Work aversion (or aversion to work ) is the state of prevention or not wanting to work or be employed , or the extreme preference of leisure as opposed to work. [ citation needed ] It can be attributed to laziness , boredom or burnout .  Work aversion is not a recognized psychological disorder in the DSM-IV . [ quote needed ]
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Work aversion commonly occurs and can have a variety of causes. These include:
- Boredom with work:  Holding a job early in life can lead to the impression that all work is boring. 
The mental health community does not recognize work and does not recognize the disease. Those Attempting to treat work aversion as an illness May use psychotherapy , counseling , medication , or some more unusual forms of treatment.
In the case where the person has not worked for a workplace, work-hardening can be used to build strength. The person works for a brief period of time in the first week, such as two hours per day and increases the amount of work done. 
- Disability fraud
- Goofing off
- Refusal of work
- Work ethic
- Work-leisure dichotomy
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