What I Already Knew / What I Want To Know

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What I Already Knew / What I Want To Know Confessions of a Shopaholic is one of my favorite movies. One day I was watching the movie and wondered is this a real thing? Can people actually get addicted to shopping? So many questions were going through my head so I decided to look it up. Now the question was were to start? Well I really ready knew it was a addiction, but that was about it. I remembered in the movie the girl went into big debt. It almost ruined her life. I thought up a list of questions I wanted to know the answer too. Number one could I ever become a shopaholic? Number two being is it a real disease and if so what are the treatments? Number three was How do you know if you’re a shopaholic? I knew there was one question I really wanted to know the answer too and that one was is it a real disease and if so what are the treatments. Now I know the first question to look up. The Story Of My Research I took about four to five weeks to research. I researched mostly online and in only in a couple of books. And I found out that the real name is compulsive shopping disorder. I learned a lot on the wikipedia page of compulsive shopping disorder. On this website it talks about characteristics and saying how Compulsive buying disorder is like other disorders as in drinking, drugs and food. There is a treatment, as in taking therapy for about 10 weeks there is no drugs you can take for CBD. This source is useful because it give treatment and characteristics and a good idea of CBD. A weakness of this source is that is it had little information. Strength of the website is having good information, and good detail. The overall reliability I say is good. My reaction to the source was good I was happy with what I found. I di... ... middle of paper ... ... Of A Researcher I actually learned a lot about doing research do to this project. I learned it takes a lot of time and patients to do this and find the right answers. It was hard to find good reliable sources that would help me to find the answer to my question. Works Cited "All About My Unhealthy Shopping Addiction!!!!!" YouTube. YouTube, 27 Sept. 2012. Web. 11 May 2014. Arenson, Gloria. Born to Spend: How to Overcome Compulsive Spending. Bradenton, FL: Human Services Institute, 1991. Print. "Compulsive Buying Disorder Affects 1 in 20 Adults, Causes Marked Distress." Psychiatric Times. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 May 2014. “Compulsive buying disorder” Wikimedia Foundation. 18 Apr. 2014. Web. 28. Apr. 2014. Landau, Elizabeth. "Compulsive shopping: When spending is like substance abuse." CNN. 03 Jan. 2012. Cable News Network. 28 Apr. 2014.

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