04 August 2016


Everybody needs to work to make a living, but there is a good argument to be made for not overdoing it. A recent large-scale study conducted among over 16,000 working adults in Norway revealed that ‘workaholism’ can lead to major health problems. When compared to colleagues who took a more leisurely approach to their jobs, those people who tended to habitually take work to the extreme were significantly more likely to suffer from a range of psychiatric disorders, including ADHD, OCD, anxiety and depression.


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