Characteristics of Addiction Co-Dependence

August 29, 2012 Karl Shallowhorn, MS, CASAC

Co-Dependence is often the silent partner of the addictive relationship. There are several characteristics of addiction including denial, compliance and control. With the proper help, recovery is possible.

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Author: Karl Shallowhorn, MS, CASAC

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