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10 Facts About Hoarding

        Health | Mental Disorders

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Trauma is a trigger

For some people, hoarding behavior is triggered following a traumatic life event. Such an experience can range anywhere from the death of a loved one to divorce, eviction or loss of possessions in a fire. Often people who have had such an experience become depressed, and they can develop hoarding behavior if their depression is not addressed.

Post-traumatic emotional issues require professional treatment.


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