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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compulsive_hoarding

Compulsive hoarding, also known as hoarding disorder, is a pattern of behavior that is characterized by excessive acquisition and an inability or unwillingness to discard large quantities of objects that cover the living areas of the home and cause significant distress or impairment. Compulsive hoarding behavior has been ...

nypost.com/2017/12/12/americans-love-hoarding-junk

Dec 12, 2017 ... America is a nation of hoarders as one in two admits they have a problem with “ clutter,” new research reveals. From clothes that are out of style to outdated electronics and other useless junk, the average American is currently hoarding 23 items in their home that they have absolutely no use for, according to ...

www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/07/29/hoarding.mental.behavior/index.html

Aug 5, 2010 ... They couldn't get through the doorway because her home was filled almost to the ceiling with cardboard boxes, furniture, clothing and other junk. She and her daughter had been crawling through tunnels to move around the Skokie, Illinois, house. They and others like them are hoarders, people who amass ...

collegehunkshaulingjunk.com/junk-removal-old/hoarding-assistance

College Hunks Hauling Junk ® provides trained, compassionate teams to remove & recycle items for people recovering from hoarding conditions. 1-800- 586-5872.

content.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1984444,00.html

Apr 26, 2010 ... Then there are the hoarders, those compelled by an obsession to collect and store things — even that which most of us would consider junk, such as scraps of paper, leaky buckets, and old newspapers. Homes become almost uninhabitable . Narrow pathways referred to as "goat trails" wind through piles of ...

www.today.com/news/can-i-stop-my-husband-hoarding-junk-wbna11239836

Feb 8, 2006 ... "Today" contributor Dr. Gail Saltz tells a wife that her husband may not be a slob, but suffering from a mental illness.

www.livescience.com/22140-hoarders-brain-why-they-cant-ditch-stuff.html

Aug 6, 2012 ... Hoarders, or people who can't bear to throw away even the most useless of junk, often can't see that they have a problem. But now new research pinpoints that problem in the brains of these individuals. A new study finds abnormal activity in brain regions of people with hoarding disorder who were asked to ...

www.clutterhoardingcleanup.com/services

Address Our Mess services hoarding cleanup, clutter cleaning, junk removal, organizing and sorting, and other specialty cleaning projects.

www.1800gotjunk.com/us_en/about/hoarders_2009

The junk removal teams set up staging areas on most jobs involving hoarding cases so that items can be properly sorted. Gently-used items are donated to local charities and recyclable items, including scrap metal, wood, plastic, and electronics, are recycled. However, due to the nature of hoarding, many items are useless ...