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Workaholism Tied To Psychiatric Disorders

Pixabay Images Taking work to the extreme may be a sign of deeper psychological or emotional issues. Whether this reflects overlapping genetic vulnerabilities, disorders leading to workaholism or, conversely, workaholism causing such disorders, remain uncertain. In wait for more research, physicians should not take for granted that a seemingly successful workaholic does not [...]

Battling The Physical Symptoms Of Stress

Flikr Images Steve should have been celebrating. A 30-something entrepreneur in the Bay area, he had just closed a multi-million dollar round of Series A financing for his startup. Instead, he found himself in his doctor’s office—25 pounds overweight, physically exhausted, sleep-deprived and with a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes. This news only [...]

Our Jobs Really Are Driving Us To Drink

We’ve all been guilty of it – dramatically exclaiming that work is going to drive us to drink after yet another gruelling day at the office. But it turns out there may be a little truth in the old saying after all. A new study published by the British Medical Journal suggests that working too [...]

The Two Signs You’re A Workaholic

Earlier this year, researchers tested 333 employees for a number of characteristics to see if any of them were higher among workaholics. The findings, published in the International Journal of Stress Management, discovered two in particular as being “significantly associated” with this addiction: achievement motivation and perfectionism. - James Adonis via The two signs you're a [...]