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Are You A Compulsive Hoarder? – Infographic

compulsive hoarding, pathological collecting

We all know someone who is an avid collector. Maybe your brother collects comic books or your uncle collects antique statues. Some collectors collect in hopes that their collection will someday be worth millions, while others are driven by a love of collecting and the pursuit of a complete set. But what happens when collecting goes from being a pleasurable experience to something that takes over the life of the collector, making them a pariah and forcing them to live an unhealthy lifestyle? Continue reading

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What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

compulsive hand washingObsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder in which sufferers repeatedly experience unwanted involuntary thoughts, feelings or sensations (obsessions) and are driven to perform repetitive behaviors (compulsions) with the intention of reducing obsession-related anxiety. Continue reading

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