Impulsive behavior in a consumer culture

@article{Hartston2002ImpulsiveBI,
  title={Impulsive behavior in a consumer culture},
  author={H. J. Hartston and L. Koran},
  journal={International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice},
  year={2002},
  volume={6},
  pages={65 - 68}
}
  • H. J. Hartston, L. Koran
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice
  • INTRODUCTION : Compulsive shopping behaviour has recently received long overdue attention as a clinical issue. Curiosity about this condition has led to questions about its identification, characterization as a disorder, and treatment. METHOD : This article presents two case vignettes illustrating diagnostic criteria and points that distinguish this disorder from OCD hoarding or mania. These issues are discussed. RESULTS : The authors present some suggested treatment approaches CONCLUSION… CONTINUE READING

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