Publications

Andrews K, Atkinson L, Harris M, Gonzalez A. Examining the effects of household chaos on child executive functions: a meta-analysis. Psychol Bull. 2021;147(1):16-32. PMID: 33151702.

Harris M, MacMillan H, Andrews K, Atkinson L, Kimber M, England-Mason G, et al. Maternal adverse childhood experiences, executive function & emotional availability in mother-child dyads. Child Abuse Negl. 2021;111:104830. PMID: 33307519

Jack SM, Gonzalez A, Marcellus L, Tonmyr L, Varcoe C, Van Borek N, et al. Public Health Nurses’ Professional Practices to Prevent, Recognize, and Respond to Suspected Child Maltreatment in Home Visiting: An Interpretive Descriptive Study. Glob Qual Nurs Res. 2021;8:2333393621993450. PMID: 33628866

Joshi D, Raina P, Tonmyr L, MacMillan HL, Gonzalez A. Prevalence of adverse childhood experiences among individuals aged 45 to 85 years: a cross-sectional analysis of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging. CMAJ Open. 2021;9(1):E158-e66. PMID: 33653771

Khoury JE, Atkinson L, Bennett T, Jack SM, Gonzalez A. Coping strategies mediate the associations between COVID-19 experiences and mental health outcomes in pregnancy. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2021:1-11. PMID: 34145499

Khoury JE, Atkinson L, Bennett T, Jack SM, Gonzalez A. COVID-19 and mental health during pregnancy: The importance of cognitive appraisal and social support. J Affect Disord. 2021;282:1161-9. PMID: 33601691.

Levitt EE, Amlung MT, Gonzalez A, Oshri A, MacKillop J. Consistent evidence of indirect effects of impulsive delay discounting and negative urgency between childhood adversity and adult substance use in two samples. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2021;238(7):2011-20. PMID: 33782722

Prime H, Andrews K, McTavish J, Harris M, Janus M, Bennett T, et al. The application of positive parenting interventions to academic school readiness: a scoping review. Child Care Health Dev. 2021;47(1):1-14. PMID: 32959921.

Tiwari A, Smith S, Wekerle C, Kimber M, Jack SM, MacMillan H, et al. Trauma services for youth victims of sexual abuse- does one size fit all? A qualitative study among service providers in Ontario, Canada. Child Abuse Negl. 2021;112:104903. PMID: 33412414.

Bouvette-Turcot AA, Fleming AS, Unternaehrer E, Gonzalez A, Atkinson L, Gaudreau H, et al. Maternal symptoms of depression and sensitivity mediate the relation between maternal history of early adversity and her child temperament: the inheritance of circumstance. Dev Psychopathol. 2020;32(2):605-13. PMID: 31156070

Catherine NLA, Boyle M, Zheng Y, McCandless L, Xie H, Lever R, et al. Nurse home visiting and prenatal substance use in a socioeconomically disadvantaged population in British Columbia: analysis of prenatal secondary outcomes in an ongoing randomized controlled trial. CMAJ Open. 2020;8(4):E667-E75. PMID: 33109532.

Catherine NLA, Lever R, Marcellus L, Tallon C, Sheehan D, MacMillan H, et al. Retaining participants in community-based health research: a case example on standardized planning and reporting. Trials. 2020;21(1):393. PMID: 32393334.

England-Mason G, Gonzalez A. Intervening to shape children’s emotion regulation: a review of emotion socialization parenting programs for young children. Emotion. 2020;20(1):98-104. PMID: 31961186.

Ferro MA, Gonzalez A. Hair cortisol concentration mediates the association between parent and child psychopathology. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2020;114:104613. PMID: 32088544

Fortier J, Stewart-Tufescu A, Salmon S, Garces Davila I, MacMillan HL, Gonzalez A, et al. What type of survey research questions are identified by adults as upsetting? A focus on child maltreatment. Child Abuse Negl. 2020;109:104764. PMID: 33038722.

Gonzalez A, MacMillan H, Tanaka M, Jack SM, Tonmyr L. Child Welfare responses linked to subtypes of exposure to intimate partner violence: evidence from the Canadian Incidence Study of reported child abuse and neglect. J Interpers Violence. 2020;35(13-14):2607-23. PMID: 29294723.

Harris M, Andrews K, Gonzalez A, Prime H, Atkinson L. Technology-assisted parenting interventions for families experiencing social disadvantage: a meta-analysis. Prevention Science. 2020(Pagination). PMID: 32415543.

