Department of Psychology, Catholic University, Milan, Italy.
Dr. Raffaella Iafrate, Ph.D, Full Professor in Social Psychology, teaches Family Social Psychology, Interpersonal and Social Relationship Psychology, and Adoption, Foster Care and Family Enrichment Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology, degree program in Clinical and Community Psychology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Italy. She is Member of Executive Board of Family Studies and Research University Centre at the same University. Her areas of interest are: theoretical issues and research in psychology of family; intergenerational relationships and family functioning; positive and negative couple’s processes (e.g., capitalization, dyadic coping, couple identity); prevention and psychosocial intervention; family assessment and enrichment; separation and divorce; foster care. On these issues, she presented several works at National and International Congresses, among which she was a Member of the scientific and organizing committee. She was invited speaker at several International Congresses. She is the author of more than 150 national and international scientific publications.