Dr James Athanasou

BA (NSW) MA(Syd) LittB (UNE) DipEd (UNE) PhD (UNE)
Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Counselling

C43A - Jeffrey Miller Admin Building Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone + 61 2 9351 9329

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Themes

Disability and Mental Health

Selected publications

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Books

  • Athanasou, J. (2017). Promoting Career Development after Personal Injury. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers Rotterdam. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2016). Encountering Personal Injury - Medical, Educational, Vocational and Psychosocial Perspectives on Disability. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. [More Information]

Book Chapters

  • Athanasou, J., Hosking, K. (2015). Career interest card sort for vocational assessment and counselling. In M. McMahon and W. Patton (Eds.), Ideas for career practitioners: Celebrating excellence in career practice, (pp. 1-10). Samford Valley: Australian Academic Press.
  • Athanasou, J. (2014). Mechanical Technician C (Forms CR-XC and MTC-YC). In Janet F Carlson, Kurt F Geisinger, Jessica L Jonson (Eds.), The Nineteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook, (pp. 425-427). Lincoln, Nebraska: Buros Center for Testing.
  • Athanasou, J. (2014). Stress Assessment Questionnaire. In Janet F Carlson, Kurt F Geisinger, Jessica L Jonson (Eds.), The Nineteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook. Lincoln, Nebraska: Buros Center for Testing.
  • Mpofu, E., Madden, R., Gitchel, W., Peterson, D., Chou, C., Athanasou, J., Manga, R. (2012). Person-centered assessment in rehabilitation and health care. In Paul J. Toriello, Malachy L. Bishop, and Phillip D. Rumrill (Eds.), New Directions in Rehabilitation Counselling: Creative Responses to Professional, Clinical, and Educational Challenges, (pp. 209-235). Linn Creek, Missouri: Aspen Professional Services.

Journals

  • Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J., Rafe, C., Belshaw, S. (2017). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Efficacy for Reducing Recidivism Rates of Moderate- and High-Risk Sexual Offenders: A Scoping Systematic Literature Review. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, In Press, 1-17. [More Information]
  • Fang, Y., Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J. (2017). Reducing depressive or anxiety symptoms in post-stroke patients: Pilot trial of a constructive integrative psychosocial intervention. International Journal of Health Sciences, Article in press.
  • Perera, H., Athanasou, J. (2016). Construct validity of the EUROHIS-QOL for rehabilitation assessment. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, 22(2), 57-75. [More Information]
  • Resiak, D., Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J. (2016). Drug Treatment Policy in the Criminal Justice System: A Scoping Literature Review. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 41(1), 3-13. [More Information]
  • Brunelli, A., Murphy, G., Athanasou, J. (2016). Effectiveness of social support group interventions for psychosocial outcomes: A meta-analytic review. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, 22(2), 104-127. [More Information]
  • Liangas, G., Athanasou, J. (2016). Same-sex marriage and mental health. Australasian Psychiatry, 24(6), 568-570. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2016). The Ecology of Work-Related Injury and Illness in Australia. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, 22(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2016). The varied impact of psychological disability across the lifespan in Australia. Life Span and Disability, 19(1), 7-20.
  • Athanasou, J. (2015). Compensable Injury and Quality of Life. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, 21(1), 18-28. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2015). Living, working and earning for people with disabilities in Australia. Australian Journal of Career Development, 24(3), 178-183. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J., Kaufmann, E. (2015). Probability of Responding: A Return to the Original Brunswik. Psychological Thought, 8(1), 7-16. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2015). The Effects of Substance Abuse Following Personal Injury: Five Case Studies from a Medico-Legal Context. Journal of Addiction Medicine and Therapeutic Science, 1(2), 037-040. [More Information]
  • Galassi, A., Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J. (2015). Therapeutic community treatment of an inmate population with substance use disorders: Post-release trends in re-arrest, re-incarceration, and drug misuse relapse. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12(6), 7059-7072. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2014). An analysis of responses on the earning capacity assessment form-2. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, 20(1), 15-27. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2014). An analysis of responses on the Earning Capacity Form-2. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, 20(1), 15-27. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2014). Analysis of the Earning Capacity Assessment Form-2: Some Australian data. Australian Journal of Career Development, 23(3), 140-146. [More Information]
  • Minjoo, K., Mpofu, E., Brock, K., Millington, M., Athanasou, J. (2014). Cognitive-behavioural therapy effects on employment-related outcomes for individuals with mental illness: A systematic review. South African Journal of Industrial Psychology, 40(2), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2014). The impact of disability status on education and work in Australia. Australian Journal of Career Development, 23(2), 100-104.

