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Fiammetta Cosci

is Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology at the University of  Florence.


She carries out research activities on withdrawal from reduction or discontinuation of antidepressants.


She created the Diagnostic Clinical Interview for Drug Withdrawal 1 SSRI and SNRI, a tool which allows to formulate the diagnosis of withdrawal syndromes from reduction or discontinuation of antidepressants.


She is Associate Editor of the Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics scientific journal.


Serena Checcacci

Graduated in Medicine and specialised in Respiratory Medicine and in Systemic Psychotherapy. She worked in Respiratory Physiopathology Unit and Smoke Cessation Centre at the AOUC Careggi in Florence. Currently, she is working as Pneumologist consultant and Psichoterapist  for individuals (children, adolescents, adults and elderly people), couples and families. She is involved in research on psycothropic drugs withdrawal.    



Giulia Anna Aldi

Gsychologist and cognitive-behavioural psychotherapist. Expert on Psychopathology Elements at the University of Florence. In 2013 she completed an internship in the Psychology Department of Maastricht University and in 2019 she obtained the Master in Science in Affective Neuroscience at the Maastricht University.



Giovanni Mansueto

Giovanni Mansueto is a psychologist and cognitive behavioural psychotherapist. He is teaching assistant at the University of Florence. In 2015 he was appointed as visiting student at the University Psychiatric Center Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. In the 2018 he received the Master in Science (MsC) degree in Affective Neuroscience at Maastricht University.

In the 2019 he received the PhD degree at the Maastricht University under the supervision of Professors Fiammetta Cosci, Ruud van Winkel and Prof. Koen Schruers. From 2019 he is a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Department of Health Sciences of the University of Florence.  He is a member of the International College of Psychosomatic Medicine (ICPM) and of the European Association of Clinical Psychology and Psychological Treatment (EACLIPT).








Magda Boi

She graduated in Clinical and Health Psychology and Neuropsychology and Foreign Languages ​​and Literature, curriculum Linguistics and Glottodidactics. She works as a freelance translator in the medical and psychological field, with particular reference to the translation of diagnostic and clinical assessment tools.

She is conducting her researches under the supervision of Professor Fiammetta Cosci.







last update: 09-Sep-2020
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