About the Study
Thank you for your interest in this study!
You will find information about the study below and a link to the online survey. There is no cost to participate and participation is completely voluntary.
Who Can Participate?
- Anyone who is at least 18 years old AND
- Anyone who currently resides in the United States AND
- Anyone who has a diagnosis of OCD or believes they may have OCD (but has not been diagnosed)
Additional criteria are listed on the survey.
What is the Purpose of Study?
The purpose of the study is to better understand the psychological aspects of obsessive compulsive disorder and consists of two parts: 1) an online survey and, 2) an in-depth interview.
The online survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete and is designed to determine if you are eligible to participate in the interview portion of the study. The interview will last approximately 1-2 hours.
This research study is being conducted by a doctoral student who is studying OCD as part of her dissertation research at The University of Texas at Austin.
What is the Survey?
The survey can be found online at the link provided below. The survey contains a demographic questionnaire and a series of questions, which ask you to rate how much you agree with certain statements or experience certain symptoms. The survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.
What is the Interview?
Depending on your responses to the survey, you may or may not be selected for an interview. If you are selected for an interview, the researcher will contact you at the email and/or telephone number you have the option to provide at the beginning of the survey.
If selected for an interview, you will be asked to talk about your life experiences, how you view your symptoms, and how living with OCD has impacted your view of yourself and the world around you.
Individuals who are invited to participate in and complete the interview portion of the study will receive a $30 Amazon gift card for their time.
Take the Survey
Please click on the link below to take the online survey. The survey contains a demographic questionnaire and a series of questions, which ask you to rate how much you agree with certain statements or experience certain symptoms.
The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. You can end the survey at any time by simply closing your browser. All responses to the survey are confidential.