Compulsive buying disorder clustering based on sex, age, onset and personality traits
Roser Granero, Fernando Fernandez-Aranda, Marta Bano, Trevor Steward, Gemma Mestre-Bach, Amparo del Pino-Gutierrez, Laura Moragas, Muria Mallorqui-Bague, Neus Aymami, Monica Gomez-Pena, Salome Tarrega, Jose M Menchon, Susana Jimenez-Murcia
COMPREHENSIVE PSYCHIATRY | W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC | Published : 2016
UNLABELLED: In spite of the revived interest in compulsive buying disorder (CBD), its classification into the contemporary nosologic systems continues to be debated, and scarce studies have addressed heterogeneity in the clinical phenotype through methodologies based on a person-centered approach. OBJECTIVES: To identify empirical clusters of CBD employing personality traits, as well as patients' sex, age and the age of CBD onset as indicators. METHODS: An agglomerative hierarchical clustering method defining a combination of the Schwarz Bayesian Information Criterion and log-likelihood was used. RESULTS: Three clusters were identified in a sample of n=110 patients attending a specialized CB..View full abstract
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Awarded by Ministerio Economia y Competitividad
This manuscript and research was supported by grants from Institute de Salud Carlos III (FIS PI11/00210, FIS14/290, CIBERObn, CIBERsam and Fondos FEDER) and PROMOSAM (PSI2014-56303-REDT). CIBERObn and CIBERSAM are both an initiative of ISCIII.Additional support was recieved from Ministerio Economia y Competitividad (PSI2015-68701-R).