Understanding Hoarding

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Pub Date 18 May 2017 | Archive Date 31 Jul 2017

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Compulsive hoarding can make life a misery, affecting health, well-being and lifestyle, and posing a significant risk of fire, illness, infestation and other dangers. Hoarding touches the whole family, and can make it difficult to receive visitors. In extreme cases, it impinges on basic freedoms, such as space in which to eat, do paperwork or even sleep. Packed with practical advice, Understanding Hoarding aims to help those with hoarding difficulties and those who live with them. It is also a useful resource for friends and professionals. Topics include:

what hoarding disorder is

what triggers hoarding

why an intensive clear-out doesn't work

decluttering tips and tricks

how to help a hoarder

where your stuff goes

therapies and resources

what the professionals say

hoarders' stories

The hoarder's journey can be a long and complex one but, in this useful book, expert Jo Cooke says that it is possible to take control of your life and your stuff.

Compulsive hoarding can make life a misery, affecting health, well-being and lifestyle, and posing a significant risk of fire, illness, infestation and other dangers. Hoarding touches the whole...


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