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Title I shop, therefore I am : compulsive buying and the search for self / edited by April Lane Benson
Published Northvale, NJ : Jason Aronson, [2000]


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Description xxxvii, 528 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Preface / April Lane Benson -- Introduction / April Lane Benson -- Pt. I. An Overview. 1. When Money Is the Drug / Donna Boundy. 2. A Systematic Investigation into Compulsive Buying / Ronald J. Faber -- Pt. II. Shopping, Buying, and Selfhood. 3. Shopaholics, Spendaholics, and the Question of Gender / Colin Campbell. 4. Are We What We Own? / Russell Belk. 5. The Role of Self-Image in Excessive Buying / Helga Dittmar. 6. Clothes, Inside Out / Eve Golden -- Pt. III. Special Issues in Compulsive Buying. 7. Collecting as Reparation / Werner Muensterberger. 8. Giving until It Hurts / Mary Ann McGrath -- Pt. IV. Psychiatric Considerations. 9. Assessment of Compulsive Buying / Donald W. Black. 10. Diagnosis, Associated Disorders, and Drug Treatment / Toby Goldsmith and Susan L. McElroy -- Pt. V. Psychodynamic Theory and Technique. 11. Compulsive Buying as an Addiction / Ramona Goldman. 12. When Eating and Shopping Are Companion Disorders / F. Diane Barth. 13. The Use of Money as an Action Symptom / David W. Krueger. 14. Clothes and the Couch / Arlene Kramer Richards -- Pt. VI. Couples Treatment and Group Therapy. 15. Overcoming Overspending in Couples / Olivia Mellan. 16. Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Buying Disorder / Melissa Burgard and James E. Mitchell. 17. Psychoeducational Group Therapy for Money Disorders / Leonard Brazer -- Pt. VII. Treatment Adjuncts. 18. Debtors Anonymous and Psychotherapy / Betsy Levine and Bonnie Kellen. 19. Financial Recovery Counseling / Karen McCall. 20. Simplicity Circles and the Compulsive Shopper / Cecile Andrews -- Conclusion: What Are We Shopping For? / April Lane Besnon
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Compulsive shopping.
Author Benson, April Lane.
LC no. 99043395
ISBN 0765702428 alkaline paper