Validity of a brief workaholism scale

  1. Líbano Miralles, Mario del
  2. Llorens Gumbau, Susana
  3. Salanova Soria, Marisa
  4. Schaufeli, Wilmar B.

ISSN: 0214-9915

Year of publication: 2010

Volume: 22

Issue: 1

Pages: 143-150

Type: Article

More publications in: Psicothema


Validación de una escala breve de adicción al trabajo. El presente estudio contribuye a la comprensión de la adicción al trabajo como un constructo negativo, y a su evaluación, examinando una medida reducida de adicción al trabajo denominada DUWAS (Dutch Work Addiction Scale). Para ello, se han realizado análisis factoriales confirmatorios en una muestra heterogénea de 2.714 trabajadores holandeses (n= 2.164) y españoles (n= 550). Los resultados confirmaron la estructura bifactorial de la adicción al trabajo: trabajar excesivamente y trabajar compulsivamente. Además, los análisis multigrupo mostraron que esta estructura bifactorial era invariante a través de ambos países. Finalmente, las correlaciones negativas obtenidas entre la adicción al trabajo y el bienestar psicosocial (esto es, la salud percibida y la felicidad) son indicadores de la naturaleza negativa de la adicción al trabajo

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