Ioannis Tsaousis studied psychology at the University
of Crete, Greece. He
obtained his MSc in Research Methods & Statistics from University of
Reading, UK and his PhD in Psychometrics from University of London –
Goldsmith’s College, UK. Today, he is Associate Professor in Psychometrics at
the department of Psychology of University of Crete. His research interests include
psychometric theory, emotional intelligence, and measurement of individual
differences (i.e. personality and intelligence). The
corollary of his research activity is the development of more than 10
psychometric instruments in the Greek language, such as the Traits Personality Questionnaire
(TPQue), the Greek Personality Adjective Checklist (GPAC), the Greek Emotional
Intelligence Scale (GEIS), the Spatial Ability Test (SAT), etc., as well as the
standardization of many well-known scales, such as the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality
Inventory-2 (MMPI-2), the Child Behavior Check List 1½–5 (CBCL 1½–5), the Toronto
Alexithymia Scale-20 (TAS-20), the Multicultural Counseling Inventory (MCI) and
Ioannis Tsaousis is the author of the book “Statistics
for Behavioral Sciences with the use of SPSS” (Topos, 2011). He is He is an
author of more than 50 publications, which have been cited by other researchers
more than 1000 times (as of May 2016). He is also member of the editorial board
of the International Journal of Testing,
publication of the International Test Commission (ITC), and the Frontiers in Psychology – Quantitative
Psychology and Measurement. Finally, he serves as consultant in
psychometrics for the Greek Ministry of Difference, and since 2012 he is
visiting expert on test validation for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (National
Center for Assessment in Higher Education).
- Tsaousis, I., Zouraraki, C., Karagiannopoulou, L.,
Karamaouna, P., & Giakoumaki, S. (2015). The validity of the Schizotypal Personality
Questionnaire in a Greek sample: tests of measurement invariance and latent
mean differences. Comprehensive
Psychiatry, 62, 51-62.
- Sideridis, G., Tsaousis, I., & Al-Harbi, A. K.
Invariance with Dichotomous Measures: Combining Multi-Group and MIMIC
Methodologies in Evaluating the General Aptitude Test (GAT) in the Arabic
Language. Journal of Psychoeducational
Assessment, 33, 568-584.
D., Xanthopoulou, D,. & Tsaousis, I. (2015). Measuring Job and Academic
Burnout with the Oldenburg Burnout Inventory (OLBI): Factorial Invariance
across Samples and Countries. Burnout
Research, 13 (2), 59-69.
- Karademas, E.C., & Tsaousis, I. (2014). The personality bi-level effect on chronic cardiac patients’
health: Intra- and inter-personal relations. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 47, 79-91.
- Giovazolias, T., Tsaousis, I., & Valianatou, C.
(2013). The Factor
Structure and Psychometric Properties of the Greek version of Eating Disorders
Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q). European
Journal of Psychological
- Tsaousis, I., Karademas, E., Kalatzi, D. (2012). The Role of Core Self-Evaluations
in the Relationship between Religious Involvement and Subjective Well-being: A
Moderated Mediation Model. Mental Health,
Religion & Culture, 1-17.
I., Mascha, K., & Giovazolias, T. (2012). Can Parental Bonding Be Assessed
in Children? Factor Structure and Factorial Invariance of the Parental Bonding
Instrument (PBI) between Adults and Children. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 43, 238-253.
- Tsaousis, I., Taylor, G., Quilty, L., Georgiades, S.,
Stavrogiannopoulos, M., & Bagby, M. R. (2010). Validation of a Greek Adaptation
of the 20-item Toronto Alexithymia Scale. Comprehensive
Psychiatry, 51, 443-448.
I. (2010). Circadian Preferences and Personality Traits: A Meta-Analysis. European Journal of Personality, 24,
I., & Georgides, S. (2009). Development and Psychometric Properties of the
Greek Personality Adjective Checklist (GPAC). European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 25, 164-174.
I. & Kazi, S. (2013). Factorial invariance and latent mean differences on
scores on trait emotional intelligence across gender and age. Personality and individual Differences, 54,