Vasilios Dafermos

Academic Position: Associate Professor

Field of Expertise: Social Statistics

Detailed CV

Tel: 0030-28310-77448

Office hours: Monday 16.30-18.30


Detailed CV


1) B.A. in Mathematics (University of Crete, 1984)

2) M.A. in Mathematics Education – with distinction (University of Crete, 1996)

3) Ph.D. in Mathematics Education and Empirical Research Methodology – with distinction (University of Crete, 2000)

4) Academic Visitor, Centre of Mathematics, Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, University of Cambridge, UK (March-August 2011)

Research Interests:

Social Statistics, Meta- Analysis, Power Analysis
Structural Equation Modeling, Cluster Analysis
Prediction Methods in the Social Research
Logistic, NonLinear, Categorical, Poisson, and Cox Regression
LogLinear Models, Repeated Measures Models.


Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
Statistical procedures using SPSS, LISREL, AMOS, EQS and STATA

Research Methodology

Social Scientists Seminar (Available for the local and academic community).

Selected publications:

  1. Δαφέρμος Βασίλης (2011). Κοινωνική Στατιστική και Μεθοδολογία Έρευνας με τοSPSS. Εκδόσεις ΖΗΤΗ, Θεσσαλονίκη, σελίδες 830.
  2. Δαφέρμος Βασίλης (2013). Παραγοντική Ανάλυση με τα SPSS, LISREL, EQS, AMOS και STATA. Εκδόσεις ΖΗΤΗ, Θεσσαλονίκη, σελίδες 727.
  3. Δαφέρμος Βασίλης (2002). Επαναληπτικές Στατιστικές Μετρήσεις στις Κοινωνικές Επιστήμες. Εκδόσεις Leader Books, Αθήνα, σελίδες 227.
  4. Δαφέρμος, Β. (2009). ‘Αναζήτηση δομής στα δεδομένα Ελλήνων πολιτών, αναφορικά με τη στάση τους, σε ζητήματα αξιακού-αξιολογικού χαρακτήραΤΕΤΡΑΔΙΑ ΑΝΑΛΥΣΗΣ ΔΕΔΟΜΕΝΩΝ, τχ.10, σελ. 113-130.
  5. Sapouna, V., Dafermos, V., Chatziarsenis, M., Vivilaki, V., Bitsios, P., Schene, A.H., Lionis, C. Assessing the burden of caregivers of patients with mental disorders: Translating and validating the involvement evaluation questionnaire into Greek (2013) ANNALS OF GENERAL PSYCHIATRY, 12 (1), art. no. 3.
  6. Vivilaki, V., Dafermos, V., Kogevinas, E., Mpitsios, P., Lionis, C. (2008). The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale: translation and validation for a Greek sample. BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 9:329, p.p 1-11.
  7. Vivilaki, V.G., Dafermos, V., Daglas, M., Antoniou, E., Tsopelas, N.D., Theodorakis, P.N., Brown, J.B., Lionis, C. (2010). Identifying intimate partner violence (IPV) during the postpartum period in a Greek sample. ARCHIVES OF WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH, 13 (6), pp. 467-476.
  8. Vivilaki, V.G., Dafermos, V., Gevorgian, L., Dimopoulou, A., Patelarou, E., Bick, D., Tsopelas, N.D., Lionis, C. Validation of the Greek Maternal Adjustment and Maternal Attitudes Scale for Assessing Early Postpartum Adjustment (2012) WOMEN AND HEALTH, 52 (4), pp. 369-390.
  9. Patelarou, A.E., Patelarou, E., Brokalaki, H., Dafermos, V., Thiel, L., Melas, C.D., Koukia, E. Current Evidence on the Attitudes, Knowledge and Perceptions of Nurses Regarding Evidence-Based Practice Implementation in European Community Settings: A Systematic Review (2013) JOURNAL OF COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING, 30 (4), pp. 230-244.
  10. Antoniou, E., Ioannidi-Kapolou, E., Daglas, M., Vivilaki, V., Karamitros, D., Dafermos, V., Iatrakis, G. (2010). Abuse Assessment Screen (AAS) questionnaire: The Greek validation. CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 37 (4), pp. 313-316.