individuals with higher symptom severity of problematic IP use or compulsive sexual behaviors, the ventral striatum, as part of the impulsive system, and the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, as part of the reflective system, are hyperactive during cue
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( Gaissmaier et al., 2016 ).
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); however, the prevalence, the onset, and the progression of the disease show marked variations in males and females ( Ruscio, Stein, Chiu, & Kessler, 2010 ). Symptoms of OCD fluctuate in severity and often show comorbidity with other mental complaints, such
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and avoidance coping tendencies would be associated with compulsive buying, with avoidance coping mediating the impact of psychological distress on compulsive buying severity (see Figure 1 ).