Dr. Arlene Mannion

PGCert., PGDip, PhD

Contact Details

Research Fellow
Irish Centre for Autism
& Neurodevelopment Research
School of Psychology
NUI Galway
E: ARLENE.MANNION@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher
 

Biography

Dr. Arlene Mannion is a Research Fellow in the Irish Centre for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Research (ICAN).  Arlene is a behavioural psychologist and Board-Certified Behaviour Analyst-Doctoral (BCBA-D).  Arlene holds a PhD in Applied Behaviour Analysis, a MSc in Applied Behaviour Analysis, a BA in Psychology, a Diploma in Irish, a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and a Postgraduate Diploma in Academic Practice.  Arlene’s PhD research was funded by a NUI Galway Hardiman Scholarship and focused on gastrointestinal symptoms and sleep problems in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.  Her research interests include gastrointestinal symptoms and comorbidity in individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other neurodevelopmental conditions.  She has published over 25 peer-reviewed journal articles and five book chapters.  She has a h-index of 13 and an i10-index of 14.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2020) 'Genome, Environment, Microbiome and Metabolome in Autism (GEMMA) Study Design: Biomarkers Identification for Precision Treatment and Primary Prevention of Autism Spectrum Disorders by an Integrated Multi-Omics Systems Biology Approach'
Troisi, J.; Autio, R.; Beopoulos, T.; Bravaccio, C.; Carraturo, F.; Corrivetti, G.; Cunningham, S.; Devane, S.; Fallin, D.; Fetissov, S.; Gea, M.; Giorgi, A.; Iris, F.; Joshi, L.; Kadzielski, S.; Kraneveld, A.; Kumar, H.; Ladd-Acosta, C.; Leader, G.; Mannion, A.; Maximin, E.; Mezzelani, A.; Milanesi, L.; Naudon, L.; Marzal, L.N.P.; Pardo, P.P.; Prince, N.Z.; Rabot, S.; Roeselers, G.; Roos, C.; Roussin, L.; Scala, G.; Tuccinardi, F.P.; Fasano, A. (2020) 'Genome, Environment, Microbiome and Metabolome in Autism (GEMMA) Study Design: Biomarkers Identification for Precision Treatment and Primary Prevention of Autism Spectrum Disorders by an Integrated Multi-Omics Systems Biology Approach'. Brain Sciences, 10 (10) [DOI] [Details]
(2020) 'THe effect of MARIO, a social robot, on the resilience of people with dementia: A multiple case study'
Sally Whelan , Megan Burke , Eva Barrett , Arlene Mannion, Tanja Kovacic , Adam Santorelli , Barbara Luz Oliveira , Louise Gannon, Edel Shiel, Dympna Casey (2020) 'THe effect of MARIO, a social robot, on the resilience of people with dementia: A multiple case study'. Gerontechnology, [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2020) 'Relationships among gastrointestinal symptoms, sleep problems, challenging behaviour, comorbid psychopathology and autism spectrum disorder symptoms in children and adolescents with 15q duplication syndrome'
Leader G;Forde J;Naughton K;Maher L;Arndt S;Mannion A; (2020) 'Relationships among gastrointestinal symptoms, sleep problems, challenging behaviour, comorbid psychopathology and autism spectrum disorder symptoms in children and adolescents with 15q duplication syndrome'. Journal Of Intellectual Disability Research, [DOI] [Details]
(2020) 'Complex Comorbid Presentations are Associated with Harmful Behavior Problems among Children and Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy'
Leader, G;Bonilla, PM;Naughton, K;Maher, L;Casburn, M;Arndt, S;Mannion, A (2020) 'Complex Comorbid Presentations are Associated with Harmful Behavior Problems among Children and Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy'. Developmental neurorehabilitation, [DOI] [Details]
(2020) 'Comorbid Feeding and Gastrointestinal Symptoms, Challenging Behavior, Sensory Issues, Adaptive Functioning and Quality of Life in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder'
Leader, G,O'Reilly, M,Gilroy, SP,Chen, JL,Ferrari, C,Mannion, A (2020) 'Comorbid Feeding and Gastrointestinal Symptoms, Challenging Behavior, Sensory Issues, Adaptive Functioning and Quality of Life in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder'. Developmental neurorehabilitation, [DOI] [Details]
(2020) 'Feeding Problems, Gastrointestinal Symptoms, Challenging Behavior and Sensory Issues in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder'
Leader, G;Tuohy, E;Chen, JNL;Mannion, A;Gilroy, SP (2020) 'Feeding Problems, Gastrointestinal Symptoms, Challenging Behavior and Sensory Issues in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder'. Journal Of Autism And Developmental Disorders, 50 :1401-1410 [DOI] [Details]
(2020) 'Relationship between parent-reported gastrointestinal symptoms, sleep problems, autism spectrum disorder symptoms, and behavior problems in children and adolescents with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome'
