Jennifer Sweetman
PhD Student



Jennifer has been working in applied health research since September 2009 and has worked on a variety of projects in child and adolescent mental health, addiction and dementia. Jennifer’s PhD research commenced in October 2016 and will focus on primary care mental health services in England. Alongside her doctoral studies Jennifer continues to work within the child oriented research team in York on a programme of research aiming to improve diagnostic instruments for the assessment of autism in deaf children and young people.


  • MRes Psychology 
  • BSc(Hons) Applied Psychology



Jennifer is interested in mental health and wellbeing; intervention development and validation; and translating research into clinical practice.


  • Understanding barriers to patient access of mental health services in primary care
  • Diagnostic Instruments for Autism in Deaf Studies (DIADS)
  • Minocycline in Alzheimer’s Disease Efficacy (MADE)

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Jennifer Sweetman
PhD Student


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