+ Is hoarding a kind of obsessive-compulsive disorder?

Right now, compulsive hoarding is considered by many researchers to be a type of obsessive-compulsive disorder. However, for some people, compulsive hoarding may also be related to:

  • Impulse Control Disorders (such as impulsive buying or stealing)
  • Depression
  • Social Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Certain Personality Traits