TITLE

Shop. Feel Bad. Shop More. Feel Better!

PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Pacific Standard;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which reveals that unexpected shopping lowers a customer's self-esteem and will likely result to more shopping to boost their sense of self-worth in other ways.
ACCESSION #
91680421

 

Related Articles

  • Addictive Buying in West Germany: An Empirical Study. Scherhorn, Gerhard; Reisch, Lucia A.; Raab, Gerhard // Journal of Consumer Policy;1990, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p355 

    Examines the phenomenon of addictive buying in West Germany. Psychological factors behind addictive buying; Predisposition for using consumer goods as a means to compensate for the lack of self-esteem; Role of consumption and buying as socially favored means of compensation.

  • 'Dear Santa, I Want a Pony' Springen, Karen // Newsweek;11/17/2003, Vol. 142 Issue 20, p75 

    Suggests how to say no when the gifts one's children want are not in the budget. Wish lists; How to make sure the child knows he or she is valued.

  • A First For Everything. Benitez, Tina // Playthings;Jan2006, Vol. 104 Issue 1, p28 

    The article reports on how crafting helps developed the creative skills in children. Senior buyer of Kid's Crafts and Hobbies, David Mitchell, stated that children have special interest in crafting since it is an activity wherein they can think and work on their own. Children expressed their...

  • 'DEAR SANTA, I WANT A PONY, A DOLLY AND A...' Springen, Karen // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);12/1/2003 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 142 Issue 22, p56 

    Suggests how to say no when the gifts one's children want are not in the budget. Wish lists; How to make sure the child knows he or she is valued.

  • The Many Shades of Rose-Colored Glasses: An Evolutionary Approach to the Influence of Different Positive Emotions. GRISKEVICIUS, VLADAS; SHIOTA, MICHELLE N.; NOWLIS, STEPHEN M. // Journal of Consumer Research;Aug2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p238 

    The article presents the results of research on the ways in which different types of positive emotion can affect the purchasing decisions of consumers. It focuses on the differences in shopping patterns associated with feelings of self-esteem or contentment. Details of the research protocol are...

  • Towards an understanding of Internet-based problem shopping behaviour: The concept of online shopping addiction and its proposed predictors. Rose, Susan; Dhandayudham, Arun // Journal of Behavioral Addictions;2014, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p83 

    Background: Compulsive and addictive forms of consumption and buying behaviour have been researched in both business and medical literature. Shopping enabled via the Internet now introduces new features to the shopping experience that translate to positive benefits for the shopper. Evidence now...

  • Do you have SHOPPERS DYSMORPHIA? Bartle, Erica // Cleo;Oct2008, p90 

    The article investigates what drives women to compulsive shopping. A study found that low self-esteem, depression and the belief that shopping is the most effective way to improve mood and self-image were common to people with the problem. Another study revealed that walking into a store can...

  • The high of the buy. Nelson, Jennifer // Natural Health;Jun2010, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p22 

    The article discusses the reasons behind inappropriate shopping and presents suggestions on appropriate shopping. Writer April Lane Benson states that loss, loneliness, low self-esteem and feeling down are the most common reasons for inappropriate shopping. It is suggested to find out the...

  • Excessive Eating and Compulsive Buying Behaviours in Women: An Empirical Pilot Study Examining Reward Sensitivity, Anxiety, Impulsivity, Self-Esteem and Social Desirability. Davenport, Kate; Houston, James; Griffiths, Mark // International Journal of Mental Health & Addiction;Aug2012, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p474 

    'Mall disorders' such as excessive eating and compulsive buying appear to be increasing, particularly among women. A battery of questionnaires was used in an attempt to determine this association between specific personality traits (i.e., reward sensitivity, impulsivity, cognitive and somatic...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics