[Compulsive buying and psychiatric comorbidity].

  title={[Compulsive buying and psychiatric comorbidity].},
  author={Astrid M{\"u}ller and Barbara Muehlhans and Andrea Silbermann and Ulrike Mueller and Christian Mertens and Thomas Horbach and James E. Mitchell and Martina de Zwaan},
  journal={Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik, medizinische Psychologie},
  volume={59 8},
Compulsive buying is an excessive behavior that has begun to receive attention from researchers in recent years. The current study provides an overview of research on compulsive buying and examines the psychiatric co-morbidity in a German female treatment seeking compulsive buying sample in comparison with age and gender-matched normal buying control groups. Thirty women suffering from compulsive buying disorder, 30 community controls, and 30 bariatric surgery candidates were assessed with the… CONTINUE READING


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