In the latest edition of Wise Counsel, Dr. Van Nuys spoke with Gail Steketee on the subject of hoarding. Everybody has to a certain extent a hard time throwing away what he no longer needs, but for some people, gathering stuff in the house can become a problem and this is called hoarding. The clutter can take over the dwelling space and get out of control. Apart from the sanitary and other practical problems this entails for those who have to live in the clutter, it will frequently also lead to socially unfit behavior, where the hoarding person will shy away from company, or will let nobody in the house. Steketee has studied this problem and relates on its symptoms and treatment.
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Just as noteworthy is his third lecture in which Bloom picks up Freud, gives a quick entry into his thought and then manages to finish, before the hour is past, to explain why Freud is widely condemned as being unscientific and yet what of his theories continue to influence the field of psychology.