The Obsessive Hoarder

The Obsessive Hoarder

Fight the clutter! Read on for signs of hoarding behavior, ways to tame your inner clutterbug, what you can do to help someone with too much junk, and more.

The Psychology of Collecting

By Ravi Chandra M.D.
The neuroscience, biology, psychiatry and poetry—of collecting

Cutting Clutter: The Problem of the Ugly Coffee Cup

By Nancy Darling Ph.D.
There's a little bit of hoarder in all of us

Clear the Decks For a Fresh Start

By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D.
How I won my war with clutter and how you can win yours

Hoard Much?

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Do you have OCD or are you just sentimental?

Outside of the Wall

By Amy Przeworski Ph.D.
The life of children of hoarders--Guest Blog by Rae Smith

Who’s Really Nuts, 20/20 or the ‘Crazy Cat Ladies’?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
You don’t have to be single to have lots of cats.

Hoarding, Collecting, Accumulating: DSM-5 and American Life

By Christopher Lane Ph.D.
How a new disorder developed from “a line carved in sand.”

Five Ways to Help a Hoarder

By Kate Thieda MS, LPCA, NCC
Five things you need to do to now