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Compulsive hoarding - Wikipedia


Compulsive hoarding, also known as hoarding disorder, is a pattern of behavior that is characterized by excessive acquisition and an inability or unwillingness ...

Hoarding: The Basics | Anxiety and Depression Association of ...


Hoarding is the persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions, ... The behavior usually has deleterious effects—emotional, physical, social, financial, ...

Hoarding disorder - Mayo Clinic


May 8, 2014 ... Hoarding disorder is a persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions because of a perceived need to save them. A person with ...

Hoarding Fact Sheet - International OCD Foundation


Compulsive hoarding includes ALL three of the following: ... Hoarding behaviors can begin as early as the teenage years, although the average age of a person ...

Get Help With Hoarding Disorder - American Psychiatric Association


Learn about hoarding disorder, including symptoms, risk factors, treatment ... Many women experience changes affecting mood, behavior and quality of life ...

What Is Hoarding? Definition, Signs, Treatments - WebMD


WebMD takes a look at hoarding -- why some people are prone to keeping everything and how to treat the problem.

Inside the Hoarder's Brain: A Unique Problem with Decision-Making ...


Aug 7, 2012 ... New research suggests that hoarders have unique patterns of brain activity ... like hoarders, have rigid routines as well as obsessive behavior.

Hoarding: A Compulsive Mental Disorder


Mar 30, 2010 ... When compulsive hoarding disorder is seen in patients, it is most often in ... symptoms or signs that affect emotions, thoughts and/or behavior.

10 Things You Should Know About Compulsive Hoarding | Psych ...


The OCD Collaborative Genetics Study reported that genetic linkage findings are different in OCD families with and without hoarding behavior, suggesting that a ...