Leader, G;Murray, M;O'Suilleabhain, PS;Maher, L;Naughton, K;Arndt, S;White, K;Traina, I;Mannion, A (2020) 'Relationship between parent-reported gastrointestinal symptoms, sleep problems, autism spectrum disorder symptoms, and behavior problems in children and adolescents with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome'. Research In Developmental Disabilities, 104 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2020) 'Introducing MARIO, a social robot to people living with dementia in long term residential care: Reflections'
Mannion, A., Summerville, S., Barrett, E., Burke, M., Santorelli, A., Krusche, C., Felzmann, H., Kovacic, T., Murphy, K., Casey, D., & Whelan, S. (2020) 'Introducing MARIO, a social robot to people living with dementia in long term residential care: Reflections'. International Journal of Social Robotics, 12 :535-547 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2018) 'Gelotophobia and High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder'
Grennan, S., Mannion, A., & Leader, G. (2018) 'Gelotophobia and High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder'. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2018) 'An Investigation of Gelotophobia in Individuals with a Diagnosis of High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder'
Leader, G., Grennan, S., Chen, J.L., & Mannion, A. (2018) 'An Investigation of Gelotophobia in Individuals with a Diagnosis of High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder'. Journal Of Autism And Developmental Disorders, [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2018) 'Toileting Problems in Children and Adolescents with Parent-Reported Diagnoses of Autism Spectrum Disorder'
Leader, G;Francis, K;Mannion, A;Chen, J (2018) 'Toileting Problems in Children and Adolescents with Parent-Reported Diagnoses of Autism Spectrum Disorder'. Journal Of Developmental And Physical Disabilities, 30 :307-327 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2017) 'The Assessment and Treatment of Toileting Difficulties in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Developmental Disabilities'
Francis, K; Mannion, A.; Leader, G. (2017) 'The Assessment and Treatment of Toileting Difficulties in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Developmental Disabilities'. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 4 (3):190-204 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2017) 'Interacting with Dementia: The MARIO Approach'
Kouroupetroglou, C; Casey, D; Raciti, M; Barrett, E; D'Onofrio, G; Ricciardi, F; Giuliani, F; Greco, A; Sancarlo, D; Mannion, A; Whelan, S; Pegman, G; Koumpis, A; Reforgiato Recupero, D; Kouroupetroglou, A. & Santorelli, A. (2017) 'Interacting with Dementia: The MARIO Approach'. Studies in health technology and informatics, 242 :38-47 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'An investigation of comorbid psychological disorders, sleep problems, gastrointestinal symptoms and epilepsy in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: A two year follow-up'
Mannion, A.; Leader, G. (2016) 'An investigation of comorbid psychological disorders, sleep problems, gastrointestinal symptoms and epilepsy in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: A two year follow-up'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, 22 :20-33 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2015) 'An investigation of anxiety in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder'
Williams, S.; Leader, G.; Mannion, A; Chen, J. (2015) 'An investigation of anxiety in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, 10 :30-40 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2015) 'An analysis of challenging behavior, comorbid psychopathology, and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Fragile X Syndrome'
Newman, I.; Leader, G.; Chen, J.L.; Mannion, A. (2015) 'An analysis of challenging behavior, comorbid psychopathology, and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Fragile X Syndrome'. Research In Developmental Disabilities, 38 :7-17 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2014) 'Sleep Problems in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Literature Review'
Mannion, A., & Leader, G. (2014) 'Sleep Problems in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Literature Review'. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1 (2):101-109 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2014) 'Comorbid Psychopathology in Autism Spectrum Disorder'
Mannion, A; Brahm, M.; Leader, G. (2014) 'Comorbid Psychopathology in Autism Spectrum Disorder'. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1 (2):124-134 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2014) 'Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) in autism spectrum disorder'
