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New novel breaks down ‘stigma and shame’ of hoarding

Deborah Knight
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Australian author Emily Maguire has chosen to tackle a serious, yet often overlooked illness in her new novel Love Objects.

She told Deborah Knight she’s used a fictional work to “get inside the skin” of a hoarder.

“Even though people joke about it, … there’s a lot of stigma and shame.

“Those TV shows are actually very shaming, they put viewer in a position of really shaming someone.

“Because of that shame and stigma, a lot of people don’t seek help.”

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Deborah Knight
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