Overview

Dr. Janet Mah is a clinical child psychologist and research lead of the Provincial ADHD Program of BC Children’s Hospital, and is part of the psychiatry clinical faculty at the University of British Columbia. Her clinical and translational research focuses on innovative psychosocial interventions for ADHD, social-cognitions related to engagement and adherence, and mental health literacy and stigma among cultural groups.

Publications

Visual Schedule System in Dental Care for Patients with Autism: A Pilot Study
Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry
Janet WT Mah, Phoebe Tsang
DOI: 10.17796/1053-4628-40.5.393
11/2016

Clinical Reasoning in the Assessment and Intervention Planning of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Canadian Journal of School Psychology
E. A. Climie, J. W. T. Mah, C. Y. Chase
DOI: 10.1177/0829573516658370
07/2016

An examination of communicative interactions of children from Romanian orphanages and their adoptive mothers.
Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science / Revue canadienne des sciences du comportement
Susan A. Graham, Elizabeth Nilsen, Janet W. T. Mah, Sara Morison, Kim MacLean, Lianne Fisher, Brian L. Brooks, Elinor Ames
DOI: 10.1037/a0033916
2014

Cultural Variations in Mothers’ Acceptance of and Intent to Use Behavioral Child Management Techniques
J Child Fam Stud
Janet W. T. Mah, Charlotte Johnston
DOI: 10.1007/s10826-011-9502-z
05/2011

Assessing Parenting Behaviors in Euro–Canadian and East Asian Immigrant Mothers: Limitations to Observations of Responsiveness
Child & Family Behavior Therapy
Kathy Chan, Kailee Penner, Janet W. T. Mah, Charlotte Johnston
DOI: 10.1080/07317101003776423
05/2010

Parenting Cognitions and Treatment Beliefs as Predictors of Experience Using Behavioral Parenting Strategies in Families of Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Behavior Therapy
Charlotte Johnston, Janet W.T. Mah, Marci Regambal
DOI: 10.1016/j.beth.2010.02.001
2010

Parental Social Cognitions: Considerations in the Acceptability of and Engagement in Behavioral Parent Training
Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev
Janet W. T. Mah, Charlotte Johnston
DOI: 10.1007/s10567-008-0038-8
10/2008

Child Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
A Guide to Assessments that Work
Charlotte Johnston, Janet W. T. Mah
DOI: 10.1093/med:psych/9780195310641.003.0002
03/2008

Cultural variations in mothers’ attributions: influence of child attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Child Psychiatry Hum Dev
Janet W. T. Mah, Charlotte Johnston
DOI: 10.1007/s10578-007-0047-8
02/2007

Research

Current Projects
ADHD Research Database

Current Projects
Self-Regulation Intervention for ADHD and Sensory Processing Differences

Current Project
Mindful Behavioural Parent Intervention for ADHD

Grants

2015-2016: BCMHSUS Fund, ADHD Research Database

2012-2017: BCCHF Fund, Mindful Parent Intervention for ADHD

Honours & Awards

2013: Supporting the Promotion of Activated Research and Knowledge (SPARK) Training Institute, Mental Health Commission of Canada

Research Group Members

Laurissa Wilson
Wendy Li