Table of Contents
About the Author
List of Contributors
Chapter 1. Analysis of the Psychological Benefits of Coveted Inanimate Objects
Chapter 2. Why Do People Collect Things?
Chapter 3. Anthropological Roots
Chapter 4. Types of Collection
Chapter 5. Descriptions of Kreuter Collection of Minerals and Fossils
Chapter 6. Collecting as a Form of Bonding with Children
Chapter 7. The Addiction of Collecting
Chapter 8. Shopping Addiction
Chapter 9. Cross-Benefits of Lifelong Collecting
Chapter 10. Is Collecting the Same as Hoarding?
Chapter 11. Filling a Void?
Chapter 12. Addressing Issues: Emotional, Psychodynamic, Spiritual, Cerebral, Artistic
Chapter 13. Obsessions
Chapter 14. Perspectives of Collectors
Chapter 15. Anthropomorphic Healthy Narcissism by Proxy
Chapter 16. Problems Associated with Collecting: A Contrast to Difficulties of Foragers