April 1, 2023

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Hoarding: When does compulsive hoarding become a disorder?

  • Laura Blitt
  • BBC News World

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Edward Brown recognizes his condition and treats it while helping others.

Tea cups, empty jars, cans, stuffed animals, plastic containers, CDs…

At Edward Brown’s house, you can find almost everything.

Stacked on top of each other with no apparent logic, the accumulated possessions of his lifetime made Brown’s home a difficult place to live.

“There’s nowhere for people to walk when they come here,” the 60-year-old from Blackburn, in northern England, told the BBC.