Floriana Irtelli

Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Floriana Irtelli is a psychoanalyst psychotherapist and IARPP member who has been lecturing for several years at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan, Italy. She has worked at the Fatebenefratelli Hospital in Milan, performing research and clinical activities. She is among the authors of the books “A Fresh Look at Anxiety Disorders” and “Psychopathy - New Updates on an Old Phenomenon,” and has published articles for the Journal of Affective Disorders, the Journal Research in Psychotherapy, and the Journal for Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. She has participated in numerous conferences, seminars, and congresses. She is the sole author of the books “Illuminarsi di Ben-essere,” “Familiar-mente,” and “Contemporary Perspectives on Relational Wellness.”

3books edited

4chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Floriana Irtelli

This book is a collection of chapters addressing various aspects of quality of life and health psychology from a biopsychosocial perspective. Chapters cover crucial issues, both clinical and social. Starting with an analysis of the concept of quality of life as it is described by the World Health Organization, subsequent chapters of the book examine the biological, psychological, social, and spiritual issues related to the concept. The book explores how health, climate, psychiatric diseases, and social conditions of specific geographical areas can impact quality of life.

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