Dr Ahmed Dahir Mohamed PhD, CPsychol AFBPsS
Senior Research Associate
Dr Ahmed Dahir Mohamed PhD, CPsychol AFBPsS is pleased to consider applications from prospective PhD students.
Psychologist interested in enhancing mental health and well-being in young people. Currently working in South East Asia and Australasia.
Cross-sectional and cohort studies
Electrophysiological recording techniques
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
Randomised control trials
Associated News Items
Mohamed, AD (2015), “The Effects of Modafinil on Motivation and Salience of Pleasure in Healthy Individuals: Quantitative Evidence From the Cognitive Neurosciences” AJOB Neuroscience 6(1) PDF
Mohamed AD, Lewis CR (2014), “Modafinil increases the latency of response in the Hayling Sentence Completion Test in healthy volunteers: a randomised controlled trial.” PLoS One 9(11):e110639 PDF Details
Mohamed, AD (2014), “Neuroethical issues in pharmacological cognitive enhancement. ” Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science 5(5), 533-549, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcs.1306/epdf PDF
Mohamed, AD (2014), “The Effects of Modafinil on Convergent and Divergent Thinking of Creativity: A Randomized Controlled Trial” The Journal of Creative Behavior DOI: 10.1002/jocb.73
Mohamed, AD (2012), “Modafinil Has the Potential for Addiction” AJOB Neuroscience 3(2): 36-38 PDF
Oleg N. Medvedev, Richard J. Siegert, Ahmed D. Mohamed, Daniel Shepherd, Erik Landhuis, Christian U. Krägeloh (2016), “The Oxford Happiness Questionnaire: Transformation from an Ordinal to an Interval Measure Using Rasch Analysis” Journal of Happiness Studies doi:10.1007/s10902-016-9784-3
Mohamed, A D (2014), “Reducing Creativity With Psychostimulants May Debilitate Mental Health and Well-Being.” Journal of Creativity in Mental Health
Loewenthal, D., Mohamed, A., Mukhopadhyay,S., Ganesh, K. & Thomas, R. (2012), “Reducing the barriers to accessing psychological therapies for Bengali, Urdu, Tamil and Somali communities in the UK: some implications for training, policy and practice.” British Journal of Guidance & Counselling. DOI:10.1080/03069885.2011.621519
Mohamed AD (2012), “The effects of modafinil on ‘cold’ cognition, creativity, and motivation in healthy volunteers. In: The International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology.” The International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. The 28th CINP World Congress of Neuropsychopharmacology 15, 239-240
Mohamed AD, Sahakian BJ (2012), “The ethics of elective psychopharmacology.” Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 15(4):559-71 Details
Mohamed, A.D (2012), “Modafinil has the potential for addiction.” American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience 3(2), 36-38. doi:10.1080/21507740.2012.666322.
Mohamed, A.D. & Loewenthal, D. (2009), “Is it possible to ethically research the mental health needs of the Somali communities in the UK?” Journal of Ethics in Mental Health 4(1), 1-6