Difficulties in Helping a Compulsive Hoarder

Someone who is a compulsive hoarder admits they need help. That is great news. The only problem is it is only the first step in an extremely long journey. As a loved-one, it is important that you are braced to see the worst side of the person and still be patient. You will be challenged […]

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6 Practical Tips to Lessen Food Hoarding

Food hoarding shares many similarities with other sorts of compulsive hoarding and so the way it is treated is likewise similar. Along with getting appropriate assistance, special care needs to be taken to address the person’s relationship with food. Since food hoarding carries with it the high possibility of dangerously rotten foods being consumed, it […]

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Important Things you should know about an Obsessive Compulsive Hoarder

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An obsessive compulsive hoarder is a person who has an anxiety disorder that makes them keep extra magazines, papers and generally clutter around.  When it is severe, the condition can seriously affect the life of the victim and those around them. This is because they eventually lose the ability to perform simple activities like cleaning, […]

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3 Reasons for Hoarding Food

Many people have an emotional attachment to food. Whether the constant need to eat quickly so a sibling wouldn’t take vittles off your plate or the smell of baked goods on Christmas morning, food evokes specific memories and feelings. For the person hoarding food, there could be more underneath the surface than the shared diagnosis […]

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The Potential Dangers of Hoarding

Compulsive hoarding is defined by the uncontrollable need to obtain items and/or the inability to throw anything away. The items overtakes the persons’ life to the point that they are unable to safely function in the home, even losing access to what is commonly considered basic necessities. Hoarders are often desensitized to the extremity of […]

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Understanding Oniomania

Oniomania is a term used to refer to the compulsive desire to shop. It is also known as shopping addiction, compulsive shopping, compulsive buying, CB or shopaholism.  It can either be an impulse control disorder or clinical addiction. Most people who suffer from the condition are not aware that they are suffering from an unknown […]

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Ways to Deal with Compulsive Shopping

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Compulsive shopping is a condition which most people sink into without realization. It all starts with buying something nice to feel good when you are feeling low and before you know it you are always buying tons of items to feel good so that you can escape your problems. Compulsive shoppers will go shopping several […]

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Learn Everything You Need To Know About Animal Hoarders

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Just like there are people who cannot resist hoarding household items, there are scores of people who hoard animals. Animal hoarders practice one of the most common forms of animal cruelty by bunching up several animals in claustrophobic spaces. Cats and dogs are some of the beloved pets by animal hoarders.  The hoarders keep abnormally […]

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The Truth about Shopaholics

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Shopaholics are people who suffer from a compulsion to shop in order to feel better.  This may not seem like a problem, but the women and men who suffer from this condition usually end up with more problems and most of the time they cannot handle them with a sane mind. There are numerous signs […]

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Importance of Clutterers Anonymous

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Clutterers anonymous is a fellowship of both women and men who come together to share their experiences, hopes and strengths with each other as they help each other recover and come up with solutions towards their cluttering problems. This is usually associated with 12 steps of recovery that are guided by 12 traditions which have […]

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