introduced by American psychologist Morton Deutsch, a union between two people or groups' results in which one person or group's achievements advances the probability of the other's failure.

CONTRIENT INTERDEPENDENCE: "Contrient interdependence has no choice but to occur in situations where two parties are pitted against one another in competition."
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