Daniele Berto

Daniele Berto
Unità Locale Socio Sanitaria Euganea AULSS 6 - Padova · Dipartimento di Prevenzione

Doctor of Psychology

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March 2002 - present
University of Padova
Position
  • Contract Professor
Description
  • Psychological assessment in Court, Forensic Psychology, Testing, Clinical Psychology

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Publications (59)
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Il libro riporta una lunga serie di profili profili MMPI commentati utilizzati in ambito clinico ed in ambito forense.
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The article describes in deep how the software RIO, a tool for the automatic interpretation of all the MMPI forms, study the validity of a specific MMPI protocol.
Conference Paper
Work Related Stress is growing up quickly among work pathologies. The Italian Law (n.81/2008) and the Veneto Region Law (n.8/2010) protect health within workplaces. The Veneto Region (CRREO) and the Department of Prevention of Padua (SPISAL) are part of the Italian Health Authority and they focuses on the promotion of the prevention, safety and hyg...
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Existential Damage Assessment (EXIDA), is a new and first quali-quantitative standardized tool able to assess and evaluate the existential damages. EXIDA is a 79-items questionnaire that analyses the content of a person life, focusing on 5 areas (general wellbeing, family life, leisure, work/school and social relationships). EXIDA was administered...
Book
This e-book is available for a free download at www.hogrefe.it . It resumes the major changes of the last version of DSM.
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Policies and practices related to the quasi-compulsory treatment (QCT) of substance-dependent offenders are currently implemented in many countries, despite the absence of reliable knowledge about significant predictors of treatment retention. This study aimed to identify such predictors in QCT and voluntary treatment. Participants were treated in...
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This study evaluates quasi-compulsory drug treatment (QCT) arrangements for substance-dependent offenders receiving treatment instead of imprisonment in comparison to voluntary treatment within five European countries. Participants were interviewed with the European Addiction Severity Index, the ASI-crime module, questions on perception of pressure...
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A multi-country, multi-site comparative research study has documented the feasibility of recruiting drug-dependent individuals receiving treatment as an alternative to imprisonment (‘quasi-compulsory’ treatment, in the setting of an experimental group), while comparing them with those receiving treatment in the same therapeutic institutions, on a v...
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This is a Vademecum for Policy makers. This book shows all the benefits that Municipality, NGOs and "work giving" may have imploying people released from prison. It includes all related the italian laws also. Available both on CDrom and book.
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This article contributes to the literature on drug users, victimization and offending using data on 545 dependent drug users entering treatment in four European countries. Members of the sample were exposed to high levels of criminal victimization. Sub-groups who were particularly vulnerable to crime were women (and especially sex workers), the hom...
Book
This book reports the italian results of a multinational research on "Quasi Compulsory Treatment for Addicts" (QCT)
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This paper reports on intake data from Quasi-Compulsory Treatment in Europe, a study of quasi-compulsory treatment (QCT) for drug dependent offenders. It explores the link between formal legal coercion, perceived pressure to be in treatment and motivation amongst a sample of 845 people who entered treatment for drug dependence in five European coun...
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Dual Diagnosis (DD) is a double pathology afflicting drug users that involves both addiction and psychiatric diseases. This specific condition is currently attracting attention from the scientific community. There are limited data available relating to this area and even less specifically relating to problematic drug use and addiction among prisone...
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This paper reports on a review of the literature on the quasi-compulsory treatment (QCT) of drug dependent offenders in five languages; English, German, French, Italian and Dutch. The findings of this review on previous reviews and on the availability, process, and outcomes of QCT are summarized. The review found that previous, anglophone reviews h...
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Background: Smoking behaviour maintenance recognises nicotine addiction as a primary process. Smoking cessation causes craving and withdrawal symptoms. These are considered to be the main factors to cause smoking cessation failure and/or relapse after a period of successful cessation. Standardized questionnaires and scales are the only instruments...
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The aim of the present study was to assess whether information sheets/consent forms submitted to the healthy volunteers of the Clinical Pharmacology Unit (C.P.U.) panel at Glaxo-Wellcome (Verona, Italy) could be considered understandable and to verify the readability and comprehensibility of these documents. Since a volunteer bases his/her decision...
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La “comprensibilità” di un testo scritto dipende da una serie di condizioni “fisse” od oggettive e da una serie di condizioni “variabili” o soggettive. Le condizioni fisse sono strettamente legate al testo scritto e da esso dipendono direttamente: elementi di grammatica, consecutio temporum, ecc. Le condizioni variabili sono invece legate alle cond...
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The present study was conceived in order to recommend use of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory for the evaluation of the personality of volunteers participating in Phase I clinical trials. The study was intended to describe personality profiles as objectively as possible, attempting to identify any common traits or tendencies, and to...

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