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Bibliomania is a compulsive tendency to collect and hoard books, according to Right Diagnosis. Although bibliomania is not classified as a psychological disorder, it can be a form of obsessive-compulsive disorder, notes ... More »

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Symptoms of eating disorders vary depending on the specific disorder but may include compulsive exercising, abnormal weight loss, rapid consumption of food, depression and an obsession with food and weight, according to ... More »

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Some ways to stop obsessing include employing different visualizations, getting angry at the object of the obsession or applying humor to the situation. Taking a break to remove oneself from the situation while focusing... More »

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Some famous books originally written in German include Goethe's "The Sorrows of Young Werther," originally published as "Die Leiden des Jungen Werthers", and Thomas Mann's "Death in Venice," a novella that details an old... More »

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In William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," Romeo is a free-spirited teenager who, at the beginning of the play, is infatuated with a girl named Rosaline to the point of unhealthy obsession. When he meets Juliet, his af... More »

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Achilles and Gilgamesh have many similarities and differences as epic heroes; for example, their obsession with death and immortality and their reactions to the deaths of others. Both Achilles and Gilgamesh lose close fr... More »

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Some examples of funny, catchy slogans include KFC's slogan "It's finger-lickin' good," Calvin Klein's famous slogan "Between love and madness lies obsession," and McDonald's slogan "I'm loving it." Catchy slogans remain... More »

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