What Is Hoarding vs. ADHD Clutter?

EXPERTS: Carolyn I. Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D., Randy O. Frost, Ph.D.

The clutter that accompanies ADHD is often confused with a hoarding disorder. How can providers, families, and individuals distinguish between these two related but distinct challenges? To answer this question, we must first define and understand hoarding disorder, consider co-occurring conditions, and explore treatments for hoarding disorder.