Stella G. Giakoumaki
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology
of Psychology, University of Crete
received her BSc in Psychology from the Department of Psychology in the
University of Crete (1998), her MSc in Neuroscience (2001) and her PhD (2005) from
the Faculty of Medicine in the University of Crete. For the years 2005-2006 she
was an honorary post-doctorate researcher in the Section of Neurobiology of
Psychosis, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, where she also
completed her training in Neuropsychology. Since 2007 until June 2010 she
worked as a psychologist in the Psychiatric Clinic of the University General
Hospital in Heraklion, Crete. In June 2010 she was appointed Assistant Professor
in the Department of Psychology in the University of Crete, where she stills
works. She is a full member of the MSc program in Neuroscience of the
University of Crete. She has been honored with important scholarships and
awards for her studies and her research and she has important collaborations
with universities in the USA. Her research interests refer to the following:
markers of schizophrenia-spectrum disorders.
of sensorimotor gating.
- The effects of
schizotypy on cognitive functions in populations at high-risk for schizophrenia-spectrum
disorders and in populations without predisposing factors.
Giakoumaki so far has published 43 scientific papers in high-impact
international peer-reviewed journals and 4 papers in Greek peer-reviewed
journals. So far, her published work has received more than 770 hetero-citations
in the international literature.
L., Karamaouna P., Zouraraki C., Roussos P., Bitsios P., Giakoumaki
S.G. (2016) Cognitive profiles of schizotypal
dimensions in a community cohort: common properties of differential
manifestations. Journal of Clinical
and Experimental Neuropsychology, in press.
- Giakoumaki S.G. (2016) Emotion processing deficits in the
different dimensions of psychometric schizotypy. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 57(3), 256-270.
S.G., Karagiannopoulou L., Rózsa S., Zouraraki C., Karamaouna P.,
Cloninger C.R. (2016) Psychometric properties of the Greek TCI-R and its clinical
correlates: Schizotypy and the self-regulation of affective and cognitive
functioning. PeerJ, 4:e1830.
S.G., Roussos P., Tsapakis E.M., Koiliari E., Pasparakis E., Zouraraki
C., Bitsios P. (2013) Cognitive and personality analysis of startle reactivity in a large
cohort of healthy males. Biological
Psychology, 94(3), 582-591.
S.G., Roussos P., Zouraraki C., Spanoudakis E., Mavrikaki
M., Tsapakis E.M., Bitsios P. (2013) Sub-optimal
parenting is associated with schizotypic and anxiety personality traits in
adulthood. European Psychiatry,
- Roussos P., Bitsios P., Giakoumaki S.G., McClure M.M., Hazlett E.A., New A.S., Siever
L.J. (2013) CACNA1C as a risk factor for
schizotypal personality disorder and schizotypy in healthy individuals. Psychiatry Research, 206(1),
- Giakoumaki S.G. (2012) Cognitive and
prepulse inhibition deficits in psychometrically high schizotypal subjects
in the general population: Relevance to schizophrenia research. Journal of the International
Neuropsychological Society, 18(4), 643-656.