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2014-06-17 08:25:33

NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you can't stop yourself from yet one more costly trip to the mall, if you can't resist the urge to splurge, no matter wherever and whenever it strikes,

2013-11-07 23:34:59

Disposophobia, or compulsive hoarding, is the unmentioned secret of two to five percent of the world’s population.

2013-07-23 23:32:07

Results of a recent study by Queendom.com (subsidiary of PsychTests AIM Inc.) indicate that people with “Oniomania,” otherwise known as compulsive shopping, are buying themselves a one-way

2013-01-08 14:43:38

Parkinson's disease itself does not increase the risk of impulse control problems such as compulsive gambling and shopping that have been seen in people taking certain drugs for Parkinson's disease.

2011-10-19 14:23:55

What is more desirable: too little or too much spare time on your hands?

2011-03-15 15:56:41

Although collecting articles with moderation has good psychological effects on collectors, this habit can become a psychological disorder.

2010-05-11 09:36:23

Pathological gambling, compulsive shopping, binge eating and other impulse control disorders appear to be more common among individuals taking dopamine agonist medications for Parkinson's disease.

2009-04-06 06:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you use shopping as a quick fix for the blues? Do you often buy things you don't need and can't afford? Do your buying binges leave you feeling anxious or guilty? Is your shopping behavior hurting your relationships? Have you tried to stop shopping but have been unable to? If so you are not alone.

2008-03-03 18:41:52

The stereotypical shopaholic darting from store to store to pick up anything and everything while racking up a hefty credit-card bill is anything but stereotypical. They come in all shapes and sizes.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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