When Stuff Takes Over

What compels hoarders to save every newspaper, cardboard box, and item of clothing? Gail Steketee, a [...]professor of psychology and dean of the School of Social Work, has been studying hoarding for 15 years and is the coauthor of three books on the subject. Her most recent, written with Randy Frost, a professor of psychology at Smith College, is "Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things."

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Posted by alvinlee (0)

great work, Gail!
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