Compulsive Collecting: Conceptualization and Measurement

Monika Kukar-Kinney, University of Richmond, USA
Nancy Ridgway, University of Richmond, USA
Although there is much research on the topic of collecting, no attempt to separate collecting from compulsive collecting has been made. In this research, we conceptualize and develop a measure of compulsive collecting. The research offers important theoretical and empirical contributions as well as public policy implications.
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Monika Kukar-Kinney and Nancy Ridgway (2013) ,"Compulsive Collecting: Conceptualization and Measurement ", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 41, eds. Simona Botti and Aparna Labroo, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research.