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overidentification

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noun over·iden·ti·fi·ca·tion \-ī-ˌdent-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Medical Definition of overidentification

  1. :  excessive psychological identification <overidentification with his father>

overidentify

\-ī-ˈdent-ə-ˌfī\play intransitive verb

overidentified

;

overidentifying




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