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Percept Mot Skills. 1999 Feb;88(1):199-210.

The Work Addiction Risk Test: development of a tentative measure of workaholism.

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Department of Counseling, Special Education, and Child Development University of North Carolina, Charlotte 28223, USA.

Abstract

The development and analyses of the psychometric characteristics of a tentative self-report measure of work addiction are reported. A total of 363 college students completed a battery of tests including the Work Addiction Risk Test. Internal consistency of the scores was .88. Also, these scores were compared with those on the Type A Self-rating Scale and the Jenkins Activity Survey, which give self-reports of Type A behavior and the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory. That scores on the work addiction risk test were reliable and showed concurrent validity supported psychometric utility for research and clinical practice.

PMID:
10214644
DOI:
10.2466/pms.1999.88.1.199
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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