• Doctoral Thesis  

      Attentional bias to faces in social anxiety : examining cognitive, affective and psychophysiological determinants 

      Theodorou, Marios K. (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Σχολή Κοινωνικών Επιστημών και Επιστημών Αγωγής / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Social Sciences and Education, 2017-12)
      Παρά το ότι η Διαταραχή Κοινωνικού Άγχους, αποτελεί μια από τις ψυχιατρικές καταστάσεις που τυγχάνουν ευρείας διερεύνησης, ο ρόλος των συναισθηματικών διεργασιών και των διεργασιών της προσοχής στην συντήρηση της κατάστασης ...
    • Article  

      Attitudes towards vaccination against seasonal influenza of health-care workers in primary health-care settings in Greece 

      Dedoukou, Xanthi; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Maragos, Antonios; Giannoulidou, Sophia; Maltezou, Helena C. (2010)
      Vaccination of health-care workers (HCWs) against seasonal influenza has been consistently recommended worldwide in order to prevent nosocomial transmission and ensure delivery of health-care services during outbreaks. We ...
    • Article  

      The better of two evils? Evidence that children exhibiting continuous conduct problems high or low on callous-unemotional traits score on opposite directions on physiological and behavioral measures of fear 

      Fanti, Kostas A.; Panayiotou, Georgia; Lazarou, Chrysostomos; Michael, R.; Georgiou, G. (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
      The present study examines whether heterogeneous groups of children identified based on their longitudinal scores on conduct problems (CP) and callous-unemotional (CU) traits differ on physiological and behavioral measures ...
    • Article  

      Callous-unemotional traits in incarcerated adolescents 

      Kimonis, Eva R.; Fanti, Kostas A.; Goldweber, A.; Marsee, M. A.; Frick, Paul J.; Cauffman, E. (American Psychological Association Inc, 2014)
      The presence of callous-unemotional (CU) traits designates a subgroup of antisocial youth at risk for severe, aggressive, and stable conduct problems. As a result, these traits should be considered as part of the criteria ...
    • Article  

      Childhood callous-unemotional traits moderate the relation between parenting distress and conduct problems over time 

      Fanti, Kostas A.; Munoz Centifanti, L. C. (2014)
      The present short-term longitudinal study examines the bidirectional effects among paternal-reported and maternal-reported involvement, distress and conduct-problems (CP) in children ages 7-12 years with callous-unemotional ...
    • Article  

      Depression in cancer: The many biobehavioral pathways driving tumor progression 

      Bortolato, B.; Hyphantis, T.; Valpione, S.; Perini, G.; Maes, M.; Morris, G.; Kubera, M.; Köhler, C. A.; Fernandes, B. S.; Stubbs, B.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Carvalho, A. F. (2017)
      Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is common among cancer patients, with prevalence rates up to four-times higher than the general population. Depression confers worse outcomes, including non-adherence to treatment and increased ...
    • Doctoral Thesis  Open Access

      Heterogeneity within callous-unemotional traits: a multi-method assessment of factors differentiating callous-unemotional adolescents with and without conduct problems 

      Hadjicharalambous, Maria-Zoe Κ. (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Σχολή Κοινωνικών Επιστημών και Επιστημών Αγωγής / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Social Sciences and Education, 2015-12)
      Παρόλη την ετερογένεια στα Χαρακτηριστικά Σκληρότητας και Αμεταμέλειας (ΣΑ), οι ομάδες ΣΑ και προβλήματα συμπεριφοράς (ΣΑ+ΠΣ) και ΣΑ χωρίς ΠΣ (ΣΑ-μόνο), δεν υπάρχουν αρκετές πληροφορίες για την ομάδα ΣΑ-μόνο στη βιβλιογραφία. ...
    • Book Chapter  

      Human Intelligence: From Local Models to Universal Theory 

      Demetriou, Andreas P.; Papadopoulos, Timothy C. (Cambridge University Press, 2004)
      This book is unique in the sense that it provides a synopsis, that is, a comprehensive and concise picture of the history and current theory, research, and practice in the field of the psychology of intelligence all over ...
    • Book  

      Human rights and violent behaviour :the social and educational perspective : international conference proceedings 

      Koutselini, Mary; Neophytou, Lefkios (Unesco Chair in Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment, University of Cyprus, 2012)
    • Article  

      Immediate impact of Hurricane Sandy on people who inject drugs in New York City 

      Pouget, E. R.; Sandoval, M.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Friedman, Samuel R. (2015)
      Over the eight months following Hurricane Sandy, of October 2012, we interviewed 300 people who inject drugs in New York City. During the week after the storm, 28% rescued others or volunteered with aid groups; 60% experienced ...
    • Article  

      Measuring Altruistic and Solidaristic Orientations Toward Others among People Who Inject Drugs 

