• The University of Western Australia (M560), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 1041 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
20102020
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Research Output 2010 2020

2020
Phenotype
Population
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
Uncertainty
2019
250 Downloads (Pure)

Brief social attention bias modification for children with autism spectrum disorder

Alvares, G. A., Chen, N. T. M., Notebaert, L., Granich, J., Mitchell, C. & Whitehouse, A. J. O., 10 Jan 2019, In : Autism Research. p. 527-535

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Control Groups
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Autistic Disorder
Differential Diagnosis
9 Citations (Scopus)

Characterizing the interplay between autism spectrum disorder and comorbid medical conditions: An integrative review

Tye, C., Runicles, A. K., Whitehouse, A. J. O. & Alvares, G. A., 23 Jan 2019, In : Frontiers in Psychiatry. 9, 751.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Comorbidity
Epilepsy
Sleep
Biomarkers
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Facial Asymmetry
Autistic Disorder
Research
Siblings
Brain
6 Citations (Scopus)

Pre-emptive intervention versus treatment as usual for infants showing early behavioural risk signs of autism spectrum disorder: a single-blind, randomised controlled trial

Whitehouse, A. J. O., Varcin, K. J., Alvares, G. A., Barbaro, J., Bent, C., Boutrus, M., Chetcuti, L., Cooper, M. N., Clark, A., Davidson, E., Dimov, S., Dissanayake, C., Doyle, J., Grant, M., Iacono, T., Maybery, M., Pillar, S., Renton, M., Rowbottam, C., Sadka, N. & 8 othersSegal, L., Slonims, V., Taylor, C., Wakeling, S., Wan, M. W., Wray, J., Green, J. & Hudry, K., Sep 2019, In : The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. 3, 9, p. 605-615

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Randomized Controlled Trials
Caregivers
Therapeutics
Parenting
Autistic Disorder

Prevalence of Motor Difficulties in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Analysis of a Population-Based Cohort

Licari, M. K., Alvares, G. A., Varcin, K., Evans, K. L., Cleary, D., Reid, S. L., Glasson, E. J., Bebbington, K., Reynolds, J. E., Wray, J. & Whitehouse, A. J. O., 18 Oct 2019, In : Autism Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autistic Disorder
Spectrum Analysis
Population
Socialization
Autism Spectrum Disorder
1 Citation (Scopus)

Reduced heart rate variability in adults with autism spectrum disorder

Thapa, R., Alvares, G. A., Zaidi, T. A., Thomas, E. E., Hickie, I. B., Park, S. H. & Guastella, A. J., Jun 2019, In : Autism Research. 12, 6, p. 922-930 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Rate
Autistic Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Translational Medical Research
Autonomic Nervous System

The Brain Basis of Comorbidity in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Licari, M. K., Finlay-Jones, A., Reynolds, J. E., Alvares, G. A., Spittle, A. J., Downs, J., Whitehouse, A. J. O., Leonard, H., Evans, K. L. & Varcin, K., Mar 2019, In : Current Developmental Disorders Reports. 6, 1, p. 9-18 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Citations (Scopus)

The misnomer of ‘high functioning autism’: Intelligence is an imprecise predictor of functional abilities at diagnosis

Alvares, G. A., Bebbington, K., Cleary, D., Evans, K., Glasson, E. J., Maybery, M. T., Pillar, S., Uljarević, M., Varcin, K., Wray, J. & Whitehouse, A. J. O., 19 Jun 2019, In : Autism.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
Autistic Disorder
Intelligence
Psychological Adaptation
Intellectual Disability
2 Citations (Scopus)

Very Early Identification and Intervention for Infants at Risk of Neurodevelopmental Disorders: A Transdiagnostic Approach

Finlay-Jones, A., Varcin, K., Leonard, H., Bosco, A., Alvares, G. & Downs, J., 4 Jun 2019, In : Child Development Perspectives. 13, 2, p. 97-103 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
Behavioral Symptoms
Systems Biology
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Neurosciences
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)
252 Downloads (Pure)

A prospective study of fetal head growth, autistic traits and autism spectrum disorder

