Effects of shopping addiction on consumer decision-making: Web-based studies in real time.

  title={Effects of shopping addiction on consumer decision-making: Web-based studies in real time.},
  author={Huiyi Lo and Nigel Harvey},
  journal={Journal of behavioral addictions},
  volume={1 4},
  • Huiyi Lo, N. Harvey
  • Published 25 September 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of behavioral addictions
Background and aims Most research into compulsive buying has focused on its causes: questionnaires have been used to study its association with various factors assumed to be important in its etiology. Few studies have dealt with the effects of being a compulsive buyer on shopping decisions. Also, processes underlying compulsive buying are dynamic but questionnaires give access only to a retrospective view of them from the standpoint of the participant. The aim of the current study was to… 
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