These are the signs of hoarding disorder, even if you don't witness the hoarding itself firsthand.
When does someone cross the line from being “obsessive” over their possessions, to having a clinical disorder? In this discussion, Dr. Jenny and Kyle discuss the early signs of hoarding disorder in a friend, family member, or spouse. She shares the signs you may be able to spot early-on in childhood or adolescence. Finally, they walk through the best thing a supporter can do if they recognize the signs (especially if the person is undiagnosed.)