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Fanti Kostas

Department of Psycology
Cyprus University of Technology


Bachelor of Science in Psychology (May 2001), University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA. M.A. (August 2005) and Ph.D (May 2007) in Psychology with a concentration in Developmental Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA

Research Interest

Developmental Psychopathology and Transactional-Ecological Models of Development Psychopathic personality traits (callous-unemotional traits, narcissism, impulsivity) The development of various types of externalizing problems (bullying, proactive/reactive aggression, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, delinquency) and co-occurrence with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and internalizing problems Neuro-physiological, cognitive, individual, and environmental risk processes Identifying developmental processes of child and adolescent protection and resilience Quantitative methodology: Person and variable oriented methods


  • Colins, O.F., Fanti, K.A., Salekin, R., & Andershed, H.(accepted). Psychopathic personality in the general population: Differences and similarities across gender. Journal of Personality Disorders.

  • Fanti, K. A., Kyranides, M., & Panayiotou, G. (2015). The disruptive adolescent as a grown-up: Predicting adult startle responses to violent and erotic films from adolescent conduct problems and callous-unemotional traits. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment.DOI 10.1007/s10862-015-9520-z

  • Fanti, K. A., Kyranides, M., & Panayiotou, G. (2015). Measuring reactions to violent and comedy films using facial expressions: Association with callous-unemotional traits and impulsive aggression. Cognition and Emotion. DOI: 10.1080/02699931.2015.1090958

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