Marcantonio M. Spada, PhD, FBPsS, FBABCP, is Professor of Addictive
Behaviours and Mental Health, and Dean of the School of Applied Sciences at London South Bank University. His main research focus is on identifying metacognitive factors involved in the development and maintenance of addictive behaviours with the central aim of developing and evaluating new psychological treatments which target metacognitive change. Professor Spada is the author of over 200 scientific journal articles and three books. He also serves as Editor-in-Chief of Addictive Behaviors.