MORBID DEPENDENCY

is the persistent reliance on another to provide to which degree, if removed the individual would struggle to cope independently.

MORBID DEPENDENCY: "A morbid dependency, on cigarettes for example is a dependency which will cause disease to the individual."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MORBID DEPENDENCY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/morbid-dependency/ (accessed January 17, 2021).
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