Presenting.........ocdtalk's first guest post of 2013. Dr. Marla Deibler writes about hoarding and its connection to OCD:
Hoarding is an often misunderstood problem, which has, in recent years, garnered quite a bit of media attention. In fact, some of the facts may be surprising.
Technically, hoarding is not currently a psychiatric diagnosis. In fact, hoarding is only mentioned in our current diagnostic manual (DSM-IV-TR) as a possible symptom of obsessive-compulsive personality disorder.