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A Clinical Screener for Compulsive Buying
Advancements in understanding problematic behaviors require the ability to identify affected or at-risk individuals. This article reports the development of a scale to identify compulsive buyers.Expand
Compulsive Buying: A Phenomenological Exploration
Compulsive buying is framed within the larger category of compulsive consumption, and both quantitative and qualitative data are used to provide a phenomenological description. Results indicateExpand
Effects of Product Placement in On-Line Games on Brand Memory: A Perspective of the Limited-Capacity Model of Attention
This study explores the conditions under which product placement in an on-line game will get noticed and be remembered from a perspective of the limited-capacity model of attention. Results show thatExpand
Compulsive buying: descriptive characteristics and psychiatric comorbidity.
BACKGROUND Compulsive buying is infrequently described in the psychiatric literature despite suggestions that it may be prevalent. The authors investigated the demographics and phenomenology of thisExpand
Estimated prevalence of compulsive buying behavior in the United States.
OBJECTIVE Compulsive buying (uncontrolled urges to buy, with resulting significant adverse consequences) has been estimated to affect from 1.8% to 16% of the adult U.S. population. To the authors'Expand
Spent Resources: Self‐Regulatory Resource Availability Affects Impulse Buying
This research investigated impulse buying as resulting from the depletion of a common-but limited-resource that governs self-control. In three investigations, participants' self-regulatory resourcesExpand
The third person effect hypothesis, which states that individuals exposed to a mass media messaage will expect the communication to have a greater effect on others than on themselves, may help toExpand
In the mood to buy: Differences in the mood states experienced by compulsive buyers and other consumers
One area of consumption disorders receiving a great deal of attention lately is compulsive buying. Researchers have begun moving from descriptive studies of this phenomenon to attempts to explainExpand
Susceptibility and Severity
The authors posit that 2 distinct perceptual dimensions underlie the third-person effect hypothesis: judgments of susceptibility to communications (a cognitive process) and severity of communicationsExpand