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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.

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Are you worried that you or a loved one might be a compulsive hoarder? Learn about the warning signs of this obsessive-compulsive disorder and when to get help. 9 Top Signs of Hoarding - Anxiety ...

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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 ...

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Hoarding disorder is not the same as collecting. Those who collect things will typically concentrate on one particular item. This item will also have some value to the collector. The collection could consist of anything, from stamps, magazines, plates etc. Collectors organise their possessions ...

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According to the DSM-5 (APA, 2013), hoarding disorder is characterized by the excessive saving, and subsequent accumulation of a large number of possessions, regardless of their value. These possessions can include inanimate objects as well as animals. People with this disorder have an extremely ...

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Signs and Symptoms of Compulsive Hoarding. Compulsive hoarding affects millions of Americans and can cause serious health problems to those who suffer from the disorder as well as those who live with people who suffer from the disorder.

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Hoarding Symptoms. Although people suffer from the disorder in varying degrees, many exhibit common hoarding symptoms early on. Experts estimate that anywhere from 2 to 5 percent of the U.S. population suffers from hoarding disorder with very few of those actually seeking help for the condition.

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The signs and symptoms of OCD can cause significant distress and can even be debilitating, preventing someone from being able to function normally. The obsessive thoughts are impossible to get rid of and the compulsions take up a significant amount of time, taking away from other activities and responsibilities in a person’s life.

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The hoarding could also be a sign of an underlying condition, such as OCD, other types of anxiety, depression and dementia. What you can do if you suspect someone is hoarding. If you think a family member or someone you know has a hoarding disorder, try to persuade them to come with you to see a GP.

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Hoarding also causes anger, resentment, and depression among family members, and it can affect the social development of children. Unlivable conditions may lead to separation or divorce, eviction, and even loss of child custody. Hoarding may lead to serious financial problems, as well. Learn about staging an intervention. Hoarding vs. Collecting