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Sunday, September 29, 2013
"Retail Therapy" - It's Real. Now Let's Go To The Mall.
You probably already knew this at some level.
Materialistic people experience more stress from traumatic events and
are more likely to spend compulsively as a result, a new study suggests.
“When the going gets tough, the materialistic go shopping,” says
Ayalla Ruvio, assistant professor of marketing in Michigan State
University’s Broad College of Business. “And this compulsive and
impulsive spending is likely to produce even greater stress and lower
well-being. Essentially, materialism appears to make bad events even