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A brother’s secret (article)

This article describes what it’s like to suddenly discover hoarding in a family member, and the difficulties that may arise as a result.  It also includes some basic info about our current understanding of hoarding.  Click here to view.

Dying alone in New York City (article)

This article explores the social isolation that often accompanies hoarding.  Click here to view.

Let’s fix Dad (podcast)

This is a podcast that vividly and humorously describes what it’s like to grow up with a parent with hoarding.  Click here to listen.

About us

About us

The Centre works to gain a better understanding of cognitive, social, emotional, and community aspects of compulsive hoarding.

Publication: Prevalence of Residential Clutter in Vancouver SROs

Publication: Prevalence of Residential Clutter in Vancouver SROs

Members of the lab examined the prevalence of residential clutter within single-room occupancy (SRO) housing units in Vancouver. The manuscript has been accepted for publication in Housing Studies. For more details, click here for a summary of our research […]

New Research Partnership

New Research Partnership

Our team recently met with administrators, resident services coordinators, property managers, and maintenance staff from Beacon Communities. We will be partnering with Beacon to study the processes and […]

CIHR Operating Grant Awarded

Research on Hoarding has been awarded a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study the cognitive underpinnings of key features of hoarding: excessive valuing […]