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Author Frost, Randy O

Title Stuff : compulsive hoarding and the meaning of things / Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee

Publ Info Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010
 CCRI-Lincoln  RC533 .F76 2010    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Warwick  RC533 .F76 2010    AVAILABLE
 J&W-Prov. Main Lib.  RC533 .F76 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  RC533 .F76 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  RC533 F76 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 290 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-290)
Contents Dead body in the Collyer Mansion : a prologue to hoarding -- Piles upon piles : the story of hoarding -- We are what we own : owning, collecting, and hoarding -- Amazing junk : the pleasures of hoarding -- Bunkers and cocoons : playing it safe -- A fragment of me : identity and attachment -- Rescue : saving animals from a life on the streets -- A river of opportunities -- Avoiding the agony -- You haven't got a clue -- A tree with too many branches : genetics and the brain -- A packrat in the family -- But it's mine! : hoarding in children -- Having, being, and hoarding
Note With vivid portraits that show us the traits by which you can identify a hoarder, Frost and Steketee explain the causes and outline the often ineffective treatments for the disorder while illuminating the pull that possessions exert on all of us
LC subject Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Compulsive hoarding
Add Author Steketee, Gail
ISBN 9780151014231