Khoury JE, Jamieson B, Gonzalez A, Atkinson L. Child depressive symptoms: associations with salivary cortisol and alpha amylase in two distinct challenges. Biol Psychol. 2020;149:107808. PMID: 31707039.

Kimber M, Gonzalez A, MacMillan HL. Recognizing and responding to child maltreatment: strategies to apply when delivering family-based treatment for eating disorders. Front Psychiatry. 2020;11:678. PMID: 32754071.

Ludmer Nofech-Mozes JA, Jamieson B, Gonzalez A, Atkinson L. Mother-infant cortisol attunement: Associations with mother-infant attachment disorganization. Dev Psychopathol. 2020;32(1):43-55. PMID: 30636650.

Martins RC, Blumenberg C, Tovo-Rodrigues L, Gonzalez A, Murray J. Effects of parenting interventions on child and caregiver cortisol levels: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Psychiatry. 2020;20:370. PMID: 32669084.

McLennan JD, Macmillan HL, Afifi TO, McTavish J, Gonzalez A. Problems with the recommendation to implement ACEs screening. Paediatr Child Health. 2020;25(1):64-5. PMID: 33390738

McTavish JR, Gonzalez A, Santesso N, MacGregor JCD, McKee C, MacMillan HL. Identifying children exposed to maltreatment: a systematic review update. BMC Pediatr. 2020;20(1):113. PMID: 32145740.

Orr E, Ballantyne M, Gonzalez A, Jack SM. The complexity of the NICU-to-home experience for adolescent mothers: meleis’ transitions theory applied. ANS Adv Nurs Sci. 2020;43(4):349-59. PMID: 33136587.

Orr ER, Ballantyne M, Gonzalez A, Jack SM. Visual elicitation: methods for enhancing the quality and depth of interview data in applied qualitative health research. ANS Adv Nurs Sci. 2020;43(3):202-13. PMID: 32732605.

Oshri A, Duprey EK, Liu S, Gonzalez A. ACEs and resilience: methodological and conceptual issues. In: Asmundson JG, Afifi TO, editors. Adverse childhood experiences Using evidence to advance research. San Diego, CA, US: Elsevier Academic Press; US;2020.

Prime H, Wade M, Gonzalez A. The link between maternal and child verbal abilities: an indirect effect through maternal responsiveness. Dev Sci. 2020;23(3):e12907. PMID: 31571333.

Shields M, Tonmyr L, Hovdestad WE, Gonzalez A, MacMillan H. Exposure to family violence from childhood to adulthood. BMC Public Health. 2020;20(1):1673. PMID: 33167904.

Afifi TO, Fortier J, MacMillan HL, Gonzalez A, Kimber M, Georgiades K, et al. Examining the relationships between parent experiences and youth self-reports of slapping/spanking: a population-based cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2019;19(1):1345. PMID: 31640664

Andrews K, Gonzalez A. Contextual risk factors impacting the colonization and development of the intestinal microbiota: Implications for children in low- and middle-income countries. Dev Psychobiol. 2019;61(5):714-28. PMID: 30663777

Campbell KA, MacKinnon K, Dobbins M, Van Borek N, Jack SM. Weathering the rural reality: delivery of the Nurse-Family Partnership home visitation program in rural British Columbia, Canada. BMC Nurs. 2019;18:17. PMID: 31073277

Catherine NLA, Lever R, Sheehan D, Zheng Y, Boyle MH, McCandless L, et al. The British Columbia Healthy Connections Project: findings on socioeconomic disadvantage in early pregnancy. BMC Public Health. 2019;19(1):1161. PMID: 31438906

Cortes N, Guzman-Martinez L, Andrade V, Gonzalez A, Maccioni RB. CDK5: A unique CDK and its multiple roles in the nervous system. J Alzheimers Dis. 2019;68(3):843-55. PMID: 30856110

Gonzalez A, Oshri A. Introduction to the special issue on understanding neurobiological implication of maltreatment: from preschool to emerging adulthood. Child Maltreat. 2019;24(4):335-9. PMID: 31426654

Gonzalez A, Oshri A, Teicher MH, Khan A. Childhood maltreatment, cortical and amygdala morphometry, functional connectivity, laterality, and psychopathology. Child Maltreatment. 2019;24(4):458-65. PMID: 31495193

