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The position of disadvantage which renders one party subject to exploitation by another such that the benefit of an improvident disposition by the disadvantaged party may not in good conscience be retained may stem from a strong emotional dependence or attraction.
Woodhouse: in terms of emotional dependence her father has long been what social workers call "a case," even though, in conversation, he routinely assumes a carer's concern for everybody's health and comfort.
On the subject of relations with third parties, the AMA is more circumspect, emphasizing the consideration of additional factors such as the nature of patients' medical problem, length of relationship, degree of the third party's emotional dependence on the physician, and the importance of the clinical encounter to the third party and the patient.
This is due to ultimate emotional dependence of people on the leaders of their ethnicities.
That is to say that a high level of instrumental and emotional dependence will be correlated with preoccupied attachment and the anxiety dimension.
For example, Minnesota allows lawsuits for "sexual exploitation" if the former patient's capacity to consent was impaired by emotional dependence on the psychotherapist.
Liverpool Crown Court Judge David Swift said: "It appears you developed some emotional dependence, believing you were in love with this girl.
Maybe it was the burden of our emotional dependence on her, or the effort of the exuberance she packed into expressing her love for us: she had aged - and suddenly we found the roles reversed.
Simcox "ha[d] provided evidence of a serious risk of harm due to abuse and emotional dependence," the lower court held that it could "only consider that evidence 'directly establishing the existence of a grave risk that would expose the child to physical or emotional harm or otherwise place the child in an intolerable situation.
Distance accentuated Prendergast's economic and emotional dependence on his three expatriate children.
One participant described the relationship between emotional dependence and sex for adolescent women confronted with a multitude of problems in different domains of their life in the following way: