Paulo Mattos

Paulo Mattos


Physician, former professor of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the Medical School, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), where he received an award for Excellence in Medical Education and has been an honored teacher several times throughout his academic career. He is currently a professor at the Ph.D. Program at Institute D’Or for Research and Education (IDOR) where he also participates in different research areas (ADHD, Ageing and Dementia, Neuropsychology). He has participated in several national and international boards and has lectured in many congresses. He has received grants from the NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health, USA), Capes (Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior), and CNPq (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico). He has published more than 150 scientific papers and has advised more than 40 students in their Master’s and Ph.D. degrees.

Keywords: Psychiatry. Neuropsychology. ADHD. Dementia. Cognition.


Specialty Qualification Registry in Psychiatry (RQE)

Master Degree in Psychiatry and Mental Health

PhD in Psychiatry and Mental Health





Selected Publications

The World Federation of ADHD International Consensus Statement: 208 Evidence-based conclusions about the disorder. FARAONE S et al. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.
Exercise-linked FNDC5/irisin rescues synaptic plasticity and memory defects in Alzheimer’s models. LOURENÇO M, FROZZA R, FREITAS G et al. Nature Medicine 2019; (25): 165-175

The risk of eating disorders comorbid with attentiondeficit/hyperactivity disorder: A systematic review and metaanalysis. NAZAR, B. P.; BERNARDES, C; PEACHEY, G; SERGEANT, J; MATTOS, P; TREASURE, J. The International Journal of Eating Disorders, v.49, p.1045 1057, 2016

Subcortical Brain Volume, Regional Cortical Thickness, and Cortical Surface Area Across Disorders: Findings From the ENIGMA ADHD, ASD, and OCD Working Groups. BOEDHOE P et al. Am J Psychiatry, 2020.

Narrative impairment, white matter damage and CSF biomarkers in the Alzheimer’s disease spectrum. DRUMMOND, CLAUDIA; COUTINHO, Gabriel; MONTEIRO, MARINA CARNEIRO; ASSUNCAO, NAIMA; TELDESCHI, ALINA; DE SOUZA, ANDREA SILVEIRA; OLIVEIRA, NATALIA; BRAMATI, IVANEI; SUDO, FELIPE KENJI; VANDERBOGHT, BART; BRANDAO, CARLOS OTAVIO; FONSECA, ROCHELE PAZ; de Oliveira-Souza, Ricardo; Moll, Jorge; Mattos, Paulo; Tovar-Moll, Fernanda. Aging-US. , v.11, p.9188 – 9208, 2019.

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