You’ve probably seen the Hoarders, the television show documenting people living in deplorable conditions they created themselves. Extreme cases of 5-year old yogurt and cat carcasses aside, compulsive hoarding — purchasing, acquiring, searching out and saving items of no real value — is a clinically recognized disorder. It’s estimated that 2-5 percent or 5-15 million Americans meet the criteria for being hoarders. Follow the chart below created by MyMove.com to find out if you’re just a dedicated collector, a bit messy, or if you need an intervention.
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