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ACA304 - Hoarding Disorder: Diagnosis, Assessment, and Treatment

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Hoarding disorder (HD) is a newly added mental disorder in the most recent version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). In this article, the symptoms, characteristics, and features of HD are described, along with diagnosis and assessment strategies. The most efficacious treatments for counseling clients diagnosed with HD are also discussed.


  1. Understand symptoms, characteristics and features of hoarding disorder
  2. Examine strategies for diagnosis and assessment


  • Victoria E. Kress, PhD, Professor/Clinical Director, Youngstown State University
  • Matthew J. Paylo, PhD, Associate Professor/Counseling Program Director, Youngstown State University
  • Nicole A. Stargell, Assistant Professor, UNC Pembroke
  • Chelsey Zoldan, M.S.Ed, Medication Assisted Treatment Counselor, Meridian Community Care

Category: JCD Article


  • 1.00 - Clock Hours
  • 1.00 - NBCC
  • 1.00 - CRCC
  • 1.00 - Ohio Hours

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