Hoarding Disorder ( “Compulsive Hoarding”)

The “Insheeption” should be disposed by persistent difficulties owned or separate from this, in, regardless of its actual value. This difficulty leads to the accumulation of possessions, clogging the living areas and mess up, to the point that the original use of these areas is significantly impaired.

The “compulsive hoarding syndrome” often begins in adolescence and harmless deteriorates gradually with age, leading to clinically significant impairment results in the mid-30s. At any one time estimated 2-6% of people suffer from this disease.

The “Insheeption” should be disposed by persistent difficulties owned or separate from this, in, regardless of its actual value. This difficulty leads to the accumulation of possessions, clogging the living areas and mess up, to the point that the original use of these areas is significantly impaired. The “compulsive hoarding syndrome” often begins in adolescence and harmless deteriorates gradually with age, leading to clinically significant impairment results in the mid-30s. At any one time estimated 2-6% of people suffer from this disease. Symptoms and signs The disease is chronic, as a rule, with little or no growth and no increase and decrease of symptoms or spontaneous remission. Patients have a strong need to store articles, and they experience a significant distress when they separate from it or pull it even consider. Patients accumulate a large number of articles for which they do not have enough space; the items clog vermüllen the habitat so much that large areas are unusable except for keeping the hoarded objects. For example, the stack can fill the sink and cover the countertops and the stove in the kitchen, and so prevent these areas are used to prepare meals of hoarded newspapers. Animal Hording is a form of “compulsive hoarding syndrome” in which patients a large number of animals accumulate and despite the deterioration of their condition (eg. As weight loss, illness) and / or environment (eg. As extreme overcrowding, very poor hygienic conditions) is not adequate nutrition, sanitation and veterinary care, care. varying degree of insight. Some patients realize that beliefs and behaviors regarding. Hoarding others are problematic not. Diagnosis Clinical criteria Horten is distinguished from temporary accumulation and disorder (eg, as when property is inherited.) By its persistence and other patterns; Moreover, patients refuse to give away the hoarded objects or sell. Collectors (eg, as books, figurines), such as people who hoard can purchase a large number of items and store, but unlike the Horten, collections are organized and systematic, not substantially affecting the operation or safety of the home environment , Among the diagnostic criteria include: Patients have to dispose of ongoing difficulties, holding or to say goodbye to this, regardless of its actual value. The difficulty of disposing goes back to the perceived need to keep the items and the distress that is associated with the disposal. The accumulated possession clogs the active living areas (i. E. Nichht the basement or areas for storage) and brings them out of order and affects primarily the intended use of these areas. Hoarding causes significant stress or interfering with function in social, occupational or other important areas. SSRI therapy Cognitive behavioral therapy SSRIs may be helpful, although data are limited on their effectiveness. Cognitive behavioral therapy that is tailored specifically to treat the symptoms of hoarding may also be helpful.

Health Life Media Team

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