Journal Articles

  1. & Is screen time associated with anxiety or depression in young people? Results from a UK birth cohort. BMC Public Health 19(1)
  2. & Paramedics’ perceptions of the care they provide to people who self-harm: A qualitative study using evolved grounded theory methodology. PLOS ONE 13(10), e0205813
  3. & Premature mortality among people with severe mental illness — New evidence from linked primary care data. Schizophrenia Research 199, 154-162.
  4. & Status report - Individual, programmatic and systemic indicators of the quality of mental health care using a large health administrative database: an avenue for preventing suicide mortality. Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada 38(7/8), 295-304.
  5. & Risk of emergency hospital admission in children associated with mental disorders and alcohol misuse in the household: an electronic birth cohort study. The Lancet Public Health 3(6), e279-e288.
  6. et. al. Mental health in UK Biobank: development, implementation and results from an online questionnaire completed by 157 366 participants. BJPsych Open 4(03), 83-90.
  7. & Risk of suicide following an alcohol-related emergency hospital admission: An electronic cohort study of 2.8 million people. PLOS ONE 13(4), e0194772
  8. & Self-Harm, Suicidal Behaviours, and Cyberbullying in Children and Young People: Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research 20(4), e129
  9. & Means restriction for the prevention of suicide: generic protocol. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
  10. & Risk of Unnatural Mortality in People With Epilepsy. JAMA Neurology
  11. & School achievement as a predictor of depression and self-harm in adolescence: linked education and health record study. The British Journal of Psychiatry 212(04), 215-221.
  12. & Using Neural Networks with Routine Health Records to Identify Suicide Risk: Feasibility Study. JMIR Mental Health 5(2), e10144
  13. & Characteristics of Children Prescribed Antipsychotics: Analysis of Routinely Collected Data. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology 28(3), 1-12.
  14. & Neuroticism and suicide in a general population cohort: results from the UK Biobank Project. BJPsych Open 4(02), 62-68.
  15. & Evidence of a Task-Independent Neural Signature in the Spectral Shape of the Electroencephalogram. International Journal of Neural Systems 28(01), 1750035
  16. & How data science can advance mental health research. Nature Human Behaviour
  17. & A systematic review of the relationship between internet use, self-harm and suicidal behaviour in young people: The good, the bad and the unknown. PLOS ONE 12(8), e0181722
  18. & How do emergency ambulance paramedics view the care they provide to people who self harm?: Ways and means. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 50, 61-67.
  19. & A systematic review of interventions to prevent suicidal behaviors and reduce suicidal ideation in older people. International Psychogeriatrics 29(11), 1801-1824.
  20. & Suicide following acute admissions for physical illnesses across England and Wales. Psychological Medicine, 1-14.
  21. & Improving Mental Health through the Regeneration of Deprived Neighborhoods: A Natural Experiment. American Journal of Epidemiology
  22. & Risk of Adverse Outcomes for Older People with Dementia Prescribed Antipsychotic Medication: A Population Based e-Cohort Study. Neurology and Therapy
  23. & Educational Attainment at Age 10–11 Years Predicts Health Risk Behaviors and Injury Risk During Adolescence. Journal of Adolescent Health
  24. & Development of an algorithm for determining smoking status and behaviour over the life course from UK electronic primary care records. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 17(1)
  25. & Data science for mental health: a UK perspective on a global challenge. The Lancet Psychiatry 3(10), 993-998.
  26. & Recent trends in primary-care antidepressant prescribing to children and young people: an e-cohort study. Psychological Medicine, 1-13.
  27. & Investigating the feasibility of an enhanced contact intervention in self-harm and suicidal behaviour: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial delivering a Social support and Wellbeing Intervention following Self Harm (SWISH). BMJ Open 6(9), e012043
  28. & Gamification and Adherence to Web-Based Mental Health Interventions: A Systematic Review. JMIR Mental Health 3(3), e39
  29. & Non-accidental non-fatal poisonings attended by emergency ambulance crews: an observational study of data sources and epidemiology. BMJ Open 6(8), e011049
  30. & Effectiveness of Web-Delivered Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in Relation to Mental Health and Well-Being: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research 18(8), e21
  31. & Newspaper Reporting on a Cluster of Suicides in the UK. Crisis, 1-9.
  32. & Case-finding for common mental disorders of anxiety and depression in primary care: an external validation of routinely collected data. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 16(1)
