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Dr. Welsted developed a model to explain the excessive accumulation of objects by individuals with hoarding disorder. Her results suggest that these individuals are particularly adept at finding value in items others consider worthless. This work contributes to a better understanding of this complex and little studied form of psychopathology.
A randomly-selected Doctoral citation each day: today from the Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (PhD) - graduated in 2015