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Enhancing Treatment of Hoarding Disorder With Personalized In-Home Sorting and Decluttering Practice

The proposed study aims to investigate the efficacy of adding in-home decluttering practice to Buried in Treasures Workshop (BIT) facilitated group treatment for hoarding disorder.

Stanford is currently accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Collaborator: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Stanford Investigator(s):

Intervention(s):

  • Behavioral: Facilitated group therapy with behavioral practice; 18 weeks

Phase:

N/A

Eligibility


Inclusion Criteria for Individuals with Hoarding Disorder:

   1. Age 18 to 65 years

   2. Either gender and all ethno-racial groups

   3. Physically healthy male or non-pregnant female.

   4. Hoarding Disorder primary condition

   5. Willing and able to understand and complete consent and study procedures

   6. English speaking

Exclusion Criteria for Individuals with Hoarding Disorder:

   1. Current or past history of bipolar, psychotic or eating disorders, substance
   dependence, or substance abuse in the last year.

   2. Clinically at risk of suicide with Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)
   Suicidal Ideation Subscale of 4 or higher (i.e. suicidal intent without specific plan)

   3. Major medical or neurological conditions that increase the risk of participation or
   that would prevent completing assigned behavioral practice tasks.

   4. Unable or unwilling to allow study staff into home for home assessment

   5. Currently at high risk for eviction

   6. Animal hoarding or squalor

Inclusion Criteria for Healthy Controls:

   1. Age 18 to 65 years

   2. Either gender and all ethno-racial groups

   3. Physically healthy male or non-pregnant female.

   4. Willing and able to understand and complete consent and study procedures

   5. English speaking

Exclusion Criteria for Healthy Controls:

   1. any current or lifetime psychiatric diagnosis

   2. current or past use of psychotropic medication

   3. major medical or neurological problem (e.g., unstable hypertension, seizure disorder,
   head trauma)

   4. Metal in body or any other contraindication for MRI

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - 65 Years

Genders Eligible for Study

All

Now accepting new patients

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Andrea Varias, MSHS
650-724-8912
Recruiting