How to use Hoarders in a sentence
The following tips can help keep your teen's bedroom a safe, inhabitable space that won't bring to mind the last episode of "Hoarders" you watched.
Keep in mind that hoarders don't completely recover, but they may be able to scale down their level of collecting to the point that it doesn't negatively affect their life as much as it did before treatment.
The topic of compulsive hoarding has gained a lot of popularity due to the popular TV show, Hoarders.
Many hoarders also have other mental health issues such as an anxiety disorder or obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Usually, hoarders choose something that is easily accessible so that they can stockpile it.Advertisement
Many hoarders also know they have a problem, but they can't do anything about it.
The Hoarders TV show is a documentary style reality show that airs on the A&E network.
The hoarders develop an emotional attachment to these physical possessions and have a great deal of difficulty parting with them, even when the clutter threatens to take over their homes and lives.
On the Hoarders TV show, professionals specializing in dealing with hoarders bring a clean-up crew to the home of the featured hoarder, and attempt to intervene and clean up the home.
Unlike the A&E show Intervention, the hoarders themselves are aware of the efforts being made on their behalf.Advertisement
Each episode of Hoarders features two different subjects, both suffering from an extreme form of hoarding behavior.
Most of the time the homes can be cleaned up enough to allow the hoarders some extra time before they are evicted or face other consequences of their actions.
Some of the stories that are covered on Hoarders are heartbreaking, and viewers get a real glimpse of the suffering that occurs for these people.
To learn more about Hoarders, visit the show's official website at AETV.com.
The format is similar to other reality shows like Hoarders, which focus on strange behaviors.Advertisement