Leonardo F. Fontenelle, M.D., Ph.D.

Affiliations: 
Instituto de Psiquiatria, Departamento de Psiquiatria e Medicina Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 
Area:
Obsessive-compulsive disorder
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"Leonardo Fontenelle"
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Dr. Leonardo Fontenelle is currently Associate Professor of the Department of Psychiatry and Legal Medicine at the Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and at the Instituto de Saúde da Comunidade da Universidade Federal Fluminense in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. There, he heads a team of researchers that have been undertaking studies in different areas of OCD over the last 10 years, including phenotypic features, neuroimaging, neurophysiology, neuropsychology and therapeutic management. Dr. Fontenelle has published over 80 articles and book chapters, including papers in peer reviewed psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, and neurology journals. He has acted as a peer-reviewer for more than 30 international journals. Dr. Fontenelle is co-Chief Investigator of the Brazilian Research Consortium in Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders, an initiative supported by a grant from the Brazilian Council for Scientific & Technological Development that started in 2005 and generated one of the largest databases of patients with OCD patients in world (n=1000). He is also the Director of the OCD Clinic at the Instituto de Psiquiatria da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (IPUB/UFRJ). Dr. Fontenelle clinical work has focused on the management of patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders, such as OCD, body dysmorphic disorder, and Tourette's syndrome. He trains residents and younger psychiatrists in the care of patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders. He is also a member of several national and international societies.
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Frydman I, Mattos P, de Oliveira-Souza R, et al. (2019) Self-reported and neurocognitive impulsivity in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 97: 152155
Vigne P, Simões BFT, de Menezes GB, et al. (2019) The relationship between obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety disorders: A question of diagnostic boundaries or simply severity of symptoms? Comprehensive Psychiatry. 94: 152116
Parkes L, Tiego J, Aquino K, et al. (2019) Transdiagnostic variations in impulsivity and compulsivity in obsessive-compulsive disorder and gambling disorder correlate with effective connectivity in cortical-striatal-thalamic-cortical circuits. Neuroimage. 116070
de Salles Andrade JB, Ferreira FM, Suo C, et al. (2019) An MRI Study of the Metabolic and Structural Abnormalities in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 13: 186
Albertella L, Le Pelley ME, Chamberlain SR, et al. (2019) Reward-related attentional capture is associated with severity of addictive and obsessive-compulsive behaviors. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors : Journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors
Domingues-Castro MS, Torresan RC, Shavitt RG, et al. (2019) Bipolar disorder comorbidity in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder: Prevalence and predictors. Journal of Affective Disorders. 256: 324-330
Dos Santos-Ribeiro S, Andrade JBS, Quintas JN, et al. (2019) dos Santos-Ribeiro and Colleagues Reply. The Primary Care Companion For Cns Disorders. 21
Fontenelle LF, Yücel M. (2019) A Clinical Staging Model for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Is It Ready for Prime Time? Eclinicalmedicine. 7: 65-72
Yücel M, Fontenelle LF, Chamberlain SR. (2019) Introduction to the Special Issue on the Utility of Transdiagnostic Approaches for Developing Novel Interventions for Substance and Behavioural Addictions. Neuropsychology Review. 29: 1-3
Luigjes J, Lorenzetti V, de Haan S, et al. (2019) Defining Compulsive Behavior. Neuropsychology Review. 29: 4-13
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