Hoarding In Children

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It never dawned on me that children could be hoarders. This is a interesting topic. I never knew that hoarding was linked to other disorders. Do you think that hoarding in children is a behavior that is learned? Hoarding is well known in adults. Maybe one or both of Jill’s parents could be hoarders and she is following their behavior. I agree with you that cognitive behavioral therapy is the best type of intervention for hoarding. Helping Jill now at a young age will prevent her from being a hoarder in the future especially when she becomes an adult. Jill’s parents should be involved in her therapy. Her parent’s involvement will them to understand Jill’s disorder and also teach them the skills to help Jill get better. Habit reversal training

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