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5 Signs That Someone You Love May Be A Hoarder

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.12.2016 | Fifty

Smith College psychologist Randy Frost, an expert on obsessive-compulsive disorder and a pioneer in the field of compulsive hoarding, estimates there ...

25 Signs Your Home Has Way More Clutter Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

Clutter. Organized chaos. A marvelous mess. Whatever you want to call it, the bottom line is that you've got way too much stuff. Sure, some things ...

Mummified Body Found In Alleged Hoarder's Home, Police Say

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.06.2015 | Crime

The mummified body of an elderly woman was pulled from the home of a San Francisco woman that neighbors described as a hoarder on Saturday. ABC 7 ...

Hoarding: A Problem Far Worse Than It Seems

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Hoarding is more than just a reality show. It's a real problem that can lead to significant impairment in one's life.


Carolyn I. Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Carolyn I. Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D.

You may be wondering, "I don't have hoarding disorder, but I do have trouble getting rid of things and some clutter. How can I break this habit?" Simply put, the best way to break a bad habit is to build a new habit.

David Lohr

Woman Hoarded Animals, Held 72-Year-Old Ex-Boyfriend Hostage, Police Say | David Lohr | Posted 12.11.2012 | Crime

Police in Pennsylvania say they have arrested an animal hoarder who was holding a senior citizen captive inside her home. Mary Lou Petrucci, 55, of...

Check Out The $500,000 Hoard On 'Hoarding: Buried Alive'

Posted 08.27.2012 | TV

Monte had a custom-built, 4,000-sq. ft. home, but she couldn't enjoy any of it. Not with what she estimated was $500,000 worth of stuff strewn about. ...

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.

Inside A Hoarder's House: The Dirty Secret

The Chive | Posted 06.24.2012 | Weird News

Looking to see what life is like for a hoarder? Well, it's not pretty if the photos collected by are any indication. Don't eat a sa...

Courtney Cox Talks Life With Pack Rat David Arquette

Posted 05.05.2012 | TV

While it likely wasn't a reason for their eventual separation considering how long they were married, it must have been difficult for Courteney Cox to...

Christopher Mathias

After Standoff, Cops Arrest Crazed 'Hoarder' In Flatiron District | Christopher Mathias | Posted 09.26.2011 | New York

A dispute led an elderly man to allegedly brandish a gun at a window-washer working outside his Flatiron District apartment this afternoon, a police s...

Elderly Hoarder Found Buried In Trash, In Apartment Where Son Lived

Posted 06.01.2011 | Chicago

Eighty-year-old Cecylia Opilka lived with her son Ronald in a three-story townhome in Chicago's West Rogers Park neighborhood. That is, until aroun...

Why We Need to Declutter Our Friendships

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Audit your friendships -- because having too many bad ones can prevent you from having good ones.