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Compulsive Shopping: Sources and Notes

Lejoyeux M, Weinstein A. Compulsive Buying, The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse 2010; 36: 248-253

Lejoyeux M, Mathieu K, Embouazza H, Huet F., Lequen V. Prevalence of compulsive buying among customers of a Parisian general store. Compr Psychiatry 2007; 48: 42-46

Boutin G. I buy (too much) and I like it! Are you an intense, sensual or refined buyer ?, Ed. de l'homme, 2005.

Ades J. Lejoyeux M. Purchasing Fever, The Hitchhikers to think in circles, 2002.

Author : Dr. Ada Picard, psychiatrist

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