codependency


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codependency

 [ko″dĕ-pen´den-se]
a condition in which one person supports, either overtly or inadvertently, the addictive behavior of another.

codependency

(kō″dē-pĕn′dĕn-sē)
1. In psychology, unintentional or conscious reinforcement of another person's addictive or self-destructive behaviors.
2. In biology, symbiosis.
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But for me, the appeal of "Darling Grenadine" aside from its tuneful score rests with Zaitchik's frank examination of alcoholism: the insecurity it masks, the impact on the addict's loved ones, the codependency it fosters and the resentment that it breeds.
That is where the codependency begins, when she gets in that bed.
Psychiatry has focused on providing psychotherapy to correct the personal deficits of the weak and addicted and, from a family perspective, on correcting negative personality traits in the caregivers, classified as codependency.
Ironically, with the Trump administration's policies likely to lead to larger budget deficits that put national saving under additional downward pressure, the need for Chinese and other foreign capital will actually intensify and the codependency trap will only close more tightly.
Explanatory models of codependency lie within a continuum of severity comprising personality disorders, drug-caused behavior or behavior mainly related to females.
Lesly is extremely transparent with the readers as she shares her experience and perspective on breaking codependency. She pulls no punches, offering readers a unique and practical guide to self-discovery and authentic living, free from the traps of codependency.
Codependency refers to psychological behavioral problems that enable drug users and their family members to engage in mutually destructive habits and maladaptive coping strategies to maintain a sense of balance or homeostasis (5).
Finally, "families and loved ones should understand that an intervention is only the start of the process." They should be committed to doing the work necessary to assist their loved one's recovery, such as attending family support or Al-Anon meetings, and various forms of counseling to address Issues such as codependency and enabling.
Roach, a Yale faculty member and author of Unbalanced: The Codependency of America and China, Roach maintains that a secure economy requires confident citizens.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, addiction and codependency cost employers hundreds of billions every year--a sad reality that could be avoided through awareness and training.
In fact, America's monetary policy reveals most clearly this codependency. It was only a few days ago that the Federal Reserve decided to keep interest rates unchanged, citing international concerns -- especially China's slowing growth -- as a major reason for deferring the much-expected move.
But even if they remain sober, Woititz writes, the emotional baggage of their youth can manifest in codependency, enabling, and other behavior learned in a household characterized by substance abuse.