Prodependence : moving beyond codependency / Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW.
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|Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library||616.86 WEISS (Text)||37500004531568||New Items||Available||-|
|Judy O. Smith (1938-2018)|
- ISBN: 075732035X
- ISBN: 9780757320354
- Physical Description: xiv, 152 pages ; 21 cm
- Publisher: Deerfield Beach, FL : Health Communications, Inc., 2018.
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Includes bibliographical references and an index.
"Prodependence," a new psychological term created by Robert Weiss to describe healthy interdependence in the modern world, turns this around. Rather that preaching detachment and distance over continued bonding and assistance, as so many therapists, self-help books, and 12-step groups currently do, prodependence celebrates the human need for and pursuit of intimate connection, viewing this as a positive force for change. Simply stated, prodependence occurs when attachment relationships are mutually beneficial--with one person's strengths filling in the weak points of the other, and vice versa. And this can occur even when an addiction is present."
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