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This web site is intended for the prevention, education and treatment of Addictions, Impulse-Control Disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Our goal with this website was to create a place where patients and their families can search for the up-to-date scientific information that will help them make informed decisions.

Clinical psychiatry and neuroscience are fields moving ahead at an  unprecedented rate. Check back often for updates and new clinical trial opportunities as we will be updating this site regularly. 

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Binge Eating Disorder Study Recruitment

Are you struggling to stop binge eating?

We are seeking volunteers who can't stop eating for an experimental drug study.

Participants must fit the following:
-Binge eat 3+ days/week
-No psych. medications
-Age 18-65

Compensation between $20-$180

Contact Sarah Redden at 773-702-9066 or sredden@uchicago.edu

Skin Picking and Hair Pulling Study

April 27, 2017

Do you pick your skin or pull your hair? Does it feel out of control? We are recruiting for a skin picking and hair pulling study to learn more about the disorders. For more information, please contact Sarah Redden at 773-702-9066 or sredden@uchicago.edu


September 24th, 2012

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ACID is at the University of Chicago

August 17th, 2012

The Addictive, Compulsive and Impulsive Disorders Research Program is now conducting clinical research studies at the University of Chicago.

We encourage you to explore our website and learn more about who we are and more about our ongoing research.

Our group is in the process of setting up many studies at the University of Chicago, which will become available for recruitment over the next few months. Watch our website for updates on when studies are actively enrolling.

If you have any questions on the studies or the website, please contact Sarah Redden at 773-702-9066 or sredden@uchicago.edu.