A.D.A (Association Eating Disorders)

  Via sansovino 16, 37138, Verona

Professional Role(s) and qualifications:
The equipe is composed by three physician: Riccardo Dalle Grave (Health director) , Enrico Patacca and Luca Montesi; four psychologists: Massimiliano Sartirana, Valeria Monti, Elisa Chignola, Cecilia Franchini; three dietitians: Laura De Kolitscher, Annachiara Manganotti, Laura Macrì and a physiotherapist Fabio Soave

Training in CBT-E:
All professionist attend website training in CBT-E and several workshop on CBT-E

Clinical Practice and Supervision:
We are interest in evidence based treatment, in research on outcome treatment, prevention eating disorder and obesity. we offer clinical supervision in CBT-E

Treating Obesity with Personalized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Authors: Dalle Grave, R., Sartirana, M., El Ghoch, M., Calugi, S. https://www.springer.com/it/book/9783319914961

La Terapia Cognitivo Comportamentale Multistep dei Disturbi dell’Alimentazione. Teoria, Trattamento e Casi Clinici
Dalle Grave , R. (2015). La Terapia Cognitivo Comportamentale Multistep dei Disturbi dell’Alimentazione. Teoria, Trattamento e Casi Clinici. Firenze: Eclipsi.

La terapia cognitivo comportamentale dei disturbi dell’alimentazione
Fairburn CG Edizione italiana a cura di A. Carrozza e R. Dalle Grave

Multistep Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders: Theory, Practice, and Clinical Cases
Author Riccardo Dalle Grave (Villa Garda Hospital – Garda -Vr – Italy) Publisher Jason Aroson: Lanham • Boulder • New York • Toronto • Plymouth, UK, 2013 https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780765709271 See…

Terapia Cognitivo Comportamentale dell’Obesità
Riccardo Dalle Grave Positive Press Verona

Intensive Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Eating Disorders
Nova Publisher: New York, USA, 2012 Author: Riccardo Dalle Grave (Villa Garda Hospital – Garda -Vr – Italy)

Terapia Cognitivo Comportamentale dei Disturbi Dell’alimentazione
Garner D. M., Dalle Grave R. Positive Press Verona

Il Trattamento ei Disturbi Dell’Alimentazione a Villa Garda
Riccardo Dalle Grave Positive Press Verona Il trattamento dei disturbi dell’alimentazione di Villa Garda, iniziato formalmente nel 1988, è stato sviluppato basandosi sui dati derivati dalla ricerca empirica. In…

Teoria, Organizzazione e Aspetti Pratici della Terapia Cognitivo Comportamentale Multi-Step dei Disturbi dell’Alimentazione
Dalle Grave R., Marchi I., Pasqualoni E., Sartirana M. Positive Press: Verona

Calugi, S., & Dalle Grave, R. (2019). Body image concern and treatment outcomes in adolescents with anorexia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders. doi:10.1002/eat.2303 PubMed Abstract
Calugi, S., Chignola, E., & Dalle Grave, R. (2019). A Longitudinal Study of Eating Rituals in Patients With Anorexia Nervosa. Frontiers in Psychology, 10(15). doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00015 PubMed Abstract

Dalle Grave, R., Sartirana, M., Milanese, C., El Ghoch. M. Brocco, C. Pellicone, C., Calugi, S. (2018). Validity and reliability of the Eating Problem Checklist (EPCL). Eating Disorders. doi:10.1080/10640266.2018.1528084. PubMed Abstract

Dalle Grave, R., Calugi, S., Bosco, G., Valerio, L., Valenti, C., El Ghoch, M., & Zini, D. (2018). Personalized group cognitive behavioural therapy for obesity: a longitudinal study in a real-world clinical setting. Eating and Weight Disorders. doi:10.1007/s40519-018-0593-z PubMed Abstract

Dalle Grave, R., Sartirana, M., El Ghoch, M., & Calugi, S. (2018). DSM-5 severity specifiers for anorexia nervosa and treatment outcomes in adult females. Eating Behaviors, 31, 18-23. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eatbeh.2018.07.006 PubMed Abstract

Calugi, S., Marchesini MD, G., El Ghoch, M., Gavasso, I., Dalle Grave, R. (2018). The association between weight maintenance and session-by-session diet adherence, weight loss and weight-loss satisfaction. Eating and Weight Disorders, doi: 10.1007/s40519-018-0528-8
PubMed Abstract

El Ghoch, M., Calugi, S., & Dale Grave, R. (2018). Sarcopenic Obesity: Definition, Health Consequences and Clinical Management. The Open Nutrition Journal, 12, 70-73. doi:10.2174/1874288201812010070 Full Text

