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In the News: Where the TV shows get it wrong on hoarding

The Boston Globe Magazine recently featured an excellent story by Scott Helman about the reality of living with hoarding disorder. ALMOST ALWAYS, the piles tell a story. One man collected thousands of stuffed animals. His menagerie, waist-high in places, covered his bedroom. He’d missed out on a true childhood, he explained. The animals offered a chance… Read more »

In the News: Hoarding in the Time of Marie Kondo

The Atlantic recently published an article about hoarding disorder after a reporter visited the Annual Hoarding Meeting at the 23rd Annual OCD Conference in Chicago. The headline refers to organizational expert, Marie Kondo, and the recent popularity of her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing. The popularity… Read more »

The April edition of “Spotlight: Hoarding Disorder News & Research Updates” is here!

Welcome to the April edition of Spotlight. As a reminder, this quarterly blog series brings you the latest research news and information about hoarding disorder (HD), from highlighting work by members of our Scientific & Clinical Advisory Board to the latest headlines in journals and popular media alike. This blog series is part of our larger Spotlight series, which contains… Read more »

Hoarding Q&A with Dr. Randy Frost in our next #OCDchat on 3/18

In this month’s #OCDchat on Twitter, Randy Frost, PhD, will be joining us to answer your questions about Hoarding Disorder. To join us, simply log on to Twitter at 8pm ET on Monday, March 18th, and use the hashtag “#OCDchat” to find the chat and ask questions. For more detailed instructions on how to participate…