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Codependant Personality Disorder

Has anyone ever heard of this? I have always had problems with anxiety and depression, even cutting and purging, but I recently had a consultation with a psychiatrist (as opposed to just my usual counselor) for a consultation, and after sitting and talking for hours and reading my records before hand, he said he believes I have codependant personality disorder. Has any one else ever been diagnosed or had this? Shocked Question
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replied November 30th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Its defined by excessive reliance on others for approval. You would need just psychotherapy sessions like CBT to combat this problem.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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