Work addiction is often referred to as workaholism. Many people don’t realize work addiction is a mental health condition where someone compulsively needs to work and achieve in their career. For some people, it’s about that sense of achievement on its own, but for others, it’s a way to escape emotional realities.

Work Addiction FAQs

When someone is addicted to work, they get a high from doing it. Someone may see the effects their work addiction is having throughout their life, including in relationships and on their physical and mental health, but they’re unable to stop. Learn more with the following work addiction FAQs.