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(p. 35) Meet the Bad Guys 

(p. 35) Meet the Bad Guys
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(p. 35) Meet the Bad Guys
Author(s):

David F. Tolin

, Randy O. Frost

, and Gail Steketee

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780199329250.003.0004
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date: 07 April 2020

This chapter outlines psychological factor or way of thinking that prevent people who hoard from benefiting from organizing books and programs. These include control of hoarding not being a priority, unhelpful beliefs (about usefulness, perfectionism and fear of making mistakes, responsibility, attachments to possessions, objects as a source of identity, memory, control), overthinking or over-creativity, avoidance and excuse making, and preference for short-term payoffs. Scales and measurements for self-assessment are included for each psychological factor.

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