Blanken, L. M. E., Dass, A., Alvares, G., van der Ende, J., Schoemaker, N. K., El Marroun, H., Hickey, M., Pennell, C., White, S., Maybery, M. T., Dissanayake, C., Jaddoe, V. W. V., Verhulst, F. C., Tiemeier, H., McIntosh, W., White, T. & Whitehouse, A., Apr 2018, In : Autism Research. 11, 4, p. 602-612 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)

Attenuated psychophysiological reactivity following single-session group imagery rescripting versus verbal restructuring in social anxiety disorder: Results from a randomized controlled trial

Hyett, M. P., Bank, S. R., Lipp, O. V., Erceg-Hurn, D. M., Alvares, G. A., Maclaine, E., Puckridge, E., Hayes, S. & McEvoy, P. M., 1 Nov 2018, In : Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. 87, 6, p. 340-349 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Imagery (Psychotherapy)
Randomized Controlled Trials
Biomarkers
Heart Rate
Social Phobia
4 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced heart rate variability in a treatment-seeking early psychosis sample

Cacciotti-Saija, C., Quintana, D. S., Alvares, G. A., Hickie, I. B. & Guastella, A. J., 1 Nov 2018, In : Psychiatry Research. 269, p. 293-300 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychotic Disorders
Heart Rate
Cholinergic Antagonists
Therapeutics
Control Groups
11 Citations (Scopus)

Social impairments in autism spectrum disorder are related to maternal immune history profile

Patel, S., Masi, A., Dale, R. C., Whitehouse, A. J. O., Pokorski, I., Alvares, G. A., Hickie, I. B., Breen, E. & Guastella, A. J., 1 Aug 2018, In : Molecular Psychiatry. 23, 8, p. 1794-1797 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
History
Mothers
Immune System
Cohort Effect
Pregnancy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Study protocol for the Australian autism biobank: an international resource to advance autism discovery research

Australian Autism Biobank Team, 27 Aug 2018, In : BMC Pediatrics. 18, 9 p., 284.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Nausea
Vomiting
Case-Control Studies
Pregnancy
Communication
2017
14 Citations (Scopus)

A randomised controlled trial of an iPad-based application to complement early behavioural intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Whitehouse, A., Granich, J., Alvares, G., Busacca, M., Cooper, M., Dass, A., Duong, T., Harper, R., Marshall, W., Richdale, A., Rodwell, T., Trembath, D., Vellanki, P., Moore, D. & Anderson, A., Sep 2017, In : Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 58, 9, p. 1042–1052 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Randomized Controlled Trials
Learning
Technology
Therapeutics
Autistic Disorder
21 Citations (Scopus)
330 Downloads (Pure)

Beyond the hype and hope: Critical considerations for intranasal oxytocin research in autism spectrum disorder

Alvares, G. A., Quintana, D. S. & Whitehouse, A. J. O., 1 Jan 2017, In : Autism Research. 10, 1, p. 25-41 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
Hope
Oxytocin
Research
Nasal Sprays
Autistic Disorder
16 Citations (Scopus)

Cytokine levels and associations with symptom severity in male and female children with autism spectrum disorder

Masi, A., Breen, E. J., Alvares, G. A., Glozier, N., Hickie, I. B., Hunt, A., Hui, J., Beilby, J., Ravine, D., Wray, J., Whitehouse, A. J. O. & Guastella, A. J., 2 Dec 2017, In : Molecular Autism. 8, 1, 63.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cytokines
Immune System
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Interleukin-8
Interleukin-1
8 Citations (Scopus)
311 Downloads (Pure)

Evidence of a reduction over time in the behavioral severity of autistic disorder diagnoses

Whitehouse, A. J. O., Cooper, M. N., Bebbington, K., Alvares, G., Lin, A., Wray, J. & Glasson, E. J., 19 Jan 2017, In : Autism Research. 10, 1, p. 179-187 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Autistic Disorder
Phenotype
Behavioral Symptoms
Western Australia
Linear Models
2 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating facial phenotype in autism spectrum conditions: The importance of a hypothesis driven approach

