Call for participants: Youth with OCD

The Provincial OCD Program at BC Children’s Hospital is actively recruiting Greater Vancouver youth (7 to 19 years old) who have obsessive compulsive disorder (moderate or higher severity) to participate in a pilot trial of intensive treatment (i.e., exposure and response prevention). The goal of the study is to determine how much treatment youth need to get better and whether different ways of providing the treatment impact how well it works.

We are seeking direct referrals from family doctors, pediatricians, and child/adolescent psychiatrists practising in the Lower Mainland. If you would like more information regarding inclusion/exclusion criteria, or study procedures, or are wondering if a patient would be suitable for referral, please contact Zainab Naqqash at 604 875-2000 (ext. 3068) or, or visit
—Robert Selles, R. Psych.
Provincial OCD Program, BC Children’s Hospital, UBC

Robert Selles, R. Psych.. Call for participants: Youth with OCD. BCMJ, Vol. 61, No. 6, July, August, 2019, Page(s) 247-248 - News.

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