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dependent on or upon

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determined by

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addicted to

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  • addicted to
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  • over-reliant on

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determined or to be determined by someone or something else

in a position of subordination

a person who relies on another for support

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a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)

relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed

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contingent on something else

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(of a clause) unable to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence

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held from above

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being under the power or sovereignty of another or others

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addicted to a drug

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Because the MMPI-2 was not designed for the sole purpose of diagnosing personality disorders, one should not interpret an elevation on the Dependency scale, for example, as sufficient for a diagnosis of dependent personality disorder. Rather, this information could be used as one important piece of the assessment picture.
These diagnoses have included, among others, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PDD; or late luteal phase dysphoric disorder [LLPDD]) and the borderline, self-defeating, histrionic, and dependent personality disorders. Feminists have been particularly concerned with why the DSM developers have not entertained parallel diagnoses for men (Brown, 1991a; Caplan, 1992; Caplan et al., 1992; Gallant & Hamilton, 1988; Pantony & Caplan, 1991).
This paper focuses on Cluster C, which represents behaviors manifested in anxious or fearful patterns and includes: avoidant personality disorder (AvPD), dependent personality disorder (DPD), and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD).
He draws on studies of normal interpersonal relationships as well as patients with dependent personality disorder symptoms to present evidence-based models of the conceptual, developmental, and system basis and patterns of dependency.
Defense lawyer Laura Fine said Satterlee dropped out of school at the age of 15 and has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a dependent personality disorder and long-term depression.
The DSM-IV defines dependent personality disorder as "a pervasive and excessive need to be taken care of that leads to submissive and clinging behavior and fears." (7) This seemingly flies in the face of the popular conception of attorneys as care givers, solvers of other peoples' problems.
The essential features of patients with the dependent personality disorder are compelling others to assume responsibility for major areas of their lives and subordinating their own needs to others (APA, 1994).
NT is highly associated with schizoid, borderline and dependent personality disorder post-traumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and sleepwalking, although it has been believed that factors associated with central nervous system maturation are involved in the etiology (9).
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