Li, Lydia W., Jinyu Liu, Hongwei Xu, and Zhenmei Zhang. Online Access 2015. "Understanding Rural–Urban Differences in Depressive Symptoms Among Older Adults in China." Journal of Aging and Health, . DOI. Abstract.
Li, Lydia W., Y. Long, E. Essex, Y. Sui, and L. Gao. 2012. "Elderly Chinese and their family caregivers' perceptions of good care: a qualitative study in Shandong, China." Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 55(7): 609-25. DOI. Abstract.
Ingersoll-Dayton, Berit, Ruth M. Dunkle, Letha Chadiha, Abigail Lawrence-Jacobson, Lydia W. Li, Erin Weir, and Jennifer Satorius. 2011. "Intergenerational ambivalence: Aging mothers whose adult daughters are mentally ill." Families in Society, 92(1): 114–119. PMCID: PMC3115753. DOI. Abstract.
McLaughlin, S.J., C.M. Connell, Steven Heeringa, Lydia W. Li, and J.S. Roberts. 2010. "Successful Aging in the United States: Prevalence Estimates From a National Sample of Older Adults." Journals of Gerontology Series B-Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 65(2): 216-226. PMCID: PMC2981444. DOI. Abstract.
Li, Lydia W., and Yeates Conwell. 2010. "Pain and Self-Injury Ideation in Elderly Men and Women Receiving Home Care." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 58(11): 2160-2165. PMCID: PMC3058671. DOI. Abstract.
Li, Lydia W., and Yeates Conwell. 2009. "Effects of changes in depressive symptoms and cognitive functioning on physical disability in home care elderly." Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 64(2): 230-236. PMCID: PMC2655022. DOI. Abstract.
Li, Lydia W., Jersey Liang, Amanda Toler, and Shengzu Gu. 2005. "Widowhood and depressive symptoms among older Chinese: Do gender and source of support make a difference?" Social Science & Medicine, 60(3): 637-647. DOI. Abstract.
Li, Lydia W., and Marsha Mailick Seltzer. 2005. "Relationship quality with parent, daughter role salience, and self-esteem of daughter caregivers." Marriage and Family Review, 37(1-2): 63-82. DOI. Abstract.
Cheng, Sheung-Tak, Lydia W. Li, Jean Woo, Iris Chi, and Helene H. Fung. 2015. "Successful Aging in Asia: A Concerted Effort of the State, the Family, and the Individual." In Successful Aging: Asian Perspectives edited by Sheung-Tak, Iris Chi, Helene H. Fung, Lydia W. Li, and Jean Woo. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. DOI. Abstract.
Li, Lydia W., and Jiaan Zhang. 2015. "Challenges to Successful Aging in Transitional China." In Successful Aging: Asian Perspectives edited by Sheung-Tak, Iris Chi, Helene H. Fung, Lydia W. Li, and Jean Woo. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. DOI. Abstract.
Li, Lydia W., and Y. Sui. 2009. "Family: Roles of the elderly." In Encyclopedia of Modern China edited by D. Pong. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons.
Li, Lydia W., and J. Rafferty. 2004. "Policies affecting families of older adults with care needs." In Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Xu, Hongwei, Lydia W. Li, Zhenmei Zhang, and Jinyu Liu. 2015. "Is Natural Experiment a Cure? Re-examing the Long-Term Health Effects of China's 1959-1961 Famine." PSC Research Report No. 15-844. July 2015. Abstract.