Materialism is closely related to physicalism, the view that all that exists is ultimately physical.
Philosophies contradictory to Materialism or physicalism include idealism, pluralism, dualism, and other forms of monism.
Economic Materialism is the importance a person attaches to acquiring and consuming material Goods.
The use of the term materialistic to describe a person’s personality or a Society tends to have a negative or critical connotation.
However, studies have found that it is also associated with self-destructive behavior and depression.