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Document ID (ISN)108789
CIS number 08-1490
ISSN - Serial title 0267-8373 - Work and Stress
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Taris T.W., Geurts S.A.E., Schaufeli W.B., Blonk R.W.B., Lagerveld S.E.
Title All day and all of the night: The relative contribution of two dimensions of workaholism to well-being in self-employed workers
Bibliographic information Apr.-June 2008, Vol.22, No.2, p.153-165. 47 ref.
Abstract The objective of this study was to examine the associations between workaholism and perceived health (exhaustion, physical complaints, and feelings of professional efficacy). It involved a sample of 477 Dutch self-employed workers. Workaholism is characterized by long work hours coupled with the inability to detach from work. It was expected that both workaholism components would be related to ill health. Variance and regression analyses revealed that this reasoning was confirmed for one component (inability to detach from work), but not for the other (working long hours).
Descriptors (primary) Netherlands; state of health; hours of work; psychology and sociology; mental health; mental workload
Descriptors (secondary) subjective assessment; statistical evaluation; questionnaire survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceNetherlands
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental health
Hours of work
Psychological factors
Mental workload