Paolo Meneguzzo

Paolo Meneguzzo is a researcher (RTD-B) at the Department of Neuroscience of the University of Padova.

He graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 2012 and completed his psychiatry residency in 2018 at the University of Padova.
He completed a Ph.D. in neurosciences at the University of Padua in 2021 with a thesis on neurodevelopmental trajectories in patients with anorexia nervosa, investigating the cognitive and structural effects of malnutrition on the brain of adolescents and adult women. During his studies, he spent two internship periods at the Department of Neuroscience and Functional Pharmacology of the University of Uppsala (Sweden) and at the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy of the University of Tübingen (Germany).

He participates in numerous national and international research collaborations on psychosis, eating disorders, and body image dissatisfaction. His primary research interests revolve around eating disorders from a clinical neuroscience perspective, with a specific focus on cognitive, emotional, and interpersonal aspects. His research area also includes gender diversity, environmental effects on mental health, and psychotherapies.

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