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Americans are drowning in more unnecessary “stuff” than ever before, and it’s literally making us sick. So concludes Buried: The State of Stress and Stuff, a new study published on Monday that casts a gimlet eye at a nation caught in a state of chronic clutter and the unnecessary anxiety it provokes. Nothing in the research is particularly surprising. Conducted by ClearVoice Research and commissioned by OfferUp, a mobile marketplace that traffics in used goods, the poll of more than 1,300 adults reveals that most Americans consider themselves burdened with material objects they no longer want nor need. In fact, more than half of respondents described their homes as cluttered. One in seven even confessed to having a room so teeming with junk that it’s essentially dead space.