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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Cognitive Rehabilitation and Exposure Therapy for Veterans with Hoarding Disorder
Principal Investigator:

Catherine Ayers

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2015 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $69,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As a new addition to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-5 (DSM-5), Hoarding Disorder (HD) is defined by persistent difficulty parting with possessions due to distress associated with discarding, urges to save, and/or difficulty making decisions about what to keep or dispose of. Clutter accumulates and fills living areas to prevent normal use of space, resulting in distress and/or disability. Hoarding symptoms cause significant impairment, incre...

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