Main Publications

*Sergiou, C.S., Tatti, E., Romanella, S.M., Santarnecchi, E., Weidema, A.D., Rassin, E.C.G., Franken, I.H.A., & van Dongen, J.D.M. (2023). The effect of HD-tDCS on brain oscillations and frontal synchronicity during resting-state EEG in violent offenders with a substance dependence. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology 23(2023) 100374.


*Sergiou, C. S., Santarnecchi, E., Romanella, S. M., Wieser, M. J., Franken, I. H. A., Rassin, E. G. C., & van Dongen, J. D. M. (2022). tDCS targeting the Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex reduces reactive aggression and modulates electrophysiological responses in a forensic population. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging.


*Sergiou, C.S., Woods, A., Franken, I.H.A., & van Dongen, J.D.M. (2020).

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) as an intervention to improve

empathic abilities and reduce violent behavior in forensic offenders: study

protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. (2020) 21:263


*Sergiou, C. S., Santarnecchi, E., Franken, I. H. A., & van Dongen, J. D. M. (2020).

The effectiveness of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation as an intervention

to improve empathic abilities and reduce violent behavior: A literature review.

Aggression and Violent Behavior, 55, 101463.

Other Publications


* Gerstner, D., Sergiou, C.S., Nettle, D., & van Gelder, J.L. (2022). Assessing Deterrence through Dynamic Guardianship-A Virtual Reality Study. OSF Open-Ended Registration.

*Ekthiari, H., Zangen, A., Del Felice, A., Shababaie, A., Goudriaan, A., Sergiou C.S., et al. (2019).
Transcranial Electrical and Magnetic Stimulation (tES and TMS) for Addiction Medicine: A consensus paper on the present state of the science and the road ahead.
Neuroscience & Behavioral Reviews.

*Slotboom,J., Hoppenbrouwers, S.S., In ‘t Hout, W., Sergiou C.S., van der Stigchel, S., & Theeuwes, J. (2016).
Visual attention in violent offenders: susceptibility to distraction.
Psychiatry Research, Vol.251.

*Hoppenbrouwers, S.S., van der Stigchel, S., Sergiou C.S., & Theeuwes, J. (2016).
Top down attention and selection history in psychopathy: evidence from a community sample.
Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Vol.124, No.4.

*Lui, J., Sergiou, C.S., & Barry, C. (2016). Interventions for Improving Affective Abilities in Adolescents: An Integrative Review Across Community and Clinical Samples of Adolesents. Adolescent Research Review.