Hoarding diagnosis could separate from classic OCD

    For years, hoarders have been classified as obsessive-compulsive. And while that may sometimes be the case, researchers think it may be time to separate the diagnoses. As Meggan Kole reports, hoarders face different challenges than others with obsessive-compulsive disorder. That’s why many health professionals think it’s time to draw more attention to the former.

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