Stuff : compulsive hoarding and the meaning of things / Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library||616.8522 FRO (Text)||39206020392062||NonFiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780151014231
- ISBN: 015101423X
- Physical Description: 290 pages ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages -290).
|Formatted Contents Note:||
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.
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.
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