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Merimna - Our Work

Merimna carries out research on issues relating to the impact of death or serious illness on children, families or communities/groups of people.

Through Greek and foreign language publications in scientific journals, books or conference proceedings, the staff of Merimna promote the work carried out in the context of the programs and services they provide.

See below some of these publications:

I. Giannopoulou, P. Bitsakou, E. Ralli, F. Chatzis, D. Papadatou, Addressing Cultural Issues in Grief Counseling With Immigrants: The Case of a Bereaved Filipino Family Following Homicide, The European Journal of Counselling Psychology, 2018, Vol. 7(1), 200–210

D. Papadatou, I. Giannopoulou, P. Bitsakou, T. Bellali, M. A. Talias, and K. Tselepi, Adolescents’ Reactions After a Wildfire Disaster in Greece, Journal of Traumatic Stress, February 2012, 25, 1–7

D. Papadatou, T. Bellali, K. Tselepi & I. Giannopoulou, Adolescents’ trajectory through peer loss after a road traffic accident, Death Studies, 2017, 42:6, 383-391, DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2017.1355341 To link to this article: https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2017.1355341

D. Papadatou, O. Metallinou, C. Hatzichristou, L. Pavlidi, Students with a chronic and life-limiting condition: Teachers’ perceptions and experiences. Illness, Crisis and Loss, 2002 10(2): 108-125 (pdf)

D. Papadatou, O. Metallinou, C. Hatzichristou, L. Pavlidi, L., Supporting the bereaved child: Teachers’ perceptions and experiences in Greece. Mortality, 2002 7(3): 326-341. (pdf)

Ο. Μεταλληνού, E. Παπάζογλου, Ε. Ράλλη, M. Νίλσεν, Δ. Παπαδάτου, Στήριξη του παιδιού μετά το θάνατο αγαπημένου του προσώπου. Στο: Μ. Ζαφειροπούλου, Γ. Κλεφτάρας (Επιμ.) Εφαρμοσμένη Κλινική Ψυχολογία του Παιδιού (σελ. 435-444). Αθήνα: Ελληνικά Γράμματα, 2004. (pdf)