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Coined by Swedish forensic psychiatrist G. Rylander, in 1968. 1969 November 28, “Clinical and Medico-criminological aspects of addiction to Central Stimulating Drugs”, Abuse of central stimulants: Symposium arranged by the Swedish Committee on International Health Relations, Stockholm, November 25-27, 1968, Almqvist & Wiksell, page 257: 


punding ‎(uncountable)

  1. A human activity characterized by compulsive fascination with and performance of repetitive, mechanical tasks, such as assembling and disassembling, collecting, or sorting household objects.
    Punding may consist of activities such as collecting pebbles and lining them up as perfectly as possible, or disassembling doorknobs and putting them back together again.

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