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Codependency: A concomitant field of interest in research into the phenomenon caring

D. van der Wal
Curationis | Vol 19, No 4 | a1335 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v19i4.1335 | © 1996 D. van der Wal | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 March 1996 | Published: 27 March 1996

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D. van der Wal,, South Africa

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Abstract

The growing popularity of caring is evident throughout the nursing profession. Research into the phenomenon caring, however, necessitates that caring as an ethic be distinguished from pseudo caring actions and experiences. Codependence and codependency are proposed as being of a pseudo-caring nature. Research interest into this field of study needs to be kindled.

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