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SpringerBriefs in Psychology
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Panic Buying

Perspectives and Prevention

Editors: Arafat, S.M. Yasir, Kumar Kar, Sujita, Kabir, Russell (Eds.)

  • First volume of its kind to focus specifically on the consumer behavior of panic buying
  • Analyzes panic buying behavior in the context of the modern COVID-19 pandemic as well as within a broader psychology context
  • Provides a multidisciplinary analysis of panic buying, including perspectives from consumer psychology, social psychology, marketing, emergency preparedness, and public health
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About this book

This brief provides a thorough overview of the history and underlying motivations for consumer panic buying, evaluating psychological perspectives on this behavior on both an individual and societal level. The first volume of its kind to focus specifically on the topic of panic buying, the book situates its analysis within the context of the modern COVID-19 pandemic as well as in a broader psychology context. Chapters encompass a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives, incorporating insights from consumer psychology, marketing, sociology, and public health. Finally, contributors discuss the long-term implications of panic buying and potential prevention strategies. Panic Buying: Perspectives and Prevention will be a useful reference for researchers and students in consumer psychology, as well as those interested emergency preparedness, and supply chain management.

  • First volume of its kind to focus specifically on the consumer behavior of panic buying
  • Analyzes panic buying behavior in the context of the modern COVID-19 pandemic as well as within a broader psychology context
  • Provides a multidisciplinary analysis of panic buying, including perspectives from consumer psychology, social psychology, marketing, emergency preparedness, and public health.

About the authors

Dr. S.M. Yasir Arafat is dedicated to focusing on the epidemiological aspects of mental health disorders and human behaviors. He has completed MD in Psychiatry from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh in February 2019. He did a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka. He also holds an MPH and MBA. Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Enam Medical College and Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh.  Dr. Arafat has authored /co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

Dr. Sujita Kumar Kar is currently working as an Associate professor of psychiatry at King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is the editor in chief of Indian Journal of Health, Sexuality and Culture. He is also the editorial board member and reviewer of various national and international journals. He had written 29 book chapters and more than 200 articles in various national & international journals and made 63 presentations in various national and international conferences. His research interests include brain stimulation, neuropsychiatry, psycho-sexual disorders, cognitive behaviour therapy.

Dr. Russell Kabir is an Academic and Public Health researcher. He has been working as a Senior Lecturer in Research Methods and Course Leader of MSc Public Health at Anglia Ruskin University, UK. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from Middlesex University, UK in 2014. He completed his MSc in Research Methods at the same university in 2011. His first degree was on Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Dhaka in 2004. He has authored /co-authored in many journal articles and book chapters. He is currently serving as an Academic Editor of PLOS One journal, Journal of Perioperative Practice and Rural and Remote Health Journal. He is a member of the International Epidemiological Association and a fellow of Higher Education Academy, UK. Dr. Kabir is interested to perform collaborative and interdisciplinary research in public health issues with a special focus on maternal health, climate change, and health and dental public health issues.  

Buy this book

eBook $54.99
price for USA in USD
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: August 24, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-70726-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover $69.99
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Pre-ordered printed titles are excluded from promotions.
  • Due: July 27, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-70725-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Panic Buying
Book Subtitle
Perspectives and Prevention
Editors
  • S.M. Yasir Arafat
  • Sujita Kumar Kar
  • Russell Kabir
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Psychology
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-70726-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-70726-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-70725-5
Series ISSN
2192-8363
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 128
Number of Illustrations
13 illustrations in colour
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