Najat Khalifa is an Associate Professor in Forensic Psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry and Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen’s University, Queen’s University. He is also the Regional Physician Lead - Psychiatry, Correctional Service Canada.
His research interests are personality disorder and offending behaviour, use of non-invasive brain stimulation techniques to modulate empathy, decision making and impulsivity in offenders with mental disorder, outcome measurement in forensic psychiatry, religion and mental health, and supported employment for offenders with mental disorder.
He completed his higher specialist training in Forensic Psychiatry in the UK. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Nottingham, UK. His doctoral project examined the relationship between conduct disorder, early-onset alcohol abuse, other externalizing constructs and adult antisocial behaviour.
He has over 55 peer reviewed publications and book chapters and co-authored a book. He has supervised several postgraduate projects including PhDs, MSCs and forensic psychology doctorates. He has co-authored the national guidelines for the assessment and management of ADHD in Correctional Service Canada.
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