dependency needs

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dependency needs

the sum of the physical and emotional requirements of an infant for survival, including parenting, love, affection, shelter, protection, food, and warmth. Reliance on others to satisfy these needs decreases with age and maturity. Continuance in later years, in overt or latent form, is indicative of a pathological emotional disorder. These needs may increase under stress, as during physical illness, in which case they do not reflect a psychopathological condition. Compare emotional need.

dependency needs

Psychiatry Vital needs for mothering, love, affection, shelter, protection, security, food, warmth, which may indicate regression when they reappear openly in adults. See Regression.

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Q. why the renal doctor told my husband that he needs to eat a dozen of egg a week for protein,how it will help? it won`t afect his cholesterol,also i would like to know what role the protein plays on his treatment and what other foot its rich in protein that he can can take,without causing problems to his health.

A. if i understand correctly, your husband is diabetic. like my grandfather he probably developed a "Diabetic nephropathy" which is a long name to: kidney being destroyed because of blood vessels clotted by diabetes. because of that destruction the kidneys allow protein to go out in the urine. this is a dangerous situation,a protein in the name of "albomin" helps our blood to hold fluids in blood vessels. without it fluid will leave the blood and go to our organs. not a good situation. so he needs a lot of proteins.
here is a list of a 100 protein rich foods:

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This reflects the expectation that some service users may have high dependency needs and some may need more care, attention and supervision at times.
This has been a particular issue in areas such as dementia care where service users have increasingly high dependency needs, requiring higher staffing levels.
Nursing Homes Ireland chief Tadgh Daly said: "The complex and high dependency needs of persons with dementia need to be realistically reflected in better resource allocation.
In addition, the CQC highlighted that it was concerned there were insufficient numbers of staff on duty to meet the dependency needs of people living in the home, several of whom had limited mobility and required moving and handling assistance.
She said: "We have made sure we have secured a first-class service for our most vulnerable residents with high dependency needs.
We all need to be careful to avoid creating powerful dependency needs in our children.
Our results revealed that as compared to younger adolescents, the 16-year-old group tended to view close interpersonal relationships as threatening to their sense of independence and selfhood, to perceive significant others as callous and hostile, and to deny or avoid dependency needs.
Hospital emergency rooms are currently unable to meet demand in many regions across the country and Seven Hills Behavioral Institute will help ease this burden by serving the psychiatric and chemical dependency needs of residents in the area from all age groups.
LONDON, October 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A census of more than 15,000 care home residents reveals the high dependency needs of those in residential and nursing homes.
Partners are not hostages in that sense of the word, but they are hostages to the dependency needs they have.
Partners are not hostages in that sense of the word,buttheyarehostages to the dependency needs they have.
At times, some of the assistant parents had evidently tried to manage the "dangerously heightened wish" to regress, and resume a "slavish dependency" on the mother, with a reactive defense, adopting an independent persona while becoming extremely attentive to the supposed dependency needs of the charge.