Antonella Delle Fave, MD specialized in Clinical Psychology, is professor of Psychology at the Medical School, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy.
Her research work is centered on the study of psychological indicators of mental health and daily experience fluctuations across cultures and among individuals experiencing conditions of chronic disease, diversity and adversity. She developed intervention projects in the domains of health and education.
Together with international partners she launched and implemented the project “Eudaimonic and Hedonic Happiness Investigation”, aimed at identifying well-being components across cultures. She is currently conducting research and clinical studies aimed at integrating the bio-psycho-social perspective of Western medicine and the Indian traditional view of health and disease.
She contributed to the development of positive psychology, as founding member and President of the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), the European Network of Positive Psychology (ENPP) and the Società Italiana di Psicologia Positiva (SIPP).
Author of scientific articles and books, she is member of the editorial board of several international journals. Since 2010 she is Editor in Chief of the Journal of Happiness Studies.