The Untold Truths of Hoarders

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Thanks to the popularity of some shocking TV shows, hoarding is a fascinating topic for many people — sometimes because it affects them directly. When the love of collecting things crosses a line into behavior that is obsessive and uncontrolled, it often indicates a hoarding disorder. The symptoms of hoarding — extreme clutter, messiness and maybe even filth — are very outwardly visible. When you see the end result, it’s easy to understand why the behavior is classified as a mental disorder.

We’ve gathered some important information on hoarding and highlighted cases from the media to help you understand what to do if you or someone you know needs help. Let’s take a look!