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Behavioral Intervention

Online Exposure Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Waitlist Available
Led By Kiara Timpano, PhD
Research Sponsored by University of Miami
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Aged between 18-90 years old
Current diagnosis of OCD as assessed by clinical interview
Must not have
Adults unable to consent
Individuals who are not yet adults (infants, children, teenagers)
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up baseline, up to 12 months (end of treatment)
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This trial aims to understand how different factors affect the symptoms of OCD patients undergoing exposure and response prevention therapy. They will be using an online treatment program called OCD-NET, which involves self-help materials and

Who is the study for?
This trial is for individuals with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) or Compulsive Personality Disorder who are interested in an online therapy program. Specific eligibility criteria details were not provided, so it's best to contact the study team for more information.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study tests OCD-NET, an online bibliotherapy with coaching that reflects standard care for OCD. It aims to understand how different factors like emotions, learning, and cognition can affect treatment outcomes.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since this is a psychological therapy trial rather than a drug trial, traditional physical side effects are not applicable. However, participants may experience emotional discomfort during exposure therapy.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
I am between 18 and 90 years old.
I have been diagnosed with OCD by a healthcare professional.

Exclusion Criteria

You may be eligible for the trial if you check “No” for criteria below:
I am unable to give consent for medical procedures.
I am under the age of 18.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~baseline, up to 12 months (end of treatment)
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and baseline, up to 12 months (end of treatment) for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Change in OCD Symptoms Measured by Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale-Second Edition (YBOCS-II)

Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: OCD-NET GroupExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants will receive the OCD-NET intervention for up to 12 months.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of MiamiLead Sponsor
918 Previous Clinical Trials
412,579 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
9 Patients Enrolled for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Kiara Timpano, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Miami
1 Previous Clinical Trials
200 Total Patients Enrolled
~33 spots leftby Sep 2025