Stewart, G.R.; Leoni, M.; Charlton, R.A.; Pickard, H.; Happé, F.G. A qualitative study of autistic adults’ quality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns (in press) Autism in Adulthood.

Charlton, R.A.; McQuaid, G.A.; Bishop, L.; Lee, N.R.; Wallace, G.L. Predictors of Sleep Quality for Autistic People across the Adult Lifespan (in press) Autism Research. Preprint available,

Klein, C.B.; McQuaid, G.A.; Charlton, R.A.; Klinger, L.G.; Wallace, G.L. Self-Reported Cognitive Decline Among Middle and Older Age Autistic Adults (in press) Autism Research.

Bishop, L.; Charlton, R.A.; McQuaid, G.A.; Lee, N.R.; Wallace, G.L. Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Autistic Adults: The Impact of Sleep Quality and Antipsychotic Medication Use (in press) Autism Research. Preprint available,

Stewart, G.R.; Corbett, A.; Ballard, C.; Creese, B.; Aarsland, D.; Hampshire, A.; *Charlton, R.A.; Happé, F.G. Self-harm and suicidality experiences of middle-age and older adults with/without high autistic traits. (in press) Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (*Co-Principle Investigator).

Stewart, G.R.; Corbett, A.; Ballard, C.; Creese, B.; Aarsland, D.; Hampshire, A.; *Charlton, R.A.; Happé, F.G. The cognitive profile of middle-age and older adults with high vs. low autistic traits (2023) Autism Research, 16, 429-440. (*Co-Principle Investigator).

Charlton, R.A.; McQuaid, G.A.; Bishop, L.; Wallace, G.L. Cardiovascular risk and association with depression in middle-aged and older autistic adults (2023) Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders 101, 102089. Preprint available, doi: 10.31219/

Charlton, R.A.; McQuaid, G.A.; Wallace, G.L. Social Support and Links to Quality of Life Among Middle and Older Age Autistic Adults (2023) Autism, 27, 92-104. Preprint available, doi: 10.31234/

Zivrali Yarar, E.; Roestorf, A.; Spain, D.; Howlin, P.; Bowler, D.; Charlton, R.A.; Happé, F.G. Aging and autism: Do measures of autism symptoms, co-occurring mental health conditions, or quality of life differ between younger and older autistic adults? (2022) Autism Research, 15, 1482-1494.

Stewart, G.R.; Corbett, A.; Ballard, C.; Creese, B.; Aarsland, D.; Hampshire, A.; *Charlton, R.A.; Happé, F.G. Traumatic life experiences and post-traumatic stress symptoms in older adults with high autistic traits (2022) International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 37 (2) 1-10 (*Co-Principle Investigator).

Charlton, R.A.; Entecott, T.; Belova, E; Nwaordu, G. “It feels like holding back something you need to say”: Autistic and Non-Autistic Adults experiences of sensory experiences and stimming (2021) Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 89, 101864. 

Stewart, G.R.; Corbett, A.; Ballard, C.; Creese, B.; Aarsland, D.; Hampshire, A.; *Charlton, R.A.; Happé, F.G. The mental and physical health profile of older adults who endorse elevated autistic socio-communicative traits (2021) Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 76, 1726-1737 (*Co-Principle Investigator). 

Zivrali Yarar, E.; Howlin, P.; Charlton, R.A.; Happé, F.G. Age-related Effects on Social Cognition in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Possible Protective Effect on Theory of Mind (2021) Autism Research, 14, 911-920.

Stewart, G.R.; Corbett, A.; Ballard, C.; Creese, B.; Aarsland, D.; Hampshire, A.; *Charlton, R.A.; Happé, F.G. Sleep problems and mental health difficulties in older adults who endorse high autistic traits (2020) Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 77, 101633. (*Co-Principle Investigator).

Chapman, S.; Cosentino, S.; Igwe, K.; Abdurahman, A.; Elkind, M. S. V.; Brickman, A.; Charlton, R.A.; Cocchini, G. Mnemonic monitoring in anosognosia for memory loss (2020) Neuropsychology, 34, 675-685.

Stewart, G.R.; Corbett, A.; Ballard, C.; Creese, B.; Aarsland, D.; Hampshire, A.; *Charlton, R.A.; Happé, F.G. The mental and physical health of older adults with a genetic predisposition for autism (2020) Autism Research, 13, 641-654. (*Co-Principle Investigator)

Charlton, R.A.; Crompton, C.J.; Roestorf, A.; Torry, C.; The Autistica Physical Health and Ageing Study Group. Social prescribing for autistic people: A framework for service provision (2020) AMRC Open Research, 2, 19.   

