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psychcentral.com/lib/the-genetics-of-compulsive-hoarding

This was the third study to find genetic markers specifically associated with compulsive hoarding, according to Sanjaya Saxena, M.D., director of the University of California, San Diego, Obsessive ...

www.hoarding-cleaning.com/hoarding-hereditary

Tags: genetic, hoarding hereditary, hoarding inherited Sometimes children of hoarders may develop hoarding tendencies of their own. Many people who hoard may have a family member, such as a parent or grandparent, who currently hoards or previously hoarded as well.

www.therecoveryvillage.com/mental-health/hoarding/faq/is-hoarding-genetic

The link between compulsive hoarding and hereditary factors is high, though researchers agree that more studies need to be conducted in regard to the general population in determining the underlying factors in hoarding and whether genetic or other traits are responsible for this behavior.

www.healthyplace.com/.../ocd/ocd-causes-is-ocd-genetic-hereditary

Experts still aren't clear on obsessive-compulsive disorder causes, but research suggests both genetic, physiological, and environmental factors may all have a role as causes of OCD. Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a life-long mental health condition in which the person suffers from obsessive thoughts and acts out with repetitive compulsive ...

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Genetic and family studies suggest that compulsive hoarding has a different pattern of genetic inheritance and comorbidity (coexisting illnesses) than other OCD symptom factors. T he hoarding/saving symptom factor has a recessive inheritance pattern, whereas the aggressive/checking and symmetry/order symptom factors show a dominant pattern.

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hoarding-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc...

Overview. Hoarding disorder is a persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions because of a perceived need to save them. A person with hoarding disorder experiences distress at the thought of getting rid of the items.

www.webmd.com/mental-health/news/20000427/ocd-possibly-hereditary

April 27, 2000 -- If you have obsessive-compulsive disorder (), there is a good chance that someone else in your family has it and that your own children are at higher risk for getting it, too.OCD ...

health.howstuffworks.com/mental-health/mental-disorders/hoarding-inheritable.htm

The question of genetics is a common one in any discussion of mental health. Problems like depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder and so many others appear to be strongly linked to inheritance, with close relatives often suffering from similar illnesses.. Compulsive hoarding, or the uncontrollable desire to collect and hold onto objects to the extent that they interfere ...

www.verywellmind.com/ocd-and-genetics-2510481

The Genetics of OCD . Research using identical twins and the relatives of people with OCD suggests that the greatest factor in a person’s risk for developing OCD is genetic, with the remaining risk being determined by the environment.   Given this, researchers have been searching for the specific genes that create a risk for developing OCD.

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/obsessive-compulsive-disorder/symptoms...

Causes. The cause of obsessive-compulsive disorder isn't fully understood. Main theories include: Biology. OCD may be a result of changes in your body's own natural chemistry or brain functions.; Genetics. OCD may have a genetic component, but specific genes have yet to be identified.; Learning. Obsessive fears and compulsive behaviors can be learned from watching family members or gradual...