Research

We believe that it is vital that people with OCD, their families and carers are given the opportunity to participate in OCD research which will further the understanding and treatment of the disorder.

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Other OCD Research – participants sought

  • Griffith University Paediatric OCD Busters Research Program - Children with OCD may experience obsessions (uncontrollable, intrusive and scary thoughts) and/or compulsions (repetitive behaviours that they feel driven to do to in order to reduce anxiety or prevent something terrible from happening). Children with OCD are usually aware that … Continue reading
  • OCD? Not Me! Program - The OCD? Not Me! Program is a novel online treatment program for young people aged 12-18 with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). It has been developed by researchers from Curtin University and is based on the gold standard face-to-face treatment for … Continue reading
  • Swinburne University research “Reassurance Seeking” - Why do some people seek reassurance and others don’t? Swinburne University is undertaking research investigating how people relate to one another and the role this plays in the development and maintenance of reassurance seeking behaviour. Reassurance Seeking is a common … Continue reading
  • University of Tasmania research - Online Treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder The University of Tasmania is seeking volunteers with symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) to participate in a research study of a trial treatment for OCD called OCDdrop. OCD symptoms might include fear of dirt or … Continue reading

Research Papers

Are trauma and dissociation related to treatment resistance in patients with obsessive–compulsive disorder?

DisordersCognitive behavioral therapy for pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder

Cognitive Behavioral Treatment

Common asked questions in treatment

Misdiagnosis of obsessive compulsive disorder and ADHD can jeopardize patient care

OCD gut microbiota