Stewart, G.R.; Wallace, G.L.; Cottam, M.; Charlton, R.A. Theory of Mind Performance in Younger and Older Adults with Elevated Autistic Traits (2020) Autism Research, 13, 751-762.

Williams, O.A.; Zeestraten, E.; Benjamin, P.; Lambert, C.; Lawrence, A.J.; MacKinnon, A.D.; Morris, R.G.; Markus, H.S.; Barrick, T.R.; Charlton, R.A. Predicting Dementia in Cerebral Small Vessel Disease using an Automatic Diffusion Tensor Image Segmentation Technique (DSEG) (2019) Stroke, 50, 2775-2782.

Perach, R.; Allen, C.K.; Kapantai, I.; Madrid-Valeroc, J.J.; Miles, E.; Charlton, R.A.; Gregory, A.M. The Psychological Wellbeing Outcomes of Nonpharmacological Interventions for Older Persons with Insomnia Symptoms: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (2019) Sleep Medicine Reviews, 43, 1-13.

Abbott, P.; Happé, F.G.; Charlton, R.A. Exploratory Study of Executive Function Abilities Across the Adult Lifespan in Individuals Receiving an ASD Diagnosis in Adulthood (2018) Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48, 4193-4206.

Johansson Nolaker, E.; Murray, K.; Happé, F.G.; Charlton, R.A. (2018) Cognitive and affective associations with an ecologically valid test of theory of mind across the lifespan Neuropsychology, 32, 754-763.

Stewart, G.R.; *Charlton, R.A.; Wallace, G.L. Aging with Elevated Autistic Traits: Cognitive Functioning among Older Adults with the Broad Autism Phenotype (2018) Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 54, 27-36 (*Supervising author).

Evans, C.; Banissy, M.; Charlton, R.A. The efficacy of transcranial random noise stimulation (tRNS) on mood may depend on individual differences including age and trait mood (2018) Clinical Neurophysiology, 129, 1201-1208.

Charlton, R.A.; Lamar, M.; Zhang, A.; Ren, X.; Ajilore, O.; Pandey, G.; Kumar, A. Associations between pro-inflammatory cytokines and learning and memory in late-life depression and healthy ageing (2018) International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 33, 104-112.

Williams, O.A.; Morris, R.G.; Markus, H.S.; Charlton, R.A.; Barrick, T.R. Diffusion Tensor Image Segmentation of the Cerebrum Provides a Single Measure of Cerebral Small Vessel Disease Severity Related to Cognition (2017) NeuroImage: Clinical, 16, 330-342.

Metoki, A.; Brookes, R.L.; Zeestraten, E.; Lawrence, A.J.; Morris, R.G.; Barrick, T.R.; Markus, H.S.; Charlton, R.A. Mnemonic function in small vessel disease and associations with white matter tract microstructure (2017) Neuropsychologia, 104, 1-7.

Gonzales, M.M; Ajilore, O.; Charlton, R.A.; Cohen, J.; Yang, S.; Sieg, E.; Kumar, A.; Lamar, M. Divergent Influences of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factor Domains on Cognition, Grey and White Matter Morphology (2017) Psychosomatic Medicine, 79, 541-548.

Wallace, G.L.; Budgett, J.; Charlton, R.A. Aging and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence from the Broad Autism Phenotype. (2016) Autism Research, 9, 1294-1303.

Happé, F.G.; Mansour, H.; Barrett, P.; Brown, T.; Abbott, P.; Charlton, R.A. Demographic and cognitive profile of individuals seeking a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder in adulthood (2016) Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46, 3469-3480.

Lamar, M.; Rubin, L.H.; Ajilore, O.; Charlton, R.A.; Zhang, A.; Yang, S.; Cohen, J.; Kumar, A. What metabolic syndrome contributes to brain outcomes in African Americans and Caucasian cohorts. (2015) Current Alzheimer Research, 12, 640-647.

