What is it?• Workaholism is a critical disorder that people suffer when they are addicted to work, which impacts directly to people’s physical and emotional health.
How to identify it?• When individuals relationship with his (or her) work competes with other important relationships. They get more excited about their work than about family or anything else.
Causes• Workaholics have been molded since childhood.• The seeking of complete perfection.• Pressure.• Work beliefs• Workaholic role models.• Bleak economic conditions.• Rising competition.
Consequences• Isolation from family, friends, couples, and so on.• Work becomes the most important activity in their lives.• Workaholics avoid going to vacation.• They feel more comfortable with co-workers thank with family or personal friends.• Victims tend to be selfish with co-workers.• Headaches, stress, heart attacks, anxiety, back pains…
Type of workaholics.• The bulimic workaholic .• The relentless workaholic.• The attention-deficit workaholic .• The savoring workaholic .
Getting help…• Support groups.• Get around people you love.• Relax.• Go out and have some fresh air.• Have fun.
• References• Charming Health. (s.f.). Recuperado el 16 de Agosto del 2012, de http://www.charminghealth.com/applicability/workaholism.htm• MedicineNet. (s.f.). Recuperado el 16 de Agosto del 2012, de http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=51425• Ayushveda. (s.f.). Recuperado el 16 de Agosto del 2012, de http://www.ayushveda.com/magazine/the-causes-and-consequences-of-workaholism/