Shopping Addiction Quiz

Oct 11, 2012

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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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  • Medium
  • 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. 1

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

    Correct Answer: yes

  2. 2

    Do you get a high from shopping?

    Correct Answer: yes

  3. 3

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

    Correct Answer: Yes

  4. 4

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

    Correct Answer: yes

  5. 5

    Are you unable to resist a sale or bargain?

    Correct Answer: yes

  6. 6

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

    Correct Answer: yes

  7. 7

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

    Correct Answer: yes

  8. 8

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

    Correct Answer: yes

  9. 9

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

    Correct Answer: yes

  10. 10

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

    Correct Answer: yes

  11. 11

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

    Correct Answer: yes

  12. 12

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

    Correct Answer: yes

  13. 13

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

    Correct Answer: yes

  14. 14

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

    Correct Answer: yes

  15. 15

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

    Correct Answer: yes