El Ghoch, M., Rossi, A.P., Calugi, S., Rubele, S., Soave, F., Zamboni, M., Chignola, E., Mazzali, G., Vittoria Bazzani, P.V., Dalle Grave, R. (2018). Physical performance measures in screening for reduced lean body mass in adult females with obesity. Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Disease.doi:10.1016/j.numecd.2018.06.008 PubMed Abstract

Frostad, S., Soereboe, Y.S., Rekkedal, G.A., Jevne, C., Dalle Grave, R., Rø, Ø., Kessler, U. (2018). Implementation of enhanced cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT-E) for adults with anorexia nervosa in an outpatient eating-disorder unit at a public hospital. Journal of Eating Disorders, 6(1), 12. doi:10.1186/s40337-018-0198-y PubMed Abstract

El Ghoch, M., Bazzani, P.V., Calugi, S., Dalle Grave, R. (2018). Weight-loss cognitive-behavioural treatment and essential amino acids supplementation in a patient with spinal muscular atrophy and obesity: A case report. Case Reports in Medicine. doi: https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/4058429 PubMed Abstract

Saleh, F. Itani, L., Calugi, S. Dalle Grave, R., El Ghoch, M. (2018). Adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells in the treatment of obesity: A systematic review of longitudinal studies on preclinical evidence. Current Stem Cell Research & Therapy. doi: 10.2174/1574888X13666180515160008 PubMed Abstract

Calugi, S., Chignola, E., El Ghoch, M., & Dalle Grave, R. (2018). Starvation symptoms in patients with anorexia nervosa: a longitudinal study. Eating Disorders, 26:6, 523-537, DOI: 10.1080/10640266.2018.1471921 PubMed Abstract

Calugi, S., El Ghoch, M., Conti, M., Dalle Grave, R. (2018) Preoccupation with shape or weight, fear of weight gain, feeling fat and treatment outcomes in patients with anorexia nervosa: A longitudinal study. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 105:63-68. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2018.04.001 PubMed Abstract

Dalle Grave, R., Calugi, S., El Ghoch, M. (2018). Are personality characteristics measured by the Temperament and Character Inventory (TCI) associated with obesity treatment outcomes? A systematic review. Current Obesity Report. doi: 10.1007/s13679-018-0294-y PubMed Abstract

Compare, A., Maxwell, H., Brugnera, A., Zarbo, C., Dalle Grave, R., Tasca, A.G. (2018) Change in Attachment Dimensions and Reflective Functioning Following Emotionally Focused Group Therapy for Binge Eating Disorder. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 68:3, 385-406, DOI: 10.1080/00207284.2018.1429928

Maxwell, H., Compare, A., Brugnera, A., Zarbo, C., Rabboni, M., Dalle Grave, R., & Tasca, G. A. (2018). Reflective functioning and growth in therapeutic alliance during emotionally focused group therapy for binge-eating disorder. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice. 1: 32-44. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/gdn0000078

Calugi, S., Franchini, C., Pivari, S., Conti, M., El Ghoch, M., Dalle Grave, R. (2018). Anorexia nervosa and childhood sexual abuse: Treatment outcomes of intensive enhanced cognitive behavioural therapy. Psychiatry Research. 62: 477–481. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2017.09.027 PubMed Abstract

El Ghoch, M, Calugi, S, Dalle Grave, R. (2018). The dilemma of weight cycling in obesity: Is it really a health risk factor? The Open Nutrition Journal. 12: 1-2. doi:10.2174/1874288201812010001

Calugi, S., Sartirana, M., Milanese, C., El Ghoch, M., Riolfi, F., Dalle Grave. R. (2018). The Clinical Impairment Assessment Questionnaire: validation in Italian patients with eating disorders. Eating and Weight Disorders.doi:10.1007/s40519-018-0477-2 PubMed Abstract

Itani, L., Calugi, S., Dalle Grave, R., Kreidieh, D., El Kassas, G., El Masri, D., Tannir, H., Harfoush, A., & El Ghoch, M. (2018). The Association between Body Mass Index and Health-Related Quality of Life in Treatment-Seeking Arab Adults with Obesity. Medical Sciences, 6, 25. doi:10.3390/medsci6010025 PubMed Abstract

Sasdelli, A.S., Petroni, M.L., Delli Paoli, A., Collini, G., Calugi, S., Dalle Grave, R., Marchesini, G. (in press). Expected benefits and motivation to weight loss in relation to treatment outcomes in group-based cognitive-behavior therapy of obesity. Eating and Weight Disorders. doi:10.1007/s40519-017-0475-9 PubMed Abstract

Itani, L. Calugi, S., Kreidieh, D., El Kassas, G., El Masri, D., Tannir, H., Dalle Grave, R., Harfoush, A., El Ghoch, M. (2018). Validation of an Arabic Version of the Obesity-Related Wellbeing (ORWELL 97) Questionnaire in Adults with Obesity. Current Diabetes Reviews 14. doi: 10.2174/1573399814666180111111934 PubMed Abstract