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

Faraone SV et al., The World Federation of ADHD International Consensus Statement: 208 Evidence-based conclusions about the disorder. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. Volume 128, 2021, Pages 789-818, ISSN 0149-7634.
doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2021.01.022

Lourenco MV, Frozza RL, de Freitas GB, Zhang H, Kincheski GC, Ribeiro FC, Gonçalves RA, Clarke JR, Beckman D, Staniszewski A, Berman H, Guerra LA, Forny-Germano L, Meier S, Wilcock DM, de Souza JM, Alves-Leon S, Prado VF, Prado MAM, Abisambra JF, Tovar-Moll F, Mattos P, Arancio O, Ferreira ST, De Felice FG. Exercise-linked FNDC5/irisin rescues synaptic plasticity and memory defects in Alzheimer’s models. Nature Medicine. 2019 Jan;25(1):165-175. Epub 2019 Jan 7. PMID: 30617325; PMCID: PMC6327967.
doi: 10.1038/s41591-018-0275-4

Nazar BP, Bernardes C, Peachey G, Sergeant J, Mattos P, Treasure J. The risk of eating disorders comorbid with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Eat Disord. 2016 Dec;49(12):1045-1057. doi: 10.1002/eat.22643. Epub 2016 Nov 15. PMID: 27859581.
doi: 10.1002/eat.22643

Boedhoe PSW et al., and ENIGMA-ADHD, -ASD, and -OCD working groups. Subcortical brain volume, regional cortical thickness and cortical surface area across attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Am J Psychiatry. 2020 Sep 1;177(9):834-843. Epub 2020 Jun 16. Erratum in: Am J Psychiatry. 2020 Sep 1;177(9):843. PMID: 32539527; PMCID: PMC8296070.
doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2020.19030331

Drummond C, Coutinho G, Monteiro MC, Assuncao N, Teldeschi A, de Souza AS, Oliveira N, Bramati I, Sudo FK, Vanderboght B, Brandao CO, Fonseca RP, de Oliveira-Souza R, Moll J, Mattos P, Tovar-Moll F. Narrative impairment, white matter damage and CSF biomarkers in the Alzheimer’s disease spectrum. Aging (Albany NY). 2019 Oct 31;11(20):9188-9208. Epub 2019 Oct 31. PMID: 31682234; PMCID: PMC6834410.
doi: 10.18632/aging.102391

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