Level 5 Hoarding Explained

Level 5 Hoarding Explained

The Cause and Remedies of Extreme Hoarding SituationsHoarding is a serious disorder that entails the obsessive accumulation of personal belongings, animals, or trash. The hoarder is overcome by a perceived need to keep excess things. Life-altering consequences like...
Level 4 Hoarding Explained

Level 4 Hoarding Explained

  How to know if your Hoarding Situation has reached Level 4  The National Study on Compulsive Disorganization created a scale to help categorize hoarding behavior into 5 stages. This scale helps those in the periphery of the hoarder’s life to step in, recognize...
Level 3 Hoarding Explained

Level 3 Hoarding Explained

Hoarding is a complicated condition highlighted by the obsessive and irrational need to keep things like trash and excessive belongings. The National Study on Compulsive Disorganization has developed a scale that defines the levels of hoarding to aid professionals and...
Level 2 Hoarding Explained

Level 2 Hoarding Explained

 The Institute of Challenging Disorganization published a Clutter-Hoarding scale that classifies hoarding behavior into five levels. Hoarding is characterized by the irrational need to keep possessions, trash, or animals.  Level 2 Hoarding is the second least severe...
Level 1 Hoarding Explained

Level 1 Hoarding Explained

 What is Level 1 Hoarding?Level 1 hoarding is the least severe of the hoarding levels, and it often goes unrecognized by outside observers and the hoarder. The first phase of many Hoarding Disorders can include the following characteristics: Difficulty parting with...
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