It's the end of the year, and many of us are thinking about goals for the New Year. "Cleaning house" is often on that list. Compulsive Hoarding and Dissociative Disorders This article about hoarding was once one of the top viewed articles here at Discussing Dissociation -- for months and months. It was the top viewed article in 2009 - 2010, surprisingly enough. I'll send it through again, and … [Read more...]
Don’t Touch My Stuff !!
Through the years, some of the most popular articles of the Discussing Dissociation blog has been about compulsive hoarding. Compulsive Hoarding and Dissociative Disorders Land of the Free? I can’t explain their popularity on this blog, other than the way a rash of television programs have increased the awareness of the complications about hoarding. However, hoarding issues are typically … [Read more...]
2010 in review – from WordPress about the Discussing Dissociation Blog
The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here's a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 110,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 5 days for that many people to see it. In 2010, there were … [Read more...]
Land of the Free?
For folks in the USA, it’s the July 4th holiday weekend. Barbecues, picnics, swimming parties, and fireworks are happening all over the country. Red, white, and blue stars and stripes are visible in every direction. It’s a fun holiday – most people are in festive moods. The point of the Independence Day holiday is to celebrate freedom. It’s about being free, living in a land that is free, … [Read more...]
Compulsive Hoarding and Dissociative Disorders
Compulsive Hoarding is a cluttery mess!! What makes this happen? Have you seen homes that look like this? Does your home look like this? Are you also a dissociative trauma survivor? Compulsive hoarding, or disposophobia, is a psychiatric condition that affects millions of people. Compulsive hoarding is an obsessive need to acquire and keep possessions, even if these items have little value, are … [Read more...]