SOCIOTROPY

a person's tendency to place an inordinate value on relationships over personal independence that will leave them vulnerable to depression in the response to a loss of relationships.

SOCIOTROPY: "A person with sociotropy places more importance on social relationships than on independence."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIOTROPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sociotropy/ (accessed September 7, 2019).
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