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Dr Marianna Tsatali

Part-time Lecturer

Academic Position

Part-time Lecturer

Academic Qualifications

BSc in Psychology, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece.
MSc in Pain Management and Health Psychology, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Laboratory of Medical Psychology

Professional Diploma in Cognitive Rehabilitation, Brain Tree Rehabilitation Center Surrey UK

EEG Neurofeedback certification from the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA) and the Institute for EEG-Neurofeedback (IFEN)

PhD in Affective Neuroscience, University of Sheffield, UK 

Office Strategakis Building, 5th floor
Office Hours

Friday: 14:00-15:00

 

Telephone 2310 224421, 224521
Email matsatali@citycollege.sheffield.eu


Marianna Tsatali received her bachelor from the Psychology department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the MSc in Medical School from the University of Ioannina, Greece. Additionally, she holds a professional diploma from the Brain Tree Rehabilitation Center Surrey in UK. She recieved her Ph.D degree in the Psychology department of the University of Sheffield.

She works in Greek Alzheimer Association since 2009, and also she is a research associate at the Medical Physics Laboratory of AUTH and the Neurofeedback center of Northern Greece. Additionally, she has participated in projects such as DELPHI research ‘Vascular Impairment of Cognition classification Consensus Study (VICCCS), ΙNTERSTRESS Delphi Questionnaire Research, Clinical Study with GlaxoSmithKline Company, HELPCare-Health and Social Care Workers: Employability, Learning And Professionalisation and FP7 research program entitled Unobtrusive Smart Environments for Independent Living (USEFIL). She also worked in the Psychiatric clinic and in the Outpatient Clinics for Chronic Pain clinic at AHEPA hospital of Thessaloniki. Moreover, she has worked with Center of Sexual and Reproductive Health’ of Aristotle University and also with the Center support for parents with children with special needs for three consecutive years.

Teaching

Reasoning and Critical thinking for Psychologists

Research Interests

Her main interests are related with neuropsychology, AAL technologies, depression, Parkinson’s disease and emotional function, chronic pain, neurofeedback’s applications, dementia and neuropsychological disorders, and elderly and cognition. She has contributions in interdisciplinary conferences either as presenter or having poster presentations as well as she is author of scientific papers.

Publications

Refereed Journals – in Print

Avdikou, K., Stefanatos C., Tsatali, M., Gouva, M., & Tsolaki, M. (2018). The role of gender in shame, hostility, and Aggression experienced by caregivers for patients with dementia. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias, (In press). 

Skrobot, Ο. Α., Black, Ε., Chen, C., DeCarli, C., Erkinjuntti, T., Ford, G. A., Kalaria, R. N., O’Brien, J., Pantoni, L., Pasquier, F., Roman, G. C., Wallin, A., Sachdev, P., Skoog, I., and the VICCCS group (2018). Progress toward standardized diagnosis of vascular cognitive impairment: Guidelines from the Vascular Impairment of Cognition Classification Consensus Study. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 14(3), 280-292.

Minopoulou, D., Tsatali, M., Gialaouzidis, M., Tsolaki, M. (2018). Differences in religiosity among cognitively intact, mildly cognitively impaired, and mildly demented elderly, and its possible relationship with depressive mood. Applied Nursing Research, 43, 69-74.

Skrobot, O. A., O'Brien, J., Black, S., Chen, C., DeCarli, C., Erkinjuntti, T., Ford, G. A., Kalaria, R. N, Pantoni, L., Pasquier, F., Roman, G. C., Wallin, A., Sachdev, P., Skoog, I., & the VICCCS group (2017). The vascular impairment of cognition classification consensus study. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 13(6), 624-633.

Billis, A., Batziakas, A., Bratsas, C., Tsatali, M., Karagianni, M., & Bamidis, P. (2016). Enabling Active and Healthy Ageing (AHA) Decision Support Systems with the smart collection of TV usage patterns. Healthcare Technology Letters, 3(1), 46 – 50.

Antoniou, P. E., Konstantinidis, E., Billis, A. S., Bamparopoulos, G., Tsatali, M. S., & Sioundas, A. (2015). Instrumenting the eHome and Preparing Elderly Pilots: The USEFIL Approach. Handbook of Research on Innovations in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia, 18, 335-361.

Billis, A. S., Papageorgiou, E., Frantzidis, C., Tsatali, M. S., Tsolaki, A. C., & Bamidis, P. D. (2015). A decision-support framework for promoting independent living and ageing well. Biomedical and Health Informatics, IEEE journal of biomedical and health informatics, 19(1), 199-209.

