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1. Mutually dependent.
2. Of or relating to a relationship in which one person is psychologically dependent in an unhealthy way on someone who is addicted to a drug or self-destructive behavior, such as chronic gambling.
One who is codependent or in a codependent relationship.

co′de·pen′dence, co′de·pen′den·cy n.


n codependencia
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Because of the data gaps and the current screening-level approach, some codependence in uncertainty in model input parameters may occur in some instances; however, given the overall limitations in obtaining robust uncertainty estimates for all input parameters and the generally large uncertainties in model output, the issue of codependence is best addressed at higher tier assessments or when better data are available to characterize uncertainty.
Default risk codependence in the global financial system: was the Bear Stearns bailout justified?, Working Paper.
Of course, this does not preclude FSOC from making codependence an important component of systemic risk measurements in the future, but at present FSOC does not require this.
While this tradition of cooperation (or codependence) has a long history, it does not ensure a smooth and cooperative relationship.
Family systems theory: A unifying framework for codependence. American Journal of Family Therapy, 21(4), 352-360.
Where deconstruction is understood to affirm originary technicity, this would entail that the codependence or cooriginarity of the human and the machine, claimed by Hayles for example, could not be supported.
There is a body of literature that focuses on "codependence" as one of the major patterns in families with alcohol and drug addiction (see Koffinke 1991).
In assembly-confidence systems, by contrast, the executive and the legislature exist in a certain codependence, in which one office may be dissolved by the other at any given time.
Japan is perhaps the only first-world country in which codependence is so thoroughly accepted.
I want to explore the dialectics of dependency--the interplay between a social contract based on free, equal agents and one that recognizes contingent interrelationshipsby looking at one modernist writer, Samuel Beckett, whose work dismodernizes liberal theories of autonomy and independent agency by creating scenes of what we might call "abject dependency." Beckett's characters often exist in tragi-comic relations of codependence that seem to mock communitarian ideals of charity and mutual aid while laying bare the edifice of liberal individualism as a flawed document.
In fact the responsibility of both men and women were seen as complementary to one another "there was a codependence and a balance that existed" (St.
Affirming the importance of the representation of the codependence of the masculine and the feminine in aesthetics recalls the mutual activation between maleness and femaleness, chaos and order, restraint and expression of emotion necessary for invoking the generative, gendered interactions 1 have described and analysed.