Items Tagged ‘hoarding’

January 8, 2015

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   Wall Street Journal What CEOs Expect for […]

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June 18, 2012

Are You a Hoarder? How Clutter Can Take Over Your home, Life


The Mayo Clinic defines hoarding as the excessive collection of things, along with the inability to discard them. Such behavior creates unsanitary conditions and, in severe cases, the inability to function normally. Although hoarding has become more recognized in recent years thanks to television reality shows, it is a psychological disease that experts say is […]

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Tags: hoarding, obsessive-complusive disorder, treatment, USA Today

February 1, 2012

Psychologists help to define hoarding


Hoarding has gained notoriety because of the mainstream media.  According to many psychologists, this could be a good thing.  “Exposure of this is helpful because people who hoard will recognize that their not the only ones and that assistance is available,” said Dr. Lois Krahn, psychologist at the Mayo Clinic. “There family members will also […]

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