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Publications and Articles

Tecuta, L. (May, 2024).  How to Cope with Climate Anxiety. (AEON-PSYCHE MAGAZINE)

Tecuta, L. (August, 2023).  How to defuse catastrophic thoughtsDo you often fear the worst is going to happen? Use these therapeutic techniques to think more rationally and calmly (AEON-PSYCHE MAGAZINE)

Tecuta, L., Tomei, G., DiGiuseppe, R., Schumann, R., Ballardini, D., & Tomba, E. (2023). Mapping the Path to Cognitive Balance: Applying the States of Mind Model and Network Analysis to Eating Disorder Patients. Journal of clinical medicine, 12(18), 5790.

Tomba, E., & Tecuta, L. (2023). The sequential approach in eating disorders: A scoping systematic review. European eating disorders review : the journal of the Eating Disorders Association, 10.1002/erv.3013. Advance online publication.

Tecuta, L., Schumann, R., Ballardini, D., & Tomba, E. (2022). The Need to Control Thoughts in Eating Disorder Outpatients: A Longitudinal Study on Its Modification and Association with Eating Disorder Symptom Improvement. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 11(8), 2205. doi: 10.3390/jcm11082205.


Tecuta, L., Gardini, V., Schumann, R., Ballardini, D., & Tomba, E. (2021). Irrational Beliefs and Their Role in Specific and Non-Specific Eating Disorder Symptomatology and Cognitive Reappraisal in Eating Disorders. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 10(16), 3525.


Tomba, E., Tecuta, L., Gardini, V., & Lo Dato, E. (2021). Mental Pain in Eating Disorders: An Exploratory Controlled Study. Journal of clinical medicine, 10(16), 3584.


Tecuta, L., Gardini, V., DiGiuseppe, R., & Tomba, E. (2020). Do metacognitions mediate the relationship between irrational beliefs, eating disorder symptoms and cognitive reappraisal? Psychotherapy Research, doi: 10.1080/10503307.2020.1831098.


Tecuta L., Fava, G.A., & Tomba, E. (2020). An innovative approach for the assessment of mood disturbances in patients with eating disorders. CNS Spectrums 25(1), 71-78. doi: 10.1017/S1092852919000798.


Tomba, E., Tecuta, L., Crocetti, E., Squarcio, F., & Tomei G. (2019). Residual eating disorder symptoms and clinical features in remitted and recovered eating disorder patients: a systematic review with meta-analysis. International Journal of Eating Disorders. doi: 10.1002/eat.23095


Tecuta, L., Tomba, E., Lupetti, A., & DiGiuseppe, R. (2019). Irrational beliefs, cognitive distortions and depressive symptomatology in a college-age sample: A mediational analysis. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 33(2). doi: 10.1891/0889-8391.33.2.116


Cazanescu, D., Tecuta, L., Cândea, D.M., & Szentagotai-Tătar, A. (2019). Savoring as mediator between irrational beliefs, depression and joy. Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, 37:84–95 doi: 10.1007/s10942-018-0304-8


Tecuta, L. & Tomba, E. (2018). Subjective incompetence as a predictor of treatment outcomes in eating disorder outpatients. Psychiatry Research, 23, 266, 193-198. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2018.05.052.


Tomba, E., Tecuta, L., Schumann, R., & Ballardini, D. (2017). Does psychological well-being change with treatment? An exploratory study on outpatients with eating disorders. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 7, 74:61-69. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2017.01.001


Tomba, E., & Tecuta, L. (2016). Well-Being Therapy in a Patient with Anorexia Nervosa. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 85(6), 369-370. Doi: 10.1159/000448052


Tomba, E., Tecuta, L., Guidi, J., Grandi, S., & Rafanelli, C. (2016). Demoralization and Response to Psychotherapy: A Pilot Study Comparing the Sequential Combination of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Well-Being Therapy with Clinical Management in Cyclothymic Disorder. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 85(1), 56-7. doi: 10.1159/000438674


Tecuta, L., Tomba, E., Grandi, S., Fava, G.A. (2015). Demoralization and its clinical characterization. Psychological Medicine, 45(4), 673-91. Doi: 10.1017/S0033291714001597


Tomba, E., Offidani, E., Tecuta, L., Schumann, R., & Ballardini, D. (2014). Psychological well-being in eating disorder patients: a controlled study. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 47, 252-258. Doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2017.01.001.


Koenigsberg, H. K., Fan J., Ochsner, K. N., Liu, X., Guise, K., Pizzarello, S., Dorantes, C., Tecuta, L., Guerreri, S., Goodman, M., New, A., Flory, J., & Siever, L. (2010). Neural correlates of using distancing to regulate emotional responses to social situations. Neuropsychologia, 6, 1813-1822. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.03.002.


Koenigsberg, H. K., Fan J., Ochsner, K. N., Liu, X., Guise, K., Pizzarello, S., Dorantes, C., S. Guerrieri, Tecuta, L., Goodman, M., New, A., & Siever, L. (2009). Neural correlates of using distancing to regulate emotional responses to social cues: A Study of Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 66, 854-863. Doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2009.06.010

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