Clinical Definition Of Hoarding

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"The persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions regardless of their "actual" value. This difficulty is due to the perceived need to save items to avoid the distress of discarding them, resulting in an accumulation of possessions that compromise living areas thus causing impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning.
Hoarding has become a trending topic thanks to popular television shows and other media. Unfortunately, this has led to negative, hurtful words regarding people struggling with hoarding behaviors. We feel it"s important to challenge this stigma and support those who are brave in seeking help.
Our goal is to provide a therapeutic approach that is supportive, paced appropriately, and allows you complete control during treatment. We commit to helping you gain the respect you deserve and regain a feeling of empowerment and hope.
Fortunately, more and more research studies are being done on how to effectively treat hoarding disorder."

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