Dr Ahmed Dahir Mohamed PhD, CPsychol AFBPsS

Ahmed Dahir Mohamed

University position

Senior Research Associate

Dr Ahmed Dahir Mohamed PhD, CPsychol AFBPsS is pleased to consider applications from prospective PhD students.

Departments

Department of Psychiatry

Institutes

Developmental Psychiatry and Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre

Research Themes

Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience

Developmental Neuroscience

Interests

Psychologist interested in enhancing mental health and well-being in young people. Currently working in South East Asia and Australasia.

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Research Focus

Keywords

Cognition

Emotion

Subjective Well-being

Cognitive Enhancement

Neuroethics

Clinical conditions

Addiction

Alzheimer's disease

Anxiety disorders

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Autism

Autoimmune diseases

Bipolar disorder

Cancers

Cerebrovascular disorders

Childhood disorders

Chronic fatigue syndrome

Cognitive impairment

Dementia

Depressive disorders

Diabetes

Digestion and nutrition disorders

Dyslexia

Eating disorders

Enhancing Cognition in young adolescents and adults.

Epilepsy

Genetic disorders

Hormonal disorders

Learning disabilities

Movement disorders

Multiple sclerosis

Panic disorder

Parkinson's disease

Personality disorders

Post-traumatic stress disorder

Schizophrenia

Seasonal affective disorder

Sleep disorders

Stress

Stroke

Traumatic brain injury

Equipment

Behavioural analysis

Cross-sectional and cohort studies

Electroencephalography (EEG)

Electrophysiological recording techniques

Enzyme assays

Haemodynamic monitoring

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Neuropsychological testing

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

Randomised control trials

Collaborators

United Kingdom

Ruud Ter Meulen Web: http://www.bris.ac.uk/social-...

International

Wayne Hall Web: http://www.uqccr.uq.edu.au/researc...

Associated News Items


    Key publications

    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

    Publications

    2016

    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

    2014

    Mohamed, A D (2014), “Reducing Creativity With Psychostimulants May Debilitate Mental Health and Well-Being.” Journal of Creativity in Mental Health

    2012

    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.

    2009

    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