Online shopping addiction
Online shopping addiction: Introduction
Online shopping addiction: Online shopping addiction refers to the excessive amounts of time and money spent on online shopping, often buying things which are neither wanted or used. When the person attempts to reduce the amount of time and money spent on the activity they suffer withdrawal symptoms such as irritability and anxiety. The preoccupation can cause problems with finances, relationships and even with work performance.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Online shopping addiction is available below.
Symptoms of Online shopping addiction
- Anxiety if access to computer denied
- Persistent need to spend excessive amount of time on the computer
- Persistent need to spend excessive amount of money on the computer
- Neglecting other duties
- Forgoing social activities in order to shop online
- more symptoms...»
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symptoms of Online shopping addiction
Treatments for Online shopping addiction
- Cognitive behaviour therapy, Support group, Counselling, Psychotherapy, Medication - may be needed to treat anxiety or depression
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Online shopping addiction:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Online shopping addiction?
Online shopping addiction: Complications
Review possible medical complications related to Online shopping addiction:
- Deterioration of social relationships
- Deterioration of family relationships
- Reduced self-esteem
- Deterioration in work performance
- more complications...»
Causes of Online shopping addiction
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Online shopping addiction: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Online shopping addiction
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many patients with bipolar seek help from...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis.
See misdiagnosis of eating...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See ...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to diagnose these anxiety disorders...read more »
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Online shopping addiction: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Online shopping addiction
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Online shopping addiction: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Online shopping addiction: Broader Related Topics
Types of Online shopping addiction
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