Hoarding Disorder

Jennifer Sampson, PhD

Executive Director
The Hoarding Project

Learning Objectives

 

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Describe the background of hoarding disorder, including definition, etiology, and prevalence rates.
  • Identify the safety and health risks associated with hoarding behaviors in geriatric populations.
  • Assess for potential hoarding risks and develop appropriate referral and treatment resources.

[From the Spring 2015 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]