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  Dependence



Dependence

   A state of absolute need, both physical and psychological.

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Psychological
Pertaining to mental life as manifested through language and behavior.



SIMILAR TERMS
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Depen
Depen is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): penicillamine.

Dependence, Amphetamine
Disorders related or resulting from use of amphetamines.

Dependence, Cannabis
The excessive use of marijuana with associated psychological symptoms and impairment in social or occupational functioning.

Dependence, Co (Psychology)
A relational pattern in which a person attempts to derive a sense of purpose through relationships with others.

Dependence, Cocaine
Disorders related or resulting from use of cocaine.

Dependence, Drug
Disorders related to substance abuse, the side effects of a medication, toxin exposure, and ALCOHOL-RELATED DISORDERS.

Dependence, Heroin
Strong dependence, both physiological and emotional, upon heroin.

Dependence, Marijuana
The excessive use of marijuana with associated psychological symptoms and impairment in social or occupational functioning.

Dependence, Morphine
Strong dependence, both physiological and emotional, upon morphine.

Dependence, Narcotic
Disorders related or resulting from abuse or mis-use of opioids.

Dependence, Opiate
Disorders related or resulting from abuse or mis-use of opioids.

Dependence, Substance
Disorders related to substance abuse, the side effects of a medication, toxin exposure, and ALCOHOL-RELATED DISORDERS.

Dependence-Independence, Field
The ability to respond to segments of the perceptual experience rather than to the whole.

Dependence-Independences, Field
The ability to respond to segments of the perceptual experience rather than to the whole.

Dependences, Co (Psychology)
A relational pattern in which a person attempts to derive a sense of purpose through relationships with others.

Dependences, Cocaine
Disorders related or resulting from use of cocaine.

Dependencies (Psychology)
The tendency of an individual or individuals to rely on others for advice, guidance, or support.

Dependencies, Co (Psychology)
A relational pattern in which a person attempts to derive a sense of purpose through relationships with others.

Dependency
The tendency of an individual or individuals to rely on others for advice, guidance, or support.

Dependency (Psychology)
The tendency of an individual or individuals to rely on others for advice, guidance, or support.

Dependency Burden
The tendency of an individual or individuals to rely on others for advice, guidance, or support.

Dependency, Co (Psychology)
A relational pattern in which a person attempts to derive a sense of purpose through relationships with others.

Dependent Personality Disorder
A personality disorder characterized by a pervasive and excessive need to be taken care of that leads to submissive and clinging behavior and fears of separation, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts. (From DSM-IV, 1994)

Dependent Personality Disorders
A personality disorder characterized by a pervasive and excessive need to be taken care of that leads to submissive and clinging behavior and fears of separation, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts. (From DSM-IV, 1994)

Dependovirus
A genus of the family PARVOVIRIDAE, subfamily PARVOVIRINAE, which are dependent on a coinfection with helper adenoviruses or herpesviruses for their efficient replication. The type species is Adeno-associated virus 2.

Dependoviruses
A genus of the family PARVOVIRIDAE, subfamily PARVOVIRINAE, which are dependent on a coinfection with helper adenoviruses or herpesviruses for their efficient replication. The type species is Adeno-associated virus 2.

Depersonalization
An alteration in the perception or experience of the self so that one feels detached from, and as if one is an outside observer of, one's mental processes or body (e.g., feeling like one is in a dream).

Depersonalization Disorder
State in which an individual perceives or experiences a sensation of unreality concerning the self or the environment; it is seen in disorders such as schizophrenia, affection disorders, organic mental disorders, and personality disorders. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)

Depersonalization Disorders
State in which an individual perceives or experiences a sensation of unreality concerning the self or the environment; it is seen in disorders such as schizophrenia, affection disorders, organic mental disorders, and personality disorders. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)

Depersonalizations
State in which an individual perceives or experiences a sensation of unreality concerning the self or the environment; it is seen in disorders such as schizophrenia, affection disorders, organic mental disorders, and personality disorders. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)



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Loss of calcium from the bones or teeth.

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A common form of arthritis in which tissue changes occur in one or more joints, such as swelling, lumps or cysts, or small pieces of loose bone and cartilage, which cause stiffness and pain. Also called osteoarthritis.

Delirium
An abnormal mental state characterized by excitement and hallucinations.

Deltoid
The triangular muscle of the shoulder.

Dependence

Depilatory
A substance that temporarily removes hair from the skin.

Dermabrasion
A procedure that removes scars, tattoos or other skin defects with fine sandpaper or a high-speed brush.

Desensitization
Reducing or eliminating sensitivity to a particular substance.

Desquamation
The shedding of cells from the surface of the skin or mucous membranes.

Devascularization
Interruption of blood circulation to part of the body.

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