PALOMBA DANIELA

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Structure Department of General Psychology
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Qualification Professore ordinario
Scientific sector M-PSI/08 - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
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Notice and additional information
Nel mese di dicembre 2017 il ricevimento studenti si terrà nei seguenti giorni e orari:
giovedì 7 ore 11; giovedì 14 ore 11; martedì 19 ore 9.30

Office hours
Wednesday from 09:30 to 11:30 Dipartimento Psiclogia Generale, Via Venezia 8, 4° piano Ultimo accesso alle ore 11.15
(updated on 08/10/2017 09:47)

Proposals for thesis
- Psychophysiology and psychopathology. Autonomic and central nervous system correlates of affective dispositions, depression and anxiety, including the emotional fainting response (e.g. vaso-vagal syncope); autonomic correlates of worry and rumination.
- Autonomic and central correlates of anxiety, anger and mood responses associated with primary hypertension and coronary artery diseases. Autonomic (HRV) and central correlates of depressive symptoms and their association with cardiovascular disorders; autonomic modulation of cortical activation.
- Biofeedback e Neurofeedback. Biofeedback-assisted rehabilitation of autonomic dysfunctions associated with mood, anxiety and stress disorders; Biofeedback and pain; EEG-Neurofeedback for depression, emotional regulation, attention deficits and impulsive symptoms.

Curriculum Vitae
PRESENT POSITION
Full Professor Clinical Psychology, Department of General Psychology, University of Padova

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONS
2001: Full Professor, Clinical Psychology, Faculty (then School) of Psychology, University of Padova.
1996-97: Visiting professor at the NIMH Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention (CSEA), University of
Florida, USA.
1992-2001: Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Padova.
1984-91: Assistant professor, Faculty of Psychology, University of Padova.
1980: Specialist in Medical Clinical Psychology, University of Bologna.
1977: Doctor of Medicine, University of Bologna.

APPOINTMENTS
2013-2017: Deputy Head Department of General Psychology, Uni. Padova.
2012-present: Member University Committee Specialization Courses.
2012-present: Member Venetian Regional Committee on Mental health.
2012-2016: President of the Master level Course Clinical Psychology, Uni. Padova.
2011 (IX-XII): Dean of the Faculty of Psychology Uni. Padova.
2008-11(VIII): Deputy-Dean, Faculty of Psychology Uni. Padova.
2009-13: Member of the Scientific Committee, Department of General Psychology, Padova.
2008-2016: Member of the Teaching board of the Doctorate Program in Psychological Sciences.
2007-08: Director of the Master in Traumathology and Emergency Psychology, Uni. Padova.
2006-08: President of the University Scientific Committee, Section Psychology, Uni. Padova.
2004-07: Member of the University Committee Evaluation of Research (CIVR) Uni. Padova.
2003-05: Member of the University Scientific Committee, Section Psychology, Uni. Padova.
2000-present: Director of the Psychophysiology Service, Psychological Laboratories for Applied and Clinical Research, Padova.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Psychophysiology of emotion, anxiety and mood disorders.
Anxiety and stress responses associated with primary hypertension. Autonomic and central correlates of depressive symptoms and their association with cardiovascular disorders.
Biofeedback regulation of autonomic dysfunctions associated with mood, anxiety and stress disorders; EEG-Neurofeedback for emotional regulation, attention and impulsive symptoms.

TEACHING
- Clinical Psychophysiology and Psychosomatics
- Clinical health Psychology
- Psychophysiological Rehabilitation and Biofeedback

COLLABORATIONS/AFFILIATIONS
- CNC, Center of Cognitive Neuroscience, Uni.Padova
- CIRMANMEC, Center for Research Models on Neuropsychic Disorders in Clinical Medicine, Uni.Padova
- HARVEST, Hypertension and Ambulatory Recording VEnetia STudy
- ANMIL, Italian Association for Victims of work-related accidents;
- High Specialization Rehabilitation Hospital, Motta di Livenza (TV)
- CSEA, Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention University of Florida, USA
- BION, Bender Institute of Neuroimaging, Justus-Liebig Universität, Giessen, Germany
- IBCCF, Institute of Biophysics Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidad Federal,Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- AIP, Associazione Italiana Psicologia (2008-2011: Committee Member)
- SPR, Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR). 1993 and 1998 Member of Scientific Committee

EDITORIAL ACTIVITY
2001-04: Associate Editor "Biological Psychology"
2012-present: Associate Editor “Psicoterapia cognitiva e comportamentale”
Referee for the following Journals (selection): "J.of Affective Disorders","Psychophysiology”, Biological Psychology”, "Heart Journal", "Brain", “Neuropsychologia” “Journal of Health Psychology”

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2017/18
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
PS1089 COMMON PSN1032290 CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY OF HEALTH
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18
Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 1st Year First
semester
ITA DANIELA PALOMBA
PS1089 COMMON PSN1032260 CLINICAL PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PSYCHOSOMATICS
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18
Current A.Y. 2017/18
9 1st Year Second
semester
ITA DANIELA PALOMBA
PS1091 COMMON PSN1032260 CLINICAL PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PSYCHOSOMATICS
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18
Current A.Y. 2017/18
9 1st Year Second
semester
ITA DANIELA PALOMBA
IF0376 COMMON MEN1038367 HEALTH AND MOTION PSYCHOLOGY
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18
Current A.Y. 2017/18
8 1st Year Annual ITA UMBERTO CASTIELLO