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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About 14% of men were also classed as shopaholics, having run up shopping-related debts of pounds 3,425 on average.
To research her role, Isla attended both Debtors and Shopaholics Anonymous meetings and was overwhelmed by what she discovered.
Adapted from the books The Secret Dreamworld Of A Shopaholic and Shopaholic Abroad by Sophie Kinsella, this bouncy romp follows a fun-loving girl's journey of self-discovery in New York.
Attempting to address her shopping problem, Rebecca goes, all dolled up, to Shopaholics Anonymous meetings, where, in one of the droller scenes, her paean to the raptures of buying almost brings the group to ruin.
Confessions Of A Shopaholic - hailed as this year's Sex And The City - is based on a novel by Sophie Kinsella.
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FILM OF THE DAY Confessions of a Shopaholic The International.
Barrister Lydia Pemberton, aged 27, blames Birmingham's lack of culture on her shopaholic ways.
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SHOPAHOLIC Victoria Beckham looks like she needs to pop back to the mall for a new outfit.