MUSETTI Alessandro

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Lecturer of Foundations and Methods of Intervention Psychological (M-PSI / 07)

Currently, my main research topics are the relational dynamics with peers in adolescence, the attachment styles in people with clinical dependence and the problematic use of the internet.
SSD M-PSI / 07

Main pubblications

  1. Musetti, A. & Corsano, P. (2019). Multidimensional Self-Esteem and Secrecy From Friends During Adolescence: The Mediating Role of Loneliness. Current Psychology. Doi: 10.1007/s12144-019-00180-6[ Scopus,WosIF: 1.280 Q3.
  2. Cattivelli, R., Castelnuovo, G., Musetti, A., Varallo, G., Spatola, C.A.M., Vailati Riboni, F., Guerrini Usubini, A., Tosolin, F., Manzoni, G.M., Capodaglio, P., Rossi, A., Pietrabissa, G., & Molinari, E. (2019). ACTonHEALTH study protocol: promoting Psychological Flexibility with Activity Tracker and mHealth tools to foster healthy lifestyle for Obesity and other chronic health conditions. Trials , 19: 659. Doi: 10.1186/s13063-018-2968-x [Scopus,WosIF: 2.067Q3.
  3. Barbieri, G.L., & Musetti, A. (2018). The trans-autobiographical writing in the psychiatric context. Journal of Poetry Therapy31(3)Doi: 10.1080/08893675.2018.1467819 [Scopus, Wos]. 
  4. Musetti, A. & Corsano, P. (2018). The Internet is not a tool: reappraising the model for Internet-addiction disorder based on the constraints and opportunities of the digital environment. Frontiers in Psychology9, 558. Doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00558 [ScopusWosIF: 2.089,Q2.
  5. Terrone, G., Musetti, A., Raschielli, S., Marino, A., Costrini, P., Mossi, P., & Salvatore, S. (2018). Attachment relationships and internalization and externalization problems in a group of adolescents with pathological gambling disorder. Clinical Neuropsychiatry15(1),66-74. [ScopusWos].
  6. Musetti, A., Terrone, G., & Schimmenti, A. (2018) An exploratory study on problematic Internet use predictors: Which role for attachment and dissociation?. Clinical Neuropsychiatry15(1), 35-41. [ScopusWos].
  7. Musetti, A. & Magnani, B. (2018). Highlights on the state of the art of EMDR therapy. Psicoterapia cognitiva e comportamentale,24(2), 189-196. [Scopus]
  8. Corsano, P., Musetti, A., Caricati, L., & Magnani, B. (2017). Keeping secrets from friends: Exploring the effects of friendship quality, loneliness and self-esteem on secrecy. Journal of Adolescence58, 24-32. Doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2017.04.010 [Scopus,WosIF: 2.007Q2.
  9. Magnani, B. & Musetti, A.(2017). Innate and cultural spatial time: a developmental perspective. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience11(215) doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00215 [ScopusWosIF: 3.634Q2.
  10. Corsano, P., Musetti, A., Guidotti, L., Capelli, F. (2017). Typically developing adolescents’ experience of growing up with a brother with an autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability42(2), 151-161. Doi: 10.3109/13668250.2016.1226277 [Scopus, WosIF: 1.176Q3.
  11. Musetti, A., Cattivelli, R., Zuglian, P., Terrone, G., Pozzoli, S., Capelli, F., & Castelnuovo, G. (2017). Internet addiction disorder o Internet related psychopathology? Giornale Italiano di Psicologia44(2), 359-382. Doi: 10.1421/87345[Scopus]
  12. Terrone, G., Musetti, A., Di Folco, S., & Pergola, R. F. (2017). Depressione materna e paterna: fattori di rischio e di protezione nella genitorialità. Maltrattamento e abuso all’infanzia19(1), 105-132. Doi: 10.3280/MAL2017-001007 [Scopus]
  13. Musetti, A., Pasini, C. & Cattivelli, R. (2016). Teaching and cultural otherness. World Futures72(7-8), 369-378.doi: 10.1080/02604027.2016.1262632[Scopus].
  14. Musetti, A., Terrone, G., Corsano, P., Magnani, B., & Salvatore, S. (2016). Exploring the link among state of mind concerning childhood attachment, attachment in close relationships, parental bonding and psychopathological symptoms in substance users. Frontiers in Psychology7, 1193. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01193 [ScopusWosIF: 2.463Q2.
  15. Musetti, A., Cattivelli, R., Giacobbi, M., Zuglian, P., Ceccarini, M., Capelli, F., Pietrabissa, G., & Castelnuovo, G. (2016). Challenges in Internet Addiction Disorder: is a diagnosis feasible or not? Frontiers in Psychology7, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00842 [ScopusWosIF: 2.56Q2.
  16. Corsano, P., Musetti, A., & Gioia, S. (2016). Tipi di personalità junghiani di estroversione e introversione e solitudine in adolescenza [Extraversion and introversion Jung's personality types, loneliness and aloneness during adolescence]. Psicologia Clinica dello Sviluppo,20(2), 293-304, doi: 10.1449/84135 [Scopus, Wos]
  17. Majorano, M., Musetti, A., Brondino, M., & Corsano, P. (2015). Loneliness, emotional autonomy and motivation for solitary behavior during adolescence. Journal of Child and Family Study24(11), 3436-3447. Doi:10.1007/s10826-015-0145-3 [Scopus, WosIF: 1.42Q2 (family studies).
  18. Corsano, P., Majorano, M., Musetti, A., & Antonioni, M.C. (2014). Autonomia emotiva e solitudine in adolescenti con abuso di sostanze. Psicologia Clinica dello Sviluppo17(2), 257-278. Doi: 10.1449/77637 [Scopus]


  1. Corsano, P., Majorano, M., & Musetti, A. (2014). Emotional autonomy profiles: Separation, detachment and loneliness during adolescence. In 16thEuropean Conference on Developmental Psychology (pp. 43-46). Bologna: Medimond. ISBN: 978-88-7587-706-4. [Wos]
  2. Corsano, P., Majorano, M., & Musetti, A. (2011). Emotional autonomy and separation process during adolescence. Proceedings of the XV European Conference on Developmental Psychology [pp. 245-249]. Bologna: Medimond. ISBN 978-88-7587-636-4. [Wos]

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Lecturer of Foundations and Methods of Psychological Intervention (M-PSI / 07)

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2022/2023

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016

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Currently, my main research topics are the relational dynamics with peers in adolescence, the attachment styles in people with clinical dependence and the problematic use of the internet. SSD M-PSI / 07


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Dipartimento di Discipline Umanistiche, Sociali e delle Imprese Culturali - Borgo Carissimi 10
B.go Carissimi, 10
43121 PARMA