Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things
Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things – Frost and Steketee explain the causes and outline the ineffective treatments for the disorder. They also illuminate the pull that possessions exert on all us.
Whether we’re savers, collectors, or compulsive cleaners, none of us is free of the impulses. The impulses that drive hoarders to the extremes in which they live.
Stuff answers the question of what happens when our stuff starts to own us. This is for the six million sufferers, their relatives, and friends. And all the rest of us with complicated relationships to our things.