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codependency

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noun co·de·pen·den·cy \-dən-sē\

Medical Definition of codependency

plural co·de·pen·den·cies

  1. :  a psychological condition or a relationship in which a person is controlled or manipulated by another who is affected with a pathological condition (as an addiction to alcohol or heroin); broadly :  dependence on the needs of or control by another




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