Shopping Addiction – Dr Thoraiya Kanafani, Human Relations Institute and Clinic

07 August 2018: We are talking shopping addiction. When does a spot of
retail therapy become something more sinister?

Research in the UK found that shopping addiction has distinct causes and
characteristics – and real ‘shopaholics’ have an uncontrollable desire to
shop and spend money.

In the UK around 6% suffer from onio-mania – commonly known as compulsive
shopping addiction.

So when does a spot of retail therapy become a more serious issue?

Are all diets bad? Chef and blogger Anthony Warner on the myths and science
behind the ‘alkaline’ diet, detox and other food trends.

Joining Claire on the line is Clinical Psychologist, Dr Thoraiya Kanafani –
of the Human Relations Institute and Clinics.



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