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Social Work and Social Welfare from a multidisciplinary perspective – A challenge for researchers

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Nicola Mucci corresponding author


In 2008, a deep economic crisis started in the US and rapidly spread around the world. The financial and economic crisis, called “The Great Recession”, continues in many countries today and has been considered as the most severe recession in the history of US (after “The Great Depression”). The crisis brought very fast growth in unemployment and it is foreseeable that it will be long lasting and that recovery will be very slow. Hence, such economic change obviously had a significant impact on workers worldwide......

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Nicola Mucci, University of Florence, Florence, Italy

Researcher in Occupational Medicine

University of Florence, Italy

-- Nicola Mucci (M.D., Ph.D.), born in Lucca (Tuscany, Italy), is a Researcher in Occupational Medicine at the University of Florence.
-- He has received the Italian National Scientific Qualification to the role of Associate Professor in Occupational Medicine.
-- He performs his clinical activities as an Occupational and Radiation Protectionist Physician at the Careggi University Hospital in Florence.
-- He received his Master’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Pisa and his Post-graduate Degree in Occupational Medicine at the University of Florence, summa cum laude. Subsequently, he obtained his Ph.D. in Occupational, Environmental and Social Medicine at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome.
-- He has also achieved the National Certification to practice as a Radiation Protectionist Physician. His research is mainly oriented towards emerging occupational issues such as work-related stress, night work, and health promotion.
-- He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, mainly at an international level. He regularly participates as an invited speaker and as a learner in conferences and training courses.

How to Cite
Mucci, N. (2018). Social Work and Social Welfare from a multidisciplinary perspective – A challenge for researchers. Social Work and Social Welfare, 1(1), 1-3.