Added to the list of mental illnesses passion for hoarding
American doctors from the Institute of life revealed a new mental illness called sillogomaniya. It is expressed in the pathological pursuit of storage. I must say, there were similar problems in the past, but now the experts talked about the need for them in a separate disease, writes "Kommersant".
Ratio of stored things very carefully. Sometimes things are very new and not yet unpacked. They are stored in case if you ever need them. Patients sillogomaniey can not even throw out magazines or old package. Typically, the disorder develops as a result of a strong shock, death of a close person.
A result of reduced activity in brain areas associated with decision-making. On the other hand, may develop fear of poverty. This trait often is hereditary and passed to the family from generation to generation, emphasizes psychiatrist Vitaly stinks. "For example, grandparents survived the war, survived the blockade and passed it as a stereotype response behavior to his son or daughter," – said stinks.
To assess the severity of the U.S. experts made a scale of 1 to 5. People on 5 mark, so clutter your house, they no place to live. As a result, they sleep on the street or in a car, using the house as a warehouse.