Assistant Professor Dr Ho Meng Chuan

Assistant Professor Dr Ho Meng Chuan

Head of Centre, Centre for Pre-U Studies

Academic Qualifications


MSc. Family Ecology

B.Scs. Psychology (Hons)

Areas of Interest
Adolescent Psychology
Family Ecology
Parenting Styles

Research Grant: 


  1. Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, FRGS (2019). Establishing a novel Family-Healthcare Stress Model: Does Strength-Based Parenting mediate between caregiver mental health and adolescent psychiatric patient outcomes? RM 63,900. (Principle Investigator), On- Going 

  1. Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS). Developing and Validating a New Model of Preventive Intervention Modules on Bullying and Cyberbullying for Secondary School Students: An Intervention Mapping Approach. RM 128,472. (Co- Principle Investigator), On- Going 

  1. Digital Society Research Grant, DSRG (2022). How ready are HEPs to implement Multimedia and Communication Micro-Credentials? An Assessment of Challenges and Readiness of HEPs. RM 10,000 (Members), On- Going 

  1. Research Excellence & Innovation Grant, REIG (2018). Factors Associated With Nomophobia Among University Students And Their Readiness To Change. RM 13,200. (Principle Investigator), Completed 

  1. City University Grant Scheme, CUGS (2017). The Relationship of Perceived Parenting Styles, Self-Esteem and Academic Achievement among Undergraduate Students. RM 6,000. (Principle Investigator), Completed 


  1. Kalaman, C. R., Ibrahim, N., Shaker, V., Cham, C. Q., Ho, M. C., Visvalingam, U., Shahabuddin, F. A., Abd Rahman, F. N., A Halim, M. R., Kaur, M., Azhar, F. L., Yahya, A. N., Sham, R., Siau, C. S., & Lee, K. W. (2023). Parental factors associated with child or adolescent medication adherence: A systematic review. Healthcare, 11(4), 501. 

  1. Ang, C. S., Lee, K. W., Voon, S. P., Ho, M. C., Tan, C. E., Ching, S. M., & Ooi, P. B. (2023). Validation of Malay version of the covid-19 burnout scale. Oman Medical Journal, 38(1). 

  1. Chin, Y. V., Siau, C. S. & Ho, M. C. (2022). The relationship between emotional intelligence (EI), parental involvement and academic performance among university students in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 12(5). 

  1. Kho, J. X., Zhooriyati, S. M., Vimala, G., & Ho, M. C. (2022). The influence of coach perceived leadership and behavior on athlete aggression and Well Being. Jurnal Sains Sukan dan Pendidikan Jasmani, 11(1), 1-10  

  1. Lai, S. A., Pang, K. Y., Siau, C. S., Chan, C. M., Tan, Y. K., Ooi, P. B., Ridzuan, M. I., & Ho, M. C. (2022). Social support as a mediator in the relationship between perceived stress and nomophobia: An investigation among Malaysian University students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Current Psychology. 

  1. Ho, M. C., Jaafar, J. L., & Ng, Z. S. (2022). Mediating role of psychological well-being in the relationship between family functioning and internet addiction among youth in Klang Valley, Malaysia. International Journal of Education, Psychology and Counseling, 7(47), 301–312. 

  1. Ho, M. C., Keoy, K. H., Tan, H. L., Pang, K. Y., Ooi, P. B., & Yusof, R. (2022). Examining social presence and online learning satisfaction among Malaysian University students during the COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Education, Psychology and Counseling, 7(47), 189–202. 

  1. Ho, M. C., & Jaafar, J. L. (2022). Examining gender differences in perceived parenting styles of adolescents in Klang Valley: A quantitative study. International Journal of Education, Psychology and Counseling, 7(47), 264–280. 

  1. Cham, C. Q., Ibrahim, N., Siau, C. S., Kalaman, C. R., Ho, M. C., Yahya, A. N., Visvalingam, U., Roslan, S., Abd Rahman, F. N., & Lee, K. W. (2022). Caregiver burden among caregivers of patients with mental illness: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Healthcare, 10(12), 2423. 

  1. Keoy, K. H., Koh, Y. J., Genaro, J., Chit, S. M., Lee, L., & Ho, M. C. (2022). Examining a model of entrepreneurial success factors among undergraduate students: A quantitative study. International Academic Symposium of Social Science 2022. 

  1. Tan, Y. K.; Fitriana, M., Siau, C. S., Govindasamy, V., Ho, M. C. (2021). Influence Of Parental Income and Encouragement On Academic Self-Efficacy And Achievement Among Malaysian University Students. International Journal of Education, Psychology and Counselling, 6 (44), 81-97 

  1. Ang, C. S., Lee, K. W., Ho, M. C., Voon, S.P., Ching, S.M., Tan, C. E., Hoo, F. K & Ooi, P. B. (2021). Validation of the Malay Version of the COVID-19 Anxiety Scale in Malaysia, Malays J Med Sci. 2021  

  1. Ho, M. C., Lee, C. Y., Pang, K. Y., Ooi, P. B., & Keoy, K. H. (2022). Academic stress and anxiety among undergraduate students in Malaysia. International Journal of Education, Psychology and Counseling, 7(46), 98–109. 

  1. Ho., M. C., Baharuddin, R., & Yaacob, S. N. (2013). Relationship Between Perceived Maternal Parenting Styles And Depression With Self-Esteem As Mediator Among Adolescents. Elixir Social Science, 54 (2013), 133535-13542. 

  1. Baharudin, R., Zulkefly, N. S., & Ho, M. C. (2014) structural relations among maternal parenting style, self-esteem and depression in adolescents. In: International Social Development Conference 2014 (ISDC 2014), 12 – 13 August 2014, Bayview Hotel Langkawi, Malaysia. 

  1. Ho., M. C., Lavinia, C., Ooi., P., B. (2017). Perceived parenting styles and self-esteem among university students in a collectivist culture, Malaysia. City University eJournal of Academic Research (CUeJAR), 1(2), 98-110. 



  1. Member, Malaysia Society of Hypertension (Member ID: O00000291) 

  1. Member, Malaysian Psychological Association (PSIMA), (Member ID: 2170000466)