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Compulsive Shoppers
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When shopping becomes an obsession.

Jasmine Harman has a proven track record in exploring the psychological disorder of compulsive hoarding. Now she turns her attention to another destructive and often secretive condition.

Compulsive shopping is thought to affect more than 8 million people in the UK alone, and it's fast becoming as common as alcoholism and gambling. Jasmine follows the stories of three people and seeks to understand the lengths they go to in feeding their addiction. In many cases, there is a deeply rooted emotional reason behind the obsessive shopping. Along with Jasmine and the support of their friends and families, they seek the necessary treatment to overcome their out of control and costly shopping habit.

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Compulsive Shoppers premiered to a peak audience of more than 3.7 million and was the highest rating factual show of the evening slot.