  33. & Defining adolescent common mental disorders using electronic primary care data: a comparison with outcomes measured using the CIS-R. BMJ Open 6(12), e013167
  34. & Recent trends in the incidence of anxiety and prescription of anxiolytics and hypnotics in children and young people: An e-cohort study. Journal of Affective Disorders 183, 134-141.
  35. & A national population-based e-cohort of people with psychosis (PsyCymru) linking prospectively ascertained phenotypically rich and genetic data to routinely collected records: Overview, recruitment and linkage. Schizophrenia Research
  36. Community-based interventions to prevent fatal overdose from illegal drugs: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open 5(11), e008981
  38. & Suicide Information Database-Cymru: a protocol for a population-based, routinely collected data linkage study to explore risks and patterns of healthcare contact prior to suicide to identify opportunities for intervention. BMJ Open 4(11), e006780-e006780.
  39. & Local Modelling Techniques for Assessing Micro-Level Impacts of Risk Factors in Complex Data: Understanding Health and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Childhood Educational Attainments. PLoS ONE 9(11), e113592
  40. et. al. PRINTQUAL - A Measure for Assessing the Quality of Newspaper Reporting of Suicide. CRISIS
  41. & Anxiety and depression following traumatic limb amputation: A systematic review. Injury
  42. & Perceptions of paramedic and emergency care workers of those who self harm: A systematic review of the quantitative literature. Journal of Psychosomatic Research
  43. et. al. Physical Disability, Anxiety and Depression in People with MS: An Internet-Based Survey via the UK MS Register. PLoS ONE 9(8), e104604
  44. et. al. The Communities First (ComFi) study: protocol for a prospective controlled quasi-experimental study to evaluate the impact of area-wide regeneration on mental health and social cohesion in deprived communities. BMJ Open 4(10), e006530-e006530.
  45. et. al. Response to Fujita et al.. The American Journal of Gastroenterology 109(1), 138-139.
  46. et. al. Identifying Probable Suicide Clusters in Wales Using National Mortality Data. PLoS ONE 8(8), e71713
  47. et. al. How People with Multiple Sclerosis Rate Their Quality of Life: An EQ-5D Survey via the UK MS Register. PLoS ONE 8(6), e65640
  48. et. al. Incidence of Campylobacter and Salmonella Infections Following First Prescription for PPI: A Cohort Study Using Routine Data. The American Journal of Gastroenterology 108(7), 1094-1100.
  49. & Using Anonymized, Routinely Collected Health Data in Wales to Estimate the Incidence of Depression After Burn Injury. Journal of Burn Care & Research 34(6), 644-648.
  50. Self-harm: treating people differently, intervening early. Mental Health today Mar/Apr, 18-19.
  51. Commentary: Following self-harm, there are shared and differing risk factors for subsequent suicide death or accidental death. Evidence Based Mental Health 15(4), 101
  52. & Cohort Profile: The Housing Regeneration and Health Study. International Journal of Epidemiology
  53. & A Large-Scale Study of Anxiety and Depression in People with Multiple Sclerosis: A Survey via the Web Portal of the UK MS Register. PLoS ONE 7(7), e41910
  54. & Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews:Modification of the home environment for the reduction of injuries.
  55. & Associations between common mental disorders and the Mental Illness Needs Index in community settings. Multilevel analysis. The British Journal of Psychiatry 9(191), 158-163.
  56. et. al. Cochrane review: Modification of the home environment for the reduction of injuries.. Evidence-Based Child Health A Cochrane Review Journal 2(2), 899-928.
  57. et. al. Modification of the home environment for the reduction of injuries. Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  58. & Traffic calming policy can reduce inequalities in child pedestrian injuries: database study.. Injury Prevention 11(3), 152-156.
  59. & Early detection and primary prevention of type 2 diabetes: what's happening in your locality?.. Practical Diabetes International


  1. & Thematic review of deaths of children and young people through probable suicide, 2006-2012.. Public Health Wales NHS Trust.

Book Chapters

  1. & Non-communicable Diseases, Injuries, Suicide and Self-harm. In Brian Nicholson, Judy Mckimm, Ann K. Allen (Ed.), Global Health. (pp. 142-158). Sage.
  2. & Delivering care to the population. In The Evidence Base for Diabetes Care. (pp. 438

Other Research Outputs

  1. & (2015). Identifying and responding to suicide clusters and contagion. : Public Health England.
  2. & (2014). Research evidence review report for Child Death Review: Deaths of children through suicide.
  3. et. al. (2007). Screening for type 2 diabetes: literature review and economic modelling. (Health technology assessment (Winchester, England) No. 11).
  4. et. al. (2006). Risk of Further Acute Vascular Events Following an Initial Myocardial Infarction or Stroke. (Road Safety Research Report No. 65). : Department for Transport: London.