Excessively save items that others may view as worthless. They have persistent difficulty getting rid of or parting with possessions, leading to clutter that disrupts their ability to use their living or work spaces.
- Every room of the house is full of stuff
- Refuse to throw anything away because they “might need it someday”
- Often reluctant to use a professional cleaner (usually booked by a family member)
- Extremely dirty to the point of being unhygienic.