'Tis the Season to Be Broke
- I Am Not ... Therefore, I Am: The Role of Avoidance Products in Shaping Consumer Behavior. Englis, Basil G.; Solomon, Michael R. // Advances in Consumer Research;1997, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p61
The article describes the Annual Conference of the Association for Consumer Research (ACR) held in Tucson, Arizona from October 10 to 13, 1996, focusing on research papers that were presented including "Learning to Not-Want Things," by Richard Walk, "Exploring Anti-Constellations: Content and...
- Compulsive Spending in Younger Generations. // Futurist;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p2
Highlights the high level of compulsive buyers among Generation Y, Americans born between 1977 and 1997. Percentage of baby boomers classified as compulsive spenders; Factor which contributed to the high level of compulsive buyers in Generation Y.
- COMPULSIVE BUYING TENDENCIES AND PERSONAL FINANCES. SPINELLA, MARCELLO; LESTER, DAVID; BIJOU YANG // Psychological Reports;Dec2014, Vol. 115 Issue 3, p670
In a community sample of 225 adults, scores on the Compulsive Buying Scale were associated with scores on the subscales of the Executive Personal Finance Scale ( r s = -.35 to -.70) and the Money Attitudes Scale (positively with using money for impressing others, and negatively with saving and...
- Financial Bulimia THE NEW SHOPPING ADDICTION. Tait, Allison // Cleo;Oct2003, Issue 372, p200
Focuses on the spending behavior of women. Symptoms of the binge spender; Characteristics of a compulsive shopper; Steps to financial control.
- Compulsive Spending Often Debilitating. // USA Today Magazine;
Deals with the effects of compulsive buying during holidays on consumers. Disadvantages of holiday shopping season to people; Situations that are hard for compulsive shopper; Examples of obsessive-compulsive disorders.
- Psychiatric and socioeconomic aspects as possible predictors of compulsive buying behavior. Lourenço Leite, Priscilla; Cardoso Silva, Adriana // Trends in Psychiatry & Psychotherapy;Jul-Sep2016, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p141
Introduction: Compulsive buying can be characterized as an almost irresistible urge to buy various items. Compulsive buying disorder is a subject of growing interest to health professionals. It is a current issue and the prevalence rate in the global population is around 5 to 8%. Objectives: The...
- The Urge to Lose Money. Gengler, Amanda // Money;Mar2007, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p33
This article discusses the prominence of compulsive money behavior in the U.S. in 2007, whether in the form of gambling or shopping. The National Council on Problem Gambling has seen traffic to their help line increase annually by 10% for the past decade. Of particular focus is Sandy Yakim,...
- Nothing Trivial About Shopaholics. // USA Today Magazine;Dec2008, Vol. 137 Issue 2763, p14
The article focuses on compulsive buying disorder which often leads to financial difficulties and severe family and personal distress. According to psychiatry professor Donald Black, people tend to trivialize the condition. Compulsive buying disorder is best classified as a malfunctioning of...
- COMPULSIVE BUYING TENDENCIES. SPINELLA, MARCELLO; LESTER, DAVID; BIJOU YANG // Psychological Reports;Dec2015, Vol. 117 Issue 3, p649
Compulsive buying behavior is typically viewed as pathological, but recent research has shown that compulsive buying tendencies are associated with attitudes toward money, personal financial behavior, and having materialistic values, suggesting that compulsive buyers are manifesting an extreme...