Kornelsen E, Buchan MC, Gonzalez A, Ferro MA. Hair cortisol concentration and mental disorder in children with chronic physical illness. Chronic Stress (Thousand Oaks). 2019;3:2470547019875116. PMID: 32440601

McLennan JD, MacMillan HL, Afifi TO, McTavish J, Gonzalez A, Waddell C. Routine ACEs screening is NOT recommended. Paediatr Child Health. 2019;24(4):272-3. PMID: 31241059

Nofech-Mozes J, Pereira J, Gonzalez A, Atkinson L. Cortisol secretion moderates the association between mother-infant attachment at 17 months and child behavior at age 5 years. Dev Psychobiol. 2019;61(2):239-53. PMID: 30446993

Rieder AD, Roth SL, Musyimi C, Ndetei D, Sassi RB, Mutiso V, et al. Impact of maternal adverse childhood experiences on child socioemotional function in rural Kenya: mediating role of maternal mental health. Dev Sci. 2019;22(5):e12833. PMID: 30943319

Almanza-Sepulveda ML, Chico E, Gonzalez A, Hall GB, Steiner M, Fleming AS. Executive function in teen and adult women: association with maternal status and early adversity. Dev Psychobiol. 2018;60(7):849-61. PMID: 30043410

Butler A, Van Lieshout RJ, Lipman EL, MacMillan HL, Gonzalez A, Gorter JW, et al. Mental disorder in children with physical conditions: a pilot study. BMJ Open. 2018;8(1):e019011. PMID: 29301763

England-Mason G, Casey R, Ferro M, MacMillan HL, Tonmyr L, Gonzalez A. Child maltreatment and adult multimorbidity: results from the Canadian Community Health Survey. Can J Public Health. 2018;109(4):561-72. PMID: 29981095

England-Mason G, Khoury J, Atkinson L, Hall GB, Gonzalez A. Attentional avoidance of emotional stimuli in postpartum women with childhood history of maltreatment and difficulties with emotion regulation. Emotion. 2018;18(3):424-38. PMID: 29154587

Gonzalez A, Catherine N, Boyle M, Jack SM, Atkinson L, Kobor M, et al. Healthy Foundations Study: a randomised controlled trial to evaluate biological embedding of early-life experiences. BMJ Open. 2018;8(1):e018915. PMID: 29374668

Ludmer JA, Gonzalez A, Kennedy J, Masellis M, Meinz P, Atkinson L. Association between maternal childhood maltreatment and mother-infant attachment disorganization: moderation by maternal oxytocin receptor gene and cortisol secretion. Horm Behav. 2018;102:23-33. PMID: 29673618

Montal V, Vilaplana E, Alcolea D, Pegueroles J, Pasternak O, Gonzalez-Ortiz S, et al. Cortical microstructural changes along the Alzheimer’s disease continuum. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. 2018;14(3):340-51. PMID: 29080407

Pereira J, Ludmer JA, Gonzalez A, Atkinson L. Mothers’ personal and interpersonal function as potential mediators between maternal maltreatment history and child behavior problems. Child Maltreatment. 2018;23(2):147-56. PMID: 29034733

Tiwari A, Gonzalez A. Biological alterations affecting risk of adult psychopathology following childhood trauma: a review of sex differences. Clin Psychol Rev. 2018;66:69-79. PMID: 29433843

Villani V, Ludmer J, Gonzalez A, Levitan R, Kennedy J, Masellis M, et al. Dopamine receptor D2 (DRD2), dopamine transporter solute carrier family C6, member 4 (SLC6A3), and catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) genes as moderators of the relation between maternal history of maltreatment and infant emotion regulation. Dev Psychopathol. 2018;30(2):581-92. PMID: 28803562

Boyle MH, Duncan L, Georgiades K, Bennett K, Gonzalez A, Van Lieshout RJ, et al. Classifying child and adolescent psychiatric disorder by problem checklists and standardized interviews. Int J Methods Psychiatr Res. 2017;26(4):e1544. PMID: 27859934

England-Mason G, Kimber M, Khoury J, Atkinson L, MacMillan H, Gonzalez A. Difficulties with emotion regulation moderate the association between childhood history of maltreatment and cortisol reactivity to psychosocial challenge in postpartum women. Horm Behav. 2017;95:44-56. PMID: 28739247

Ferro MA, Rhodes AE, Kimber M, Duncan L, Boyle MH, Georgiades K, et al. Suicidal behaviour among adolescents and young adults with self-reported chronic illness. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry / La Revue canadienne de psychiatrie. 2017;62(12):845-53. PMID: 28814100

