Ricercatore a t.d. di Psicologia Clinica

Corsi

Psicopatologia del comportamento (dell’età evolutiva, delle tossicodipendenze, del comportamento sessuale, dei disturbi alimentari)

Psicofisiologia e laboratorio

Fondamenti di psicologia fisiologica

Bio

Claudio Imperatori ha conseguito il dottorato di ricerca in Psicologia Cognitiva e valutazione Clinica nel 2015. È attualmente ricercatore in psicologia clinica presso l’Università Europea di Roma dal 2016, dove insegna Psicopatologia del Comportamento, Fondamenti di Psicologia Fisiologia, Psicofisiologia e Laboratorio, Neuroscienze Cliniche e Cognitive.

Interessi di ricerca

Le sue aree di ricerca principali includono i correlati neurofisiologici e psicopatologici dei disturbi dello spettro impulsivo-compulsivo e dello spettro dissociativo-traumatico.

Pubblicazioni

  • Imperatori, C., Farina, B., Adenzato, M., Valenti, E. M., Murgia, C., Della Marca, G., Brunetti, R., Fontana, E., & Ardito, R. B. (2019). Default mode network alterations in individuals with high-trait-anxiety: An EEG functional connectivity study. JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, 246, 611-618. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.12.071
  • Bersani, F. S., & Imperatori, C. (2018). Misuse, recreational use and addiction in relation to prescription medicines Novel Psychoactive Substances: What clinicians should know. London – New York – GBR: Routledge.
  • Contardi, A., Imperatori, C., Amati, I., Balsamo, M., & Innamorati, M. (2018). Assessment of Affect Lability: Psychometric Properties of the ALS-18. FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY.
  • Farina, B., Della Marca, G., Maestoso, G., Amoroso, N., Valenti, E. M., Carbone, G. A., Massullo, C., Contardi, A., & Imperatori, C. (2018). The Association among Default Mode Network Functional Connectivity, Mentalization, and Psychopathology in a Nonclinical Sample: An eLORETA Study. PSYCHOPATHOLOGY, 51, 16-23. doi: 10.1159/000485517
  • Imperatori, C., Fabbricatore, M., Lester, D., Manzoni, G. M., Castelnuovo, G., Raimondi, G., & Innamorati, M. (2018). Psychometric properties of the modified Yale Food Addiction Scale Version 2.0 in an Italian non-clinical sample. EATING AND WEIGHT DISORDERS.
  • Imperatori, C., Farina, B., Todini, F., Di Blasi, C., Mazzucchi, E., Brunetti, V., & Della Marca, G. (2018). Abnormal EEG Power Spectra in Acute Transient Global Amnesia: A Quantitative EEG Study. CLINICAL EEG AND NEUROSCIENCE. doi: 10.1177/1550059418780780
  • Imperatori, C., Innamorati, M., Lamis, D. A., Farina, B., Fabbricatore, M., & Contardi, A. (2018). Body uneasiness is associated with food addiction symptoms: A cross-sectional study. EUROPEAN EATING DISORDERS REVIEW.
  • Imperatori, C., Mancini, M., Della Marca, G., Valenti, E. M., & Farina, B. (2018). Feedback-Based Treatments for Eating Disorders and Related Symptoms: A Systematic Review of the Literature. NUTRIENTS. doi: 10.3390/nu10111806
  • Innamorati, M., Imperatori, C., Lester, D., Fabbricatore, M., Gaudini, L., Contardi, A., & Balsamo, M. (2018). Preliminary Validation of the Italian Night Eating Questionnaire (I-NEQ-16): Item Analysis and Factor Structure. FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY, 9, 2628.
  • Manzoni, G. M., Rossi, A., Pietrabissa, G., Varallo, G., Molinari, E., Poggiogalle, E., Donini, L. M., Tarrini, G., Melchionda, N., Piccione, C., Gravina, G., Luxardi, G., Manzato, E., Schumann, R., Innamorati, M., Imperatori, C, Fabbricatore, M., & Castelnuovo, G. (2018). Validation of the Italian Yale Food Addiction Scale in postgraduate university students. EATING AND WEIGHT DISORDERS, 23, 167-176.
  • Monticelli, F., Imperatori, C., Carcione, A., Pedone, R., & Farina, B. (2018). Cooperation in psychotherapy increases metacognitive abilities: a single-case study. RIVISTA DI PSICHIATRIA, 53, 336-340.
