Cognitive behavioral therapy for compulsive buying behavior: Predictors of treatment outcome
R Granero, F Fernandez-Aranda, G Mestre-Bach, T Steward, M Bano, Z Aguera, N Mallorqui-Bague, N Aymami, M Gomez-Pena, M Sancho, I Sanchez, JM Menchon, V Martin-Romera, S Jimenez-Murcia
EUROPEAN PSYCHIATRY | ELSEVIER FRANCE-EDITIONS SCIENTIFIQUES MEDICALES ELSEVIER | Published : 2017
BACKGROUND: Compulsive buying behavior (CBB) is receiving increasing consideration in both consumer and psychiatric-epidemiological research, yet empirical evidence on treatment interventions is scarce and mostly from small homogeneous clinical samples. OBJECTIVES: To estimate the short-term effectiveness of a standardized, individual cognitive behavioral therapy intervention (CBT) in a sample of n=97 treatment-seeking patients diagnosed with CBB, and to identify the most relevant predictors of therapy outcome. METHOD: The intervention consisted of 12 individual CBT weekly sessions, lasting approximately 45minutes each. Data on patients' personality traits, psychopathology, sociodemographic ..View full abstract
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This manuscript and research was supported by grants from Instituto de Salud Carlos III (FIS14/00290, CIBERObn, CIBERsam and Fondos FEDER). CIBERObn and CIBERSAM are both an initiative of ISCIII.