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Chained to the Desk: A Guidebook for Workaholics, Their Partners and Children and the Clinicians Who Treat Them (Hardback)
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Chained to the Desk: A Guidebook for Workaholics, Their Partners and Children and the Clinicians Who Treat Them (Hardback)

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Hardback 1 Pages / Published: 01/03/1998
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In Chained to the Desk, best-selling author and widely respected family therapist Dr. Bryan Robinson has written a ground-breaking book - the first comprehensive portrait of the workaholic. Intended for anyone touched by what Robinson calls "the best-dressed problem of the twentieth century, " this innovative volume profiles the myths behind this greatly misunderstood disorder and the inner psychological battle that work addicts wage against themselves. The book also serves as an inside look into the impact on those who live and work with them - partners, spouses, children, and colleagues - as well as the appropriate techniques for clinicians who treat them. Chained to the Desk both counsels and consoles. It provides a step-by-step guide to help readers spot workaholism, understand it, and recover. Robinson presents strategies for workaholics and their loved ones on how to cope, and for people in the workplace on how to distinguish between work efficiency and workaholism.

Publisher: New York University Press
ISBN: 9780814774809
Number of pages: 1
Weight: 522 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 24 mm


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"An important resource for everyone concerned with the damage workaholism causes to self, family and career.")-(Gayle Porter), ()


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"Workaholics, their families, friends, and colleagues will welcome this comprehensive guide book. Robinson approaches workaholism with pragmatic and effective strategies designed to overcome the resistance with which most workaholics greet attempts to change them. This is also the first book I know of to look closely at the effect of workaholism on family members and children, the people who often feel most strongly its effects.")-(John Bradshaw), (author of "Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child")


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"Robinson manages to cut to the heart of so many of today's problems and offers practical suggestions for those of us who have suffered from work addiction. A sober voice in a work-delirious culture.")-(Patricia Love Ed.D), (co-author of "Hot Monogamy")


"An important resource for everyone concerned with the damage workaholism causes to self, family and career."-Gayle Porter,


"Workaholics, their families, friends, and colleagues will welcome this comprehensive guide book. Robinson approaches workaholism with pragmatic and effective strategies designed to overcome the resistance with which most workaholics greet attempts to change them. This is also the first book I know of to look closely at the effect of workaholism on family members and children, the people who often feel most strongly its effects."-John Bradshaw, author of "Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child"


"Robinson manages to cut to the heart of so many of today's problems and offers practical suggestions for those of us who have suffered from work addiction. A sober voice in a work-delirious culture."-Patricia Love Ed.D, co-author of "Hot Monogamy"


"An important resource for everyone concerned with the damage workaholism causes to self, family and career."-Gayle Porter


Workaholics, their families, friends, and colleagues will welcome this comprehensive guide book. Robinson approaches workaholism with pragmatic and effective strategies designed to overcome the resistance with which most workaholics greet attempts to change them. This is also the first book I know of to look closely at the effect of workaholism on family members and children, the people who often feel most strongly its effects. -John Bradshaw, author of "Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child""


Robinson manages to cut to the heart of so many of today s problems and offers practical suggestions for those of us who have suffered from work addiction. A sober voice in a work-delirious culture. -Patricia Love Ed.D, co-author of "Hot Monogamy""


An important resource for everyone concerned with the damage workaholism causes to self, family and career. -Gayle Porter"


An important resource for everyone concerned with the damage workaholism causes to self, family and career.

-Gayle Porter"

Workaholics, their families, friends, and colleagues will welcome this comprehensive guide book. Robinson approaches workaholism with pragmatic and effective strategies designed to overcome the resistance with which most workaholics greet attempts to change them. This is also the first book I know of to look closely at the effect of workaholism on family members and children, the people who often feel most strongly its effects.

-John Bradshaw, author of Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child"

Robinson manages to cut to the heart of so many of today s problems and offers practical suggestions for those of us who have suffered from work addiction. A sober voice in a work-delirious culture.

-Patricia Love Ed.D, co-author of Hot Monogamy"

"An important resource for everyone concerned with the damage workaholism causes to self, family and career."

-Gayle Porter

"Workaholics, their families, friends, and colleagues will welcome this comprehensive guide book. Robinson approaches workaholism with pragmatic and effective strategies designed to overcome the resistance with which most workaholics greet attempts to change them. This is also the first book I know of to look closely at the effect of workaholism on family members and children, the people who often feel most strongly its effects."

-John Bradshaw, author of Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child

"Robinson manages to cut to the heart of so many of today's problems and offers practical suggestions for those of us who have suffered from work addiction. A sober voice in a work-delirious culture."

-Patricia Love Ed.D, co-author of Hot Monogamy

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