When shopping becomes a burden

20 May 2020, 19:00 - 20:00

women wearing a leather jacket carrying a shopping bag with the words shopping bag on it. jeans hanging in the background.

Dr Cathrine Jansson-Boyd, Reader in consumer psychology at ARU, outlines the mental health consequences of being addictive to consumption. She also looks at why Compulsive Buying Disorder is not always taken seriously, how it can be treated and why it is not included in any diagnostic manuals for mental health disorders.

Event presented as part of Mental Health Awareness Week.

Event Details

20 May 2020, 19:00 - 20:00
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