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- 22 November 2023

Behavioral Addictions: Dr. Pallanti's Grand Round at the University of Catania

On November 22, 2023, Dr. Stefano Pallanti joined the "European Frontiers in Neuroscience" seminar series coordinated by Dr. Filippo Drago with a Grand Round regarding the topic "Behavioral Addictions: Prevention and Treatment."

Dr. Stefano Pallanti's Grand Round

Behavioral Addictions: Prevention and Treatment

đź“… Date: November 22, 2023

đź“Ť Location: University of Catania

Dr. Stefano Pallanti ― Founder and Director of the Istituto di Neuroscienze ― joined the seminar series entitled "European Frontiers in Neuroscience" coordinated by Dr. Filippo Drago — Professor of Pharmacology and Director of the Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences at the University of Catania. Dr. Pallanti's Grand Round focused on the theme "Behavioral Addictions: Prevention and Treatment."

The talk given by Dr. Pallanti was a major contribution to the dissemination of the most up-to-date knowledge on Behavioral Addictions and on the most effective and advanced methods of prevention and treatment of these disorders. During his presentation, Dr. Pallanti stressed the importance of a holistic and multidisciplinary approach to addressing these complex conditions, taking into account biological, psychological, and social factors.

Dr. Filippo Drago awarding Dr. Stefano Pallanti with a plaque of recognition for his contribution to the "European Frontiers in Neuroscience" Grand Rounds cycle.

Behavioral Addictions ― The Holistic Approach of the Istituto di Neuroscienze

Behavioral Addictions represent a growing problem in our society due to the increasing accessibility of individuals to the Internet and Social Media, Video Games and Gambling, Shopping, and Pornography.

To effectively address this global issue, the research group of the Istituto di Neuroscienze has a long-standing commitment to exploring these new challenges and has developed a cutting-edge treatment program that can effectively address these disorders by adopting a holistic, multidisciplinary approach that combines different intervention modalities and specialized expertise:

Behavioral Addictions ― Dr. Pallanti's Credentials

Dr. Stefano Pallanti is a leading expert and researcher on behavioral addiction disorders.

He is the author of the PG-YBOCS rating scale: Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale adapted to Behavioral Addiction and Gambling Disorder.

Furthermore, Dr. Pallanti is a faculty member at the International Training School and Conference on Problematic Usage of the Internet at Clare College of Cambridge University, consisting of a group of experienced researchers on new addictions.

In addition, Dr. Pallanti is Editor in Chief of Archives of Behavioral Addictions.

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