Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Psychology

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

Research interests

Drug and alcohol use

Addictive behaviours

Neurobiological models of personality

Cue-reactivity



 

Teaching interests

Research Methodology

Units taught

Research Methods in Psychology A

Research Methods in Psychology C

Advanced Research Methodology

Conferences

Kambouropoulos, N., & Staiger, P.K (2012). Impulsivity, mindfulness and substance abuse: Findings from a randomized controlled trial.  Presented at the Australasian Conference on Personality and Individual Differences, Melbourne, Australia, 29-30 November, 2012.

Kabbani, R., & Kambouropoulos, N. (2011). Drinking expectancies and perceived impaired control mediate the influence of reward drive and rash impulsiveness on alcohol use.  Presented at the International Society of Individual Differences Conference, London, UK, 25-18 July 2011.

Kambouropoulos, N., Staiger, P.K. (2010).  Positive affect mediates the relationship between reward sensitivity and responses to alcohol-related cues. Presented at the Australasian Conference on Personality and Individual Differences, Wollongong, Australia, 5-6 December, 2010.

Staiger, P.K., Kambouropoulos, N. (2008).  Social anxiety disorder amongst individuals seeking treatment for substance use problems: more common than we think.  Presented at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs conference: Evidence, Policy and Practice, Sydney, Australia, 23-26 November, 2008.

Publications

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2014

Binge drinking, reflection impulsivity and unplanned sexual behaviour: impaired decision-making in young social drinkers

Julia M Townshend, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, Alison Griffin, Frances J Hunt, Raffaella M Milani

(2014), Vol. 38, pp. 1143-1150, Alcoholism clinical & experimental research, Hoboken, N. J., C1

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Escaping threat : understanding the importance of threat sensitivity in social anxiety

Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, Ms Sarah Tracey Egan, Miss Elodie O'Connor, A/Prof Petra Staiger

(2014), Vol. 35, pp. 47-53, Journal of individual differences, Boston, Ma., C1

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Improving the retention rate for residential treatment of substance abuse by sequential intervention for social anxiety

A/Prof Petra Staiger, Prof Michael Kyrios, Mr James Williams, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, Ms Alexandra Howard, Dr Stefan Gruenert

(2014), Vol. 14, pp. 1-11, BMC Psychiatry, London, England, C1

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Cue reward salience and alcohol cue reactivity

Nicola J. Ivory, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, A/Prof Petra Staiger

(2014), Vol. 69, pp. 217-222, Personality and individual differences, Oxford, England, C1

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Modifying the risk associated with an impulsive temperament: a prospective study of drug dependence treatment

A/Prof Petra Staiger, Prof Sharon Dawe, Dr Ben Richardson, Dr Kate Hall, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos

(2014), Vol. 39, pp. 1676-1681, Addictive behaviors, Oxford, England, C1

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Examining the affective tone of alcohol craving in young drinkers

Ms Rachel Kabbani, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, Dr Natalie Loxton, Richard Bunker

(2014), Vol. 28, pp. 1259-1264, Psychology of addictive behaviors, Washington, DC, C1

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Pathways to social anxiety: the role of reinforcement sensitivities and emotion regulation

Elodie J OConnor, A/Prof Petra Staiger, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, Luke D Smillie

(2014), Vol. 220, pp. 915-920, Psychiatry research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2013

Positive expectations and perceived impaired control mediate the influence of reward drive and rash impulsiveness on alcohol use

Ms Rachel Kabbani, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos

(2013), Vol. 54, pp. 294-297, Personality and individual differences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2012

Coping mediates the relationship between revised reinforcement sensitivity and alcohol use

Nicola J. Ivory, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos

(2012), Vol. 52, pp. 822-827, Personality and individual differences, Oxford, England, C1-1

journal
2010

Alcohol expectancies and drinking refusal self-efficacy mediate the association of impulsivity with alcohol misuse

Matthew Gullo, Prof Sharon Dawe, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, A/Prof Petra Staiger, Chris J. Jackson

(2010), Vol. 34, pp. 1386-1399, Alcoholism : clinical and experimental research, Hoboken, N.J., C1

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Rash-impulsivity, reward-drive and motivations to use ecstasy

Ms Sarah Tracey Egan, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, A/Prof Petra Staiger

(2010), Vol. 48, pp. 670-675, Personality and individual differences, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal
2009

Does altered states of awareness mediate the relationship between the unusual experiences trait and alcohol cue-reactivity?

