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Compulsive buying: Can we identify compulsive shoppers based on their personality? / Mikolajczak-Degrauwe, Kalina; Brengman, Malaika.

In: VUB PhD Research Day, No. Brussels, 28.05.2010.

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@article{6b08270fcb27402faf254449acaf9500,
title = "Compulsive buying: Can we identify compulsive shoppers based on their personality?",
abstract = "Compulsive buying - a repetitive uncontrollable urge to buy products - represents a deviant form of consumer behavior that affects 6 to 8{\%} of consumers. Previous research indicates that some specific personality traits relate to the compulsive buying tendency of shoppers (including anxiety, materialism, low self-esteem, state of depression and impulsiveness). In this study we investigate what Big Five personality traits make shoppers more vulnerable to compulsive buying. To this end we conducted a survey among 1520 Flemish consumers. The prevalence of compulsive shopping in Flanders will also be discussed.",
keywords = "Compulsive Buying, Big Five Personality Traits",
author = "Kalina Mikolajczak-Degrauwe and Malaika Brengman",
year = "2010",
month = "5",
day = "28",
language = "English",
journal = "VUB PhD Research Day",
number = "Brussels",

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AU - Mikolajczak-Degrauwe, Kalina

AU - Brengman, Malaika

PY - 2010/5/28

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N2 - Compulsive buying - a repetitive uncontrollable urge to buy products - represents a deviant form of consumer behavior that affects 6 to 8% of consumers. Previous research indicates that some specific personality traits relate to the compulsive buying tendency of shoppers (including anxiety, materialism, low self-esteem, state of depression and impulsiveness). In this study we investigate what Big Five personality traits make shoppers more vulnerable to compulsive buying. To this end we conducted a survey among 1520 Flemish consumers. The prevalence of compulsive shopping in Flanders will also be discussed.

AB - Compulsive buying - a repetitive uncontrollable urge to buy products - represents a deviant form of consumer behavior that affects 6 to 8% of consumers. Previous research indicates that some specific personality traits relate to the compulsive buying tendency of shoppers (including anxiety, materialism, low self-esteem, state of depression and impulsiveness). In this study we investigate what Big Five personality traits make shoppers more vulnerable to compulsive buying. To this end we conducted a survey among 1520 Flemish consumers. The prevalence of compulsive shopping in Flanders will also be discussed.

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KW - Big Five Personality Traits

M3 - Other scientific journal contribution

JO - VUB PhD Research Day

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