Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) affects approximately 1 in 200 children and adolescents. OCD is characterized by obsessions and/or compulsions that take up at least one hour per day and cause significant disruption in daily life.
If these behaviors describe your child, he or she may be eligible to participate in ongoing assessment and treatment studies at the pediatric anxiety research clinic.
Rhode Island Hospital's pediatric anxiety research clinic is currently conducting a variety of treatment research studies related to child and adolescent OCD.
Through the research studies, doctors at the clinic offer:
We are also looking for kids with or without anxiety disorders to learn more about how families interact.
For more information about any of our services, please contact Chelsea Ale at 401-444-3003 or Janet Ng at 444-2178.