Joanna Karellou

Joanna Karellou
1st special primary school

Doctor of Philosophy

About

5
Publications
1,137
Reads
How we measure 'reads'
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Learn more
73
Citations
Introduction
Skills and Expertise
Additional affiliations
August 2003 - January 2016
1st special primary school
Position
  • Social Worker
September 2000 - August 2001
Democritus University of Thrace
Position
  • Lecturer- teaching and supervising 3rd and 4th year undergraduate social work students
Description
  • I was giving lectures on two modules and supervised students who were placed in order to get work experience in establishments related to learning disabilities and mental health.
Education
September 2006 - July 2010
November 1995 - September 2000
Keele University
Field of study
  • Department of Psychology
October 1994 - October 1995
Keele University
Field of study
  • Department of Psychology

Publications

Publications (5)
Article
Although there is an increasing awareness of the rights of people with intellectual disabilities, limited progress has been made in supporting people with intellectual disabilities to create and sustain intimate personal relationships in Greece. This article looks at the attitudes of 66 adolescents and young adults with intellectual disabilities to...
Article
Full-text available
The present study examines sexual attitudes of parents who have adolescents or young adults with learning disability in Greece. Data from 100 Greek parents were collected during approximately six months in three Greek towns (Athens, Patra, Ioannina) using the GSAQ-LD-PARENTS. Analyses based on responses from 95 parents showed that most of the varia...
Article
Full-text available
The present study examines the attitudes of the Greek public towards the sexuality of people with learning disabilities (LD). Participants of three Greek towns completed a copy of the GSAQ-LD. Results indicated that age and level of education had a consistent effect on attitudes whereas other variables such as gender, social class, marital status,...
Article
Full-text available
The Greek Sexuality Attitudes Questionnaire–Learning Disabilities (GSAQ-LD) was developed as a research instrument for use with a Greek sample in order to assess its attitudes towards the sexuality of people with and without learning disabilities (LD). The 45-item, Likert-type questionnaire consists of four different scales, each of which indicated...