Current research

Current research projects being conducted in the clinic include the following:

  • Examining the effectiveness of a new cognitive therapy called Danger Ideation Reduction Therapy (DIRT) for people with OCD developed by Dr Mairwen Jones and Associate Professor Ross Menzies
  • Cultural factors in OCD, including the role of religion in OCD
  • The cognitive mediation of OCD
  • Memory capacity and attentional bias in OCD
  • Deliberate Self Harm in OCD
  • Ordinary risk-taking behaviour in OCD
  • The effect of an attention modification program on interpretation bias and anxiety in socially anxious individuals