The objective of this paper is reviewing the literature with regard to the workaholism. The multiple definitions of the construct, the difference between “workaholism and the work involved,” its consequences for both work and social behavior are presented. The demographic variables associated with, and the different mode of occurrence of the problem in different cultures is also described. Finally the most used treatments for this behavior addiction is briefly described.
Workaholism: An Addiction or a Quality to be Appreciated? / M.Giannini; A. Scabia. - In: JOURNAL OF ADDICTION RESEARCH & THERAPY. - ISSN 2155-6105. - ELETTRONICO. - (2014), pp. 1-9.