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[Compulsive buying disorder: a review and a case vignette].

@article{Tavares2008CompulsiveBD,
  title={[Compulsive buying disorder: a review and a case vignette].},
  author={Hermano Tavares and Daniela S. S. Lobo and Daniel Fuentes and Donald W. Black},
  journal={Revista brasileira de psiquiatria},
  year={2008},
  volume={30 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          S16-23
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Compulsive buying disorder was first described as a psychiatric syndrome in the early twentieth century. Its classification remains elusive, and investigators have debated its potential relationship to mood, substance use, obsessive-compulsive, and impulse control disorders. The objective of this study is to present a review of compulsive buying disorder and present a case vignette. METHOD Two databases were reviewed (Medline and PsycINFO) in search for articles published in the… 
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