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Please describe the disease called when someone is a complete pack rat, never cleans, and always buys things?

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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Hoarding

It's called hoarding.
It's not a disease per se, but a mental condition. There are treatments available to help this.

In brief: Hoarding

It's called hoarding.
It's not a disease per se, but a mental condition. There are treatments available to help this.
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
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Dr. Donald Hazlett
Co-existing mood disorders can play a significant role in hoarding behavior especially if there is depression(never cleaning) and bipolar disorder (mania or hypomania). Treating co-existing conditions allows better outcomes treating hoarding disorders, notoriously difficult disorders to treat.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Treatment for Tics?

Pharmacological treatment for tic d/o may involve a neuroleptic , Clonidine ( catapres), or klonopin (clonazepam).
Discuss with u physician for a suitable treatment.

In brief: Treatment for Tics?

Pharmacological treatment for tic d/o may involve a neuroleptic , Clonidine ( catapres), or klonopin (clonazepam).
Discuss with u physician for a suitable treatment.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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