I am research assistant and PhD student at Swansea University. My main areas of research interest are data linkage, common mental disorders, childhood and adolescent mental health and suicide and self-harm.

Areas of Expertise

  • mental health
  • health informatics
  • suicide and self-harm
  • child and adolescent mental health


  1. John, A., Hawton, K., Lloyd, K., Luce, A., Platt, S., Scourfield, J., Marchant, A., Jones, P., Dennis, M., Jones, P., Dennis, M. PRINTQUAL – A Measure for Assessing the Quality of Newspaper Reporting of Suicide Crisis 35 6 431 435
  2. John, A., Marchant, A., McGregor, J., Tan, J., Hutchings, H., Kovess, V., Choppin, S., Macleod, J., Dennis, M., Lloyd, K., Hutchings, H., Lloyd, K., Dennis, M., McGregor, J., John, A., Tan, J., Marchant, A. 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
  3. May, R., Downs, R., Marchant, A., Dymond, S. Emergent verbal behavior in preschool children learning a second language Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 49 3 711 716
  4. John, A., Hawton, K., Gunnell, D., Lloyd, K., Scourfield, J., Jones, P., Luce, A., Marchant, A., Platt, S., Price, S., Dennis, M. Newspaper Reporting on a Cluster of Suicides in the UK Crisis 1 9
  5. Dennis, M., Shine, L., John, A., Marchant, A., McGregor, J., Lyons, R., Brophy, S. Risk of Adverse Outcomes for Older People with Dementia Prescribed Antipsychotic Medication: A Population Based e-Cohort Study Neurology and Therapy

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