Charlton, Rebecca A, Leow, Alex, GadElkarim, Johnson, Zhang, Aifeng, Ajilore, Olusola, Yang, Shaolin, Lamar, Melissa and Kumar, Anand. 2015. Brain Connectivity in Late-Life Depression and Aging Revealed by Network Analysis. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 23(6), pp. 642-650. ISSN 1064-7481 

Charlton, Rebecca A. 2014. Associations between vascular risk and mood in euthymic older adults: Preliminary findings. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 22(9), pp. 936-945. ISSN 1064-7481

Charlton, Rebecca A. 2014. Subcortical Biophysical Abnormalities in Patients with Mood Disorders. Molecular Psychiatry, 19, pp. 710-716. ISSN 1359-4184

Charlton, Rebecca A. 2014. White Matter Tract Integrity in Late-Life Depression: Associations with Severity and Cognition. Psychological Medicine, 44(7), pp. 1427-1437. ISSN 0033-2917

Charlton, Rebecca A. 2014. In Vivo Quantification of White Matter Microstructure for Use in Aging: A Focus on Two Emerging Techniques. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 22(2), pp. 111-121. ISSN 1064-7481

Charlton, Rebecca A. 2013. Verbal working and long-term episodic memory associations with white matter microstructure in normal aging investigated using tract-based spatial statistics. Psychology and Aging, 28(3), pp. 768-777. ISSN 0882-7974

Lamar, Melissa, Charlton, Rebecca A, Ajilore, Olusola, Zhang, Aifeng, Yang, Shaolin, Barrick, Thomas R, Rhodes, Emma and Kumar, Anand. 2013. Prefrontal vulnerabilities and whole brain connectivity in aging and depression. Neuropsychologia, pp. 1-6. ISSN 1873-3514

Charlton, Rebecca A, Lamar, Melissa, Ajilore, Olusola and Kumar, Anand. 2013. Preliminary analysis of age of illness onset effects on symptom profiles in major depressive disorder. International journal of geriatric psychiatry, pp. 1-9. ISSN 1099-1166

Dodd, James W, Charlton, Rebecca A, van den Broek, Martin D and Jones, Paul W. 2013. Cognitive Dysfunction in Patients Hospitalized with Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Chest, pp. 1-8. ISSN 1931-3543

Dodd, James W, Chung, Ai Wern, van den Broek, Martin D, Barrick, Thomas R, Charlton, Rebecca A and Jones, Paul W. 2012. Brain structure and function in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a multimodal cranial magnetic resonance imaging study. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, 186(3), pp. 240-5. ISSN 1535-4970 

Lamar, Melissa, Charlton, Rebecca A, Zhang, Aifeng and Kumar, Anand. 2012. Differential associations between types of verbal memory and prefrontal brain structure in healthy aging and late life depression. Neuropsychologia, 50(8), pp. 1823-9. ISSN 1873-3514

Happé, Francesca and Charlton, Rebecca A. 2012. Aging in autism spectrum disorders: a mini-review. Gerontology, 58(1), pp. 70-8. ISSN 1423-0003

Nitkunan, Arani, Lanfranconi, Silvia, Charlton, Rebecca A, Barrick, Thomas R and Markus, Hugh S. 2011. Brain atrophy and cerebral small vessel disease: a prospective follow-up study. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation, 42(1), pp. 133-8. ISSN 1524-4628

Grady, Cheryl L, Charlton, Rebecca A, He, Yu and Alain, Claude. 2011. Age differences in FMRI adaptation for sound identity and location. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 5, p. 24. ISSN 1662-5161

Lamar, Melissa, Charlton, Rebecca A, Morris, Robin G and Markus, Hugh S. 2010. The impact of subcortical white matter disease on mood in euthymic older adults: a diffusion tensor imaging study. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 18(7), pp. 634-42. ISSN 1545-7214

Barrick, Thomas R, Charlton, Rebecca A, Clark, Chris A and Markus, Hugh S. 2010. White matter structural decline in normal ageing: a prospective longitudinal study using tract-based spatial statistics. NeuroImage, 51(2), pp. 565-77. ISSN 1053-8119

Charlton, Rebecca A, Barrick, Thomas R, Lawes, I Nigel C, Markus, Hugh S and Morris, Robin G. 2010. White matter pathways associated with working memory in normal aging. Cortex, 46(4), pp. 474-89. ISSN 1973-8102 

Charlton, R A, Schiavone, F, Barrick, T R, Morris, R G and Markus, H S. 2010. Diffusion tensor imaging detects age related white matter change over a 2 year follow-up which is associated with working memory decline. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 81(1), pp. 13-19. ISSN 0022-3050

