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Compulsive Hoarding

Clearing the Clutter: Helping Those Who Hoard and Finding Personal Healing in the Process

Ceci Garrett | Posted 07.12.2014 | HuffPost Home
Ceci Garrett

Although my career has taken me into many hoarded homes and nightmarish childhoods like my own, I work hard to keep my children from these experiences.

Meet A Hoarder Who Can't Stop Shopping

Christina Anderson | Posted 06.26.2013 | HuffPost Home
Christina Anderson

My mom is a hoarder. And now I'm becoming one, too.

Step Inside The Real World Of Compulsive Hoarders

| Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living

By Ferris Jabr (Click here for the original article) If you had opened the front door of Lee Shuer's apartment in the early 2000s, you would have ...

'Obsessed' Aurora Man Hoarded Hundreds Of Birds

Posted 10.24.2012 | Chicago

For one Aurora, Ill. resident, his hundreds-strong bird hoarding obsession started with a single rescued parakeet. Over the past seven years, Dave Ske...

Tragedy Underscores The Dangers Of Elderly Hoarding

Posted 10.09.2012 | Fifty

A tragic fire earlier this week in Greenwich, Conn. that killed a 42-year-old-man and left his 69-year-old mother in critical condition in a burn unit...

I'm Not A Hoarder...But My Husband Is

Sonja Fallon | Posted 10.20.2012 | Style
Sonja Fallon

My husband and I first met in college. It wasn't until we moved in together four years later that I noticed that something was askew: I couldn't close his wardrobe drawers. His drawers were stuffed with endless amounts of t-shirts.

Is Your Mom Or Dad A Hoarder?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.27.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

A 50-year-old businesswoman recently walked into her 83-year-old father's apartment and nearly passed out from what greeted her: stacks and stacks of papers, magazines, books -- "literally from the floor to the ceiling."

Compulsive Hoarding And 6 Tips To Help

Therese Borchard | Posted 08.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

Even though most folks lump compulsive hoarding into the same illness umbrella as obsessive-compulsive disorder, hoarders actually have different brains.