The IOCDF is not affiliated with any of the following studies, although we ensure that all research studies listed on this page have been reviewed and approved by an Internal Review Board (IRB). We do our best to keep this list up-to-date, but please contact the research institutions directly to confirm the status of any studies you are interested in. If you are an organization interested in posting a research study below, please click here.

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Research Studies: Online/Phone/Mail




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Research Study Posting Policy

Requirements to post a research study recruitment advertisement on this webpage and/or in the OCD Newsletter.

  1. The Principle Investigator (PI), or someone involved in the research study who wishes to post it, must be a current IOCDF Professional or Student/Trainee Member.
  2. Email a copy of the most recent IRB study approval, including approval for advertising/recruitment, to for a study to be posted in both places, the IRB approval must cover both online and printed material.)
  3. Once IRB approval is received and verified by the IOCDF, email the advertisement text to exactly as it is to appear and indicate whether it is to be posted online, in the newsletter, or both. (Note: listings have a max word count of 200; newsletter listings will be added to a queue on a first-come, first served basis.)
  4. Studies will be listed in one edition of the newsletter free of charge. After that, a fee of $50 per edition will be applied for repeat listings, if desired.
  5. In an effort to ensure that our website promotes active listings, studies will remain on the website for three years, after which they will need to be resubmitted for relisting.
  6. Once the above requirements have been satisfied, the IOCDF will optionally re-share one social media post about your study via our FacebookTwitteror Instagram account. For us to do this, please send a link to the post from your institution’s official social media account to

Please contact us at (617) 973-5801 or with any questions or concerns.