Effects of vacation from work on health and well-being : Lots of fun , quickly gone

  title={Effects of vacation from work on health and well-being : Lots of fun , quickly gone},
  author={Jessica de Blooma and Sabine A. E. Geurtsa and Toon W. Tarisa and Sabine Sonnentaga and Carolina de Weertha and Michiel A. J. Kompiera},
  • Jessica de Blooma, Sabine A. E. Geurtsa, +3 authors Michiel A. J. Kompiera
  • Published 2010
Although vacation from work provides a valuable opportunity for recovery, few studies have met the requirements for assessing its effects. These include taking measurements well ahead of the vacation, during the vacation and at several points in time afterwards. Our study on vacation (after ) effects focused on two related questions: (1) Do health and well being of working individuals improve during a vacation? and (2) How long does a vacation effect last after resumption of work? In a… CONTINUE READING

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