INFN,SEZ ROMA,I-00185 ROME,ITALY
; INFN,SEZ ROMA 2,I-00173 ROME,ITALY
; CE SACLAY,SPP,DAPNIA,DSM,F-91191 GIF SUR YVETTE,FRANCE
; INFN,SEZ TORINO,TURIN,ITALY
; CHINESE ACAD SCI,IHEP,BEIJING,PEOPLES R CHINA
; UNIV ROME LA SAPIENZA,DIPARTIMENTO FIS,I-00185 ROME,ITALY
Theoretical predictions for neutralino dark matter in the framework of the minimal SUSY standard model are compared with recent results of a direct search for dark matter with NaI detectors. Perspectives for a future investigation by this kind of detectors are also discussed.