Shopaholics: How Retail Addicts Are Similar to Substance Abusers

December 24, 2008 by Emily Battaglia · Leave a Comment 

“Retail therapy” is a term used jokingly in American society. However, people who suffer from shopping addiction encounter personal trials that can be just as serious as any other kind of addiction. Much like compulsive gambling, the most apparent negative outcome of compulsive shopping is usually the toll it takes on finances and relationships. Read more