mental illness

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Dr. Susan Woods, Psychologist, Schenectady, NY

Q&A- Hoarding

Q: Is hoarding a sign of mental illness and can treatment help? A: Yes, hoarding is a sign of mental illness (obsessive compulsive disorder, attachment disorder and depression).  It is also associated with dementia and frequently affects the elderly.  About one in 1000 people are affected, slightly more women than men, […]