Being a collector is a fun, positive experience for many hobbyists, but what if begins to affect your health and relationships in a negative way? Compulsive hoarding is at the other end of the collecting spectrum, and hoarding can create an atmosphere of chaos, anxiety and depression. Wondering what your own clutter says about you? Take our quiz, packed full of expert information from mental health professionals.
Question 1 of 10
Compulsive hoarding is typically considered what type of mental disorder?
Question 2 of 10
How many Americans are compulsive hoarders?
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following is NOT a cause of compulsive hoarding?
Question 4 of 10
What is the name of the assessment tool developed by the National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization (NSGCD)?
Question 5 of 10
True or false: Not all hoarders excessively collect or save objects; some hoard animals.
Question 6 of 10
What is NOT a characteristic of hoarding?
Question 7 of 10
Hoarding runs in families: True or false?
Question 8 of 10
One of the following treatments is not used as a strategy for alleviating hoarding symptoms and triggers:
Question 9 of 10
True or false: Hoarding symptoms are commonly seen only in adults.
Question 10 of 10