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Workaholism in organizations: Psychological and physical well-being consequences

Stress Medicine, vol. 16, issue 1 (2000) pp. 11-16

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Abstract

Examines the relationship of workaholism type to indicators of psychological and physical well-being using measures developed by J. T. Spence and A. S. Robbins (see record 1992-18384-001). Data were collected from 530 male and female managers and professionals using anonymous questionnaires. Measures included workaholism types, work involvement, driveness, work enjoyment, psychological well-being, psychosomatic symptoms, lifestyle behaviors, and emotional well-being. The results indicate a relationship between workaholism and poorer emotional and physical well-being. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)

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  • Physical health
  • Psychological well-being
  • Stress
  • Workaholism

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Authors

  • Ronald J. Burke

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