Hoarding Day is held on May 27. This event in the third decade of the month May is annual. Help us
In the United States, “officially recognized” mental disorders are listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), which is published by the American Psychiatric Association. The DSM details all mental disorders and their diagnostic criteria; the fifth edition was published in spring 2013.
The history of hoarding stretches from before Dante to a Smith College psychology laboratory, and now the condition may be officially recognized as a legitimate mental disorder.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
Don't Fry Day on May 26 (the Friday before Memorial Day);
Cellophane Tape Day on May 27 (Cellophane tape was invented in the 1930’s with the purpose of putting a seal on an amazing new substance called, you guessed it, cellophane);
Game Festival in France on May 27 (designed to promote cooperative and non-violent games);
Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28 (It was initiated by the German-based NGO WASH United in 2014 and aims to benefit women and girls worldwide. Menstrual Hygiene Day has received the support of over 270 global partners who are committed to making MHM a priority worldwide.);