Boutrus, M., Maybery, M. T., Alvares, G. A., Tan, D. W., Varcin, K. J. & Whitehouse, A. J. O., 1 Dec 2017, In : Autism Research. 10, 12, p. 1910-1918 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Autistic Disorder
Phenotype
Facial Asymmetry
Developmental Disabilities
Research
13 Citations (Scopus)

Prenatal maternal stress events and phenotypic outcomes in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Varcin, K. J., Alvares, G. A., Uljarević, M. & Whitehouse, A. J. O., Nov 2017, In : Autism Research. 10, 11, p. 1866–1877

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mothers
Maternal Exposure
Aptitude
Communication
Autism Spectrum Disorder
15 Citations (Scopus)
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Psychiatry
Population
Mental Health Services
Mood Disorders
7 Citations (Scopus)
168 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Adolescent Behavior
Child Behavior
Toes
Walking
Autistic Disorder
53 Citations (Scopus)

The correlation between central and peripheral oxytocin concentrations: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Valstad, M., Alvares, G. A., Egknud, M., Matziorinis, A. M., Andreassen, O. A., Westlye, L. T. & Quintana, D. S., Jul 2017, In : Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. 78, p. 117-124

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxytocin
Meta-Analysis
Sample Size
Cognition
Psychiatry
2016
97 Citations (Scopus)

Autonomic nervous system dysfunction in psychiatric disorders and the impact of psychotropic medications: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Alvares, G., Quintana, D. S., Hickie, I. B. & Guastella, A. J., Mar 2016, In : JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY & NEUROSCIENCE. 41, 2, p. 89-104 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Autonomic Nervous System
Psychiatry
Meta-Analysis
Heart Rate
Psychotic Disorders
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cold face test-induced increases in heart rate variability are abolished by engagement in a social cognition task

Iorfino, F., Alvares, G. A., Guastella, A. J. & Quintana, D. S., 1 Jan 2016, In : Journal of Psychophysiology. 30, 1, p. 38-46 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition
Reading
Heart Rate
Vagus Nerve
Prefrontal Cortex
82 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Psychiatry
Heart Rate
Communication
Guidelines
Research
20 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced goal-directed action control in autism spectrum disorder

Alvares, G. A., Balleine, B. W., Whittle, L. & Guastella, A. J., Dec 2016, In : Autism Research. 9, 12, p. 1285-1293

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autistic Disorder
Research
Avoidance Learning
Food
Aptitude
9 Citations (Scopus)

Short report: Relationship between restricted and repetitive behaviours in children with autism spectrum disorder and their parents

Uljarević, M., Evans, D. W., Alvares, G. & Whitehouse, A., 14 Jun 2016, In : Molecular Autism. 7, 1, p. 29

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Child Behavior
Parents
Autistic Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Phenotype
16 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship between central and peripheral oxytocin concentrations: A systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Valstad, M., Alvares, G. A., Andreassen, O. A., Westlye, L. T. & Quintana, D. S., 2016, In : Systematic Reviews. 5, 1, p. 49 49 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Oxytocin
Meta-Analysis
Epidemiologic Effect Modifiers
Publication Bias
Proxy
2015
58 Citations (Scopus)

A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial of Oxytocin Nasal Spray and Social Cognition Training for Young People with Early Psychosis

Cacciotti-Saija, C., Langdon, R., Ward, P. B., Hickie, I. B., Scott, E. M., Naismith, S. L., Moore, L., Alvares, G. A., Redoblado Hodge, M. A. & Guastella, A. J., 1 Mar 2015, In : Schizophrenia Bulletin. 41, 2, p. 483-493 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nasal Sprays
Oxytocin
Psychotic Disorders
Cognition
Randomized Controlled Trials
39 Citations (Scopus)

Ambulatory sleep-wake patterns and variability in young people with emerging mental disorders

Robillard, R., Hermens, D. F., Naismith, S. L., White, D., Rogers, N. L., Ip, T., Mullin, S. J., Alvares, G. A., Guastella, A. J., Smith, K. L., Rong, Y., Whitwell, B., Southan, J., Glozier, N., Scott, E. M. & Hickie, I. B., 1 Jan 2015, In : Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. 40, 1, p. 28-37 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Disorders
Sleep
Psychotic Disorders
Anxiety
Anxiety Disorders
81 Citations (Scopus)

