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Why Hoarding is a Touchy Subject

Posted by Jackson Short on Sun, Sep 01, 2019

Most of us are familiar with the compulsive activity know as Hoarding. Hoarding disorder is not all that common, and can be intriguing and confusing looking from an outside point of view. Media has even gone as far as to publicize certain individuals affected by hoarding in TV shows , such as Hoarders found on the A&E channel. However, what many are not aware of is that hoarding is a mental disorder that often needs professional treatment. These types of TV shows use invasive tactics that can put shame on the individuals affected by this condition, which does nothing to help the individual with the affliction and in most cases is morally wrong. We want to shed some light on the facts of this condition and some of the controversy surrounding its subject matter.

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How Hoarding Affects Your Home

Posted by Jackson Short on Mon, Feb 18, 2019

Hoarding is a psychological disorder that causes people to collect items and attach a strong emotional significance to them, making them reluctant to remove or get rid of the item, even if the item provides no intrinsic value. This can start small, but can become a dangerous habit over time. The reluctance to get rid of something comes from a deeply embedded fear that the item might provide value or utility at some point in the future.

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Why People Hoard

Posted by Jackson Short on Sun, Oct 14, 2018

Hoarding is defined as the act of amassing and hiding or storing away objects. As a mental disorder, it can cause a person to feel distressed when it comes to disposing of items. While many of us are aware of what hoarding is, not a lot of us know why people hoard, or what causes them to develop a tendency to hoard. Here at Clean Earth Restorations, our goal is to help hoarders on their road to recovery by taking over the cleaning and restoring of one's home. However, we also think it is important to help educate people on why someone might develop hoarding tendencies.

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How to Tell if Your Loved One is a Hoarder

Posted by Luke O'Leary on Fri, May 18, 2018

Hoarding is a serious issue that can be a problem for many loved ones and families. Some people you would never have guessed could secretly be hoarders. Some people like to collect, and some people have a bit more than they should, but real hoarding is a serious issue. Hoarders can quickly get to a point where their hoarding is negatively influencing their health. One study has estimated that between 2 and 5 percent of Americans suffer from a hoarding behavior. Here at Clean Earth Restorations we take hoarding very seriously and have written out some signs of hoarding, so you might be able to recognize if a loved one is a hoarder.

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San Diego Hoarding Help | What Does the Law Say When My Neighbor is a Hoarder?

Posted by Kim Jones on Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Hoarding is a difficult issue, with complicated solutions. If you are dealing with a neighbor or loved one who hoards it's important to understand the legal issues surrounding hoarding - what can and cannot be done.

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Topics: san diego hoarding, help for hoarders, san diego hoarding cleanup, help for hoarders in san diego

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