Affiliation: King's College London
- Compulsive hoarding: OCD symptom, distinct clinical syndrome, or both?Alberto Pertusa
Division of Psychological Medicine, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, PO 69, De Crespigny Park Rd, London SE58AF, United Kingdom
Am J Psychiatry 165:1289-98. 2008..Compulsive hoarding is a debilitating problem that is often associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. However, the precise nosology of compulsive hoarding has yet to be determined...
- Stressful life events and material deprivation in hoarding disorderDanielle Landau
King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England, United Kingdom
J Anxiety Disord 25:192-202. 2011....
- Experiential avoidance and emotion regulation difficulties in hoarding disorderLorena Fernández de la Cruz
King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England, UK Electronic address
J Anxiety Disord 27:204-9. 2013..However, despite the lack of specificity, the findings raise some potentially useful clinical implications for the treatment of HD...
- Hoarding disorder: a new diagnosis for DSM-V?David Mataix-Cols
King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
Depress Anxiety 27:556-72. 2010..The creation of a new diagnosis in DSM-V would likely increase public awareness, improve identification of cases, and stimulate both research and the development of specific treatments for hoarding disorder...
- Do patients with hoarding disorder have autistic traits?Alberto Pertusa
Department of Psychosis Studies, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England, UK
Depress Anxiety 29:210-8. 2012..In order to further refine the diagnostic boundaries of HD, we examined the presence of autistic traits and theory of mind deficits in individuals with HD and of hoarding behavior in patients with ASD...
- When hoarding is a symptom of OCD: a case series and implications for DSM-VAlberto Pertusa
Department of Psychosis Studies, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
Behav Res Ther 48:1012-20. 2010..We estimate that this clinical presentation is relatively rare and accounts for a minority of severe hoarding cases. We discuss the unique characteristics of hoarding as a symptom of OCD and the implications for DSM-V...
- Refining the diagnostic boundaries of compulsive hoarding: a critical reviewAlberto Pertusa
Division of Psychological Medicine, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
Clin Psychol Rev 30:371-86. 2010..Growing evidence from epidemiological, phenomenological, neurobiological, and treatment studies suggests that compulsive hoarding may be best classified as a discrete disorder with its own diagnostic criteria...
- Spanish adaptation of the Dimensional Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive ScaleAlberto Pertusa
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clinical and Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
Compr Psychiatry 51:641-8. 2010..The goal of this study was to further explore the psychometric properties of the DY-BOCS in a Spanish sample...
- Annual research review: hoarding disorder: potential benefits and pitfalls of a new mental disorderDavid Mataix-Cols
Departments of Psychosis Studies and Psychology, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:608-18. 2012..Given the proposed inclusion of a new hoarding disorder (HD) in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition), it is pertinent to discuss the potential benefits and pitfalls of such a development...
- Neuropsychological and neural correlates of hoarding: a practice-friendly reviewDavid Mataix-Cols
Department of Psychosis Studies, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, PO 69, De Crespigny Park Road, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
J Clin Psychol 67:467-76. 2011..Although not possible to establish firm conclusions at this stage, we conclude with a series of observations and recommendations for clinical practice...
- Issues for DSM-V: how should obsessive-compulsive and related disorders be classified?David Mataix-Cols
Am J Psychiatry 164:1313-4. 2007
- Clinical implications of insight assessment in obsessive-compulsive disorderPino Alonso
OCD Clinical and Research Unit, Psychiatry Department, Bellvitge Hospital, Feixa Llarga s n, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
Compr Psychiatry 49:305-12. 2008..001). Our results suggest that insight in OCD varies widely and constitutes a dynamic phenomenon that can improve after treatment and is influenced by clinical conditions such as affective status or personality...