A. Problematic lawn behavior leading to clinically significant impairment or
distress, as indicated by the individual exhibiting two (or more) of the
following in a 12-month period:
1. Needs to spend markedly increased time or money engaging in
lawn activity to achieve desired effect.
2. Is often preoccupied with the lawn (e.g., having persistent
thoughts of reliving past lawn experiences, planning the next lawn
activity such as mowing, seeding, watering.)
3. Is restless or irritable when attempting to cut down on lawn
activity or stop gazing at the lawn.
4. Lies to conceal the extent of involvement with the lawn.
5. Often engages in lawn activity when feeling distressed (e.g.,
helpless, guilty, anxious, depressed).
B. Lawn behavior is continued despite knowledge of hazardous effects to