Michael Howard Bloch, MD, MS

Associate Professor in the Child Study Center; Associate Director, Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program; Associate Director of the Tic and OCD Program

Research Interests

Child Psychiatry; Tourette Syndrome; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; Trichotillomania; Meta-Analysis; Neuroimaging; Psychiatry and Psychology

Research Organizations

Child Study Center: Tic Disorder & Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Program

Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit

Faculty Research

Neuroscience Research Training Program (NRTP)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Research Clinic

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

Michael H. Bloch's research interests focus on studying Tourette syndrome (TS), Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Trichotillomania (TTM) across the lifespan. His research focuses on developing better treatments for children and adults with these conditions and examining predictors of long-term outcome with an emphasis on neuroimaging.

Specialized Terms: Tourette syndrome; Obsessive-compulsive disorder; Trichotillomania

Extensive Research Description

Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of N-acetylcysteine for Pediatric Trichotillomania, OCD and Tourette Syndrome

Neuroimaging Study of Adulthood Outcome in Children with Tourette Syndrome

Functional Neuroimaging Study of Response to an NMDA-Receptor Antagonist in Treatment-Refractory OCD

Selected Publications

Full List of PubMed Publications

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Contact Info

Michael Howard Bloch, MD, MS
Patient Care Locations
Connecticut Mental Health Center
34 Park Street, Ste 3rd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Child Study CenterNieson Irving Harris Building
230 South Frontage Road, Ste I-375

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Child Study CenterPO Box 207900
New Haven, CT 06520-7900

Curriculum Vitae


Yale Adult OCD Clinic

Yale Child Study Center TS/OCD Clinic