Dr. Wei Che Chiu


Academic Degree(s)






Current Position

Chief of Department of Psychiatry, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei  Taiwan


Committee & Membership

Secretary General of Taiwanese Association of Psychiatric Epidemiology (TAPE)


Selected Publication

  • Wei-Che Chiu, Yu-Ping Su, Kuan-Pin Su, Pau-Chung Chen. Recurrence of Depressive Disorders after Interferon-induced Depression. Translational Psychiatry (2017) 7, e1026; doi:10.1038 /tp.2016.274
  • Lee HC, Chiu WC, Wang TN, Liao YT, Chien IC, Lee Y, McIntyre RS, Chen PC, Chen VC. Antidepressants and colorectal cancer: A population-based nested case-control study. J Affect Disord. 2016 Oct 1;207: 353-358. (Co-first authorship)
  • Chang HC, Huang KC, Chiu WC, Huang KC, Tang CH, Su KP. Change in employment status in bipolar disorder: a longitudinal study using national claims data. J Clin Psychiatry. 2016 Apr;77(4):e429-35.
  • Chiu WC, Ho WC, Liao DL, Lin MH, Chiu CC, Su YP, Chen PC; Health Data Analysis in Taiwan (hDATa) Research Group. Progress of Diabetic Severity and Risk of Dementia. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Aug;100(8):2899-908.
  • Chiu WC, Ho WC, Lin MH, Lee HH, Yeh YC, Wang JD, Chen PC; Health Data Analysis in Taiwan (hDATa) Research Group. Angiotension receptor blockers reduce the risk of dementia. Journal of Hypertension. 2014 Apr;32(4):938-47.
  • Chiu WC, Tsan YT, Tsai SL, Chang CJ, Wang JD, Chen PC; Health Data Analysis in Taiwan (hDATa) Research Group. Hepatitis C viral infection and the risk of dementia. European Journal of Neurology 2014 Aug; 21(8): 1068-e59.
  • Chiu CC, Frangou S, Chang CJ, Chiu WC, Liu HC, Sun IW, Liu SI, Lu ML, Chen CH, Huang SY, Dewey ME, Stewart R. Associations between n-3 PUFA concentrations and cognitive function after recovery from late-life depression. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Feb;95(2):420-7.
  • Su KP, Chiu TH, Huang CL, Ho M, Lee CC, Wu PL, Lin CY, Liau CH, Liao CC, Chiu WC, Pariante CM: Different cutoff points for different trimesters? The use of Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale and Beck Depression Inventory to screen for depression in pregnant Taiwanese women. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2007 ;29(5):436-41.
  • Lane HY, Chiu WC, Chou JCY, Wu ST, Su MH, Chang WH: Risperidone in acutely exacerbated schizophrenia: doseing strategies and plasma levels. J Clin Psychiatry 2000; 61: 209-214.
  • Lane HY, Chiu WC, Chang WH: Risperidone monotherapy for mania and depression. Am J Psychiatry 1999; 156: 1115.