Differential Correlates of Pathological and Impulsive Buying

The present research differentiates pathological from impulsive buying, both on a measurement level and on a conceptual level. Firstly, we establish discriminant validity between constructs. Secondly, we suggest a model explaining the behavioral manifestation of pathological and impulsive buying. Thirdly, we analyze the impact on brand loyalty.


Benjamin G. Serfas, Oliver B. Büttner, Matthias Brand, Astrid Müller, and Patrick Trotzke (2020) ,"Differential Correlates of Pathological and Impulsive Buying", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 48, eds. Jennifer Argo, Tina M. Lowrey, and Hope Jensen Schau, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 1242-1242.


Benjamin G. Serfas, University of Duisburg-Essen
Oliver B. Büttner, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Matthias Brand, University of Duisburg-Essen
Astrid Müller, Hannover Medical School
Patrick Trotzke, University of Duisburg-Essen


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