Are Hoarding and OCD the same thing?
Compulsive hoarding was commonly considered to be a type of obsessive compulsive disorder (or OCD). Compulsive hoarding is also considered a feature of obsessive compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) and may develop along with other mental illnesses, including, but not limited to dementia and schizophrenia. When handling a hoarding situation it is important to be delicate, professional, and understanding to all of those involved. When in doubt of how to clean up or you need an extra hand, call SERVPRO of The Andovers. Looking for more information, call us or visit our website today to help navigate the situation with dignity for all involved.