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www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hoarding-disorder/...

Symptoms. Getting and saving an excessive number of items, gradual buildup of clutter in living spaces and difficulty discarding things are usually the first signs and symptoms of hoarding disorder, which often surfaces during the teenage to early adult years.

www.disorders.org/hoarding-disorder/signs-and-symptoms-of...

Signs & Symptoms of Compulsive Hoarding. If you have intense difficulty getting rid of things you may be affected by a hoarding disorder. The number one sign of compulsive hoarding is the intense difficulty getting rid of items. Most people who are hoarders cannot get rid of their items because they feel something bad may occur if they do or ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compulsive_hoarding

Compulsive hoarding, also known as hoarding disorder, is a behavioral pattern characterized by excessive acquisition of 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 associated with health risks, impaired functioning, workplace impairment ...

unclutteredsimplicity.com/you-might-be-a-hoarder

You have OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), an addictive personality, or you suffer from anxiety. Until 2013, compulsive hoarding was thought to be a form of OCD. It has since been classified as a separate mental illness. It’s important to note that not everyone who has OCD becomes a hoarder. Likewise, not all hoarders have OCD.

www.everydayhealth.com/.../9-top-signs-of-hoarding.aspx

"Hoarding is currently categorized as an anxiety disorder, part of the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder," says Dr. Yohanna. "Sometimes reducing anxiety with medications and therapy helps ...

adaa.org/.../obsessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd/hoarding-basics

Find out about animal hoarding. Hoarding can be related to compulsive buying (such as never passing up a bargain), the compulsive acquisition of free items (such as collecting flyers), or the compulsive search for perfect or unique items (which may not appear to others as unique, such as an old container). Symptoms and Behavior

www.webmd.com/.../harmless-pack-rat-or-compulsive-hoarder

Continued. In the past, experts saw hoarding as an “an outgrowth of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)," Tolin tells WebMD. “But as we have more studies coming in, we’re increasingly seeing ...

iocdf.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Hoarding-Fact-Sheet.pdf

Are hoarding and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) related? Compulsive hoarding was commonly considered to be a type of OCD. Some estimate that as many as 1 in 4 people with OCD also have compulsive hoarding. Recent research suggests that nearly 1 in 5 compulsive hoarders have non-hoarding OCD symptoms.

www.intrusivethoughts.org/ocd-symptoms/hoarding

It’s normal to want to keep items that have sentimental value. It’s OK to hold onto things that you might want to use later down the line. But for Hoarding sufferers, a great amount of anxiety is caused by the idea of letting things go. Hoarding is no longer considered a subset of OCD, however, there are similarities between the disorders.

www.healthline.com/health/hoarding

Hoarding disorder (HD) is the associated diagnosed condition. We’ll review the causes, symptoms, and treatment. Hoarding occurs when someone struggles to discard items and collects unnecessary ...