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Biography

Dr Elias Tsakanikos is a Reader in Psychology, a Chartered Psychologist and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS). He is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London, a member of the British Society for the Study of Individual Differences (BSPID) and the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID). He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). 

Education

  • 1999-2003: Ph.D. in Psychology - Department of Psychology, University College London
  • 1998-1999: M.Sc. in Research Methods in Psychology - Department of Psychology, University College London
  • 1991-1995: B.Sc. (Hons) in Psychology (4-year degree) - Department of Psychology, University of Crete, Greece

Employment History

  • 2012-currently: Reader - Department of Psychology, University of Roehampton, London
  • 2011-currently: Honorary Senior Research Fellow - Institute of Psychiatry, KCL
  • 2011-2012: Senior Lecturer -Department of Psychology, University of Roehampton, London
  • 2006-2010: Lecturer/Course Director - Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
  • 2004-2007: Honorary Research Fellow - Department of Psychology, UCL
  • 2004-2006: Postdoctoral Researcher - Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
  • 2003-2004: Research Associate - Department of Psychology, University College London

Research Interests

  • Adult Psychopathology
  • Individual Differences
  • Experimental Psychology  

Qualifications

BSc, MSc, PhD, CPsychol, AFBPsS, FRSPH, FRSA

Professional affiliations

  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • British Society for the Psychology of Individual Differences (BSPID)
  • International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID)
  • Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH)
  • Royal Society for Arts (RSA)

Consultancy work

Links

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Projects

Research Output

The Effectiveness of a Mobile App Intervention for Anxiety and Depression Symptoms in University Students: a Randomised Controlled Trial

McCloud, T., Jones, R., Lewis, G., Bell, V. & Tsakanikos, E., 26 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Medical Internet Research .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Digital interventions for anxiety and depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis of engagement and effectiveness

Hardaker, M., Perski, O. & Tsakanikos, E., 2019, (Submitted) In : Psychological Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

97 Downloads (Pure)

It takes me back: The mnemonic time-travel effect

Aksentijevic PhD CPsychol CSci AFBPsS FHEA, A., Brandt, K. R., Tsakanikos, E. & Thorpe, M. J. A., Jan 2019, In : Cognition. 182, p. 242-250

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Multidimensional factor structure of unusual experiences: new measures of positive schizotypy

Charabi, M., Kravariti, E., Eysenck, M. & Tsakanikos, E., 14 May 2019, In : PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES. 147, p. 272-279

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thesis

Attentional biases and narcissistic personality characteristics

Author: Hardaker , M., 2017

Supervisor: Tsakanikos, E. (Supervisor) & Bray, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Predictors of treatment response among offenders with learning disability in the London Probation Service

Author: Shaw , J., 2016

Supervisor: Tsakanikos, E. (Supervisor) & Edelmann, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: PsychD

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The Role of Emotion Regulation in Social Anxiety : A Mixed Method Approach in a Non-Clinical Child Population

Author: Pourseied, K., 2014

Supervisor: Essau, C. (Supervisor) & Tsakanikos, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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The role of perceptual biases associated with psychometrically defined schizotypy

Author: Charabi, M., 2018

Supervisor: Tsakanikos, E. (Supervisor) & Eysenck, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis