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ORBIT Study: Fantastic behavioural therapy research opportunity for 9-17 year olds

Posted on 13 November 2017 by Helen Robbins

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Researchers at The University of Nottingham are working with the NHS to plan a new study for children and young people with tics.

Children and young people who join the study will be placed into one of two groups. Each group will be given an online treatment to help tics, but the content of the two treatments differs slightly. You will only receive one of the treatments. The researchers think both treatments are good but want to find out which treatment is best at helping children and young people with tics. The treatment is free, takes 10-weeks to complete, and is conducted over the internet, using a secure platform. This means it can be done at home at a time that suits you!

The researchers at Nottingham are currently finalising the design of the study and we will send out more details in early 2018.  By registering your interest at research@tourettes-action.org.uk, you will be the first to be given the opportunity to potentially take part in this study.

The study will start in April 2018. To be eligible for the study you have to be living in England and be aged 9-17 years-old.


Are you interested? If so, register your interest by joining the Tourettes Action Research Participant registry
research@tourettes-action.org.uk


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ORBIT Study: Fantastic behavioural therapy research opportunity for 9-17 year olds

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