Dr. Carlo.Lai

Dr. Carlo Lai

Department of Dynamic and Clinical Psychology

Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Assistant Professor



2003-2006 Ph.D., Catholic University of Sacred Hearth of Rome, Psychotherapy


  1. Aceto P, Lai C, Perilli V, Dello Russo C, Federico B, Navarra P, Proietti R, Sollazzi L. Stress-related biomarkers of dream recall and implicit memory under anaesthesia. Anaesthesia. 2013 Nov;68(11):1141-7. doi: 10.1111/anae.12386. Epub 2013 Aug 19. PubMed PMID: 23952901.
  2. Aceto P, Perilli V, Lai C, Sacco T, Ancona P, Gasperin E, Sollazzi L. Update on post-traumatic stress syndrome after anesthesia. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2013 Jul;17(13):1730-7. Review. PubMed PMID: 23852895.
  3. Cecchini M, Aceto P, Altavilla D, Palumbo L, Lai C. The role of the eyes in processing an intact face and its scrambled image: a dense array ERP and low-resolution electromagnetic tomography (sLORETA) study. Soc Neurosci. 2013;8(4):314-25. doi: 10.1080/17470919.2013.797020. Epub 2013 May 24. PubMed PMID: 23706064.
  4. Lai C, Luciani M, Morelli E, Galli F, Cappelluti R, Penco I, Aceto P, Lombardo L. Predictive Role of Different Dimensions of Burden for Risk of Complicated Grief in Caregivers of Terminally Ill Patients. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2013 May 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23689368.
  5. Perilli V, Aceto P, Modesti C, Ciocchetti P, Sacco T, Vitale F, Lai C, Magalini SC, Avolio AW, Sollazzi L. Low values of left ventricular ejection time  in the post-anhepatic phase may be associated with occurrence of primary graft dysfunction after orthotopic liver transplantation: results of a single-centre case-control study. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2012 Oct;16(10):1433-40. PubMed PMID: 23104662.
  6. Lombardo L, Morelli E, Luciani M, Bellizzi F, Aceto P, Penco I, Lai C. Pre-loss demographic and psychological predictors of complicated grief among relatives of terminally ill cancer patients. Psychother Psychosom. 2012;81(4):256-8. doi: 10.1159/000336428. Epub 2012 Jun 1. PubMed PMID: 22678231.
  7. Cecchini M, Baroni E, Di Vito C, Piccolo F, Aceto P, Lai C. Effects of different types of contingent tactile stimulation on crying, smiling, and sleep in newborns: an observational study. Dev Psychobiol. 2013 Jul;55(5):508-17. doi:  10.1002/dev.21054. Epub 2012 Jun 1. PubMed PMID: 22674544.
  8. Cecchini, M., Lai, C. & Langher, V. (2010). Dysphonic newborn cries allow prediction of their perceived meaning. Infant Behavior and Development, 33, 314-320. Impact Factor: 1.424

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