oniomania

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Related to Compulsive shopper: Shopping addiction, Shopaholism

oniomania

an excessive desire to buy articles of all kinds.
See also: Manias
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oniomanie

o·ni·o·ma·ni·a

n. oniomanía, psicosis de urgencia de gastar dinero.
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It is important to clearly identify the motives that lead to compulsive buying, because an individual solution must be provided for each compulsive shopper.
We're joined by Orange Is the New Black's Yael Stone, who tells us about playing the memorable Lorna Morello, a compulsive shopper and lovable stalker, on the hit Netflix show.
For the compulsive shopper, IBW will include a flea market where people can buy, swap and sell stuff ranging from frames to fenders, "go fast" parts, chrome pipes, bags, badges, bars, bells and much more.
Get Your House in Order (C4, 8pm) Collectibles expert Nick Allen and interior designer Abigail Ahern are helping sort out the chaos 25-year-old compulsive shopper Amie calls home.
Very often with a compulsive shopper, it starts with that one shop when they're feeling down and it carries on," he points out "It's like taking a drug, an anti-depressant - we think we can't function without it.
As with other previously mentioned compulsive behaviors, the compulsive shopper can end up hurting himself, having problems at work, with his family or with his personal financial situation.
In therapy and a 12-step program, she discovered she was not just an alcoholic but also a workaholic, an overeater, a compulsive shopper, and a codependent drama queen.
The product is optional, of-course, and the book's promotion of it is mild, but why dangle in front of a compulsive shopper yet another material good to save his or her soul?
Not that I am a compulsive shopper or anything like it.
And I have to say I don't care because I am a compulsive shopper and intend to stay one - whatever those American monkeys tell us.
Nayar claimed his wife was "a compulsive shopper who only wanted to buy branded jewellery and Omega watches".
Jarett, a compulsive shopper, approached the greeting-card racks in the department store just before closing time.