BMC Psychol 2022 Aug 13;10(1):200. Epub 2022 Aug 13.
Graduate School of System Design and Management, Keio University, Kyoseikan, 4-1-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-Ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 223-8521, Japan.
Background: Materialism indicates the extent to which an individual's life is focused on consumerism, or the acquisition of money and possessions. The Material Values Scale (MVS), comprising the factors "success," "centrality," and "happiness," is a well-known rating scale for materialism. However, a Japanese version of the materialism scale has not yet been established, and the details of the factors and effects related to materialism have not yet been clarified in Japan. Read More