Tsatali, M., Papaliagkas, V., Damigos, D., Mavreas, V., Gouva, M., & Tsolaki, M. (2014). Depression and Anxiety Levels Increase Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain in Patients with Alzheimer's Disease. Current Alzheimer research, 11(6), 574-9.

Tsatali, M., & Tsolaki, M. (2014). Sexual function in Normal Elders, MCI and patients with mild dementia. Sexuality and Disability, 32(2), 205-219.

Papaliagkas, V., Tsatali, M., & Tsolaki, M. (2013). Role of depression in chronic pain among people with Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, 9(4), 786.

Tsatali, M. (2013). Book Review: Caregiver Stress and Staff Support in Illness, Dying and Bereavement. Palliat Med, 27, 94-95.

Papaliagas, V., Tsatali, M., Damigos, D., Mavreas, V., Gouva, M., & Tsolaki, M. (2013). Anxiety levels increase chronic musculoskeletal pain in Alzheimer's disease patients. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 333(1), 336-337. 

Stergiou, V., Karlovasitou Α., & Tsatali, Μ. (2011). Bipolar disease in epilepsy. An under diagnosed disorder? Neurology (Greek Neurology Association), 20(3), 24-28.

Tsatali, M., Petsanis, K., & Tsolaki, M. (2011). Non pharmacological interventions in moderate and severe stages of dementia: A field which has to be developed? Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 7(4), 260-261.

Stergiou, V., Tsatali, Μ., Tsolaki, Μ., & Karlovasitou Α. (2011). Dementia in Parkinson Disease. Neurology (Greek Neurology Association journal), 20(1), 47-5. 

Tsatali, M., Tsolaki, M., Christodoulou, T., & Papaliagkas, V. (2010). The complex Nature of Inappropriate Sexual Behaviors in Patients with Dementia: Can We Put it into a Frame? Sexuality and Disability, 29(2), 143-156.

Nakopoulou, E., Papaharitou, S., Tsatali, M., Salpiggidis, G., & Hatzichristou, D. (2009). What do men expect when visiting an andrologist?. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 6, 474.

Refereed Full Papers in Conference Proceedings – in Print

Billis, A., Zilidou, V., Tsatali, M., & Bamidis, P. (2018). Ecologically valid sensor observations for the continuous monitoring of elderly healthcare interventions' effects: single-subject cases in Parkinson's Disease. Proceedings of Medical Informatics Europe, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Tsatali, M., Frantzidis, C., Overton, P.G. and Vivas, A.B. (2016). Measuring self-disgust in patients with Parkinson's disease: An emotion induction paradigm using the Skin Conductance Response (GSR). Front. Hum. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: SAN2016 Meeting. Corfu, Greece, doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2016.220.00053

Tsatali, M., Overton, P., & Vivas, A. (2016). Are self-conscious emotions (self-disgust, shame and guilt) affected in Parkinson’s disease patients as compared to healthy controls?. Proceedings of the Psychology Postgraduate Research Conference and Poster Session, Sheffield, UK, pp. 38-39.

Billis, A., Bamidis, P., Kartsidis, P., Garyfallos, D. K., Tsatali, M., & Karagianni, M. (2015). Ecological Valid Trials of Elderly Unobtrusive Monitoring: Analysis and First Results. Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Assistive Medicine co-located with the 15th Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Pavia, Italy, pp. 32-41.

Tsatali, M., Lazuras, L., Overton, P., & Vivas, A. (2014). Self Disgust validation in Greek population. Proceedings of the 9th Annual South East European Doctoral Student Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece, pp. 518-527.

Tsatali, M., & Gouva, M. (2011). The impact of pain anxiety on chronic pain among elders. Proceedings of the European Psychiatry Conference, Vienna, Austria, 1006.

Τsatali, Μ. (2009). Cyber-sex addiction: a new face of addiction? Proceedings of the 1st Pan-Hellenic Medical Congress for Internet use (research, prevention and treatment). Research-Prevention-Addressing the risks of the Internet use, Larisa, Greece, pp. 166-168 [in Greek].

Papers Presented at International Conferences (Refereed – Abstracts in print)

Tsatali, Μ., Bekiaridis, D., Poptsi, E., Gialaouzidis, M., & Tsolaki, M. (2018). Predictors of cognitive performance in participants with MCI who attend non pharmacological interventions over a three years period. Poster presented at the 28th Alzheimer Europe Conference, Barcelona, Spain.