Charlton, R A, Barrick, T R, Markus, H S and Morris, R G. 2010. The relationship between episodic long-term memory and white matter integrity in normal aging. Neuropsychologia, 48(1), pp. 114-22. ISSN 1873-3514 

Charlton, Rebecca A, Barrick, Thomas R, Markus, Hugh S and Morris, Robin G. 2009. Theory of mind associations with other cognitive functions and brain imaging in normal aging. Psychology and aging, 24(2), pp. 338-48. ISSN 0882-7974

Hannesdottir, K, Nitkunan, A, Charlton, R A, Barrick, T R, MacGregor, G A and Markus, H S. 2009. Cognitive impairment and white matter damage in hypertension: a pilot study. Acta neurologica Scandinavica, 119(4), pp. 261-8. ISSN 1600-0404

Nitkunan, Arani, Charlton, Rebecca A, Barrick, Thomas R, McIntyre, Dominick J O, Howe, Franklyn A and Markus, Hugh S. 2009. Reduced N-acetylaspartate is consistent with axonal dysfunction in cerebral small vessel disease. NMR in biomedicine, 22(3), pp. 285-91. ISSN 0952-3480 

Schiavone, Francesca, Charlton, Rebecca A, Barrick, Thomas Richard, Morris, Robin Guy and Markus, Hugh Stephen. 2009. Imaging age-related cognitive decline: A comparison of diffusion tensor and magnetization transfer MRI. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI, 29(1), pp. 23-30. ISSN 1053-1807

Charlton, R A, Landau, S, Schiavone, F, Barrick, T R, Clark, C A, Markus, H S and Morris, R G. 2008. A structural equation modeling investigation of age-related variance in executive function and DTI measured white matter damage. Neurobiology of aging, 29(10), pp. 1547-55. ISSN 1558-1497

Nitkunan, Arani, Barrick, Tom R, Charlton, Rebecca A, Clark, Chris A and Markus, Hugh S. 2008. Multimodal MRI in cerebral small vessel disease: its relationship with cognition and sensitivity to change over time. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation, 39(7), pp. 1999-2005. ISSN 1524-4628

Nitkunan, Arani, Charlton, Rebecca A, McIntyre, Dominick J O, Barrick, Thomas R, Howe, Franklyn A and Markus, Hugh S. 2008. Diffusion tensor imaging and MR spectroscopy in hypertension and presumed cerebral small vessel disease. Magnetic resonance in medicine : official journal of the Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine / Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 59(3), pp. 528-34. ISSN 0740-3194

McIntyre, Dominick J O, Charlton, Rebecca A, Markus, Hugh S and Howe, Franklyn A. 2007. Long and short echo time proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging of the healthy aging brain. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI, 26(6), pp. 1596-606. ISSN 1053-1807

Charlton, Rebecca A, McIntyre, D J O, Howe, F A, Morris, R G and Markus, H S. 2007. The relationship between white matter brain metabolites and cognition in normal aging: the GENIE study. Brain research, 1164, pp. 108-16. ISSN 0006-8993

Happé, Francesca, Booth, Rhonda, Charlton, Rebecca A and Hughes, Claire. 2006. Executive function deficits in autism spectrum disorders and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: examining profiles across domains and ages. Brain and cognition, 61(1), pp. 25-39. ISSN 0278-2626

Charlton, R A, Morris, R G, Nitkunan, A and Markus, H S. 2006. The cognitive profiles of CADASIL and sporadic small vessel disease. Neurology, 66(10), pp. 1523-6. ISSN 1526-632X

Charlton, R A, Barrick, T R, McIntyre, D J, Shen, Y, O'Sullivan, M, Howe, F A, Clark, C A, Morris, R G and Markus, H S. 2006. White matter damage on diffusion tensor imaging correlates with age-related cognitive decline. Neurology, 66(2), pp. 217-22. ISSN 1526-632X

O'Sullivan, Michael, Singhal, Sumeet, Charlton, Rebecca A and Markus, Hugh S. 2004. Diffusion tensor imaging of thalamus correlates with cognition in CADASIL without dementia. Neurology, 62(5), pp. 702-7. ISSN 1526-632X

Booth, Rhonda, Charlton, Rebecca A, Hughes, Claire and Happé, Francesca. 2003. Disentangling weak coherence and executive dysfunction: planning drawing in autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 358(1430), pp. 387-92. ISSN 0962-8436