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Psychology  2019 

Research Progress on the Influence of Materialism and Its Interventions

DOI: 10.4236/psych.2019.103025, PP. 358-370

Keywords: Materialism, Influence, Interventions

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In recent years, related research on materialism has been widely concerned by scholars at home and abroad, but most of the research is based on its negative influence. Will materialism have a positive impact? How to deal with the negative effects of materialism? It should also cause our concern. This paper introduces the positive and negative effects of materialism from four levels of individual, consumption, organization and society, and summarizes the interventions of materialism. Future research should continue to improve the concept of materialism, expand research levels, and develop effective intervention strategies.

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