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Eliana Tossani

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology "Renzo Canestrari"

Academic discipline: M-PSI/08 Clinical Psychology

Short Bio

Eliana Tossani PhD. is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Bologna, Department of Psychology. Since 2005/06 academic years she has been teaching the courses “Clinical Psychology of Rehabilitation" and "Psychosomatics" for students attending the Master Program in Clinical Psychology. Eliana Tossani has authored more than sixty scientific products, including peer reviewed papers and book chapters. Her writing pays particular attention to issues of psychosomatic and psychosocial aspects of chronic illness, by examining psychological wellbeing and end-stage organ diseases and solid organ transplantation. Other research areas include the concepts of mental pain and tolerance for mental pain and their relationship with depression and suicidal ideation. More recently with her group of research, she is exploring the impact of parental chronic illnesses on children and adolescents’ psychosocial adjustment and she is testing the efficacy of an online preventive treatment for young carers.

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+39 0547 338535

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+39 051 20 9 1349

Dipartimento di Psicologia "Renzo Canestrari"
Viale Berti Pichat 5, Bologna - Go to map

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La Prof.ssa Eliana Tossani fa ricevimento anche in modalità telematica utilizzando Microsoft Teams. Gli studenti sono pregati di scrivere un'email al docente per concordare un appuntamento (di norma il martedì dalle ore 11:00 alle ore 13:00) presso le sedi del Dipartimento di Psicologia "Renzo Canestrari" (Cesena e Bologna).


Office Hour (please contact by email for final confirmation)

Cesena Office (Viale Europa 115, Cesena, Studio Docenti 3) Tuesday, 11 a.m. - 13 p.m.

Bologna Office (Dept. Psychology, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, first floor) upon specific request (by e-mail)

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