The effect of long-term khat use on cognitive and brain function

Start date

01 January 2019

End date

31 December 2022

Overview

This project investigates the long-term impact of khat use on neurocognitive processes. Specifically, we seek to address this current gap in knowledge by using neuroimaging and behavioural approaches that will provide an evaluation of the relationship between khat use and components of executive functioning

Supported by a PhD scholarship from the Society for the Study of Addiction to Ayan Ahmed.

Research themes

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