ΨΥΧΟΛΟΓΙΚΗ ΕΤΑΙΡΕΙΑ ΒΟΡΕΙΟΥ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ - PSEVE

 
 

Scientific Annals of the Psychological Society of Northern Greece

VOLUME 6 INFORMATION



SCIENTIFIC ANNALS 
OF THE PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NORTHERN GREECE
ΙSBN 978-960-19-0035-3


Edited annually by the Psychological Society of Northern Greece (PSNG)
Volume 6, 2008

Legally responsible:
Anastasia Efklides, President of the Psychological Society of Northern Greece
School of Psychology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 541 24 Thessaloniki, Greece.
Tel: ++30-2310-997374. Fax: ++30-2310-997384. E-mail: efklides@psy.auth.gr 

Executive Committee of PSNG:

Anastasia Efklides
George Grouios 
Marios Goudas
Anastasia Alevriadou
Mary Kosmidis
President
Secretary
Treasurer
Member
Member 


Editors of the Scientific Annals of the Psychological Society of Northern Greece

Editor-in-Chief: Anastasia Efklides Assistant Editors: Anastasia Alevriadou
Associate Editors:

George Grouios
Filippos Vlachos

 

Symeon Vlachopoulos
Panayiota Metallidou
Fotini Bonoti
George Panagis

Dimitris Pnevmatikos

 


Editors of the 6th Volume:

Andreas Brouzos
Plousia Misailidi
Anastasios Emvalotis
Anastasia Efklides
University of Ioannina, Greece
University of Ioannina, Greece
University of Ioannina, Greece
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece


Editorial Board

Anastasia Efklides
Shulamith Kreitler
Angeliki Leontari
Diomedes Markoulis
Robert Neimeyer
Markku Niemivirta
Jose M. Prieto
Wolfgang Schnotz
Yannis Theodorakis
Maria Tzouriadou
Marja Vauras
Marcel Veenman
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Tel-Aviv University, Israel
University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
University of Memphis, USA
University of Helsinki, Finland
Complutense University, Madrid, Spain
University of Koblenz-Landau, Landau, Germany
University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
University of Turku, Finland
University of Leiden, The Netherlands


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Τόμος 6, 2008                                                                                               Volume 6, 2008



ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΗ ΕΠΕΤΗΡΙΔΑ 
ΤΗΣ 
ΨΥΧΟΛΟΓΙΚΗΣ ΕΤΑΙΡΕΙΑΣ ΒΟΡΕΙΟΥ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ

έτος ιδρύσεως 2002


SCIENTIFIC ANNALS
OF THE 
PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NORTHERN GREECE

founded 2002






ΣΧΟΛΕΙΟ ΚΑΙ ΟΙΚΟΓΕΝΕΙΑ
Επιμέλεια Σύνταξης και Έκδοσης:
                  Ανδρέας Μπρούζος
                  Πλουσία Μισαηλίδη
                  Αναστάσιος Εμβαλωτής
                  Aναστασία Ευκλείδη


SCHOOL AND FAMILY
Editors:
         Andreas Brouzos
         Plousia Misailidi
         Anastasios Emvalotis
         Anastasia Efklides



ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ ΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΑ                                                                               ELLINIKA GRAMMATA


Τόμος 6, 2008                                                                                                  Volume 6, 2008

CONTENTS


Authors list .........................................................................................................................IX

Reviewers list ......................................................................................................................XI

Preface
         Anastasia Efklides ......................................................................................................XIII

Prologue
         Andreas Brouzos.........................................................................................................XV

Greek family: Structure and function - Development and prospects
Ioannis E. Pyrgiotakis .............................................................................................................1

School-family relations:
Alternative approaches to the content and context of the relations
Elias G. Matsagouras.............................................................................................................35

Primary school teachers' perceptions of and attitude towards the factors
that hinder parental involvement in school
Ekaterini Bonia, Andreas Brouzos, and Fotini Kossyvaki................................................................69

Parents’ perceptions of homework: The case of the full-day school
Ioannis Thoidis and Nikolaos Chaniotakis...................................................................................97

Teacher-parent relationships: Models of Cypriot teachers
Loizos Symeou...................................................................................................................135

Parents’ social category and the content of their communication with teachers
Nicolas Manesis .................................................................................................................173

Parental involvement in children’s education: Investigation of parents’ beliefs
Dimitris Pnevmatikos, Paris Papakanakis, and Eugene Gaki..........................................................193

Evaluation of a pilot counselling program for the promotion of parents-teachers
communication
Ilias E. Kourkoutas and Theodoros G. Eleftherakis ....................................................................219

The relationship between Special Education School Units and families:
The case of students with mental retardation
Spiros Soulis .....................................................................................................................247