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The Relationship Between Codependency, Alcoholism, and the Family of Origin

  title={The Relationship Between Codependency, Alcoholism, and the Family of Origin},
  author={William Ansara},
This study examined the relationship between the construct of codependency, family alcohol consumption patterns, degree of family dysfunction, and gender. It was proposed that codependent behaviors, feelings, and attitudes would be present in persons regardless of the reported degree of family alcohol abuse if dysfunctional patterns of relating exsisted in the family of origin. It was further hypothesised that women would evidence higher codependency scores than males in all groups. The Spann… Expand
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