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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Functional and Cognitive Rehabilitation of Hoarding Disorder
Principal Investigator:

Catherine Ayers

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2021 - June 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $69,679
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Hoarding Disorder (HD) is a chronic, progressive, and debilitating psychiatric condition that leads to devastating personal and public health consequences. HD is defined by persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions due to distress associated with discarding, urges to save, and/or difficulty making decisions about what to keep and what to discard. Subsequent accumulation of clutter can become so dangerous that it puts individuals at risk of falls, fires, infestations, food cont...

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