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Clinical Aspects & Treatment

From:  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders: Practical Management, Michael A. Jenike MD (Author) HOARDING: CLINICAL ASPECTS AND TREATMENT STRATEGIES/Chapter 23 Randy 0. Frost, Ph.D., Gail S. Steketee, Ph.D. HOARDING SYMPTOMS AND FEATURES Hoarding behavior is most commonly associated with the collection and storage of food items among rodents, small animals, and birds.[1] Among these creatures, food hoarding is …

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How Treated (IOCDF)

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Medication

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Five Stages of Change for Hoarders

“The moment you can visualize being free from the things that hold you back, you have indeed begun to set yourself free.”—Unknown     The following information came from a private online support group for Hoarders called H-C, and is being used with their permission. This information was adapted for H-C from: James Claiborn Ph.D., …

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Subjective Units of Distress (SUDS)

Education and Exposure Response Prevention are major components of treatment. Patients learn to conceptualize their hoarding in terms of problems with anxiety, avoidance, and information processing. Patients then gradually expose themselves to situations that cause them anxiety (e.g., being required to throw something away or make a decision about what to do with a specific …

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Motivation

Quote about Motivation and Discrepency Dr. Randy Frost speaking during Face Your Hoarding Tendencies teleclass, March 8, 2007 http://messies.com/products/audio_video/the_organizer_lady_friends_present_1/ Minutes 24:35 & 26:16 of recorded discussion: “Regarding motivation, there are a couple of things that I think it’s important for people to think about. And that is in order for change to happen in anyone’s …

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Tmnt. Provider List (IOCDF)

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