Alessandro_Musetti.pngAlessandro Musetti is a research fellow in Dynamic Psychology at the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Cultural Industries of the University of Parma. He earned his Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Parma in 2012. He is specialized in group-analytic psychotherapy at the Italian Group-Analytic Society and completed his training in psychoanalysis at the Italian Psychoanalytic Association. His main research interests are the psychodynamics of addictive behaviors and the separation-individuation process in adolescence. He authored over 50 papers published in peer-reviewed journals and several oral or poster presentations at national and international meetings.

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Linda_Hume-Profile.jpgLinda Hume is a Registered Nurse-Learning Disability and is an Independent academic and consultant. This also involves a post with the Challenging Behaviour Foundation as a Coproduction and Engagement Lead, Lead for Research and Practice Leadership at the IABA Research and Education Foundation, and a lecturer at several universities across the UK.

Linda has worked in a range of leadership roles in Health, Social Care, and Academia.

Her teaching, research, and consultancy focus on working with families and supporting organizations to understand and implement evidence-based, person-centered approaches for people with intellectual disability.

Linda’s research interests include:
The implementation of person-centered support for people with an intellectual disability.
The implementation of Multi-Element Behaviour Supports.
Organizational approaches that lead to improvements in Quality of Life.
Practices that enhance the role of practice Leadership and Coproduction with families..

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Wenn Barnabas Lawson (University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia)

Lori Ann Dotson (Institute for Applied Behavior Analysis in Los Angeles, California, USA)

Associate Editor:

Jennifer L. Jones (Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma, OK, USA)

Tri Indah Winarni
 (Diponegoro University, Java, Indonesia)

Editorial Board Members:

Ahmed M. Abdelsalam (King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA)

Ali Musleh Alodat (Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan)

Ahmed Al-Imam (University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq)

Alevriadou Anastasia (University of Western Macedonia, Florina, Greece)

Marco Bertelli (AMG Research and Evolution Centre, Firenze, Italy)

Aneta Borkowska (Tanta University Hospital, Tanta, Egypt)

Alejandro E. Brice (University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA)

Olubukola Christianah Dada (Kwara State University, Malete, Nigeria)

Amira Hamed Darwish (Tanta University Hospital, Tanta, Egypt)

Ajay Das (Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ, USA)

Ali Asghar Fallahi (Shiraz university, Shiraz, Iran)

Kleanthes K. Grohmann (University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus)

Linda Hume (University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland)  View Profile

Helena Isabel da Silva Reis (Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Leiria, Portugal)

Pamela Anne Inglis (Northumbria University, England)

Ferman Konukman (College of Arts and Science, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar)

Arnab Kundu (Bankura University, West Bengal, India)

J. Peter Martin  (Epilepsy Center Cork, Kehl, Germany)

Ahmed Hassan Hemdan Mohamed  (United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, UAE)

Gustavo Fabián Molina  (National University of Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina)

Alessandro Musetti  (University of Parma, Parma, Italy) View Profile

Ariffin Abdul Mutalib  (Universiti Utara Malaysia, Kedah, Malaysia)

Aiqing Nie  (Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China)

Monika Parchomiuk (University of Maria Curie Sklodowska, Lublin, Poland)

Carrascosa Romero (Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Albacete, Albacete, Spain)

Aldo Rosano (Italian Institute for the Development of Vocational Training (ISFOL), Rome, Itlay)

Chad A. Rose (University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA)

Manuel Ojea Rúa (University of Vigo, Galicia, Spain)

Aileen Herlinda Sandoval (Neuropsychology Consult Services, La Jolla, CA, USA)

Amanallah Soltani (Azad University, Kerman, Iran)

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