Cover image for Digging out : helping your loved one manage clutter, hoarding & compulsive acquiring
Title:
Digging out : helping your loved one manage clutter, hoarding & compulsive acquiring
Author:
Tompkins, Michael A.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, Inc., [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
xii, 188 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
"In 'Digging out', you will find a complete guide to helping your loved one with a hoarding problem live safly and comfortably in his or her home or apartment. Included are realistic harm refuction strategies that you can use to help your loved one manage health and safety hazards, avoid evictin, and motivate him or her to make long-term lifestyle changes. You'll learn how to handle a roommate or spouse with a hoarding problem, identify and work through special considerations that may arise when the person who hoards is frail and elderly, and recieve guidance for healing strained relationships between people who hoard and their friends and family. People who hoard may always insist on living in clutter, but with this book as a guide, you can help your loved one live more comfortably and safely, salvage your damaged relationship, and restore your peace of mind" --Cover p. 4.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781572245945
Format :
Book