"The more you know, the more you know you don't know." ~ Aristotle
"Tell me, I'll forget. Show me, I'll remember. Involve me, I'll understand." ~ Chinese Proverb
BSc (Hons) Psychology - Essex University (2004)
Diploma in Preschool Special Education - State I.E.K. Thermis, Greece (2000)
PgCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Practice, Manchester Metropolitan University (2017)
Qualified to practice Psychology in Greece - National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (2008)
Lancaster University - Lecturer in Research Methods - Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Health and Medicine (Feb 2015 - Jan 2016)
Lancaster University - Senior Research Associate - Spectrum Centre for Mental Health Research, Faculty of Health and Medicine (Jan 2011 - Feb 2015)
City University of Seattle Athens site - Lecturer in Psychology - Department of Psychology (Jan 2008 - Jan 2011)
Psychology Department Ethics Lead - PsychREC Deputy Chair
I have supervised a number of postgraduate students and I am currently the external supervisor of three DClinPsy trainees at Lancaster University.
Current Ph.D. supervisees (MMU)
If you are interested in my area and would like to discuss your research idea for MSc or Ph.D. studies at MMU please do contact me.
Professor Peter J McKenna (FIDMAG Germanes Hospitalàries Research Foundation, Spain)
Dr Margaret du Feu, OBE (Royal College of Psychiatry - General Adult Faculty in Northern Ireland)
Professor Rosaleen A. McCarthy (Southampton General Hospital)
Dr Jane Simpson (Lancaster University)
Dr Ian Fletcher (Lancaster University)
Dr Fiona Eccles (Lancaster University)
Dr Rachel Lever (Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS FT)
Professor Bencie Woll (DCAL, UCL)
Professor Steve Jones (Lancaster University)
Professor Fiona Lobban (Lancaster University)
G. Chatzidamianos, F. Lobban, S. Jones (2015). A qualitative analysis of relatives', health professionals' and service users' views on the involvement in care of relatives in Bipolar Disorder. BMC Psychiatry. 15(1),
J. Simpson, S. Triliva, C. Thomas, G. Chatzidamianos, C. Murray (2015). Living with a long term physical health condition: psychological experiences of older lifestyle migrants. The European Health Psychologist. 17(2), pp.72-72.
G. Chatzidamianos, R. Parker Using the Internet for Health Research. S. Cartwright, C. Walshe, S. Brearley. In: Handbook of Theory and Methods in Applied Health Research: Questions, Methods and Choices. Edward Elgar,
G. Chatzidamianos (2015). The implications of impaired language on case management and clinical assessment in Deaf adults with psychosis. Athens, 6/7/2015.
G. Chatzidamianos (2014). Language in Deaf schizophrenia: implications on case management and assessment. Belfast, United Kingdom, 16/9/2014.
G. Chatzidamianos, A. Taylor (2014). The silent corner of mental health and Deafness: an interdisciplinary dialogue. Lancaster University, Lancaster, U.K., 9/9/2014.
G. Chatzidamianos (2013). Mental health carers: what is different about them?. Stockport, U.K.,
F. Lobban, G. Chatzidamianos (2013). Carers & Confidentiality: What to share, where & with whom?. TIPS SørØst, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway,
G. Chatzidamianos, S. Jones, F. Lobban (2012). Barriers & facilitators to relatives’ involvement in Bipolar Disorder: A qualitative study. Oxford, U.K., 5/12/2012.
G. Chatzidamianos (2007). Mental health & Deafness: The Greek reality. University of Patras, Patras, Greece,
G. Chatzidamianos (2006). Deaf Schizophrenia, Sign Language & Motor Control; Evidence for a Dissociation?. Chennai, India, 13/10/2006.
G. Chatzidamianos (2005). Linguistic & non-linguistic use of gesture in Deaf patients with schizophrenia; Evidence for a dissociation?. Maastricht, The Netherlands,
G. Chatzidamianos (2005). Deaf Schizophrenia & Motor Control – Is BSL affected?. Worchester, South Africa,
A. Laleni, G. Chatzidamianos (2002). "They told us that John was Deaf & nothing more…": Family Centred Early Intervention Counselling Programmes in Greece. Washington DC, U.S.A, 8/7/2002.
J. Simpson, G. Chatzidamianos, FJR. Eccles (2015). The Parkinson’s UK Scale of Perceived Control: Scale Construction and Initial Validation. Lancaster University, Parkinson’s UK.
G. Chatzidamianos, S. Jones, F. Lobban (2014). Meeting Mental Health Relatives’ Needs in Central and North West London: A qualitative analysis report. Lancaster University, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust.
G. Chatzidamianos (2013). Mapping the CNWL Trust-wide initiatives for relatives of people with mental health problems: A Commissioned Independent Review. Lancaster University, Central and North West NHS Foundation Trust.
G. Chatzidamianos (2015). Review of the book Mental Health and Deafness: Professional Perspectives on Deafness, Evidence and Applications By Margaret Du Feu, & Cathy Chovaz. Oxford University Press USA. 2014. £25.99 (pb). 320 pp. Clinical Psychology Forum. 272, 53-53.
G. Chatzidamianos, G. Chi, L. Frey, K. Hargreaves, T. Kras, et al. (2005). The 4th University of Cambridge Postgraduate Conference in Language Research: Proceedings.
Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy
2015 - 2016
2013 – 2014
2005 - 2007
The British Psychological Society: Chartered Member
Higher Education Academy: Fellow