Harm Reduction Methods For Helping Those Who Hoard
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Harm Reduction Methods For Helping Those Who Hoard

Compulsive hoarding affects somewhere between 2 and 6% of the US population, and can have numerous safety and health consequences if left untreated. The DSM-V defines hoarding behavior as persistently acquiring and refusing to discard items of ostensibly little or no value. Hoarding can be seen as a subtype of obsessive compulsive disorder, as the compulsive …

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Halloween Gives Kids the Gift of Tradition, Outside of Religion

Beyond Costumes and Candy, Halloween Grounds Families in Holiday Rituals Outside of Religion I don’t remember how my husband Chris and I ended up with six-month-old twins dressed as vegetables—a chili pepper and a pea pod, to be precise—the first Halloween we were parents. I’ll admit the whole thing sounds very much like the result …

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