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What I Already Knew / What I Want To Know

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What I Already Knew / What I Want To Know
Confessions of a Shopaholic is one of my favorite movies. One day I was watching the movie and wondered is this a real thing? Can people actually get addicted to shopping? So many questions were going through my head so I decided to look it up. Now the question was were to start?
Well I really ready knew it was a addiction, but that was about it. I remembered in the movie the girl went into big debt. It almost ruined her life.
I thought up a list of questions I wanted to know the answer too. Number one could I ever become a shopaholic? Number two being is it a real disease and if so what are the treatments? Number three was How do you know if you’re a shopaholic?
I knew there was one question I really wanted to know the answer too and that one was is it a real disease and if so what are the treatments. Now I know the first question to look up.
The Story Of My Research
I took about four to five weeks to research. I researched mostly online and in only in a couple of books. And I found out that the real name is compulsive shopping disorder. I learned a lot on the wikipedia page of compulsive shopping disorder. On this website it talks about characteristics and saying how Compulsive buying disorder is like other disorders as in drinking, drugs and food. There is a treatment, as in taking therapy for about 10 weeks there is no drugs you can take for CBD. This source is useful because it give treatment and characteristics and a good idea of CBD. A weakness of this source is that is it had little information. Strength of the website is having good information, and good detail. The overall reliability I say is good. My reaction to the source was good I was happy with what I found.
I didn’t think that was enough so I kept looking for information. Heres what I found. Someone can go from buying one purse to buying 100 purses and being able to keep up the rent. Its easy to fall for trap around holidays with the great deals. in 2006 it was recorded that 6% of women and 5.5% of men have shopping disorder in the United States according to the study from Stanford University in the American Journal of Psychiatry. Most people with shopping disorder are ashamed of it. Theres different reasons why people are compulsive shoppers . Compulsive shoppers can get help online by joining an online support group. Another way for compulsive shoppers to not get lose money is to pay in cash. This source was useful because it gave information on why people shopped and how they can stop. I felt like this website needed more information on the how to help them stop shopping instead of information about what people think about compulsive shopping. I would say this website is reliable because its CNN and its powered by google. I was really happy when I found this source because it was every helpful and gave me a lot of information.
I found a Youtube video that I thought was helpful. Compulsive shopping brings people joy. One way...

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