My research interests concern risk and resilience factors involved in immigrant youth's socio-emotional adjustment. Specifically, I am interested in the role played by the complex interplay among cultural (ethnicity), social/family (e.g., parenting, discrimination, acculturation) and individual (e.g., executive functions) factors for immigrants’ positive adaptation to the host country.
Miconi, D., Moscardino, U., Ronconi, L., & Altoè, G. (2016). Perceived parenting, self-esteem, and depressive symptoms in immigrant and non-immigrant adolescents in Italy: A multigroup path analysis. Journal of Child and Family Studies. doi:10.1007/s10826-016-0562-y
Salcuni, S., Miconi, D., Altoè, G., & Moscardino, U. (2015). Dyadic adjustment and parenting stress in internationally adoptive mothers and fathers: the mediating role of adult attachment dimensions. Frontiers in Psychology, 6(1279). doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01279
Delvecchio, E., Miconi, D., & Di Riso, D. (2015). Early evidence of the Italian validation of Separation Anxiety Assessment Scale for Children. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 12(3), 335-343. doi:10.1080/17405629.2015.1021326
Delvecchio, E., Mabilia, D., Di Riso, D., Miconi, D., & Li, J. (2014). A comparison of anxiety symptoms in community-based Chinese and Italian adolescents. Journal of Child and Family Studies. doi:10.1007/s10826-014-0045-y
Miconi, D., Panzeri, M., Ponchia, R., Grillo, A. & Salcuni, S. (2014). Studio esplorativo inter-genere delle caratteristiche psicoaffettive di coppie che si sottopongono a PMA. Rivista di Sessuologia, 39(3), 146-152.
Li, J., Delvecchio, E., Miconi, D., Salcuni, S., & Di Riso, D. (2014). Parental attachment among Chinese, Italian, and Costa Rican adolescents: A cross-cultural study. Personality and Individual Differences, 71, 118-123. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2014.07.036
Delvecchio, E., Mabilia, D., Miconi, D., Chirico, I. & Li, J. (2014). Self-consciousness in Chinese and Italian adolescents: An exploratory cross-cultural study using the ASC. Journal of Current Psychology. doi:10.1007/s12144-014-9247-0