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Chaos: A Case of Compulsive Collecting and Hoarding

  • Henry Kellerman

A 55-year-old man had been collecting disability insurance since his accident in a machine shop some years earlier. He had slipped on an oil spill and eventually needed back surgery. He never again had a salaried job. However, he was exceedingly happy with his avocation. He fancied himself a master craftsman.

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Compulsive Behavior Machine Shop Late Hand Wood Object Wood Strip 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry Kellerman
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  1. 1.Postgraduate Center for Mental HealthNew YorkUSA

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