There’s still no medical definition, but psychologists try their best to separate dedicated employees from true addicts. When the American psychologist Wayne Oates died in 1999, The New York Times began his obituary by noting two facts. First, the man had authored an astonishing 57 books. Second—and presumably not coincidentally—he had invented the word workaholic.
- What Defines a Workaholic? (readingbyeugene.com)
- Perfectionists and highly motivated people become workaholics (dnaindia.com)