Serafim  Papadimitriou

AG Ahmed

Director & Associate

biography

AG Ahmed is a psychiatrist in forensic practice, the Associate Chief and the Director of the Anger Disorders Clinic at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Ottawa. He has authored peer-reviewed articles and has presented both nationally and internationally in his areas of special interest and mental health in general

 

Area of Interest

1) Assessment and treatment of patients with major mental disorder
2) Personality disorders, psychopathy
3) Dysfunctional anger and aggression


top publication

1). Mansfield Mela, AG Ahmed, Ethics and Treatment of Sexual Offenders. Psychiatric Clinics of North America. June 2014 Vol. 37, Issue 2, 239-250.
2). AG Ahmed, Dysfunctional Anger and Sexual Violence. Psychiatric Clinics of North America. June 2014 Vol. 37, Issue 2, 231-238.
3). Michael Seto, AG Ahmed, Treatment and Management of Child Pornography Use. Psychiatric Clinics of North America. June 2014 Vol. 37, Issue 2, 207-214.
4). John M.W. Bradford, AG Ahmed, The Natural History of the Paraphilias. Psychiatric Clinics of North America. June 2014 Vol. 37, Issue 2, xi-xv.
5) Kingston, D., Seto, M., Ahmed, AG., Fedoroff, P., Firestone, P., Bradford, J. The Role of Central and Peripheral Hormones in Sexual and Violent Recidivism in Sex Offenders. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 40: 476-85, 2012.
6). Berrigan, L., Jaworska, N., Korvessis, A., Ahmed, AG., Gray, J., Bradford, J., Fedoroff, P., Fisher, D., Knott, V. The influence of Dysfunctional Anger on the resting EEG Profile of adults with ADHD: Evidence for the Excess Beta Subtype in Adulthood. Clinical Neurophysiology, 2012, (Submitted). .
7) Jaworska, N., Berrigan, L., Fisher, D., Ahmed, AG., Gray, J., Bradford, J., Korovessis, A., Fedoroff, P., Knott, V. A pilot study of electrocorticol activity in Dysfunctional anger: decreased frontocortial activation, impaired attention control, and diminished behavioural inhibition. Aggressive behaviour, Sept 2012 (Epud ahead of print).
8) Jaworska, N., Berrigan, L., Ahmed, AG., Gray, J., Bradford, J., Korovessis, A., Fedoroff, P., Knott, V. A pilot study assessing electrocortical profiles during a continuous performance task in adults with dysfunctional anger. Aggressive Behaviour, 2012, (Submitted).
9) Jaworska, N., Berrigan, L., Ahmed, AG., Gray, J., Bradford, J., Korovessis, A., Fedoroff, P., Knott, V. The resting Electrophysiological Profile in Adults with ADHD and Co-morbid Dysfunctional Anger: A Pilot Study. Clin. EEG Neurosci, 2012, (Accepted)
10) Jaworska, N., Berrigan, L., Ahmed, AG., Gray, J., Bradford, J., Korovessis,., Knott, V. Resting electrocortical activity in adults with dysfunctional anger: A pilot study. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, Aug 2012, (Epub ahead of print)
11) AHMED, AG, Not Criminally Responsibility on account of mental disorder: A comparative study of two Canadian Provinces. Thesis for the award of Masters of Laws Degree Health Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 2005

HONOURS AND AWARDS
1) 2013 - Recipient of the Science & Technology Award, Planet Africa Awards
2) 2001 - Albert Ellis Institute Fellowship Award (New York)
3) 2003 - Best Research Day Multidisciplinary Presentation (IMHR, Ottawa)
4) 1992 - Royal College of Psychiatrist Overseas Doctors Training Program Award (UK)
5) 1988 - Certificate of Merit, National Youth Service Corps (Nigeria)
6) 1978 - Prize Science Student, Borgu Secondary School (Nigeria)