Tsatali, M., Konstantinidis S., Bamidis, P. (2018). Effective Neurofeedback applications in anxiety and attention symptomatology in adolescents. Poster presented at the 3rd European Conference on Brain Stimulation in Psychiatry, Lyon, France.

Tsatali, Μ., Avdikou, K., Gouva, M., Stefanatos, C., & Tsolaki, M. (2017). The role of gender as a determinant factor of shame levels and other psychological parameters in caregivers of patients with dementia. Poster presented at the 27th Alzheimer Europe Conference, Berlin, Germany.

Tsatali, M., Toumbalidou, M., Egkiazarova, M., & Tsolaki, M. (2016). “Theatre of the Oppressed” an interactive technique in the context of dementia care. Poster presented at the 26th Alzheimer Europe Conference Copenhagen, Denmark.

Pandria N, Tsatali M., & Bamidis P. D. (2016). Neurofeedback implementation in subjective attention deficits accompanied with depressive symptoms: a case study. Paper presented at the SAN2016 Meeting. Corfu, Greece, 2016. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2016.220.00107.

Klados, M., Tsatali, M., Petsanis, K., & Bamidis, P. (2014). Neurofeedback, TBI & Memory: 2 Case Studies. Poster presented at the Conference of the Society of Applied Neuroscience, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Karasavvidis, S., Tsatali, M., Priftis, D., Mpempeni, V., Siamangka, E., & Lianou, A. (2013). Leisure Time in the Elderly – A Developmental Framework of Innovation. Paper presented at the 16st European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Tsatali, M., Tarnanas, I., Malegiannaki, A., & Tsolaki, M. (2012). Does cognitive training with the use of a virtual museum improves neuropsychological performance in aMCI? Paper presented at the 22nd Alzheimer Europe Conference ‘Changing perceptions, practice and policy’, Vienna, Austria.

Tsatali, M., & Gouva, M. (2011). The impact of pain anxiety on chronic pain among elders. Poster presented at the 19th European congress of Psychiatry-EPA 2011, Vienna, Austria.

Tsatali, M., & Tsolaki, M. (2011). Can dementia interfere to a couple’s sexual intimacy? Current issues caregivers have to cope with. Paper presented at the 21st Alzheimer Europe Conference “European solidarity without borders”, Warsaw, Poland.

Tsatali, M., & Stergiou, V. (2010). Sexual Pain Disorders: A mystery through history. Paper presented at the 13th Congress of the European Society for Sexual Medicine, Malaga, Spain.

Tsatali, M., & Tsolaki, M. Sexuality in dementia and related issues. Paper presented at the 20th Alzheimer Europe Conference, Luxembourg.

Nakopoulou, E., Papaharitou, S., Tsatali, M., Salpiggidis, G., & Hatzichristou, D. (2009). What do men expect when visiting an andrologist?. Poster presented at the 12th Conference of the European Society for Sexual Medicine, Lyon, France.

Papers Presented at National (Hellenic) Conferences (Refereed – Abstracts in print)  

Karassavidis, S., & Tsatali, M. (2017). ‘La casita’ (the little house): Application model of therapeutic programs for resilience improvement. Poster presented at the 16th Pan-Hellenic Conference of Psychological Research, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Tsatali, M., Karassavidis, S., Fotiadou, F., Giaglis, G., & Tsolaki, M. (2017). RBANS (Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status): Cutoff score between controls and patients with mild dementia. Poster presented at the 16th Pan-Hellenic Conference of Psychological Research, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Tsatali, M., Minopoulou, D., Gialaouzidis, M., & Tsolaki, M. (2017). Religiosity levels in healthy elders, MCI population and patients with mild dementia. Paper presented at the 10th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders and 2nd Mediterranean Conference on Neurodegenerative Diseases, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Tsatali, M., & Minopoulou, D. (2017). Improvement in visual memory and learning performance in MCI: results from the nonpharmacological intervention of Educational Videos, 10th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders and 2nd Mediterranean Conference on Neurodegenerative Diseases, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Minopoulou, D., Tsatali, M., Gialaouzidis, M., Lazarou, I., & Tsolaki, M. (2015). Cam religiosity levels differ among cognitively intact, MCI and demented elders? Preliminary results. Poster presented at the 9th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and 1st Mediterranean Diseases, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Malegiannaki, A., Tarnanas, I., Tsatali, M., & Tsolaki, M. (2012). Comparing performance in a virtual reality task with auditory P300 to characterize cognitive profiles in controls and amnestic mild cognitive impairment. Poster presented at the International Conference of Medical Education Informatics, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Karasavvidis, S., Tsatali, Μ., Priftis, D., Bebeni, V., & Karpouhtsis, S. (2012). Ethical dilemmas in elders’ day care. Paper presented at the 3rd Pan-Hellenic congress in Experimental Psychology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Tsatali, Μ. (2012). Pain perception in normal ageing and dementia. Paper presented at the 1st Pan-Hellenic congress «Dental care in elders and patients with dementia», Thessaloniki, Greece.

