Joao Mauricio Castaldelli-Maia

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
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Academic Appointments

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, 2005 University of Sao Paolo
  • PhD, 2017 University of Sao Paolo, Brazil

Committees, Societies, Councils

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Neuroscience, Medical School, FMABC University Center, Brazil

Postgraduate Sponsor, Department of Psychiatry, Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Visiting Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medical Sciences, National University of Asuncion, Asuncion, Paraguay

Editorial Boards

International Review of Psychiatry

International Journal of Social Psychiatry

Frontiers in Public Health

Honors & Awards

Best Brazilian Research on Substance-Related Disorders Prize, Brazilian Psychiatric Association

Best Brazilian Research on Mental Health Prize, Brazilian Psychiatric Association

Early Career Investigator Travel Award, College on Problems of Drug Dependence

National Institute on Drug Abuse INVEST Drug Abuse Research Fellowship

International Bursary, Royal College of Psychiatrists


Selected Publications

Castaldelli-Maia, J. M., Nesoff, E. D., Lima, D. R., Sanchez, Z. M., & Martins, S. S. (2022). The first day of smoking abstinence is more challenging for women than men: A meta-analysis and meta-regression across 12 low- and middle-income countries. Addictive Behaviors, 128, 107234.
Ismael, F., Bizario, J., Battagin, T., Zaramella, B., Leal, F. E., Torales, J., Ventriglio, A., Marziali, M. E., Martins, S. S., & Castaldelli-Maia, J. M. (2021). Post-infection depressive, anxiety and post-traumatic stress symptoms: A prospective cohort study in patients with mild COVID-19. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 111, 110341.
Castaldelli-Maia, J. M., Marziali, M. E., Lu, Z., & Martins, S. S. (2021). Investigating the effect of national government physical distancing measures on depression and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic through meta-analysis and meta-regression. Psychological Medicine, 51(6), 881–893.
Castaldelli-Maia, J. M., Segura, L. E., & Martins, S. S. (2021). The concerning increasing trend of alcohol beverage sales in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic. Alcohol, 96, 37–42.
Ismael, F., Zaramella, B., Battagin, T., Bizario, J., Gallego, J., Villela, V., de Queiroz, L. B., Leal, F. E., Torales, J., Ventriglio, A., Marziali, M. E., Gonvßalves, P. D., Martins, S. S., & Castaldelli-Maia, J. M. (2021). Substance Use in Mild-COVID-19 Patients: A Retrospective Study. Frontiers in Public Health, 9, 634396.
Lima, D. R., Carvalho, C., Guimarv£es-Pereira, B., Loreto, A. R., Frallonardo, F. P., Ismael, F., Andrade, A. G., & Castaldelli-Maia, J. M. (2020). Abstinence and retention outcomes in a smoking cessation program among individuals with co-morbid substance use and mental disorders. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 125, 121‚Äì128.
Castaldelli-Maia, J. M., Gallinaro, J., Falcv£o, R. S., Gouttebarge, V., Hitchcock, M. E., Hainline, B., Reardon, C. L., & Stull, T. (2019). Mental health symptoms and disorders in elite athletes: a systematic review on cultural influencers and barriers to athletes seeking treatment. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 53(11), 707‚Äì721.
Castaldelli-Maia, J. M., Loreto, A. R., Guimarv£es-Pereira, B., Carvalho, C., Gil, F., Frallonardo, F. P., Ismael, F., Andrade, A. G., Ventriglio, A., Richter, K. P., & Bhugra, D. (2018). Smoking cessation treatment outcomes among people with and without mental and substance use disorders: An observational real-world study. European Psychiatry, 52, 22‚Äì28.
Castaldelli-Maia, J. M., Silveira, C. M., Siu, E. R., Wang, Y. P., Milhoranvßa, I. A., Alexandrino-Silva, C., Borges, G., Viana, M. C., Andrade, A. G., Andrade, L. H., & Martins, S. S. (2014). DSM-5 latent classes of alcohol users in a population-based sample: results from the Sv£o Paulo Megacity Mental Health Survey, Brazil. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 136, 92‚Äì99.
Castaldelli-Maia, J. M., Martins, S. S., Bhugra, D., Machado, M. P., Andrade, A. G., Alexandrino-Silva, C., Baldassin, S., & de Toledo Ferraz Alves, T. C. (2012). Does ragging play a role in medical student depression - cause or effect?. Journal of Affective Disorders, 139(3), 291–297.