Participate in a Study

On-going studies in the Bay Area or online that you might consider participating in:

  • Dimensions in Psychiatry

Do you suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)?
Do you reside in the USA?

The Department of Psychology at New York University is looking for paid participants in an online psychology study that aims to better understand psychiatric disorders, in particular OCD. Unlike most studies, it does not matter if you also suffer from one or more other psychiatric disorders, so long as you currently have symptomatic OCD. Prior to taking part in the study, you must speak with a trained clinician over the telephone. They will assess your eligibility for this study by asking you some questions that relate to mental health. You must have a US telephone number in order to take part.
If you meet the criteria for this study, you can take part on your computer at home! Taking part in the study involves completing a computerized battery of tests and questionnaires on your personal computer. It should take approximately 2 hours to complete and you will be paid $20 for taking part, in addition to a small bonus for performance on one of the computerized tasks, which will range between 0-$1.

If you are interested in taking part, click this link: https://nyu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_865xuoetkGZOdrD


  • Understanding How Ketamine Brings About Rapid Improvement in OCD – (NCT02624596, IRB-34622 PI: Carolyn Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D.; Posted: February 3, 2016) The purpose of this study it to understand how a new drug brings about rapid improvement in OCD symptoms. The Stanford Translational OCD Research Program is looking for adults, 18-55 years old, with OCD, to take part in a study providing these possible benefits:
    • Free Diagnostic Evaluation
    • Free Scan of Your Brain and Picture
    • Free Test of Your Memory and Attention
    • Compensation of $400 after study completion
    • Your choice of free OCD psychotherapy or pharmacology after study completion

If you are interested, contact (650) 723-4095; ocdresearch@stanford.edu

Understanding How Ketamine Brings About Rapid Improvement in OCD

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  • Anonymous Online Survey on Body Movements in Adults with and without OCD: If you are an adult with or without OCD, you are invited to participate in a brief online survey. With the information gathered from this survey, we hope to estimate the prevalence of and begin to understand the function of subtle movements among individuals with OCD. The survey will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. While there are no direct benefits for completing the survey, $1 will be donated to the International OCD Foundation for each participant. All information provided will be kept completely anonymous. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Marilyn Cugnetto at the NeuroBehavioral Institute at 954-217-1757.You can access the survey at the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/nbi1