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McElroy Diagnostic Criteria for Compulsive Buying
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Short Description of Instrument
The McElroy Diagnostic Criteria for Compulsive Buying are DSM-IV style criteria designed to address compulsive buying.
N/A-There is no scoring for these criteria. They are intended to help identify compulsive buyers by providing guidelines frequently seen in people who are compulsive buyers.
McElroy SL, Keck PE, Pope HG, Smith JM, Strakowski SM. Compulsive buying: a report of 20 cases. J Clin Psychiatry 1994;55:242-248.


Document last updated June 2018