Difficulty Identifying Feelings, Distress Tolerance and Compulsive Buying: Analyzing the Associations to Inform Therapeutic Strategies

  title={Difficulty Identifying Feelings, Distress Tolerance and Compulsive Buying: Analyzing the Associations to Inform Therapeutic Strategies},
  author={Paul Rose and Daniel J. Segrist},
  journal={International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction},
  • Paul Rose, Daniel J. Segrist
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction
  • Difficulty identifying feelings (a component of alexithymia) and distress tolerance both appear to play a role in impulse-control problems. The goal of the present study was to build upon past research by developing a model of the relations between these constructs and compulsive buying. Participants from the United States and Canada completed a survey containing well-established measures of demographic variables, difficulty identifying feelings, distress tolerance and compulsive buying. In… CONTINUE READING
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