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Advice for shopping addiction? i love getting stuff in the mail, but i'm in major debt ($20,000 credit card debt). cards maxed out.

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Dr. Leonard Lado
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Hypomania and spendi: In bipolar illnes Risk-taking behaviors during hypomanic states are recognised, however the high-risk nature of some behaviours-including the potential for harm to both self and others. Fletcher et al 2013. Some of these behaviors include in for increased spending of money increase sexual activity and speeding with associated traffic fines. You may not have a full-blown disease but needs evaluatio

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