Do delivery routes of intranasally administered oxytocin account for observed effects on social cognition and behavior? A two-level model

Quintana, D. S., Alvares, G. A., Hickie, I. B. & Guastella, A. J., 1 Feb 2015, In : Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 49, p. 182-192 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxytocin
Cognition
Intranasal Administration
Choice Behavior
Social Behavior
137 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of a course of intranasal oxytocin on social behaviors in youth diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders: A randomized controlled trial

Guastella, A. J., Gray, K. M., Rinehart, N. J., Alvares, G. A., Tonge, B. J., Hickie, I. B., Keating, C. M., Cacciotti-Saija, C. & Einfeld, S. L., 1 Apr 2015, In : Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines. 56, 4, p. 444-452 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Behavior
Oxytocin
Randomized Controlled Trials
Caregivers
Nasal Sprays
2014
23 Citations (Scopus)

Impairments in goal-directed actions predict treatment response to cognitive-behavioral therapy in social anxiety disorder

Alvares, G. A., Balleine, B. W. & Guastella, A. J., 11 Apr 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 4, e94778.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cognitive Therapy
anxiety
Anxiety
therapeutics
Endophenotypes
2013
31 Citations (Scopus)

A role for autonomic cardiac control in the effects of oxytocin on social behavior and psychiatric illness

Quintana, D. S., Kemp, A. H., Alvares, G. A. & Guastella, A. J., 2013, In : Frontiers in Neuroscience. 7, 48.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Community Psychiatry
Social Behavior
Oxytocin
Cognition
Autonomic Nervous System
53 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced Heart Rate Variability in Social Anxiety Disorder: Associations with Gender and Symptom Severity

Alvares, G. A., Quintana, D. S., Kemp, A. H., Van Zwieten, A., Balleine, B. W., Hickie, I. B. & Guastella, A. J., 30 Jul 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 7, e70468.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
anxiety
signs and symptoms (animals and humans)
heart rate
Heart Rate
gender
1 Citation (Scopus)

Unitary hormonal models, peripheral markers, and evaluation of response to drug: A response to Weisman and Feldman

Guastella, A. J., Alvares, G. A., Hickie, I. B., Chan, H. K., Chen, T. F. & Banati, R. B., May 2013, In : Psychoneuroendocrinology. 38, 5, p. 627-628 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2012

D-Cycloserine

Guastella, A. J. & Alvares, G. A., 29 Mar 2012, Psychobiological Approaches for Anxiety Disorders: Treatment Combination Strategies. John Wiley & Sons, p. 75-89 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

40 Citations (Scopus)

Oxytocin selectively moderates negative cognitive appraisals in high trait anxious males

Alvares, G. A., Chen, N. T. M., Balleine, B. W., Hickie, I. B. & Guastella, A. J., Dec 2012, In : Psychoneuroendocrinology. 37, 12, p. 2022-2031 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxytocin
Placebos
Diagnostic Self Evaluation
Anxiety
Nasal Sprays
2011
31 Citations (Scopus)

Arginine Vasopressin selectively enhances recognition of sexual cues in male humans

Guastella, A. J., Kenyon, A. R., Unkelbach, C., Alvares, G. A. & Hickie, I. B., Feb 2011, In : Psychoneuroendocrinology. 36, 2, p. 294-297 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arginine Vasopressin
Cues
Nasal Sprays
Sexual Behavior
Social Behavior
2010
56 Citations (Scopus)

Acute effects of intranasal oxytocin on subjective and behavioral responses to social rejection

Alvares, G. A., Hickie, I. B. & Guastella, A. J., Aug 2010, In : Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 18, 4, p. 316-321 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Distance
Oxytocin
Buffers
Choice Behavior
Social Perception
75 Citations (Scopus)

Intranasal Arginine Vasopressin Enhances the Encoding of Happy and Angry Faces in Humans

Guastella, A. J., Kenyon, A. R., Alvares, G. A., Carson, D. S. & Hickie, I. B., 15 Jun 2010, In : Biological Psychiatry. 67, 12, p. 1220-1222 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arginine Vasopressin
Placebos
Social Behavior
Cognition
Cues