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Sky News: Call for taskforce as WHO terms hoarding a medical disorder for first time

The government is facing calls to establish a taskforce to rethink how authorities deal with hoarding after the World Health Organisation classified it as a medical disorder for the first time. Campaigners have hailed the move by the global body to include hoarding disorder within its International Classification of Diseases, praising it as a

By |2018-10-22T20:41:20+00:00August 19th, 2018|Categories: main, news|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

THE GUARDIAN: ‘It looks like you’re a lazy idiot’: hoarders welcome medical classification

David Woods was a university student when he formed an insatiable appetite to find out more. He bought books – lots of them. Thirty years on, the 50-year-old council worker is surrounded on all sides by his ever-growing collection: 15,000 books and DVDs fill his small bungalow on the outskirts of Edinburgh. “It’s quite

By |2018-10-22T20:15:27+00:00August 19th, 2018|Categories: main, news|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments