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The Resource Stuff : compulsive hoarding and the meaning of things, Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee

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

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Stuff : compulsive hoarding and the meaning of things
Title
Stuff
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compulsive hoarding and the meaning of things
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Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee
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Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
Two psychologists analyze the sources of compulsive hoarding behaviors, presenting case studies of sufferers who have rendered their homes virtually unlivable, and outlines typical ineffective treatments and the impact of the disorder on families
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346441
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Frost, Randy O
Dewey number
616.85/227
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Steketee, Gail
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True
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  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Compulsive hoarding
Target audience
adult
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compulsive hoarding and the meaning of things
Label
Stuff : compulsive hoarding and the meaning of things, Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-290)
Contents
  • Avoiding the agony
  • You Hanven't got a clue
  • A tree with too many branches: genetics and the brain
  • A pack rat in the family
  • But it's mine: hoarding in children
  • Having, being and hoarding
  • 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
Control code
ocn466347570
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Mariner Books ed.
Extent
290 p.
Isbn
9780547422558
System control number
(OCoLC)466347570
Label
Stuff : compulsive hoarding and the meaning of things, Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-290)
Contents
  • Avoiding the agony
  • You Hanven't got a clue
  • A tree with too many branches: genetics and the brain
  • A pack rat in the family
  • But it's mine: hoarding in children
  • Having, being and hoarding
  • 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
Control code
ocn466347570
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Mariner Books ed.
Extent
290 p.
Isbn
9780547422558
System control number
(OCoLC)466347570

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