Hoarding Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- We often think of OCD as being related to obsessive cleaning or rituals. It is interesting to see the ways it can present itself through other disorders, especially hoarding. OCD is also related to eating disorders, hair pulling (trichotillomania) and skin picking disorders (excoriation).
- Some estimate that as many as 1 in 4 people with OCD also have compulsive hoarding.
Some of the symptoms include: