Shopping Addiction

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A spending disorder which is
(1) Poorly controlled
(2) Markedly distressful, time-consuming, and which results in familial, social, vocational, and/or financial difficulties
(3) Does not occur in the context of hypomanic or manic symptoms
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Arguing that Clifford could be dealt "outwith the guidelines", Mr Linehan said her compulsive buying had started in the mid-90s following the breakdown of a marriage.
Compulsive buying represents one of the most severe problems in current consumer societies.
Sadness, identity, and plastic in overshopping: The interplay of materialism, poor credit management, and emotional buying motives in predicting compulsive buying.
The causes and consequences of compulsive buying behavior are recognized as important issues for consumer researchers and psychiatrists (Dittmar, 2005; Faber & O'Guinn, 1992; McElroy, Keck, Pope, Smith, & Strakowski, 1994; Mueller et al.
This study analyses the impact of social influences on compulsive buying behavior through psychological influences.
This study utilized the five-point Likert-type scales: Compulsive Buying Scale (d'Astous, Maltais, & Roberge, 1990) and the Degree of Irrational Credit Use Scale (d'Astous, 1990) to assess a student's predisposition to spend compulsively and to make unwise decisions with credit cards.
Compulsive buying is a self-regulatory problem according to Rose (2007), and in the recent Otero-Lopez and Villardefrancos (2013) study, all of the neuroticism facets were related to compulsive buying.
Edgardo Juan Tolentino, head of Makati Medical Center's Department of Neurosciences Section of Psychiatry lets us into the world of Compulsive Buying Disorder (CBD) and invites us to examine if we may be suffering from it.
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between compulsive buying and the big five personality traits (extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, intellect and neuroticism).
Compulsive buying is a label which has been used recently in both psychiatric and consumer research contexts to refer to the inability to shop or buy "normally" [18, 34].
The results: Highly materialistic people, when faced with a mortal threat, reported much higher levels of post-traumatic stress symptoms and impulsive and compulsive buying than their less materialistic counterparts.