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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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As the reactive pathology of codependency would suggest, none of these countries can be expected to acquiesce to such measures without curtailing US access to their markets - a counter-response that could severely undermine the manufacturing revival that seems so central to the Trump presidency's promise to "Make America Great Again".
The concept of codependency originally described certain types of behavior manifested by relatives and friends of people addicted to alcohol (Biscarra, 2010).
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Lesly is extremely transparent with the readers as she shares her experience and perspective on breaking codependency.
She presents suggested programs for healing that address not only addiction and/or codependency, but the underlying betrayal of trust that an addict might be trying to self-medicate with a variety of substances and behaviors.
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).
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.
In fact, America's monetary policy reveals most clearly this codependency.
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.
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.
The assumption has not been tested in the past decade by allowing a bank to crash, and while it may be true, the codependency of banking and sovereign needs remains as concerning as it was when ratings agencies started evaluating the first few Lebanese banks in the mid 1990s.