Research at Butler Hospital

Our Research Programs

Affiliated with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Butler Hospital’s clinical research trials provide valuable information on brain-based diseases. Through our research, new treatments are being discovered for diseases including depression and anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Alzheimer’s disease, Movement Disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease, and addictions.


Butler Hospital
345 Blackstone Blvd.
Providence, RI 02906

Explore Our Current Studies

Learn more about Butler Hospital's research relating to mood disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, memory disorders, movement disorders as well as other studies researching aspects of mental health.

To view our current studies, click here.

The purpose of the Cannabis EMA Study is to examine factors that relate to cannabis use and cravings during pregnancy an...
We want to compare two treatments for depression, yoga-focused and talk therapy called behavior activation.
We are looking at how thoughts and emotions change during depression treatment.