Research is vital to understanding more about OCD and related disorders and as a way of improving treatment. Below are research studies and clinics that are currently seeking participants.*
Yale OCD Research Clinic
The Yale OCD Research Clinic is and has been on the forefront of providing significant advances in the understanding and treatment of OCD. This link will bring you to information about the research that is being done and how to participate and/or continue to educate yourself in the latest understanding of OCD as a brain disorder. Click here to go to the clinic’s website.
The following is the YouTube video of Dr. Christopher Pittenger, MD explaining the research that is being conducted at Yale: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKe9KAUrEmc
Yale Child Study Center
Research is also currently underway at the Yale Child Study Center at the Tic Disorder Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clinic involving children and adults.
The Institute of Living
The Institute of Living and it’s Anxiety Disorders Center is currently doing research on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, specifically ERP – Exposure Response Prevention, for adults with OCD.
ONLINE SURVEY OF BELIEFS ABOUT OCD TREATMENT
Participants (adults age >18) needed! Complete this online survey about your beliefs about treatments that exist for OCD. The survey should take around 40 minutes to fill out. If you elect to participate you will be entered into a raffle for one of four $50 gift cards.
SEVEN YALE INVESTIGATORS RECEIVE GRANTS TO PURSUE BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR RESEARCH
*Disclaimer: OCD Connecticut has no affiliation with the research clinics or studies shown on this webpage. Click here for more information.