Francisco Bay Area Internet Guide for Extreme Hoarding Behavior
Clutterers Syndrome or Pack Rat Syndrome
Supported by Peninsula Community Services, Inc
Here are some websites
that provide additional information about
Some of them are professionally run, whereas some of
run by individuals with some experience with
THE INTERNATIONAL OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE FOUNDATION specific to hoarding, and is run in
part by Randy Frost Ph.D. and
Gail Steketee Ph.D., two experts in the field. It includes information
about the latest research,
information, book reviews, a hoarding
rating scale, case studies, etc.
A must-see site.
Children of Hoarders
Awareness Understanding and Support for Family Members
Good web site about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder,
"Squalor is a confronting word. It's a degree of mess that goes beyond
The state of the house deteriorates, small piles become big piles, then
even bigger piles.
Sometimes beds can't be slept in, tables disappear under clutter.
Appliances and equipment
can't be used. Perhaps they broke down, but you fear a repair
person will report the mess,
or access is blocked by other items....."
Comprehensive Information on
Hoarding at this web-site for Property Managers and others.
Below are a number of links, documents and
other resources related to hoarding.
Many of these materials were made available through Mass Housing's
Community Services Conference on Hoarding, Thinking Outside Our
A Housing, Service, Clinical and Enforcement Team Approach to Hoarding,
which was held December 12, 2007.
Animal Hoarding News and Information Blog Spot
Because hoarding and OCD disorders often
overlap, we will also list news and information
related to these topics, and how these
illness's affect the hoarder,
Information and videos on
hoarding including interview with Dr.Fugen Neziroglu
Interdisciplinary New York City Hoarding Task Force convened to address
the complex behavioral disorder of
hoarding in older adults and to develop
practical tools and resources for
community service providers. 2003
site about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and its symptoms.
The New England Hoarding
Hoarding Newsletter April
Hoarding Newsletter April
A really helpful web site
with good tips for measuring and overcoming hoarding.
Includes links to book
reviews, interviews with and articles by experts, and links to
tips on de-cluttering.
FAIRFAX COUNTY WEB SITE--Good information about hoarding effects on community
WEB DISCUSSION GROUPS FOR HOARDERS:
compulsive hoarders with Obsessive- Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
and a strong desire to improve their living or work spaces.
Members are required to be in the action stage within 60 days of joining
and a once per month minimum posting of
actions taken to remain in the group. They use the cognitive behavior therapy
Advisors: James Claiborn, Ph.D., ABPP, and Johan Rosqvist, Ph.D.
List managers: Paula, Jim, and Abby.
This is a private and unlisted Yahoo group; all information and
conversations are confidential.
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/H-C/ hosted by Doris with
direct professional involvement
for those who already know how to de-hoard
WEB STIES RELATED TO ANIMAL HOARDING:
The Institute for Human Animal
Univ. of Denver, Graduate School of
ANIMAL HOARDING - ALONE IN A CROWDED ROOM
This site was created to
inform and educate the public about animal hoarding.
... network of volunteers
affected by animal hoarding, and want to share what they have learned.
ANIMAL HOARDING NEWS AND INFORMATION
This blog was created to keep you
up-to-date on animal hoarding and large scale animal news and
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