Hoarding

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by erodgers93
Last updated 6 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Psychology

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Hoarding

-Inability to discard items.-keeping useless or unneeded items.-Trouble making decisions.-Excessive attatchment to objects.-Isolation.

Hoarding

Disorder in which anxiety is connected to the thought of throwing items away.

What is it?

- Not to waste.-Fear of losing important information or objects.-Emotional connection.-Characteristics of object.

Reasons why hoarders hoard

What causes it

-Brain abnormalities.-Genetics.-Stressful life event.-Established mental disorder.

Symptoms

Treatment

-Anti-depressants.-Intensive CBT.-Group therapy,

New in hoarding

Hoarding is now listed under the DSM-5 as a separate diagnosable condition no longer associated as a symptom of OCD.


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