Specificity of the Codependent Behaviour and Some Models in the Therapy of Codependency

Desislava Ivanova


This paper presents the specificity of the codependent behaviour, some models of therapeutical effect, their scientific validity and practical effectiveness. The focus is on the possibilities of motivational interviewing - one comparatively new therapy in the area of dependent behaviours with specific techniques, which are directed towards the act and the mobilization of the inner values and goals of the codependents, their resources for stimulating changes in behaviour and forming more effective coping strategies.


Language: Bulgarian



codependency; codependent behaviour; models of therapy; motivational interviewing

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5964/psyct.v5i1.13

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ISSN: 2193-7281
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