Compulsive hoarding behavior can be linked to a number of underlying conditions, such as obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety and depression. Typical reasons given by the hoarder themselves might include the desi... More » World View Social Sciences Psychology

People with hoarding disorder exhibit symptoms of excessive attachment to their belongings and may feel uneasy allowing other people to borrow or touch their things, or apprehension at throwing away or disposing of any i... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Mental Health

Treatment for hoarding includes working with a psychotherapist in cognitive behavior therapy, which helps the patient return to normal function, Mayo Clinic suggests. Treatment may include the use of antidepressants. More » Health Conditions & Diseases Mental Health

Socialization produces feelings of happiness, reduces stress, anxiety and depression and even improves cognitive function, quality of life and longevity. Humans are, by nature, social creatures. People of all ages, gende... More »

In the realm of psychology, there are four primary reasons why a social creature such as a human exhibits unsociable, or mean, behavior: positive distinction, downward comparisons, classical projection and ego threat. Wh... More »

Through grief counseling, people learn the best approaches to cope with the complex challenges that grief causes and how to treat other conditions, such as depression, which may complicate the grieving process, notes Goo... More » World View Social Sciences Psychology

Psychology is the study of the human mind and behavior and, as such, plays a number of important roles in modern society. Psychology helps people with a variety of mental health conditions. It also helps businesses targe... More »