Glossary of Acronyms

Many acronyms and abbreviations greatly assist in memory retention and learning. This is a list of the most used abbreviations used by Ross Rosenberg in his books, seminars, and workshops.

AA:       Alcoholics Anonymous

ASPD:   Antisocial Personality Disorder

BPD:     Borderline Personality Disorder

CODA:  Codependents Anonymous

COS:     Continuum of Self (from first edition of The Human Magnet Syndrome)

CSV:     Continuum of Self Values (from first edition of The Human Magnet Syndrome)

HITCH:  Healing Inner Trauma Child Treatment Program

HMS:    Human Magnet Syndrome

ITCH:    Inner Trauma Child

LO:       Limerent Object

LRC:      Love, Respect, and Care

NAS:     Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome

NPD:    Narcissistic Personality Disorder

OCD:    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

ODA:    Observe, Don’t Absorb

ORO:    Others-Relationship Orientation

RCC:     Relationship Compatibility Continuum

RCT:     Relationship Compatibility Theory

RO:       Relationship Orientations

SLA:      Self-Love Abundance (condition) or Self-Love Abundant (person)

SLD:      Self-Love Deficient (person). Replaces “Codependent”

SLDD:   Self-Love Deficit Disorder. Replaces “Codependency”

SLR:      Self-Love Recovery

SLRP:    Self-Love Recovery Treatment Program

SRO:     Self-Relationship Orientation