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Pasquale Caponnetto PhD, PsyD

Pasquale Caponnetto PhD, PsyD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, Department of Educational Sciences, Section of Psychology; Center of Excellence for the Acceleration of HArm Reduction (CoEHAR), University of Catania, Catania, Italy

Pasquale Caponnetto earned a degree in Psychology (clinical and community orientation) in 2001 from La Sapienza University of Rome and a PhD in Health Science from the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Stirling (UK). His specialization is in Relational Psychotherapy from the Italian Institute of Relational Psychotherapy, Rome. Prof. Capponnetto also holds a second-level Master’s degree in Criminological and Penitentiary Sciences from the University of Catania. He has also trained in Ericksonian Psychotherapy (Fundamental Level) at the Milton H. Erickson Foundation, USA.

Pasquale Caponnetto is a Researcher and Lecturer in Clinical and General Psychology at the University of Catania. He has consistently carried out his research activities at the University of Catania, studying the psychological and psychopathological components emerging in various research projects managed by the Center of Excellence for the Acceleration of Harm Reduction (Coehar). His research has focused on health psychology, smoking among adolescents and adults, and he has worked on studies related to psychopathology, asthma, diabetes, and electronic cigarettes. These studies have led him to serve as an external reviewer for Cancer Research UK and as editor-in-chief for international journals such as Health Psychology Research and IJERPH.