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Dependent

Acceptance of a capital budgeting project contingent on the acceptance of another project.

Dependent

An individual for whom another individual is financially responsible. For example, if a working mother has a child, the child is her dependent. Likewise, if a man is taking care of his father in his old age, the father is a dependent. One may normally receive a tax credit for dependents. See also: Child Tax Credit.

Dependent

An individual who qualifies to be claimed as a dependent exemption on another person's income tax return.
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The failure to incorporate such a factor in either the Eysenck or the five-factor model may explain the relatively small amount of SCID-II dependent personality disorder variance accounted for in the solutions described in the present study.
Patients with the diagnosis of dependent personality disorder often present with the following characteristics (See DSM-IV criteria, APA, 1994; Greenberg and Bornstein, 1988):
Individuals exhibiting a dependent personality disorder cannot function on their own.
He has been diagnosed with a dependent personality disorder.
Axis II diagnoses for the group included Mixed Personality Disorder (3), Borderline Personality traits (3), and Narcissistic Personality Traits (2), and Dependent Personality Disorder (2).
Conversely, people with a dependent personality disorder may have trouble refusing to engage in high risk behaviors (sharing needles, sex without protection).
DEPENDENT PERSONALITY DISORDER 1 If I am not loved, I am unhappy .