Membership Criteria

ICOCS membership is open to individuals with an active interest in the field of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Disorders (OCSDs) or related disciplines.

Categories of Membership

Full Membership (Group A / Group B / Group C and D)

Full membership is open to academics, clinicians or trainee clinicians with an interest in the field. Only full members have the right to vote at the Annual Meeting of members and hold office in the Board of Directors.

Associate Membership (Group A / Group B to D)

Associate membership is open solely to students and clinicians in training.

Applications for full or associate memberships will need to be supported by a brief CV and will be granted at the discretion of the Board of Directors.

Corporate Membership

Corporate membership is open to the pharmaceutical industry and other corporate bodies with an interest in the field. Membership will need to be supported through a nomination by a member of the ICOCS and will be granted at the discretion of the Board of Directors.

Membership Fees

*Annual membership fees, **Additional fees may apply

Membership fees are categorized as Group A through D according to the World Psychiatric Association country classification system by income. Please see below for a complete list of countries.

Membership Group Classification

Group A: High Income Countries
  Australia
Canada
Finland
Greece
Ireland
Japan
Luxembourg
Norway
Singapore
Switzerland
United States
Austria
Cyprus
France
Hong Kong-China
Israel
Korea
Netherlands
Portugal
Spain
United Arab Emirates
Belgium
Denmark
Germany
Iceland
Italy
Kuwait
New Zealand
Qatar
Sweden
United Kingdom
 Group B: Upper-middle Income Countries
  Argentina
Brazil
Czech Republic
Mauritius
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Bahrain
Chile
Hungary
Mexico
Slovak Republic
Taiwan
Barbados
Croatia
Malaysia
Poland
Slovenia
Uruguay
 Group C: Lower-middle Income Countries
  Albania
Bulgaria
Cuba
Egypt
Georgia
Iran
Latvia
Macedonia
Papua-New Guinea
Philippines
Syria
Turkey
Belarus
Colombia
Dominican Republic
El Salvador
Guatemala
Jordan
Lebanon
Morocco
Paraguay
Romania
Thailand
Ukraine
Bolivia
Costa Rica
Ecuador
Estonia
Indonesia
Kazakhstan
Lithuania
Panama
Peru
Russian Federation
Tunisia
Venezuela
 Group D: Low Income Countries
  Armenia
China
India
Nicaragua
Senegal
Azerbaijan
Ghana
Iraq
Nigeria
Yemen
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Honduras
Kyrgyz Republic
Pakistan
Yugoslavia

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