To take the BSAS, individuals must be at least 18 years of age.
Shopping/buying is the most important thing in my life.
I think about shopping/buying things all the time.
I spend a lot of time thinking of or planning shopping/buying.
Thoughts about shopping/buying keep popping in my head.
I shop in order to feel better.
I shop/buy things in order to change my mood.
I shop/buy things in order to forget about personal problems.
I shop/buy things in order to reduce feelings of guilt, anxiety, helplessness, loneliness, and/or depression.
I shop/buy so much that it negatively affects my daily obligations (e.g., school and work).
I give less priority to hobbies, leisure activities, job/studies, or exercise because of shopping/buying.
I have ignored love partner, family, and friends because of shopping/buying.
I often end up in arguments with other because of shopping/buying.
I feel an increasing inclination to shop/buy things.
I shop/buy much more than I had intended/planned.
I feel I have to shop/buy more and more to obtain the same satisfaction as before.
I spend more and more time shopping/buying.
I have tried to cut down on shopping/buying without success.
I have been told by others to reduce shopping/buying without listening to them.
I have decided to shop/buy less, but have not been able to do so.
I have managed to limit shopping/buying for periods, and the experienced relapse.
I become stressed if obstructed from shopping/buying things.
I become sour and grumpy if I for some reasons cannot shop/buy things when I feel like it.
I feel bad if I for some reason are prevented from shopping/buying things.
I there has been a while since I last shopped I feel a strong urge to shop/buy things.
I shop/buy so much that it has caused economic problems.
I shop/buy so much that it has impaired my well-being.
I have worried so much about my shopping that it sometimes has made me sleepless.
I have been bothered with poor conscience because of shopping/buying.