An 87-year-old female with interest in music, botany, trekking stories, politics and … junk

  • Susan Stephanie Reedy
  • William Spassini
  • Nicola Berruti
  • Berti Stefano
  • Renzo Polotti
  • Orazio Zanetti
Case Report


Hoarding behavior Hoarding disorder Mild cognitive impairment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nursing Home “Anni Azzurri”RezzatoItaly
  2. 2.Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit “Anni Azzurri”RezzatoItaly
  3. 3.Fondazione Brescia Solidale ONLUSBresciaItaly
  4. 4.IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio-FatebenefratelliBresciaItaly

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