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By Bryan E. Robinson

american citizens love a difficult employee. the employee who toils eighteen-hour days and eats nutrients at the run among appointments is generally seen with a mix of admire and awe. yet for lots of, this way of life ends up in kin difficulties, a decline in paintings productiveness, and eventually to actual and psychological collapse. Intended for a person touched by way of what Robinson calls “the best-dressed challenge of the twenty-first century,” Chained to the Desk provides an within examine workaholism’s influence on those that stay and paintings with paintings addicts—partners, spouses, young ones, and colleagues—as good because the acceptable strategies for clinicians who deal with them. Originally released in 1998, this groundbreaking booklet from best-selling writer and largely revered kin therapist Bryan E. Robinson was once the 1st entire portrait of the workaholic. during this new and entirely up to date 3rd version, Robinson attracts on hundreds and hundreds of case stories from his personal unique learn and years of scientific perform. The agonies of workaholism have grown the entire more difficult in an international the place the pc, cellphone, and iPhone let twenty-four-hour entry to the place of work, even on weekends and from holiday spots. grownup young children of workaholics describe their adolescence ache and the lifelong legacies they nonetheless hold, and the spouses or companions of workaholics display the isolation and loneliness in their vacant relationships. Employers and company colleagues talk about the price to the corporate whilst workaholism dominates the workplace. Chained to the Desk both counsels and consoles. It presents a step by step advisor to aid readers spot workaholism, comprehend it, and recover.

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