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Compulsive Hoarding | News

The Surprising Science Behind Hoarding

A recent article in the Pacific Standard magazine highlights much of the emerging science around Hoarding Disorder, including work done by the PGENeS group.  Read it here.

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PGENeS’ hoarding study in the news

PGENeS lab members Carol Mathews and Monika Eckfield are quoted in the recent article on hoarding entitled “The Surprising Science Behind Hoarding” in the magazine Pacific Standard.  The lab’s research on how individuals with hoarding process information, and Dr. Eckfield’s graduate work on subtypes of hoarding symptoms are discussed.

 

Pacific Standard article

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Now recruiting participants!

Recruitment of participants is ongoing for our studies of neurocognition in OCD and compulsive hoarding.  Both individuals with non-hoarding type OCD (and their family members) and healthy controls without OCD or hoarding symptoms are needed.  Please contact us using the link at the above right  for more information and to participate.

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PGENeS in the news

It’s been a busy week for PGENeS in the news.  Both the Trichotillomania Learning Center conference and the American Society on Aging annual conference were in San Francisco this spring.

Carol Mathews was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle with regard to trichotillomania, and Monika Eckfiels and Scott Mackin were highlighted on […]

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Come meet us at the SF-MHA Annual Conference on Hoarding and Cluttering

The annual San Francisco Mental Health Association Conference on Hoarding and Cluttering will take place on March 10 at the St. Mary’s Cathedral.  We will have several posters and a table for research participation.  Come and see us there to find out what we’re up to and how you can help! […]