Shopping Addiction Quiz

Oct 11th 2012 Oct 10th 2017

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Do you quite often feel the urge to go shopping when you are low or depressed?
  1. 1 yes
  2. 0 no

Your Results

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  • High
  • 0

    0-5

    In answering "No" to most of these questions,it is unlikely that you have a shopping addiction. If you feel that a friend or loved one may have a shopping addiction please read [my article](http://www.healthcentral.com/depression/c/84292/46231/onionmania) about this topic.

  • 4

    4-9

    You may be at risk for developing or having a shopping addiction. See [my article](http://www.healthcentral.com/depression/c/84292/46231/onionmania) on shopping addiction for ways to combat your spending impulses.

  • 10

    10-15

    You definitely have an addiction to shopping. See [my article](http://www.healthcentral.com/depression/c/84292/46231/onionmania) on shopping addiction for ways to combat your spending impulses. It may be wise to enlist help from a friend or loved one, or even therapist to help you regain some control over your spending.

  1. Do you quite often feel the urge to go shopping when you are low or depressed?

    Correct Answer: yes

  2. Do you get a high from shopping?

    Correct Answer: yes

  3. Do you frequently walk away from a store with many more purchases than you had intended to make?

    Correct Answer: Yes

  4. Are your credit cards almost to their limit or maxed out?

    Correct Answer: yes

  5. Are you unable to resist a sale or bargain?

    Correct Answer: yes

  6. Do you ignore family or work responsibilities so you can go shopping?

    Correct Answer: yes

  7. Do you try to hide your purchases or even lie about them to family and loved ones

    Correct Answer: yes

  8. Do you buy a lot of things that you end up not even using?

    Correct Answer: yes

  9. Do you leave price tags on items so you can turn around and return them?

    Correct Answer: yes

  10. Do you feel a sense of guilt or shame after some of your shopping trips?

    Correct Answer: yes

  11. Do you go on buying binges which you feel are beyond your control?

    Correct Answer: yes

  12. Do you quite often buy things that you know you cannot afford?

    Correct Answer: yes

  13. Would you rather shop than engage in other hobbies or recreational activities?

    Correct Answer: yes

  14. When you buy for others do you always pick up a little something for yourself?

    Correct Answer: yes

  15. Has your excessive shopping habits ever resulted in credit problems or even legal action?

    Correct Answer: yes