Hoarding disorder is also sometimes referred to as 'compulsive hoarding', or simply as 'hoarding'.
We've put together a number of links for some of the websites, information sheets and articles that provide further information about hoarding disorder. Click on the links below if you'd like to take a look at any of these websites and articles about hoarding.
(Please note: the following links have been included for general information purposes only. For advice or a diagnosis for any type of physical or mental health condition, always speak to your GP or an appropriate and qualified healthcare professional.)
(websites & links):
'A Guide To Hoarding Disorder'
(Dr Lynne Drummond / SWLSG NHS Trust)
(Kings College London / Institute of Psychiatry)
Help For Hoarders
(South West London and St George's
Mental Health NHS Trust)
'Hoarding Disorder: What Is It, Who Gets It,
& How Can It Be Treated?'
(SWLSTG Mental Health NHS Trust)
Info about a Hoarding Support Group in London
(OCD Action website)
(The Association of Professional Declutterers & Organisers, UK)
(Help For Hoarders website)
'Britain's Biggest Hoarders'
'My Hoarder Mum and Me'
'Hoarding Disorder, or Why Refusing to Throw
Anything Away is All in the Brain'
(article: dailymail.co.uk, Aug 2012)
'How Can We Help People Who Can't Stop Hoarding?'
(article: The Guardian, July 2012)
'Hoarding: The Art of Letting Go'
(article: The Independent, Mar 2012)
'It's Like Living in a Storage Facility'
(article: The Guardian, April 2012)
'Hoarders Need Help to Change Their Behaviour'
(article: The Guardian, Jan 2012)
'The Rise of Hoarding'
(article: bbc.co.uk, Dec 2011)
'Britain's Biggest Hoarders: Lifting the Stigma for Mum'
(TV Blog, bbc.co.uk)
(links for various UK mental health charities)
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