shopping addiction

Study: Parents Possibly To Blame For Children's Shopping AddictionThe study in the Journal of Consumer Affairs links a difficult childhood, including divorce, to compulsive shopping later in life.
Internet May Be Fueling Shopping AddictionAs many as 17 million Americans, most of them women, have been diagnosed with shopping addiction. Now, addiction experts say there’s an alarming new trend: teenage shopaholics, provoked in part by the internet.