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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...»

Treatments for Online shopping addiction

  • Cognitive behaviour therapy, Support group, Counselling, Psychotherapy, Medication - may be needed to treat anxiety or depression
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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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
  • Depression
  • Deterioration in work performance
  • Financial problems
  • more complications...»

Causes of Online shopping addiction

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Online shopping addiction: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Online shopping addiction

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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

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More information about Online shopping addiction

  1. Online shopping addiction: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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