Leisure Sickness


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A condition defined as ill health that occurs during non-work hours—e.g., on weekends, holidays and vacations—which affects people who are unable to transition from the work to the non-work environment, who have a high need for achievement and a deep sense of responsibility
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3% of people have such a hard time leaving work that they develop flulike "leisure sickness" symptoms during weekends and holidays.
A survey of more than 1,800 people shows around three in 100 people suffer from leisure sickness.
The Quality of Working Life Survey found 180,000 Scots have fallen prey to the medical syndrome "leisure sickness".