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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]

The NW GWEC acknowledges the Coast Salish peoples of this land, the land
which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands within the Suquamish, Tulalip and Muckleshoot nations.

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