For many years, hoarding has been listed as a symptom or a subtype of
obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) ...
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 ...
Learn about hoarding disorder, including symptoms, risk factors, treatment
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WebMD takes a look at hoarding -- why some people are prone to keeping ... “
Panic disorder might affect 1%, and obsessive-compulsive disorder maybe 2%.
Sep 5, 2014 ... Hoarding is considered an offshoot of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD),
but recently this categorization is being reevaluated.
Mar 30, 2010 ... Although not officially recognized as a distinct psychological disorder according
to DSM-IV classifications, compulsive hoarding disorder is ...
Introduction. A hoarding disorder is where someone acquires an excessive
number of items and stores them in a chaotic manner. The items can be of little or
However, compulsive hoarding is an anxiety disorder that involves much more
than keeping extra papers and magazines around, or collecting CDs under your
The main feature of hoarding disorder is a person's irrational, persistent difficulty
in discarding or parting with possessions -- regardless of their actual.
Hoarding is a chronic disorder that gradually worsens, often over a period of
decades, says Bratiotis. TV shows give the impression that appropriate