You’ve heard the term before. “Shopaholic.” The reference is usually to someone always on the hunt for a new item, a bargain, or the quest to have the latest and the best. But <em>oniomania</em>–the clinical term for this behavior–is no joke. One in 12 people in the United States struggle with this disorder. Of those affected, 80-90 percent are women.
Read some of my thoughts on the subject: