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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.

Clutter

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.

Looters Steal $200K In Coins After Hoarder's Death

AP | LISA RATHKE and WILSON RING | Posted 04.03.2013 | Crime

ALBURGH, Vt. — It took months for anyone to discover that an eccentric man known simply as Radkin had died, crushed under a tractor-pulled horse...

Man Rescued After Being Trapped In Junk-Filled House

AP | Posted 03.17.2013 | World

BURNABY, British Columbia — A Canadian man in his 70s was severely dehydrated after being pinned for several days under debris in his home that ...

David Lohr

Woman Hoarded Animals, Held 72-Year-Old Ex-Boyfriend Hostage, Police Say

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 TheChive.com 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.