Mannion, A., & Leader, G. (2014) 'Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) in autism spectrum disorder'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, 8 (4):432-439 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2014) 'Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Literature Review'
Mannion, A.& Leader, G. (2014) 'Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Literature Review'. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1 (1):11-17 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2014) 'Epilepsy in autism spectrum disorder'
Mannion, A.& Leader, G. (2014) 'Epilepsy in autism spectrum disorder'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, 8 (4):354-361 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2013) 'Comorbidity in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Literature Review'
Mannion, A.& Leader, G. (2013) 'Comorbidity in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Literature Review'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, :1593-1616 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2013) 'An investigation of comorbid psychological disorders, sleep problems, gastrointestinal symptoms and epilepsy in children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder'
Mannion, A;Leader, G;Healy, O (2013) 'An investigation of comorbid psychological disorders, sleep problems, gastrointestinal symptoms and epilepsy in children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7 :35-42 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2013) 'An analysis of the predictors of comorbid psychopathology, gastrointestinal symptoms and epilepsy in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder'
Mannion, A.& Leader, G. (2013) 'An analysis of the predictors of comorbid psychopathology, gastrointestinal symptoms and epilepsy in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7 (12):1663-1671 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2011) 'Analysis of risk factors and early predictors of challenging behavior for children with autism spectrum disorder'
McTiernan, A;Leader, G;Healy, O;Mannion, A (2011) 'Analysis of risk factors and early predictors of challenging behavior for children with autism spectrum disorder'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5 :1215-1222 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2019) 'Psychosis'
Mannion, A., White, K., Porter, E., Louw, J., Kirkpatrick, B., Gilroy, S.P., & Leader, G. (2019) 'Psychosis' In: Handbook of Intellectual Disabilities. Cham: Springer. [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2016) 'Gastrointestinal Disorders'
Leader, G.; Mannion, A. (2016) 'Gastrointestinal Disorders' In: Comorbid Conditions Among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Cham: Springer. [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Challenging Behaviors'
Leader. G.; Mannion, A. (2016) 'Challenging Behaviors' In: Handbook of Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Cham: Springer. [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2018) 5th Annual Psychological Society of Ireland Early Graduate Group Conference
Summerville, S., Mannion, A., Barrett, E., Burke, M., Santorelli, A., Krusche, C., Felzmann, H., Murphy, K., Casey, D., & Whelan, S. (2018) Introducing MARIO, a social robot to people living with dementia in long-term residential care: Reflections 5th Annual Psychological Society of Ireland Early Graduate Group Conference NUI Galway, , 08-SEP-18 [Details]
(2017) 14th Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe (AAATE) Congress
Kouroupetroglou, C., Santorelli, A., Raciti, M., Barrett, E., D’onofrio, Ricciardi, F., Giuliani, F., Greco, A., Snacarlo, D., Mannion, A., Whelan, S., Pegman, G., & Casey, D. (2017) Interacting with dementia: The MARIO approach 14th Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe (AAATE) Congress Sheffield, UK, , 13-SEP-17 - 15-SEP-17 [Details]
(2017) The Irish Psychologist
Hogan, A., Leader, G., & Mannion, A. (2017) An investigation of the age and severity of autism spectrum disorder diagnosis in children and adolescents with and without a co-occurring diagnosis The Irish Psychologist [Details]
(2017) Age and Ageing
Barrett, E., Murphy, K., Mannion,A., Meskell, P., Burke,M., Casey,D., & Whelan, S. (2017) Can social robots help to reduce loneliness and social isolation in people with dementia? A Delphi survey Age and Ageing , pp.iii13-iii59 [DOI] [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2018) 'Exploratory, Pilot Study: Treatments Accessed by Caregivers of Children with Down Syndrome – An Internet Survey'
Neil. N., Fiani, T., Mannion, A., & Lynch, M. (2018) 'Exploratory, Pilot Study: Treatments Accessed by Caregivers of Children with Down Syndrome – An Internet Survey' Journal on Developmental Disabilities, 23 (2) :37-49. [ARAN Link] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2018) 10th International Dementia Conference,