Dr Adam Rock, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos

(2009), Vol. 11, pp. 443-454, North American journal of psychology, Winter Garden , Fla., C1

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Cue reward salience predicts craving in response to alcohol cues

Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, A/Prof Petra Staiger

(2009), Vol. 46, pp. 78-82, Personality and individual differences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Can emotion-focused coping help explain the link between posttraumatic stress disorder severity and triggers for substance use in young adults

A/Prof Petra Staiger, Ms Fritha Melville, Leanne Hides, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, A/Prof Daniel Lubman

(2009), Vol. 36, pp. 220-226, Journal of substance abuse treatment, New York N.Y., C1

journal
2008

Altered experience mediates the relationship between schizotypy and mood disturbance during shamanic-like journeying

Dr Adam Rock, Dr Gavin Abbott, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos

(2008), Vol. 22, pp. 371-384, Journal of scientific exploration, Lawrence, Kan., C1

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Conceptualizing craving : extrapolations from consciousness studies

Dr Adam Rock, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos

(2008), Vol. 10, pp. 127-146, North American journal of psychology, Winter Garden, Fla., C1

journal
2007

The role of impulsive personality traits in the initiation, development, and treatment of substance misuse problems

Prof Sharon Dawe, Dr Natalie Loxton, Matthew Gullo, A/Prof Petra Staiger, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, Laura Perdon, Andrew Wood

(2007), pp. 321-339, Translation of addictions science into practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, B1

chapter

Personality, behavioural and affective characteristics of hazardous drinkers

Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, A/Prof Petra Staiger

(2007), Vol. 42, pp. 213-224, Personality and individual differences, Oxford, England, C1

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Should personality traits be considered when refining substance misuse treatment programs?

A/Prof Petra Staiger, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, Prof Sharon Dawe

(2007), Vol. 26, pp. 17-23, Drug and alcohol review, London, England, C1

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Toward a phenomenology of urge to drink: a future prospect for the cue-reactivity paradigm

Dr Adam Rock, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos

(2007), Vol. 9, pp. 387-406, North American journal of psychology, Winter Garden, Fla., C1

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2006

Affect-regulated indirect effects of trait anxiety and trait resilience on self-esteem

Celeste Benetti, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos

(2006), Vol. 41, pp. 341-352, Personality and individual differences, Oxford, England, C1

journal
2004

Improving family and peer relationships with children who engage in problem sexual behaviour

A/Prof Petra Staiger, Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, Ms Jari Evertsz, Mr Joe Tucci, Janise Mitchell

(2004), pp. 117-123, Relationship transitions : proceedings of the Australian Psychology Society's Psychology of Relationships Interest Group 4th annual conference : Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia, 13th - 14 th November 2004, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference

Reactivity to alcohol-related cues: relationship among cue type, motivational processes, and personality

Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, A/Prof Petra Staiger

(2004), Vol. 18, pp. 275-283, Psychology of addictive behaviors, Washington, D.C., C1

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Personality and responses to appetitive and aversive stimuli: the joint influence of behavioural approach and behavioural inhibition systems

Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, A/Prof Petra Staiger

(2004), Vol. 37, pp. 1153-1165, Personality and individual differences, Oxford, England, C1

journal
2001

The influence of sensitivity to reward on reactivity to alcohol-related cues

Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos, A/Prof Petra Staiger

(2001), Vol. 96, pp. 1175-1185, Addiction, Abingdon, England, C1-1

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