overidentification

noun

over·​iden·​ti·​fi·​ca·​tion -ī-ˌdent-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce overidentification (audio)
: excessive psychological identification
overidentification with his father
overidentify intransitive verb
overidentified; overidentifying

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“Overidentification.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/overidentification. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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