  • Farina, B., & Imperatori, C. (2017). Diagnostic challenges leading to underdiagnosis of dissociative disorders. NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISEASE AND TREATMENT, 13, 409-410.
  • Farina, B., Monticelli, F., Mantione, M. G., Pancheri, L., Speranza, A. M., Brasini, M., & Imperatori, C. (2017). Harmony of transitions in Assessing Interpersonal Motivations in Transcripts analysis can discriminate between Adult Attachment Interview secure and disorganized individuals. RIVISTA DI PSICHIATRIA, 52, 117-119. doi: 10.1708/2722.27763.
  • Imperatori, C., Della Marca, G., Amoroso, N., Maestoso, G., Valenti, E. M., Massullo, C., Carbone, G. A., Contardi, A., & Farina, B. (2017). Alpha/Theta Neurofeedback Increases Mentalization and Default Mode Network Connectivity in a Non-Clinical Sample. BRAIN TOPOGRAPHY, 30, 822-831. doi: 10.1007/s10548-017-0593-8
  • Imperatori, C., Innamorati, M., Bersani, F. S., Imbimbo, F., Pompili, M., Contardi, A., & Farina, B. (2017). The Association among Childhood Trauma, Pathological Dissociation and Gambling Severity in Casino Gamblers. CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY & PSYCHOTHERAPY, 24, 203-211. doi: 10.1002/cpp.1997
  • Imperatori, C., Innamorati, M., Lester, D., Continisio, M., Balsamo, M., Saggino, A., & Fabbricatore, M. (2017). The Association between Food Addiction and Early Maladaptive Schemas in Overweight and Obese Women: A Preliminary Investigation. NUTRIENTS, 9. doi: 10.3390/nu9111259
  • Piano, C., Della Marca, G., Losurdo, A., Imperatori, C., Solito, M., Calandra Buonaura, G., Provini, F., Cortelli, P., & Bentivoglio, A. R. (2017). Subjective Assessment of Sleep in Huntington Disease: Reliability of Sleep Questionnaires Compared to Polysomnography. NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES, 17, 330-337. doi: 10.1159/000480701
  • Piano, C., Imperatori, C., Losurdo, A., Bentivoglio, A. R., Cortelli, P., & Della Marca, G. (2017). Sleep-related modifications of EEG connectivity in the sensory-motor networks in Huntington Disease: An eLORETA study and review of the literature. CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 128, 1354-1363. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2016.11.019
  • Quintiliani, M. I., Imperatori, C., Testani, E., Losurdo, A., Tamburello, S., Contardi, A., Della Marca, G., & Farina, B. (2017). Usefulness of psychoeducational intervention in chronic insomnia: an actigraphic study. JOURNAL OF MENTAL HEALTH. doi: 10.1080/09638237.2017.1417563
  • Valenti, E. M., Zarfati, A., Onofri, M., & Imperatori, C. (2017). Il Neurofeedback come strumento facilitatore dell’autoconsapevolezza Dal basso in alto (e ritorno…) Nuovi approcci bottom-up: psicoterapia cognitiva, corpo, EMDR. Roma – ITA: Edizioni Apertamenteweb.
  • Bersani, F. S., Santacroce, R., Coviello, M., Imperatori, C., Francesconi, M., Vicinanza, R., Minichino, A., & Corazza, O. (2016). Cannabis: a self-medication drug for weight management? The never ending story. DRUG TESTING AND ANALYSIS, 8, 177-179. doi: 10.1002/dta.1891
  • Bersani, G., Bersani, F. S., Caroti, E., Russo, P., Albano, G., Valeriani, G., Imperatori, C., Minichino, A., Manuali, G., & Corazza, O. (2016). Negative symptoms as key features of depression among cannabis users: a preliminary report. EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 20, 547-552.
  • Contardi, A., Imperatori, C., Penzo, I., Del Gatto, C., & Farina, B. (2016). The Association among Difficulties in Emotion Regulation, Hostility, and Empathy in a Sample of Young Italian Adults. FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01068
