Persons with this disorder rely heavily on others for validation and fulfillment of basic needs. Often unable to properly care for themselves, persons with dependent personality disorder lack self confidence and security, and are deficient in making decisions.

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BehaveNet Clinical Capsule - Dependent Personality Disorder
The DSM IV-TR diagnostic criteria of the disorder.
Codependency & Recovery from Codependent Relationships
Provides an overview with questions and answers.
Codependent Love Pages
The difference between love and infatuation and why codependent people are inclined to get into abusive relationships.
Codependents Anonymous
Official CoDA website for Australia and New Zealand.
Dependent Personality Disorder
American and European diagnostic criteria. Includes treatment options.
How do I Tell if Something is Codependency or Good Helping?
A list of 'touchstones' for how to figure out when giving is positive or negative. By Geri Weitzman, PhD, a licensed psychologist in San Francisco, California.
The Inverted Codependent
Preferences toward narcissists and psychopaths. Includes symptoms, characterology, and coping advice.
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