Conferences

  • Resiak, D., Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J. (2016). P0804 Scoping Drug Treatment Policy in the Criminal Justice System: A Review of the Evidence. 31st International Congress of Psychology (ICP2016), United Kingdom: Wiley Online Library. [More Information]

2017

  • Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J., Rafe, C., Belshaw, S. (2017). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Efficacy for Reducing Recidivism Rates of Moderate- and High-Risk Sexual Offenders: A Scoping Systematic Literature Review. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, In Press, 1-17. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2017). Promoting Career Development after Personal Injury. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers Rotterdam. [More Information]
  • Fang, Y., Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J. (2017). Reducing depressive or anxiety symptoms in post-stroke patients: Pilot trial of a constructive integrative psychosocial intervention. International Journal of Health Sciences, Article in press.

2016

  • Perera, H., Athanasou, J. (2016). Construct validity of the EUROHIS-QOL for rehabilitation assessment. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, 22(2), 57-75. [More Information]
  • Resiak, D., Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J. (2016). Drug Treatment Policy in the Criminal Justice System: A Scoping Literature Review. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 41(1), 3-13. [More Information]
  • Brunelli, A., Murphy, G., Athanasou, J. (2016). Effectiveness of social support group interventions for psychosocial outcomes: A meta-analytic review. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, 22(2), 104-127. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2016). Encountering Personal Injury - Medical, Educational, Vocational and Psychosocial Perspectives on Disability. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. [More Information]
  • Resiak, D., Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J. (2016). P0804 Scoping Drug Treatment Policy in the Criminal Justice System: A Review of the Evidence. 31st International Congress of Psychology (ICP2016), United Kingdom: Wiley Online Library. [More Information]
  • Liangas, G., Athanasou, J. (2016). Same-sex marriage and mental health. Australasian Psychiatry, 24(6), 568-570. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2016). The Ecology of Work-Related Injury and Illness in Australia. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, 22(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2016). The varied impact of psychological disability across the lifespan in Australia. Life Span and Disability, 19(1), 7-20.

2015

  • Athanasou, J., Hosking, K. (2015). Career interest card sort for vocational assessment and counselling. In M. McMahon and W. Patton (Eds.), Ideas for career practitioners: Celebrating excellence in career practice, (pp. 1-10). Samford Valley: Australian Academic Press.
  • Athanasou, J. (2015). Compensable Injury and Quality of Life. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, 21(1), 18-28. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2015). Living, working and earning for people with disabilities in Australia. Australian Journal of Career Development, 24(3), 178-183. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J., Kaufmann, E. (2015). Probability of Responding: A Return to the Original Brunswik. Psychological Thought, 8(1), 7-16. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2015). The Effects of Substance Abuse Following Personal Injury: Five Case Studies from a Medico-Legal Context. Journal of Addiction Medicine and Therapeutic Science, 1(2), 037-040. [More Information]
  • Galassi, A., Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J. (2015). Therapeutic community treatment of an inmate population with substance use disorders: Post-release trends in re-arrest, re-incarceration, and drug misuse relapse. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12(6), 7059-7072. [More Information]

2014

  • Athanasou, J. (2014). An analysis of responses on the earning capacity assessment form-2. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, 20(1), 15-27. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2014). An analysis of responses on the Earning Capacity Form-2. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, 20(1), 15-27. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2014). Analysis of the Earning Capacity Assessment Form-2: Some Australian data. Australian Journal of Career Development, 23(3), 140-146. [More Information]
  • Minjoo, K., Mpofu, E., Brock, K., Millington, M., Athanasou, J. (2014). Cognitive-behavioural therapy effects on employment-related outcomes for individuals with mental illness: A systematic review. South African Journal of Industrial Psychology, 40(2), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Athanasou, J. (2014). Mechanical Technician C (Forms CR-XC and MTC-YC). In Janet F Carlson, Kurt F Geisinger, Jessica L Jonson (Eds.), The Nineteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook, (pp. 425-427). Lincoln, Nebraska: Buros Center for Testing.
  • Athanasou, J. (2014). Stress Assessment Questionnaire. In Janet F Carlson, Kurt F Geisinger, Jessica L Jonson (Eds.), The Nineteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook. Lincoln, Nebraska: Buros Center for Testing.
  • Athanasou, J. (2014). The impact of disability status on education and work in Australia. Australian Journal of Career Development, 23(2), 100-104.

2012

  • Mpofu, E., Madden, R., Gitchel, W., Peterson, D., Chou, C., Athanasou, J., Manga, R. (2012). Person-centered assessment in rehabilitation and health care. In Paul J. Toriello, Malachy L. Bishop, and Phillip D. Rumrill (Eds.), New Directions in Rehabilitation Counselling: Creative Responses to Professional, Clinical, and Educational Challenges, (pp. 209-235). Linn Creek, Missouri: Aspen Professional Services.

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