Shop-a-holics- a new cure could be on the way?

Posted by on 04 June, 2012

I know this sounds weird- using a hard core medicine (one used to treat Alzheimer's disease no less) to treat a Cary Bradshaw complex?

But studies suggest that up to 5.8% of people suffer from compulsive buying. Sure it may not have the devastating effects of compulsive gambling but serious shopaholics can't control the impulse to buy- and then feel sick with remorse.

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