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Find Dr. Abbatiello's Psychology Today link here:
Here are links to various professional organizations:

Dr. Abbatiello's Presentations:

  • “End of Life for People with Intellectual Disabilities,” YAI Annual Conference, Manhattan, May 2014.

  • “Diabesity: Psychosocial Issues for Management,” Advance for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants, Webinar, April 2013.

  • “Culture and Palliative Care,” Advance for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants, Webinar, 2013.

  • “Psychology of Bariatric Surgery as Treatment for Diabetes,” Annual Elaine Edelstein Diabetes Conference, 2013.

  • “Psychological Approaches to Managing Diabetes,” Annual Elaine Edelstein Diabetes Conference, 2012.

  • “Integrated Approaches to Aging,” VNSNY and CUNY Bridge the Gap Program on Geriatric and Home Care, 2012–2013.

  • “Geriatric Assessments: Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia, Delirium, and Depression,” CUNY MSN Geriatric GNP Program, 2011.

  • “Home Care as Palliative Care,” National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) Annual Conference, Las Vegas, March 2011.


Dr. Abbatiello's Publications:

  • Saccomano, S., & Abbatiello, G. (2014, May). Culture and end-of-life care. Journal for Nurse Practitioners.

  • Rosenfeld, P., & Abbatiello, G. (2013). Review of research: Delirium and dementia. Journal for Home Care.

  • Abbatiello, G. (2006, October). Integrating CBT and metaphor. Journal Perspectives in Psychiatric Care.

  • O’Mahony, S., Goulet, J., Kornblith, A., Abbatiello, G., Clarke, B., Kless-Siegel, S., Breitbart, W., & Payne, R. (2005, May). Desire for hastened death, cancer pain, and depression: Report on a longitudinal observational study. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 29(5), 446–457.

  • Force, L. T., Abbatiello, G., Doka, K., & Faulkner, L. R. (2004). Trainer’s Guide, End-of-Life Care: Supporting Older People with Intellectual Disabilities and Their Families. New York: NYSARC.

  • Abbatiello, G. (1998). Rupture in the Ordinary Dissertation Loyola University Chicago 

  • Abbatiello, G. (1993). Why not hospice? Fund Raiser Journal: Regional Hospice.

  • Abbatiello, G. (1990, November 15). Grief and the holidays. Danbury News Times.

  • Abbatiello, G. (1986). An alternative perspective to the chronically ill. Annual Symposium of the Thanatological Foun­da­tion. New York: Columbia University Press.


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