Hoarding disorder (HD) is a newly added mental disorder in the most recent version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). In this article, the symptoms, characteristics, and features of HD are described, along with diagnosis and assessment strategies. The most efficacious treatments for counseling clients diagnosed with HD are also discussed.
Victoria E. Kress, PhD; Nicole A. Stargell, PhD; Chelsey A. Zoldan-Calhou; and Matthew J. Paylo, PhD
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