Ludmer JA, Jamieson B, Gonzalez A, Levitan R, Kennedy J, Villani V, et al. Maternal DRD2, SLC6A3, and OXTR genotypes as potential moderators of the relation between maternal history of care and maternal cortisol secretion in the context of mother-infant separation. Biol Psychol. 2017;129:154-64. PMID: 28890000

Sokolowski HM, Vasquez OE, Unternaehrer E, Sokolowski DJ, Biergans SD, Atkinson L, et al. The Drosophila foraging gene human orthologue PRKG1 predicts individual differences in the effects of early adversity on maternal sensitivity. Cogn Dev. 2017;42:62-73. PMID: 28827895

Catherine NL, Gonzalez A, Boyle M, Sheehan D, Jack SM, Hougham KA, et al. Improving children’s health and development in British Columbia through nurse home visiting: a randomized controlled trial protocol. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016;16(a):349. PMID: 27488474

Drury SS, Sanchez MM, Gonzalez A. When mothering goes awry: challenges and opportunities for utilizing evidence across rodent, nonhuman primate and human studies to better define the biological consequences of negative early caregiving. Horm Behav. 2016;77:182-92. PMID: 26506032

Khoury JE, Gonzalez A, Levitan R, Masellis M, Basile V, Atkinson L. Maternal self-reported depressive symptoms and maternal cortisol levels interact to predict infant cortisol levels. Infant Mental Health Journal. 2016;37(2):125-39. PMID: 26939829

Khoury JE, Gonzalez A, Levitan R, Masellis M, Basile V, Atkinson L. Infant emotion regulation strategy moderates relations between self-reported maternal depressive symptoms and infant HPA activity. Infant and Child Development. 2016;25(1):64-83. PsycNet: 2015-204011-011

Atkinson L, Beitchman J, Gonzalez A, Young A, Wilson B, Escobar M, et al. Cumulative risk, cumulative outcome: a 20-year longitudinal study. PLoS One. 2015;10(6):e0127650. PMID: 26030616

Atkinson L, Gonzalez A, Kashy DA, Basile VS, Masellis M, Pereira J, et al. Maternal sensitivity and infant and mother adrenocortical function across challenges. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013;38(12):2943-51. PMID: 24007973

Barrett J, Wonch KE, Gonzalez A, Ali N, Steiner M, Hall GB, et al. Maternal affect and quality of parenting experiences are related to amygdala response to infant faces. Soc Neurosci. 2012;7(3):252-68. PMID: 21943083

Chico E, Gonzalez A, Ali N, Steiner M, Fleming AS. Executive function and mothering: challenges faced by teenage mothers. Dev Psychobiol. 2014;56(5):1027-35. PMID: 24523069

Chisholm V, Gonzalez A, Atkinson L. Interpersonal engagement mediates the relation between maternal affect and externalising behaviour in young children with type 1 diabetes. PLoS One. 2014;9(6):e97672. PMID: 24905358

Gonzalez A. The impact of childhood maltreatment on biological systems: implications for clinical interventions. Paediatr Child Health. 2013;18(8):415-8. PMID: 24426793

Gonzalez A. The role of maternal executive function. Canadian Psychology/Psychologie canadienne. 2015;56(1):46-53. PsycNet: 2015-076101-007

Gonzalez A, Boyle MH, Georgiades K, Duncan L, Atkinson LR, MacMillan HL. Childhood and family influences on body mass index in early adulthood: findings from the Ontario Child Health Study. BMC Public Health. 2012;12:755. PMID: 22958463

Gonzalez A, Boyle MH, Kyu HH, Georgiades K, Duncan L, MacMillan HL. Childhood and family influences on depression, chronic physical conditions, and their comorbidity: findings from the ontario child health study. J Psychiatr Res. 2012;46(11):1475-82. PMID: 22959202

Gonzalez A, Jenkins JM, Steiner M, Fleming AS. Maternal early life experiences and parenting: the mediating role of cortisol and executive function. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2012;51(7):673-82. PMID: 22721590

Gonzalez A, MacMillan H, Tanaka M, Jack SM, Tonmyr L. Subtypes of exposure to intimate partner violence within a Canadian child welfare sample: Associated risks and child maladjustment. Child Abuse Negl. 2014;38(12):1934-44. PMID: 25455963

