Compulsive Shopping: 4 Smart Ways to Avoid It

If you find yourself infected with compulsive buying disorder, do not wait until you finally find yourself out of control. Try these 4 tips to fight the urge of compulsive buying: 1. Determine Possible Reasons for the Behavior Studies show that compulsive buying disorder may be secondary to much deeper underlying issues. Take time to […]

I Need to Buy This Now: The Truth about Compulsive Buying

I haven’t heard of anyone who doesn’t find pleasure in shopping and buying; well maybe not everyone is totally in love with it but it sure does give you that pleasant and gratifying feeling every time. Though a lot of people have been constantly dealing with shopping issues, the women are the more affected group […]

Understanding Oniomania

Oniomania is a term used to refer to the compulsive desire to shop. It is also known as shopping addiction, compulsive shopping, compulsive buying, CB or shopaholism.  It can either be an impulse control disorder or clinical addiction. Most people who suffer from the condition are not aware that they are suffering from an unknown […]

Ways to Deal with Compulsive Shopping

Compulsive shopping is a condition which most people sink into without realization. It all starts with buying something nice to feel good when you are feeling low and before you know it you are always buying tons of items to feel good so that you can escape your problems. Compulsive shoppers will go shopping several […]

The Truth about Shopaholics

Shopaholics are people who suffer from a compulsion to shop in order to feel better.  This may not seem like a problem, but the women and men who suffer from this condition usually end up with more problems and most of the time they cannot handle them with a sane mind. There are numerous signs […]

The Truth about Compulsive Shopping

  Compulsive shopping is associated with compulsive buying behavior.  This is an impulse control disorder that affects a person’s shopping behavior.  A compulsive shopper has the tendency to feel a sudden impulse of buying something that he or she wants, without thinking of the cost or consequence.  Compulsive shopping is different from the normal buying […]

Characteristics of a Shopaholic

A shopaholic is a person who is addicted to shopping. This is a person who can live their entire lives in the malls or in online stores looking for things that they probably don’t even need. They end up spending a lot of money which is quite unhealthy. Below are some of the characteristics of […]

Compulsive Shopping – Is It An Addiction?

Compulsive shopping is a disorder characterised by excessive shopping. The individuals suffering from this disorder will ‘shop till they drop’ or shop until the limit of their credit cards. Mo st of them shop because it makes them feel better and because it is an escape from loneliness, anxiety and depression. Some of the characteristics […]

Basic things you need to know about Shopping Addiction

Shopping addiction also known as compulsive shopping is an uncontrollable urge to spend more buying stuff. Different people suffer from this for different reasons. There are those who fe el the need to spend for the purpose of compensating their feelings of anxiety of depression or simply for boosting their self esteem. Shopaholics have the […]

What Is Compulsive Buying Disorder (CBD)?

Compulsive buying disorder (CBD), also known as shopping disorder is the compulsion to spend money, regardless of financial means or need. While many people enjoy shopping, compulsive shopping can cause severe consequences for the addict as it is a mental health disorder. Shopping addiction may be to particular products such as jewelry, shoes or clothes, […]