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ERIC Number: EJ167416
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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A Self-Control Approach to Inefficient Spending
Paulsen, Karen; And Others
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 45, 3, 433-435, Jun 77
Student volunteers who experienced problems in impulsive overspending of money were randomly assigned to either a self-control treatment condition or to a placebo condition. Those in the self-control condition evidenced a significantly greater change (55 percent reduction in spending) than placebo control subjects, who showed a slight average increase. (Author)
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