Professore ordinario
Settore scientifico disciplinare:
Psichiatria (MED/25)
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Giuseppe Carrà is a Professor of Psychiatry at University of Milan Bicocca and a Research Associate at the Division of Psychiatry, University College of London, where he has been working since early 2000s with his mentors Paul Bebbington and Sonia Johnson.

Giuseppe extensively researched in the mental health field in the last 25 years, with particular focus on Clinical, Biological and Digital phenotypes of severe mental disorders across several methods and projects.

 Author of over 200 papers in scientific, peer-reviewed journals, Giuseppe co-edited the first (2015) and the second (2020) edition of the  “Textbook of Addiction Treatment: International Perspectives”, Springer-Nature Publisher. 

Clinically he works as the Medical Director of a large Mental Health and Addiction Department in Milan (I).


  • Cavaleri, D., Crocamo, C., Morello, P., Bartoli, F., Carra, G. (2024). The Kynurenine Pathway in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Blood Concentrations of Tryptophan and Its Catabolites. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MEDICINE, 13(2) [10.3390/jcm13020583]. Dettaglio

  • Appleton, J., Bekaert, S., Hucker, J., Zlatkute, G., Paavilainen, E., Schecke, H., et al. (2023). A Pan-European Review of Good Practices in Early Intervention Safeguarding Practice with Children, Young People and Families: Evidence Gathering to Inform a Multi-disciplinary Training Programme (the ERICA Project) in Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect in Seven European Countries. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON CHILD MALTREATMENT, 6(1), 119-130 [10.1007/s42448-022-00132-x]. Dettaglio

  • Bartoli, F., Bachi, B., Callovini, T., Palpella, D., Piacenti, S., Morreale, M., et al. (2023). Anxious distress in people with major depressive episodes: a cross-sectional analysis of clinical correlates. CNS SPECTRUMS, 1-5 [10.1017/S1092852923002377]. Dettaglio

  • Bartoli, F., Callovini, T., Cavaleri, D., Cioni, R., Bachi, B., Calabrese, A., et al. (2023). Clinical correlates of comorbid attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults suffering from bipolar disorder: A meta-analysis. AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY, 57(1 (January 2023)), 34-48 [10.1177/00048674221106669]. Dettaglio

  • Giovanni Carta, M., Kalcev, G., Scano, A., Aviles Gonzalez, C., Ouali, U., Pinna, S., et al. (2023). The impact of MDQ positivity on quality of life impairment: Does it support the hypothesis of “Dysregulation of Mood, Energy, and Social Rhythms Syndrome” (DYMERS)?. JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH RESEARCH, 12(4) [10.1177/22799036231208356]. Dettaglio

Progetti di ricerca

Impatto della pandemia attraverso la prospettiva dei Servizi di Salute Mentale e delle Dipendenze nel contesto della Regione Lombardia
Anno: 2021
Bando: FAQC 2021 - seconda finestra
Enti finanziatori: Università degli Studi di MILANO-BICOCCA
ERICA - Stopping Child Maltreament through Pan-European Multiprofessional Training Programme: Early Child Protection Work with Families at Risk
Anno: 2019
Bando: Call for proposals to prevent and combat gender-based violence and violence against children
Enti finanziatori: EUROPEAN COMMISSION
CARRA'-Fondo per il finanziamento delle attività base di ricerca
Anno: 2017
Bando: FFABR 2017
Enti finanziatori: M.I.U.R. - MINISTERO DELL'ISTRUZIONE, DELL'UNIVERSITA' E DELLA RICERCA - UFFICIO I - Bilancio e Contabilita'. Coordinamento staff della Direzione
DURESS project - Drug Use Recovery, Environment and Social Subjectivity
Anno: 2017
Bando: ERANID 2°call
Enti finanziatori: EUROPEAN COMMISSION
EU-VIORMED - European Study on Risk factors for Violence in Mental Disorder and Forensic Care: a multicentre project
Anno: 2017
Bando: 2016-064 - PP-2-2016
Enti finanziatori: EUROPEAN COMMISSION

Premi e responsabilità scientifiche


  • Fondo per il finanziamento delle attività base di ricerca (FFABR), MIUR, 2017
  • The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) 2017 scientific award, The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), 2017
  • Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Academic-Year Scholarship, Rotary Foundation, 2003
  • Castelli-Schubert Award from University of Milan for Family psychoeducational interventions in Schizophrenia, University of Milan, 1991

Partecipazioni scientifiche

  • Fellow - International Society Addiction Medicine (Canada), 2022
  • Fellow - International Society of Addiction Medicine (Canada), 2016

Comitati editoriali

  • Direttore di rivista, collana editoriale, enciclopedia - , 2021
  • Direttore di rivista, collana editoriale, enciclopedia - , 2012 - 2015

Incarichi di insegnamento o ricerca

  • Ricercatore all estero - Research Associate. Division of Psychiatry - University College London, 2016 - 2024
  • Ricercatore universitario a t.d. - Università degli Studi di MILANO-BICOCCA, 2016 - 2019
  • Ricercatore all estero - Research Fellow
    Dept. Mental Health Sciences. UCL - Charles Bell House. 67-73 Riding House St. London. W1W 7EJ - University College London, 2004 - 2016


  • Program chair - The International Society of Addiction Medicine's (ISAM) 12th Annual Conference. Bridging the gap between science and practice in the addiction field, 2010

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