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Chained to the desk : a guidebook for workaholics, their partners and children, and the clinicians who treat them

Author: Bryan E Robinson
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Americans love a hard worker. The worker who toils eighteen-hour days and eats meals on the run between appointments is usually viewed with a combination of respect and awe. But for many, this lifestyle leads to family problems, a decline in work productivity, and ultimately to physical and mental collapse. Intended for anyone touched by what Robinson calls "the best-dressed problem of the twenty-first century,"  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan E Robinson
ISBN: 9780814724637 0814724639 9780814789230 0814789234
OCLC Number: 859253175
Description: ix, pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Who, me? A workaholic? Seriously? --
How to spot work addiction --
When work addiction hits home --
Inside your workaholic mind --
Childhood and the making of a workaholic --
Spouses and partners of workaholics --
Children of workaholics --
Risky business : work addiction in the company --
Recovery from work addiction --
Your workaholic brain --
Mindful working --
Your work resilient zone : finding your positive, compassionate self --
Work-life balance and workaholics anonymous.
Responsibility: Bryan E. Robinson, PhD.

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Provides a step-by-step guide to help readers spot workaholism, understand it, and recover.  Read more...
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"Robinson manages to cut to the heart of so many of today's problems and offers practical suggestions for those of us who have suffered from work addiction. A sober voice in a work-delirious culture. Read more...

 
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