Tsatali, Μ. (2012). Pain scales for the elder dental patient. Paper presented at the 1st Pan-Hellenic congress «Dental care in elders and patients with dementia», Thessaloniki, Greece.

Tsatali, Μ. (2012). Subjective memory complaints in relation to objective evaluation. Paper presented at the 1st congress of Neuropsychology in elderly, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Tsatali, Μ. (2012). Chronic pain in cognitive intact elders and patients with dementia. Psychosocial parameters. Paper presented at the 1st Congress of physical activity and physiotherapy in elders, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Fotiadou, F., & Tsatali, Μ. (2011). RBANS scale for neuropsychological assessment in Greek population. Paper presented at the 7th Pan-Hellenic Medical Congress of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Tsatali, Μ. & Papoutsi, V. (2011). Chronic pain patients’ profile and the impact of physiotherapy on pain intensity and function ability among MCI elders. Poster presented at the 7th Pan-Hellenic Medical Congress for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Tsatali, Μ., & Gavra, Α. (2011). Internet use and the impact on elders’ cognition and emotional function. Paper presented at the 2nd National congress for Internet use, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Tsatali, Μ. (2011). Depression and stress factors on dementia patients’ memory decline. Poster presented at the 1st National Congress for bio-psycho-social interventions in medical praxis, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Tsatali, M., & Papoutsi, V. (2011). Effects of physiotherapy in patients with MCI and pain problems. Poster presented at the 2nd International Congress on Neurobiology, Psychopharmacology & Treatment Guidance, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Iliadou, D., & Tsatali, Μ. (2010). Post-operative pain among children, psychological burden, related psychosocial factors. Paper presented 28th Pan-Hellenic Congress for Surgery, Ioannina, Greece.

Tsatali, M., & Tsolaki, M. (2010). Sex can have a protective role to the elders. Poster presented at the 25th International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Tsolaki, M., Tsatali, M., Netsika, F., Siapera, M., & Vlaikidis, N. (2010). Mematine for patients with dementia in clinical praxis. Poster presented at the 25th International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Stergiou, V., Tsatali, M., Arnaoutoglou, M., & Karlovasitou, A. (2010). Factors associated with dementia in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Paper presented at the 25th International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Tsatali, Μ., & Iliadou, D. (2010). Patients’ with chronic pain psychosocial profile in Outpatient Clinics for Chronic Pain: a cohort study. Paper presented at the 8th Pan-Hellenic of Anesthesiology, Thessaloniki, Greece. 

Tsatali, M. (2009). Cyber-sex addiction: a new face of addiction? Paper presented at the 1st Pan-Hellenic Medical Congress for Internet use (research, prevention and treatment. Larisa, Greece. Articles published in books (in print)

Τsatali, Μ. (2011). Chapter: 13th. Chronic Pain in Elderly and Dementia: Psychosocial Perspectives. In Μ. Tsolaki & F. Kounti (Edits.), Psychoeducation in families with elderly members (p. 164-178). Thessaloniki: Greek Alzheimer Association.

Tsatali, Μ. (2011). Chapter: 16th. Sexuality in elderly and dementia: Psychosocial perspectives. In Μ. Tsolaki & F. Kounti (Edits.), Psychoeducation in families with elderly members (p. 204-219). Thessaloniki: Greek Alzheimer Association.

Tsatali, Μ. (2010). Chapter: Differential diagnosis of dementia syndrome, In Μ. Tsolaki & F. Kounti (Edits.), Tests and criteria for estimating brain dysfunctions (p. 483). Thessaloniki: Greek Alzheimer Association.

Tsatali, Μ. (2010). Chapter: Diagnostic criteria for mild cognitive impairment, In Μ. Tsolaki & F. Kounti (Edits.), Tests and criteria for estimating brain dysfunctions (p. 484). Thessaloniki: Greek Alzheimer Association.

Contact

matsatali@citycollege.sheffield.eu

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