workaholic

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workaholic

a. a person obsessively addicted to work
b. (as modifier): workaholic behaviour
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THE Stable Lads' Association is to press for a strict limit on workload for its members amid claims that overworking of staff "has got out of hand".
The difference between workaholism and overworking is crucial.
Maniacally overbuilt in response to the promise of guaranteed Medicare revenues, then left with excess capacity in the wake of mandated cost controls, hospitals are now struggling to make up the difference by fighting one another for patients and by pushing high-end elective surgeries and contrived substance abuse and "health-enhancement" programs, while discharging nonessential staff and overworking and underpaying those who remain--not the indicators of an industry in good shape.
It provides energy to the ischemic heart rather than stimulating or overworking the energy-deprived heart.
A study by sociologists from Indiana University and Cornell University finds that the growing trend of overworking - working 50 hours a week or more - is partly responsible for the slowdown Americans have experienced since the mid-1990s in the convergence of the gender gap in pay.