  • Imperatori, C., Della Marca, G., Brunetti, R., Carbone, G. A., Massullo, C., Valenti, E. M., Amoroso, N., Maestoso, G., Contardi, A., & Farina, B. (2016). Default Mode Network alterations in alexithymia: an EEG power spectra and connectivity study. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS. doi: 10.1038/srep36653
  • Imperatori, C., Fabbricatore, M., Vumbaca, V., Innamorati, M., Contardi, A., & Farina, B. (2016). Food Addiction: definition, measurement and prevalence in healthy subjects and in patients with eating disorders. RIVISTA DI PSICHIATRIA, 51, 60-65. doi: 10.1708/2246.24196
  • Imperatori, C., Innamorati, M., Lamis, D. A., Contardi, A., Continisio, M., Castelnuovo, G., Manzoni, G. M., & Fabbricatore, M. (2016). Factor Structure of the Binge Eating Scale in a Large Sample of Obese and Overweight Patients Attending Low Energy Diet Therapy. EUROPEAN EATING DISORDERS REVIEW, 24, 174-178. doi: 10.1002/erv.2384
  • Imperatori, C., Innamorati, M., Lamis, D. A., Farina, B., Pompili, M., Contardi, A., & Fabbricatore, M. (2016). Childhood trauma in obese and overweight women with food addiction and clinical-level of binge eating. CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT, 58, 180-190. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2016.06.023
  • Imperatori, C., Valenti, E. M., Della Marca, G., Amoroso, N., Massullo, C., Carbone, G. A., Maestoso, G., Quintiliani, M. I., Contardi, A., & Farina, B. (2016). Coping food craving with neurofeedback. Evaluation of the usefulness of alpha/theta training in a non-clinical sample. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY, 112, 89-97. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2016.11.010
  • Innamorati, M., Imperatori, C., Lamis, D. A., Contardi, A., Castelnuovo, G., Tamburello, S., Manzoni, G. M., & Fabbricatore, M. (2016). Weight Bias Internalization Scale Discriminates Obese and Overweight Patients with Different Severity Levels of Depression: the Italian Version of the WBIS. CURRENT PSYCHOLOGY, 1-10. doi: 10.1007/s12144-016-9406-6
  • Innamorati, M., Quinto, R. M., Imperatori, C., Lora, V., Graceffa, D., Fabbricatore, M., Lester, D., Contardi, A., & Bonifati, C. (2016). Health-related quality of life and its association with alexithymia and difficulties in emotion regulation in patients with psoriasis. COMPREHENSIVE PSYCHIATRY, 70, 200-208. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2016.08.001
  • Mazzotti, E., Farina, B., Imperatori, C., Mansutti, F., Prunetti, E., Speranza, A. M., & Barbaranelli, C. (2016). Is the Dissociative Experiences Scale able to identify detachment and compartmentalization symptoms? Factor structure of the Dissociative Experiences Scale in a large sample of psychiatric and nonpsychiatric subjects. NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISEASE AND TREATMENT, 12, 1295-1302. doi: 10.2147/ndt.s105110
  • Piano, C., Mazzucchi, E., Bentivoglio, A. R., Losurdo, A., Calandra Buonaura, G., Imperatori, C., Cortelli, P., & Della Marca, G. (2016). Wake and Sleep EEG in Patients With Huntington Disease: An eLORETA Study and Review of the Literature. CLINICAL EEG AND NEUROSCIENCE, 48, 60-71. doi: 10.1177/1550059416632413
  • Rodríguez-Martín, B. C., Innamorati, M., Imperatori, C., Fabbricatore, M., Harnic, D., Janiri, L., & Rivas-Suárez, S. R. (2016). Eating Behaviors in Cuban Adults: Results from an Exploratory Transcultural Study. FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01455
  • Bersani, F. S., Coviello, M., Imperatori, C., Francesconi, M., Hough, C. M., Valeriani, G., De Stefano, G., Bolzan Mariotti Posocco, F., Santacroce, R., Minichino, A., & Corazza, O. (2015). Adverse Psychiatric Effects Associated with Herbal Weight-Loss Products. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH. doi: 10.1155/2015/120679
