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date: 12 December 2019

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Although hoarding behavior has been observed for many centuries, the history of scientific research on it spans less than three decades. The chapters in this volume represent the current state of knowledge about hoarding and the disorder associated with it. It is hoped that the information contained here will inspire other researchers to get involved in the search for understanding of this complex problem.

Keywords: hoarding disorder, compulsive hoarding, diagnosis

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