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Cesare Maffei

Scientific program committee

EDUCATION AND CAREER

Prof. Maffei was born in Voghera on 30 June 1951.
 He graduates in Medical Sciences in 1976, and specializes in Psychiatry in 1980. 
From 1985 to 1998 he is Associated Professor of Medical Psychology at the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the University of Milan.
 From 1999 he is Ordinary Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology at the Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele. Since 1998 he is Head Physician of the Service of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy at the Scientific Institute H San Raffaele.

PRESENT OFFICES
He is Past President of ISSPD (International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders), founding member and past-President of the Italian Association for the Study of Personality Disorders (AISDP) and of the Personality Disorders Section of the WPA (World Psychiatric Association). He is President of SIDBT (Italian Society for the Dialectical Behavior Therapy) and Vice-President of NEA-BPD Italia (National Educational Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder).

Research
He conducts activities of research in the field of diagnosis and psychotherapy of the Disorders of Personality, with particular attention to the development and validation of diagnostic evaluation tools and to the efficacy of evidence-based treatments in the Borderline Disorder.

Academic activity

Ordinary Professor of Clinical Psychology.
 Head Physician of the Service of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy at the Scientific Institute H San Raffaele.


Most important articles and publications:

  • Fossati A., Gratz K. L., Borroni S., Maffei C., Somma A., Carlotta D. (2014) “The relationship between childhood history of ADHD symptoms and DSM-IV borderline personality disorder features among personality disordered outpatients: the moderating role of gender and the mediating roles of emotion dysregulation and impulsivity.” Comprehensive Psychiatry, ISSN: 0010-440X;
  • Somma A., Fossati A., Patrick C., Maffei C., Borroni S. (2014). “The three‐factor structure of the Levenson Self‐Report Psychopathy Scale: Fool’s gold or true gold? A study in a sample of Italian adult non‐clinical participants.” Personality and Mental Health, Vol. 8, p. 337-347, ISSN: 1932-8621;
  • Fossati A., Feeney J., Maffei C., Borroni S. (2014). “Thinking about feelings: Affective state mentalization, attachment styles, and borderline personality disorder features among Italian nonclinical adolescents.” Psychoanalitic Psychology, Vol. 31, ISSN: 0736-9735;
  • Fossati A., Pincus A. L., Borroni S., Munteanu A. F., Maffei C. (2014). “Are Pathological Narcissism and Psychopathy Different Constructs or Different Names for the Same Thing? A Study Based on Italian Nonclinical Adult Participants.”, Journal of Personality Disorders, Vol. 28, p. 394-418, ISSN: 0885-579X;
  • Fossati A., Gratz K. L., Maffei C., Borroni S. (2014). “Impulsivity dimensions, emotion dysregulation, and borderline personality disorder features among Italian nonclinical adolescents.”, Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation, Vol. 1, ISSN: 2051-6673;
  • Borroni S., Somma A., Andershed H., Maffei C., Fossati A. (2014). “Psychopathy dimensions, Big Five traits, and dispositional aggression in adolescence: Issues of gender consistency.”, Personality and Individual Differences, Vol. 66, p. 199-203, ISSN: 0191-8869;
  • Fossati A., Feeney J., Pincus A., Borroni S., Maffei C. (2014). “The structure of pathological narcissism and its relationships with adult attachment styles: A study of italian nonclinical and clinical adult participants.” Psychoanalitic Psychology, ISSN: 0736-9735;
  • Fossati A., Gratz K. L., Maffei C., Borroni S. (2013). “Emotion dysregulation and impulsivity additively predict borderline personality disorder features in Italian nonclinical adolescents.” Personality and Mental Health, Vol. 7, p. 320-333, ISSN: 1932-8621;
  • Fossati A., Somma A., Maffei C., Borroni S. (2013). “Il ruolo dei deficit di mindfulness nella disregolazione emotiva e comportamentale: uno studio Italiano su soggetti non clinici.” Psicoterapia Cognitiva e Comportamentale, Vol. 19, 43-62;
  • Carlotta D., Borroni S., Maffei C., Fossati A. (2013). “On the relationship between retrospective childhood ADHD symptoms and adult BPD features: the mediating role of action-oriented personality traits.” Comprehensive Psychiatry, 54(7) , 943-952;
  • Fossati A., Krueger R. F., Markon K. E., Borroni S. & Maffei C. (2013). “Reliability and validity of the Personality Inventory for DSM-5 (PID-5): Predicting DSM-IV personality disorders and psychopathy in community-dwelling Italian adults.” Assessment, in press. doi: 10.1177/1073191113504984;
  • Fossati A., Gratz K. L., Maffei C., Borroni S. (2013). “Emotion dysregulation and impulsivity additively predict borderline personality disorder features in Italian nonclinical adolescents.” Personality and Mental Health, Article in press. doi: 10.1002/pmh.1229;
  • Fossati A., Vigorelli Porro F., Maffei C., Borroni S. (2012). “Are DSM-IV personality disorders related to mindfulness? An Italian study on clinical participants.” Journal of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 68, p. 672-683, ISSN: 0021-9762;
  • Fossati A., Borroni S., Maffei C. (2012). “Bullying as a style of personal relating: personality characteristics and interpersonal aspects of self-reports of bulling behaviours among Italian adolescent high school students.” Personality and Mental Health, Vol. 6, p. 325-339, ISSN: 1932-8621;
  • Fossati A., Borroni S., Feeney J., Maffei C. (2012). “Predicting borderline personality features from personality traits, identity orientation, and attachment style in Italian nonclinical adults. Issues of consistency across age ranges.” Journal of Personality Disorders, Vol. 26, p. 280-297, ISSN: 0885-579X;
  • Fossati A., Feeney J., Maffei C., Borroni S. (2011). “Does mindfulness mediate the association between attachment dimensions and Borderline Personality Disorder features? A study of Italian nonclinical adolescents.” Attachment & Human Development, Vol. 13, p. 563-578, ISSN: 1461-6734;