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Exploring possessions as extensions of self-concept and links to the identities of others in hoarding disorder

Kings, Christopher 2019, Exploring possessions as extensions of self-concept and links to the identities of others in hoarding disorder, DPsych thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

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Title Exploring possessions as extensions of self-concept and links to the identities of others in hoarding disorder
Author Kings, Christopher
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name DPsych
Thesis advisor Moulding, RichardORCID iD for Moulding, Richard orcid.org/0000-0001-7779-3166
Knight, TessORCID iD for Knight, Tess orcid.org/0000-0002-9231-9582
Date submitted 2019-03
Summary This thesis explored the importance of possessions as extensions of personal identity and connections to significant others for people that struggle with hoarding. The findings suggested that personal belongings take on incredible significance for people that hoard, sometimes feeling physically connected to who they are and the memories of others.
Language eng
Indigenous content off
Field of Research 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Socio Economic Objective 920410 Mental Health
Description of original 127 p.
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Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30134575

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