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workaholics unite
2014-08-15 04:29:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Nearly one in 10 employees suffer from some form of workaholism, researchers from the University of Bergen (UiB) Department of Psychosocial Science claim in research published Wednesday in the online edition of the journal PLOS ONE. In the study, postdoctoral fellow Cecilie Schou Andreassen and her colleagues recruited 2,160 participants between the ages of 18 and 70 randomly selected from a central registry of employers and...

Bergen Work Addiction Scale Identifies 'Workaholics'
2012-04-24 04:51:24

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com Have you ever wondered if you´re a “workaholic?” In this world of advanced technology, people may be feeling overwhelmed, stressed out, and overworked more than ever. A new study from researchers in Norway and the United Kingdom created a new tool to measure work addiction. The instrument, called the Bergen Work Addiction Scale, was developed based on the core factors of addiction and allows participants to identify particular weaknesses....


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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