Jack SM, Busser D, Sheehan D, Gonzalez A, Zwygers EJ, Macmillan HL. Adaptation and implementation of the Nurse-Family Partnership in Canada. Can J Public Health. 2012;103(7 Suppl 1):eS42-8. PMID: 23618049

Jack SM, Sheehan D, Gonzalez A, MacMillan HL, Catherine N, Waddell C. British Columbia Healthy Connections Project process evaluation: a mixed methods protocol to describe the implementation and delivery of the Nurse-Family Partnership in Canada. BMC Nurs. 2015;14:47. PMID: 26388698

Khoury JE, Gonzalez A, Levitan RD, Pruessner JC, Chopra K, Basile VS, et al. Summary cortisol reactivity indicators: interrelations and meaning. Neurobiology of Stress. 2015;2:34-43. PMID: 26844238

Ludmer JA, Levitan R, Gonzalez A, Kennedy J, Villani V, Masellis M, et al. DRD2 and SLC6A3 moderate impact of maternal depressive symptoms on infant cortisol. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2015;62:243-51. PMID: 26342565

Pereira J, Vickers K, Atkinson L, Gonzalez A, Wekerle C, Levitan R. Parenting stress mediates between maternal maltreatment history and maternal sensitivity in a community sample. Child Abuse Negl. 2012;36(5):433-7. PMID: 22633056

Tanaka M, Wekerle C, Leung E, Waechter R, Gonzalez A, Jamieson E, et al. Preliminary evaluation of the Childhood Experiences of Violence Questionnaire Short Form. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2012;27(2):396-407. PMID: 21810788

Wathen CN, MacGregor JC, Hammerton J, Coben JH, Herrman H, Stewart DE, et al. Priorities for research in child maltreatment, intimate partner violence and resilience to violence exposures: results of an international Delphi consensus development process. BMC Public Health. 2012;12:684. PMID: 22908894

Fleming AS, Gonzalez A. Neurobiology of human maternal care. In: Ellison, PT, Gray PB [Ed]. Endocrinology of Social Relationships. Cambridge, Massachusetts, and London, England: Harvard University Press; 2009.

Fleming AS, Gonzalez A, Afonso VM, Lovic V. Plasticity in the maternal neural circuit: Experience, dopamine, and mothering. In: Bridges, Robert S [Ed]. The Neurobiology of the Parental Brain. Elsevier; 2008. p. 516-535.

Fleming AS, Kraemer GW, Gonzalez A, Lovic V, Rees S, Melo A. Mothering begets mothering: the transmission of behavior and its neurobiology across generations. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2002;73(1):61-75. PMID: 12076725

Giardino J, Gonzalez A, Steiner M, Fleming AS. Effects of motherhood on physiological and subjective responses to infant cries in teenage mothers: A comparison with non-mothers and adult. Horm Behav. 2008;53(1):149-58. PMID: 18076883

Gonzalez A, Atkinson L, Fleming AS. Attachment and the comparative psychobiology of mothering. In: De Haan M, Gunnar MR [Ed]. Handbook of Developmental Social Neuroscience. New York, NY and London, UK: Guilford Press;  Elsevier; 2009. p. 225-45.

Gonzalez A, Fleming AS. Artificial rearing causes changes in maternal behavior and c-fos expression in juvenile female rats. Behav Neurosci. 2002;116(6):999-1013. PMID: 12492299

Gonzalez A, Jenkins JM, Steiner M, Fleming AS. The relation between early life adversity, cortisol awakening response and diurnal salivary cortisol levels in postpartum women. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2009;34(1):76-86. PMID: 18835661

Gonzalez A, Lovic V, Ward GR, Wainwright PE, Fleming AS. Intergenerational effects of complete maternal deprivation and replacement stimulation on maternal behavior and emotionality in female rats. Dev Psychobiol. 2001;38(1):11-32. PMID: 11150058

Lovic V, Gonzalez A, Fleming AS. Maternally separated rats show deficits in maternal care in adulthood. Dev Psychobiol. 2001;39(1):19-33. PMID: 11507706

Melo AI, Lovic V, Gonzalez A, Madden M, Sinopoli K, Fleming AS. Maternal and littermate deprivation disrupts maternal behavior and social-learning of food preference in adulthood: tactile stimulation, nest odor, and social rearing prevent these effects. Dev Psychobiol. 2006;48(3):209-19. PMID: 16568415