  • Bersani, F. S., Imperatori, C., Prilutskaya, M., Kuliev, R., & Corazza, O. (2015). Injecting eye-drops: a mini-review on the non-clinical use of tropicamide. HUMAN PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, 30, 262-264. doi: 10.1002/hup.2481
  • Bersani, F. S., Minichino, A., Fattapposta, F., Mannarelli, D., Pauletti, C., Imperatori, C., Spagnoli, F., Biondi, M., & Delle Chiaie, R. (2015). P300 component in euthymic patients with bipolar disorder type I, bipolar disorder type II and healthy controls: a preliminary event-related potential study. NEUROREPORT, 26, 206-210. doi: 10.1097/wnr.0000000000000329
  • Farina, B., Speranza, A. M., Imperatori, C., Quintiliani, M. I., & Della Marca, G. (2015). Change in heart rate variability after the adult attachment interview in dissociative patients. JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & DISSOCIATION, 16, 170-180. doi: 10.1080/15299732.2014.975309
  • Imperatori, C., Fabbricatore, M., Farina, B., Innamorati, M., Quintiliani, M. I., Lamis, D. A., Contardi, A., Della Marca, G., & Speranza, A. M. (2015). Alterations of EEG functional connectivity in resting state obese and overweight patients with binge eating disorder: A preliminary report. NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS, 607, 120-124. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2015.09.026
  • Imperatori, C., Fabbricatore, M., Innamorati, M., Farina, B., Quintiliani, M. I., Lamis, D. A., Mazzucchi, E., Contardi, A., Vollono, C., & Della Marca, G. (2015). Modification of EEG functional connectivity and EEG power spectra in overweight and obese patients with food addiction: An eLORETA study. BRAIN IMAGING AND BEHAVIOR, 9, 703-716. doi: 10.1007/s11682-014-9324-x
  • Innamorati, M., Imperatori, C., Harnic, D., Erbuto, D., Patitucci, E., Janiri, L., Lamis, D. A., Pompili, M., Tamburello, S., & Fabbricatore, M. (2015). Emotion Regulation and Mentalization in People at Risk for Food Addiction. BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, 43, 21-30. doi: 10.1080/08964289.2015.1036831
  • Innamorati, M., Imperatori, C., Manzoni, G. M., Lamis, D. A., Castelnuovo, G., Tamburello, A., Tamburello, S., & Fabbricatore, M. (2015). Psychometric properties of the Italian Yale Food Addiction Scale in overweight and obese patients. EATING AND WEIGHT DISORDERS, 20, 119-127. doi: 10.1007/s40519-014-0142-3
  • Innamorati, M., Imperatori, C., Meule, A., Lamis, D. A., Contardi, A., Balsamo, M., Tamburello, A., Tamburello, S., & Fabbricatore, M. (2015). Psychometric properties of the Italian Food Cravings Questionnaire-Trait-reduced (FCQ-T-r). EATING AND WEIGHT DISORDERS, 20, 129-135. doi: 10.1007/s40519-014-0143-2
  • Rapinesi, C., Bersani, F. S., Kotzalidis, G. D., Imperatori, C., Del Casale, A., Di Pietro, S., Ferri, V. R., Serata, D., Raccah, R. N., Zangen, A., Angeletti, G., & Girardi, P. (2015). Maintenance Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Sessions are Associated with Reduced Depressive Relapses in Patients with Unipolar or Bipolar Depression. FRONTIERS IN NEUROLOGY. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2015.00016
  • Valeriani, G., Bersani, F. S., Liberati, D., Polli, E., Girolami, M. T., Zullo, D., Imperatori, C., Melcore, C., Tomassini, L., Albano, G., Posocco, F. B., & Bersani, G. (2015). Generalized and specific emotion impairments as potential markers of severity in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: a preliminary study using Facial Action Coding System (FACS). PSYCHIATRIA DANUBINA, 27, 159-167.
  • Farina, B., Imperatori, C., Quintiliani, M. I., Castelli Gattinara, P., Onofri, A., Lepore, M., Brunetti, R., Losurdo, A., Testani, E., & Della Marca, G. (2014). Neurophysiological correlates of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing sessions: preliminary evidence for traumatic memories integration. CLINICAL PHYSIOLOGY AND FUNCTIONAL IMAGING, 35, 460-468. doi: 10.1111/cpf.12184
