Compulsive buying: Literature review and suggestions for.
References Materials and methods This review summarizes the literature on compulsive buying published during the past 15 years. Two medical libraries (MEDLINE, COCHRANE) were searched in order to investigate the related articles. Results Prevalence studies of compulsive buying found a rate between 1 and 6% in the general population. About 90%.
Literature review 2.1. Compulsive buying behavior Compulsive shopping is part of the new age addictions, yet this behavior has been identified before. At the beginning of the 20th century the German psychiatrist Emil Kraepelin invented the term “oniomania” to describe the unstoppable impulse to buy. Many authors have attempted to define the syndrome of compulsive shopping but a consensus.
Compulsive buying disorder is common, affecting 5.8% of the general population, according to one study. Typically, CBD has early onset, frequent comorbidities, and a chronic course. The etiology of CBD is unknown, with biological, psychological and sociocultural factors proposed as likely contributors.
Five separate constructs were identified from the compulsive buying literature as being closely associated with compulsive buying tendencies. These items were used to compare the nomological validity of the Valence et al. (1988) and Faber and O'Guinn (1992) scales.
Literature review Compulsive buying behavior. Shopping entails an important aspect of all people coupled with the economy. While this aspect is a normal behavior, challenges emerge when people overindulge in it without paying attention to its consequences. More focus in buying behaviors has been on compulsive purchasing as it has negative consequences for individuals. Neuner, Raab, and Reisch.
Compulsive Buying Measurement Scale. This scale comprises 13 items for assessing compulsive buying tendencies (Valence et al., 1988; Scherhorn et al., 1990).Items are answered on a 5-point scale anchored from Strongly disagree (1) to Strongly agree (5) (e.g., “When I have money, I cannot help but spend part or all of it”). Higher scores reflect more compulsive buying.
This literature review aims to expand the reader’s knowledge of compulsive buying disorder and explain how marketing and advertising tactics play a role in provoking those with this disorder to buy compulsively.This review also aims to look at the connection between compulsive buying disorder elicited by boredom and negative mood.