Dutch Work Addiction Scale (DUWAS)

Work & Well-being Survey (DUBS)
Never‚ Almost never‚ Rarely‚ Sometimes‚ Often‚ Very often‚ Always
1.    At work‚ time goes by very slowly.
2.    I feel bored at my job.
3.    At work‚ I spend my time aimlessly.
4.    At my job‚ I feel restless.
5.    During work time I daydream.
6.    It seems as if my working day never ends.
7.    I tend to do other things during my work.
8.    At my work‚ there is not so much to do.
Work & Well-being Survey (DUWAS-short version)
1= (Almost) never‚ 2= Sometimes‚ 3= Often‚ 4= (Almost) always
1.    I seem to be in a hurry and racing against the clock
2.    I find myself continuing to work after my co-workers have called it quits
3.    It’s important to me to work hard even when I don’t enjoy what I’m doing
4.    I stay busy and keep many irons in the fire
5.    I feel that there’s something inside me that drives me to work hard
6.    I spend more time working than on socializing with friends‚ on hobbies‚ or on leisure activities
7.    I feel obliged to work hard‚ even when it’s not enjoyable
8.    I find myself doing two or three things at one time such as eating lunch and writing a memo‚ while talking on the telephone
9.    I feel guilty when I take time off work
10.It is hard for me to relax when I’m not working
1.    At my work‚ I feel bursting with energy* (VI1)
2.    I find the work that I do full of meaning and purpose (DE1)
3.    Time flies when I’m working (AB1)
4.    At my job‚ I feel strong and vigorous (VI2)*
5.    I am enthusiastic about my job (DE2)*
6.    When I am working‚ I forget everything else around me (AB2)
7.    My job inspires me (DE3)*
8.    When I get up in the morning‚ I feel like going to work (VI3)*
9.    I feel happy when I am working intensely (AB3)*
10.I am proud on the work that I do (DE4)*
11.I am immersed in my work (AB4)*
12.I can continue working for very long periods at a time (VI4)
13.To me‚ my job is challenging (DE5)
14.I get carried away when I’m working (AB5)*
15.At my job‚ I am very resilient‚ mentally (VI5)
16.It is difficult to detach myself from my job (AB6)
17.At my work I always persevere‚ even when things do not go well (VI6)
Shortened version (UWES-9); VI= vigor; DE = dedication; AB = absorption
Working excessively (1‚ 2‚ 4‚ 6‚ 8); Working compulsively (3‚ 5‚ 7‚ 9‚ 10)

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