Title of PhD: Implicit Theories in Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration and their Assessment with Implicit Measures of Attitudes
Supervisors: Dr Louise Dixon, Professor Glyn Humphreys
Chrisa is currently in write-up status of her PhD in Forensic Psychology. Her research project focused on the identification of the Implicit Theories held by men and women who perpetrate intimate partner violence, and on the assessment of offense supportive cognition associated with this behaviour using implicit measures of social cognition.
MSc in Forensic Psychology, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
MSc in Cognitive Psychology, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
BSc in Psychology, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Chrisa has a BSc in Psychology and a Masters in Cognitive Psychology from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. After that she completed a Masters in Forensic Psychology at the University of Kent in Canterbury, and she was later awarded a scholarship by the University of Birmingham in order to realise her PhD studies in Forensic Psychology.
She has worked in Greece as a Clinical Neuropsychologist in the European projects DESCRIPA and EDAR, and as a Psychologist in the European project EQUAL. She has also worked as a research assistant in a project investigating Working Memory in children with Dyslexia, and in a project investigating the contribution of visuospatial working memory to inhibition of return at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She was a volunteer for many years in the Greek Association of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders and in a State Nursery School in Thessaloniki. She now works as a Police Psychologist in Greece.
Implicit theories in male and female perpetrated intimate partner violence (IPV); Implicit measures of social cognition; risk factors associated with IPV perpetration and female violence; bullying and cyberbullying in children; cognitive distortions; working memory
Licensed/Registered Psychologist in Greece
Trained in Crisis Intervention and Negotiations (Hellenic Police)
Graduate member of the International Society for Research on Aggression (ISRA)
Full member of the Association of Greek Psychologists
Member of the Greek Association of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders
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