The Complex Bond Between Hoarders and Their Stuff

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We all struggle with clutter, but something quite distinct might be happening in the brains of those who have the hoarding disorder.

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Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Compulsive_hoarding_driveway.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Insula_animation.gif
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Anterior_cingulate_gyrus_animation.gif
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Compulsive_hoarding#/media/File:M%C3%BCllwohnung_in_Dresden.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Compulsive_hoarding#/media/File:M%C3%BCllwohnung_1.jpg

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