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How hoarding affects the family, with guests Lubov Leontieva, MD, PhD, and Anureet Sekhon, MBBS, on Upstate's "The Informed Patient" podcast

The disorder can disrupt life in a household

The constant accumulation of clutter in a person’s home can lead to depression and suicidal thoughts. Explaining hoarding disorder and its impact on a household are two experts from Upstate’s department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. Lubov "Luba" Leontieva, MD, PhD, is an associate professor, and Anureet Sekhon, MBBS, is a medical graduate from India and a clinical observer. They recently published a paper on this topic.