  • Imperatori, C., Brunetti, R., Farina, B., Speranza, A. M., Losurdo, A., Testani, E., Contardi, A., & Della Marca, G. (2014). Modification of EEG power spectra and EEG connectivity in autobiographical memory: a sLORETA study. COGNITIVE PROCESSING, 15, 351-361. doi: 10.1007/s10339-014-0605-5
  • Imperatori, C., Farina, B., & Bossa, C. (2014). l dolore degli altri: il trauma vicario negli psicoterapeuti Trauma e Malattia. L’EMDR in psiconcologia. MILANO – ITA: Mimesis Edizioni.
  • Imperatori, C., Farina, B., Quintiliani, M. I., Onofri, A., Castelli Gattinara, P., Lepore, M., Gnoni, V., Mazzucchi, E., Contardi, A., & Della Marca, G. (2014). Aberrant EEG functional connectivity and EEG power spectra in resting state post-traumatic stress disorder: A sLORETA study. BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY, 102, 10-17. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2014.07.011
  • Imperatori, C., Innamorati, M., Contardi, A., Continisio, M., Tamburello, S., Lamis, D. A., Tamburello, A., & Fabbricatore, M. (2014). The association among food addiction, binge eating severity and psychopathology in obese and overweight patients attending low-energy-diet therapy. COMPREHENSIVE PSYCHIATRY, 55, 1358-1362. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2014.04.023
  • Innamorati, M., Imperatori, C., Balsamo, M., Tamburello, S., Belvederi Murri, M., Contardi, A., Tamburello, A., & Fabbricatore, M. (2014). Food Cravings Questionnaire-Trait (FCQ-T) Discriminates Between Obese and Overweight Patients With and Without Binge Eating Tendencies: The Italian Version of the FCQ-T. JOURNAL OF PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT, 96, 632-639. doi: 10.1080/00223891.2014.909449
  • Balsamo, M., Imperatori, C., Sergi, M. R., Belvederi Murri, M., Continisio, M., Tamburello, A., Innamorati, M., & Saggino, A. (2013). Cognitive Vulnerabilities and Depression in Young Adults: An ROC Curves Analysis. DEPRESSION RESEARCH AND TREATMENT. doi: 10.1155/2013/407602
  • Fabbricatore, M., Imperatori, C., Contardi, A., Tamburello, A, & Innamorati, M. (2013). Food craving is associated with multiple weight loss attempts. MEDITERRANEAN JOURNAL OF NUTRITION AND METABOLISM, 6, 79-83. doi: 10.1007/s12349-012-0115-x
  • Imperatori, C., Farina, B., Brunetti, R., Gnoni, V., Testani, E., Quintiliani, M. I., Del Gatto, C., Indraccolo, A., Contardi, A., Speranza, A. M., & Della Marca, G. (2013). Modifications of EEG power spectra in mesial temporal lobe during n-back tasks of increasing difficulty.A sLORETA study. FRONTIERS IN HUMAN NEUROSCIENCE. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00109
  • Imperatori, C., Innamorati, M., Tamburello, S., Continisio, M., Contardi, A., Tamburello, A., & Fabbricatore, M. (2013). Gender differences in food craving among overweight and obese patients attending low energy diet therapy: a matched case-control study. EATING AND WEIGHT DISORDERS, 18, 297-303. doi: 10.1007/s40519-013-0054-7
  • Innamorati, M., Tamburello, S., Contardi, A., Imperatori, C., Tamburello, A., Saggino, A., & Balsamo, M. (2013). Psychometric Properties of the Attitudes toward Self-Revised in Italian Young Adults. DEPRESSION RESEARCH AND TREATMENT. doi: 10.1155/2013/209216
  • Fabbricatore, M., Imperatori, C., Morgia, A., Contardi, A., Tamburello, S., Tamburello, A., & Innamorati, M. (2011). Food Craving and Personality dimensions in overweight and obese patients attending low energy diet therapy. OBESITY AND METABOLISM, 7, e28-e34.
  • Fabbricatore, M., Imperatori, C., Pecchioli, C., Micarelli, T., Contardi, A., Tamburello, S., Innamorati, M., & Tamburello, A. (2011). Binge eating and BIS/BAS activity in obese patients with intense food craving who attend weight control programs. OBESITY AND METABOLISM, 7, e21-e27.