By Randy O. Frost, Isabella Gabrielson, Sophia Deady, Kathryn Bonner Dernbach, Greta Guevara, Maggie Peebles-Dorin, Keong Yap, and Jessica Grisham
Scrupulosity—an excessive and unrealistic concern with adherence to a moral or religious code—is a common theme for individuals with OCD. New research explores whether individuals with hoarding disorder may experience a form of scrupulosity where they feel an excessive sense of duty to avoid wasting or harming their possessions. Comprehensive Psychiatry this fall.