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Saturday, July 8 • 8:00am - 9:30am
Psychological Features and Community-Based Treatment of Hoarding Disorder

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This symposium will present several recent research studies of psychological vulnerability factors (such as distress intolerance) and their relationship with hoarding severity; associated features (procrastination, disorganization, indecisiveness, perfectionism) in people with HD vs. OCD; and community-based treatments for hoarding disorder (HD), including group cognitive-behavioral therapy and peer-led Buried in Treasures groups conducted in a real world setting, and a workshop designed to engage communities to provide evidence-based treatment for HD.

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Sanjaya Saxena, MD

Director, UCSD Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Program; Professor, UCSD Department of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, UC San Diego School of Medicine
Sanjaya Saxena, MD, is a psychiatrist focusing on the treatment of OCD and related disorders. He is director of the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Clinic at UC San Diego. His research examines the neurobiology and treatment of OCD, hoarding and related disorders, using functional... Read More →

Carol Mathews, MD

Carol A. Mathews MD is Brooke Professor, Department of Psychiatry, in the University of Florida College of Medicine. Her research focuses on how one's culture, environment and genes interact to influence the development and expression of neuropsychiatric syndromes and symptoms... Read More →

Carolyn Rodriguez, MD-PhD

Dr. Rodriguez utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to finding treatment for patients suffering from compulsive behaviors such as Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and hoarding disorder. Her numerous studies aim to gain understanding of these behaviors at multiple levels of analysis... Read More →

Jessica Grisham, PhD

Jessica Grisham is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at UNSW Australia, and an OCD, hoarding, and anxiety disorders researcher. She is interested in the etiology and maintenance of OCD and related disorders, comorbidity and classification of anxiety disorders... Read More →

Saturday July 8, 2017 8:00am - 9:30am PDT
Yerba Buena - Salons 10-12