Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Hoarding now recognized as true mental disorder


There is new hope for people whose homes become so cluttered they are hazardous.  The American Psychiatric Association is recognizing hoarding as a true mental disorder in its diagnostic manual being published in May.
We first met Steven Lindenau two and a half years ago after he was featured on the A&E show “Hoarders.”
“In the beginning I didn’t realize it too much because I was ignoring it.  When it started to become difficult to walk on the floor, that’s when it became an issue,” Lindenau said..."  More

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