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Hoarding Disorder Treatment With Virtual Reality

This study explores whether a facilitated peer support group called Buried in Treasures (BIT) and a virtual reality decluttering practice can help individuals with clutter challenges.

Stanford is currently accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Collaborator: National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Behavioral: Facilitated group therapy with behavioral practice; 16 weeks




Inclusion Criteria:

   1. Age greater than 55

   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

   7. Participant should have the technology to host Zoom calls

Exclusion Criteria:

   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

Ages Eligible for Study

56 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Now accepting new patients

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Thasveen Sandhu
Not Recruiting