Enrico Molinari
University of Milan
PsychiatryDevelopmental psychologyPsychologyRandomized controlled trialCognitionPhysical therapyVirtual realityPsychological interventionEating disordersRehabilitationDepression (differential diagnoses)Cognitive therapyTelemedicineBody mass indexObesityPsychotherapistWeight lossAnxietyClinical psychologyMedicine
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#1Federica Scarpina (UNITO: University of Turin)H-Index: 10
Last. Paolo FanariH-Index: 11
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Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is the standard treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) syndrome. However, optimizing individuals’ adherence to CPAP therapy remains very challenging for clinicians, because of the role played by psychological components. In this paper, we verified changes in individuals’ cognitions and beliefs after a four-week multidisciplinary residential rehabilitation program targeting the adaptation to CPAP therapy for OSA syndrome. We assessed the com...
This cross-sectional study aims to investigate the impact of psychological distress experienced during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic on emotional eating and to assess the mediating role of emotional dysregulation in a sample of Italian young adults (20–35). A total of 437 participants provided demographical data and were assessed using the Depression Anxiety Stress Scale, the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale, and the Emotional Eating subscale of the Dutch Eating Behavior Quest...
This Randomized Controlled Trial [(RCT) aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a brief Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)-based intervention combined with treatment as usual (TAU) compared to TAU only in improving psychological conditions in a sample of adolescents with obesity (body mass index, BMI > 97th percentile for age and sex) within the context of a wider multidisciplinary rehabilitation program for weight loss. Fifty consecutive adolescents (12–17 years) of both genders with obesity...
#1R. De AmicisH-Index: 1
#2Raffaella CancelloH-Index: 22
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In the article by De Amicis et al. entitled "Patients with Severe Obesity during the COVID- 19 Pandemic: How to Maintain an Adequate Multidisciplinary Nutritional Rehabilitation Program?" [Obes Facts. 2021, DOI: 10.1159/000513283], the author list is incorrect. The correct author list is: De Amicis R. Cancello R. Capodaglio P. Gobbi M. Brunani A. Gilardini L. Castelnuovo G. Molinari E. Barbieri V. Mambrini S.P. Battezzati A. Bertoli S. © 2021 S. Karger AG. All rights reserved.
#1Guido E. D'AnielloH-Index: 8
#2Davide Maria Cammisuli (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)
Last. Gianluca CastelnuovoH-Index: 35
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Music therapy (MT) is considered one of the complementary strategies to pharmacological treatment for behavioral and psychological symptoms (BPSD) of dementia. However, studies adopting MT protocols tailored for institutionalized people with dementia are limited and their usefulness for supporting caregivers is under investigated to date. Our study aimed at evaluating the effects of an MT intervention according to Gerdner and colleagues’ protocol in a sample of 60 elderly people with moderate-to...
#1Federica Scarpina (UNITO: University of Turin)H-Index: 10
#2Giorgia Varallo (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 4
Last. Alessandro Mauro (UNITO: University of Turin)H-Index: 41
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BACKGROUND Previous evidence about facial emotion recognition capability in obesity is few and not conclusive. OBJECTIVE We investigated the capability of female individuals affected by obesity to recognize the emotions of fear and anger through a facial emotion recognition task grounded on the implicit redundant target effect. METHODS 20 women affected by obesity and 20 healthy-weight women were enrolled. We administered an implicit facial emotion recognition task. Both reaction time and level ...
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Last. Enrico MolinariH-Index: 50
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BACKGROUND As treatment of choice in promoting psychological flexibility, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) was found to be effective in several conditions, and among different populations, including weight management in individuals with obesity. However, the mechanism of action of psychological flexibility is less known. The aim of the present study is, within the context of a brief ACT intervention for behavioral change and behavioral maintenance of a healthy lifestyle in a sample of inp...
#1Leonardo Villani (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 4
#2Roberta PastorinoH-Index: 15
Last. Stefania Boccia (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 62
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BACKGROUND: Italy was the first European country to implement a national lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Worldwide, this pandemic had a huge impact on the mental health of people in many countries causing similar reaction in terms of emotions and concerns at the population level. Our study investigated the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on psychological well-being in a cohort of Italian university students. METHODS: We conducted a cross-sectional survey in the period immediately afte...
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#1Chiara A. M. Spatola (University of Milan)H-Index: 13
#2Emanuele Maria Giusti (University of Milan)H-Index: 10
Last. Enrico Molinari (University of Milan)H-Index: 50
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Previous studies have shown that experiential avoidance (EA) is associated with physical and psychological well-being in medical and non-medical samples. The aims of the present study were to evaluate the reciprocal association between psychological well-being and EA over time among cardiac rehabilitation (CR) patients with moderately to severely low levels of psychological well-being. Pre-CR data on demographic characteristics, measures of psychological well-being, and cardiac-specific EA were ...