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Do You Think That Money Can Buy Happiness? A Review of the Role of Mood, Materialism, Self and Cognitions in Compulsive Buying

Moulding, Richard; Duong, Annie; Nedeljkovic, Maja; Kyrios, Michael


Purpose of Review: Although not recognized as a discrete psychiatric disorder, compulsive buying (CB) is a widespread psychological problem characterized by a preoccupation with shopping and impulses to purchase that are experienced as irresistible and chronic, leading to distress and significant impairment. Recent Findings: Social psychological frameworks for CB highlight the link between CB and materialistic value endorsement and individuals’ motives to compensate for a perceived deficiency...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Current Addiction Reports
DOI: 10.1007/s40429-017-0154-y


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