Mannion, A., Summerville, S., Barrett, E., Burke, M., Santorelli, A., Krusche, C., Felzmann, H., Murphy, K., Casey, D., & Whelan, S. (2018) Introducing MARIO, a social robot to people living with dementia in long-term residential care: Reflections. [Poster Presentation], 10th International Dementia Conference, Dublin , 16-APR-18. [Details]
(2017) 27th Alzheimer Europe Conference,
Barrett, E., Whelan, S., Mannion, A., Meskell, P., Burke, M., Casey, D., & Murphy, K. (2017) Exploring the role of social robots for the mitigation of isolation and loneliness in people with dementia: A Delphi Survey. [Poster Presentation], 27th Alzheimer Europe Conference, Berlin , 02-OCT-17. [Details]
(2017) 65th Annual and Scientific Meeting of the Irish Gerontological Society,
Barrett, E., Murphy, K., Mannion, A., Meskell, P., Burke, M., Casey, D., & Whelan, S. (2017) Can social robots help to reduce loneliness and social isolation in people with dementia? A Delphi survey. [Poster Presentation], 65th Annual and Scientific Meeting of the Irish Gerontological Society, Wexford , 28-SEP-17 - 30-SEP-17. [Details]
(2017) 43rd Annual Convention of Applied Behavior Analysis International,
Neil, N., Fiana, T., Mannion, A., Lynch, M., & Leader, G. (2017) Treatment use among parents of children with Down Syndrome: An internet survey. [Poster Presentation], 43rd Annual Convention of Applied Behavior Analysis International, Denver, Colorado , 28-MAY-17. [Details]
(2017) 11th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis,
Lynch, M., Mannion, A., Neil, N., Fiana, T., & Leader, G. (2017) Treatment use among parents of children with Down Syndrome: An internet survey. [Oral Presentation], 11th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis, Trinity College Dublin , 12-MAY-17. [Details]
(2017) 39th Annual All-Ireland Psychology Student Congress,
Hogan, A., Leader, G., & Mannion, A. (2017) An investigation of the age and severity of autism spectrum disorder diagnosis in children and adolescents with and without a co-occurring diagnosis. [Oral Presentation], 39th Annual All-Ireland Psychology Student Congress, Galway , 08-APR-17. [Details]
(2016) 10th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis,
Neil, N., Mannion, A., & Leader, G. (2016) Advancing Knowledge about the Nature and Consequences of Fragile X Syndrome in Ireland through a National Registry. [Oral Presentation], 10th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis, Maynooth , 11-JUN-16. [Details]
(2016) 10th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis,
Leader, G., Gallagher, L., O’ Reilly, J., Feighan, S., Kang, H.J., Neil, N., & Mannion, A. (2016) The Irish Autism Registry. [Oral Presentation], 10th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis, Maynooth , 11-JUN-16. [Details]
(2016) 10th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis,
Mannion, A., & Leader, G. (2016) An actigraphy and questionnaire-based investigation of sleep problems and other comorbid conditions in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder and their parents, and typically developing peers and their parents. [Oral Presentation], 10th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis, Maynooth , 11-JUN-16. [Details]
(2015) 9th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis,
Browne, H., Mannion, A., McTiernan, A., & Holloway, J. (2015) The use of assistive technology to establish an exercise routine for a 14 year old boy with ASD. [Poster Presentation], 9th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis, Galway , 17-APR-15. [Details]
(2014) 8th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis,
Barry, L., Holloway, J., & Mannion, A. (2014) Evaluating the effects of a MotivAider to reduce rapid eating in an adult with Autism and Intellectual Disability. [Poster Presentation], 8th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis, Athlone , 04-APR-14. [Details]
(2014) 8th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis,
Brahm, M., Leader, G., & Mannion, A. (2014) Environmental Risk Factors in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Literature Review. [Poster Presentation], 8th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis, Athlone , 04-APR-14. [Details]
(2013) 7th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis,
Mannion, A., Leader, G., & Healy, O. (2013) An investigation of comorbid psychological disorders, sleep problems, gastrointestinal symptoms and epilepsy in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. [Oral Presentation], 7th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis, Galway , 27-APR-13. [Details]
(2011) 5th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis, Ireland,
Aoife Mc Tiernan, Geraldine Leader, Olive Healy, Arlene Mannion (2011) Analysis of risk factors and early predictors of challenging behavior for children with autism spectrum disorder. [Oral Presentation], 5th Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis, Ireland, Galway , 03-JUN-11 - 03-JUN-11. [Details]