A true hoarder needs professional help in order to deal with their disorder. In this article when we refer to hoarders, we are actually speaking of the habit of some people to hold onto useless or excess items or in other words to people who may often be referred to as a pack rat. If you are a pack rat or know someone that is, then understanding why you need to hold onto so many items will help you or them to stop the behavior and declutter their home.
1. Fear of not having things when they need them. 2. The belief that you will need or use things you are not using now in the future. 3. Too many collections.