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Marja E. Mattila-Evenden, MD

Marja E. Mattila-Evenden, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Dr. Mattila-Evenden is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Psychiatry

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Psychiatry, 2010

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • CVS Health
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Helsinki
Residency: Karolinska Hospital
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Psychiatric Association, National Finnish Medical Association, International Finnish Psychiatric Association, International International Society of Research on Impulsivity, International Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society, Local Scandinavian Society of Neuropsychopharmacology , International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Mattila-Evenden is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Mattila-Evenden, Marja: Benzodiazepines (In Swedish). In: Franck J, Nylander I (eds): Beroendemedicin (Addiction Medicine) Chapter 19. : 219-232,2011.

Mannelli P, Patkar AA, Murray HW, Certa K, Peindl K, Mattila-Evenden M, Berrettini WH: Polymorphism in the serotonin transporter gene and response to treatment in African-American cocaine and alcohol abusing individuals. Addict Biol 10 (3): 261-8,2005.

Damberg M, Berggård C, Mattila-Evenden M, Rylander G, Forslund K, Garpenstrand H, Bergman H, Gustavsson JP, Jönsson E: Transcription factor AP-2β genotype associated to anxiety-related personality traits in women – a replication study. Neuropsychobiology 48 (4): 169-75,2003.

Garpenstrand H, Norton N, Damberg M, Rylander G, Forslund K, Mattila- Evenden M, Gustavsson JP, Ekblom J, Oreland L, Bergman H, Owen MJ, Jönsson EG: A regulatory monoamine oxidase A promoter polymorphism and personality traits. Neuropsychobiology 46 (4): 190-3, 2002. Neuropsychobiology 46 (4): 190-3.,2002.

Jönsson EG, Ivo R, Gustavsson P, Geijer T, Forslund K, Mattila-Evenden M, Rylander G, Cichon S, Propping P, Bergman H, Åsberg M, Nöthen M: No association between dopamine D4 receptor gene and Novelty Seeking.: No association between dopamine D4 receptor gene and Novelty Seeking. Molecular Psychiatry 7:18-20, 2002. Molecular Psychiatry 7 : 18-20,2002.

Mattila-Evenden M, Bergman U & Franck J: A study of benzodiazepine Users claiming drug-induced psychiatric morbidity.: A study of benzodiazepine Users claiming drug-induced psychiatric morbidity. Nordic J Psychiatry 55 (4): 271-8,2001.

Lidberg L, Belfrage H, Bertilsson, Evenden MM (Mattila-Evenden M), Åsberg M : Suicide attempts and impulse control disorder are related to low CSF 5-HIAA in mentally disordered violent offenders. Acta Psychiatr Scand 101 (5): 395-402,2000.

Svanborg P, Gustavsson P, Mattila-Evenden M & Åsberg M: Assessment of maladaptiveness: a core issue in the diagnosing of personality disorders. J Personality Disorders 13 (3): 241-256,1999.

Mattila MJ & Mattila-Evenden ME: Effects of alcohol and hypno-sedative drugs on digit-symbol substitution: comparison of two different computerized tests. J Psychopharmacol 11 (4): 313-7,1997.

Mattila-Evenden M, Svanborg P, Gustavsson P & Åsberg M: Determinants of self-rating and expert-rating concordance in psychiatric outpatients, using the affective subscales of the CPRS. Acta Psychiatr Scand 94 (6): 386-96,1996.

Academic Contact Info

3535 Market Street, Suite 4036,

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-746-5900
Fax: 215 746 7979
Patient appointments: 866-301-4PBH (4724)