Research

Today little is known about compulsive skin picking with regard to its causes and treatment methods. The following study, taking place at the University of Minnesota, is one of the efforts currently made by the scientific community in the field of skin picking research. It is aimed towards identifying treatment options for those dealing with CSP.

UPDATE: THIS STUDY IS CLOSED

Department of Psychiatry - University of Minnesota

Do you pick your skin? Is it causing problems? Does it feel out of control? Seeking volunteers for a drug study for skin picking. Participants must be at least 18 years old, and participation requires seven visits to our Minneapolis, Minnesota center. If you live outside the area, participation is not possible. This study is confidential and free. Please email or call if you would like more information. Brian Odlaug Research Coordinator Department of Psychiatry University of Minnesota 612-627-4363 (confidential line) odla0019@umn.edu Jon Grant, MD Department of Psychiatry University of Minnesota 612-273-9736 (confidential line) grant045@umn.edu