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Research project which aims to investigate whether individuals with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder use alcohol to manage their symptoms and to determine what effect, if any, their alcohol use has on their symptoms.

posted Jul 10, 2019, 2:31 AM by MHRUK Administrator

Do you experience symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Do you drink alcohol at least once a month?

…Then you might be eligible to take part in this research study!

What is this study about?
We are conducting a study investigating alcohol use in individuals with symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). You do not need a formal diagnosis of OCD to take part.

What will participation involve?
Participation will involve completing an online survey that will take no longer than 30 minutes to complete. The survey will consist of questions about OCD symptoms, alcohol consumption and reasons for alcohol use. Some participants will be invited to take part in follow up interviews via email. You do not need to agree to be contacted about the interviews to be able to take part in the survey.

Who can participate?
If you are at least 18 years old, currently or have previously experienced symptoms of OCD and you drink alcohol at least once a month you can participate. You must also be able to read and understand English.

If you have any questions please contact the researchers, Nicole Wynford-Thomas or Lynsey Gregg at lgresearch@manchester.ac.uk

Are you interested in participating? Please follow this link:


Yours sincerely
Nicole Wynford- Thomas