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Document ID (ISN)62184
CIS number 94-1094
ISSN - Serial title 0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bonner A.
Title Is your workplace addictive?
Bibliographic information Jan. 1994, Vol.12, No.1, p.14-17. 19 ref.
Abstract The problems of addictive behaviour and their manifestation and management in the workplace are reviewed. While addictions to alcohol, drugs, smoking and gambling are frequently encountered, other addictions, such as "workaholism", are less well known. Alcohol misuse results in considerable costs to industry in terms of working days lost, while smoking has a wide range of direct and indirect consequences for the health of employees. The development of addictive behaviour is discussed along with the management of addictions and profiling of potential addicts.
Descriptors (primary) drug dependence; alcoholism; psychological effects; human behaviour; smoking
Descriptors (secondary) sickness absenteeism; genetic screening; economic aspects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental health
Psychological factors
Alcohol and drug abuse