      Friedman, Samuel R.; Pouget, E. R.; Sandoval, M.; Jones, Yolanda; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Mateu-Gelabert, Pedro (2015)
      The altruism and/or solidarity of people who inject drugs helps protect sex and drug partners from HIV. Research has been hindered by lack of measures. We developed and administered scales to assess them to 300 people who ...
    • Article  

      Pre-cueing, the Epistemic Role of Early Vision, and the Cognitive Impenetrability of Early Vision 

      Raftopoulos, Athanassios (Frontiers Media S.A, 2017)
      I have argued (Raftopoulos, 2009, 2014) that early vision is not directly affected by cognition since its processes do not draw on cognition as an informational resource; early vision processes do not operate over cognitive ...
    • Doctoral Thesis  Open Access

      Processing different taxonomic and thematic conceptual relations : a lifespan investigation 

      Christodoulou Devledian, Marianna (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Σχολή Κοινωνικών Επιστημών και Επιστημών Αγωγής / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Social Sciences and Education, 2015-05)
      Στο πλαίσιο της παρούσας διατριβής διερευνήθηκαν οι μηχανισμοί επεξεργασίας ταξινομικών και θεματικών σημασιολογικών σχέσεων σε πληθυσμό ηλικίας από 6 έως 63+ ετών. Ο στόχος της έρευνας ήταν η διερεύνηση της επίδρασης ...
    • Article  

      The Psychology Publication Situation in Cyprus 

      Karekla, Maria (Pabst Science Publishers, 2009)
      The aim of the present paper was to review the psychological publication situation in Cyprus. Psychology is a very young field of study in Cyprus, whereas research and publishing are more recent additions. It seems that ...
    • Article  

      Psychopathic personality traits in 5 year old twins: the importance of genetic and shared environmental influences 

      Tuvblad, Catherine; Fanti, Kostas A.; Andershed, Henrik; Colins, Olivier F.; Larsson, H. (Dr. Dietrich Steinkopff Verlag GmbH and Co. KG, 2017)
      There is limited research on the genetic and environmental bases of psychopathic personality traits in children. In this study, psychopathic personality traits were assessed in a total of 1189 5-year-old boys and girls ...
    • Article  

      Sense of Coherence and Defense Style Predict Sleep Difficulties in Early Non-metastatic Colorectal Cancer 

      Hyphantis, T.; Goulia, P.; Zerdes, I.; Solomou, S.; Andreoulakis, E.; Carvalho, A. F.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2016)
      Background: Sleep disturbances are common in cancer patients, but little is known about the complex interplay between the background psychological profile, coping with health stressors capacities and psychological distress ...
    • Doctoral Thesis  

      Social cognition and normal aging : behavioral and electrophysiological substrates 

      Shoshilou, Panayiota A. (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Σχολή Κοινωνικών Επιστημών και Επιστημών Αγωγής / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Social Sciences and Education, 2018-01)
      Αρκετές έρευνες στον τομέα της φυσιολογικής γήρανσης και της επίδρασής της στην κοινωνική νόηση σημειώνουν ως πιθανή αιτία της μείωσης των δεξιοτήτων αυτών την ούτω καλούμενη «υπόθεση του μετωπιαίου λοβού». Σύμφωνα με την ...
    • Article  

      Socially-Integrated Transdisciplinary HIV Prevention 

      Friedman, Samuel R.; Jr, M. J. Downing; Smyrnov, P.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Schneider, J. A.; Livak, B.; Magiorkinis, Gkikas; Slobodianyk, L.; Vasylyeva, T. I.; Paraskeva, D.; Psichogiou, M.; Sypsa, V.; Malliori-Minerva, Melpomeni; Hatzakis, A. (2014)
      Current ideas about HIV prevention include a mixture of primarily biomedical interventions, socio-mechanical interventions such as sterile syringe and condom distribution, and behavioral interventions. This article presents ...
    • Article  

      Stress management can facilitate weight loss in Greek overweight and obese women: A pilot study 

      Christaki, Eirini; Kokkinos, A.; Costarelli, V.; Alexopoulos, E. C.; Chrousos, George P.; Darviri, C. (2013)
      Background: Stress and negative emotions have been shown to be critical factors in inducing overeating as a form of maladaptive coping in obese people. Methods: The present study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of an 8-week ...
    • Article  

      Thinking about Complex Problems with Modeling Software: the Role of Cognitive Style and Visual and Textual Representations 

      Angeli, Charoula; Valanides, Nicos (International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), 2004)
      Sixty-five undergraduates, classified into Field-Dependent (FD), Field-Mixed (FM), and Field-Independent (FI) learners, were randomly assigned to two groups, Text-Only (T-O) and Text-and-Visual (T-V). The T-O group received ...