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Hoarding Disorder: A New Diagnosis for DSM-V?

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This article provides a focused review of the literature on compulsive hoarding and presents a number of options and preliminary recommendations to be considered for DSM-V. In DSM-IV-TR, hoarding is listed as one of the diagnostic criteria for obsessive–compulsive personality disorder (OCPD). According to DSM-IV-TR, when hoarding is extreme, clinicians should consider a diagnosis of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) and may diagnose both OCPD and OCD if the criteria for both are met. However, compulsive hoarding seems to frequently be independent from other neurological and psychiatric disorders, including OCD and OCPD. In this review, we first address whether hoarding should be considered a symptom of OCD and/or a criterion of OCPD. Second, we address whether compulsive hoarding should be classified as a separate disorder in DSM-V, weighing the advantages and disadvantages of doing so. Finally, we discuss where compulsive hoarding should be classified in DSM-V if included as a separate disorder.

**This course is based on the reading-based online article, Hoarding Disorder: A New Diagnosis for DSM-V? created by **

Journal/Publisher:

Journal of Depression and Anxiety

Publication Date:

24 March, 2010

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Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors and social workers who seek knowledge about compulsive hoarding as it relates to the DSM-V. It is appropriate for an intermediate level of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Understand the difference between OCD and hoarding.
  2. Address whether hoarding should be considered a symptom of OCD and/or a criterion of OCPD.
  3. Address whether compulsive hoarding should be classified as a separate disorder in DSM-V.
  4. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of classifying hoarding as a separate disorder in the DSM-V.
  5. Discuss where compulsive hoarding should be classified in DSM-V.
  6. Identify the reasoning behind the authors' recomendations for compulsive hoarding becoming a new disorder.

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Course Creator: Tyler Gibson
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