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What type of treatment is done for a hoarder to make him more normal and get rid of all his excess stuff?
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Hoarding
Treating underlying obsessive compulsive disorder, both with psychotherapy & with medications, does help.
Also psychological testing is sometimes needed to check for IQ & personality profile.

In brief: Hoarding
Treating underlying obsessive compulsive disorder, both with psychotherapy & with medications, does help.
Also psychological testing is sometimes needed to check for IQ & personality profile.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: It's a hard one
Well, hoarding appears some sort of obsession, so treatment usually prescribed for obsessive compulsive disorder might turn out helpful.
Behavioral/cognitive therapy and anti-depressants used for obsessive compulsive disorder might be of help.

In brief: It's a hard one
Well, hoarding appears some sort of obsession, so treatment usually prescribed for obsessive compulsive disorder might turn out helpful.
Behavioral/cognitive therapy and anti-depressants used for obsessive compulsive disorder might be of help.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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