hsu, W.S., Shen, S.H. & Lin, M.F. (2017).Dose-response
Relationships of Multisensory Intervention on Hospitalized Patients with Chronic
Schizophrenia. Journal of Nursing Research, 25 (1), 13-20.
doi: 10.1097/jnr.0000000000000154

2017

Crowell, S. E., Price, C. J., Puzia, M. E., Yaptangco, M., & Cheng, S. C. (2017).
Emotion dysregulation and autonomic responses to film, rumination, and body
awareness: Extending psychophysiological research to a naturalistic clinical setting and
a chemically dependent female sample. Psychophysiology, 54(5), 713-
723.doi: 10.1111/psyp.12838

2016

Cheng, S. C., Walsh E. & Schepp, K.G. (2016). Vulnerability, Stress, and Support in the Disease Trajectory from Prodrome to Diagnosed Schizophrenia: Diathesis-stress-support Model. Archives of Psychiatry Nursing, 30(6), 810-817. doi: 10.1016/j.apnu.2016.07.008

2016

Cheng, S. C. & Schepp, K.G. (2016). Early Intervention in Schizophrenia: A Literature Review. Archives of Psychiatry Nursing, 30(6), 774-781. doi: 10.1016/j.apnu.2016.02.009