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Descriptor English: Identification, Psychological
Descriptor Spanish: Identificación Psicológica
Descriptor Portuguese: Identificação Psicológica
Descriptor French: Without translation
Entry term(s): Identification (Psychology)
Identification, Psychology
Identifications (Psychology)
Identifications, Psychological
Identifications, Psychology
Psychological Identification
Psychological Identifications
Psychology Identification
Psychology Identifications
Tree number(s): F01.393.446
F01.752.747.385
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007062
Scope note: A process by which an individual unconsciously endeavors to pattern himself after another. This process is also important in the development of the personality, particularly the superego or conscience, which is modeled largely on the behavior of adult significant others.
Previous Indexing: Defense Mechanisms (1966-1967)
Personality (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 2020; was IDENTIFICATION (PSYCHOLOGY) 1968-2019; see DEFENSE MECHANISMS 1963-1967
History Note: 2020 (1968); was IDENTIFICATION (PSYCHOLOGY) 1968-2019; use DEFENSE MECHANISMS 1963-1967
DeCS ID: 7244
Unique ID: D007062
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/01/18
Identification, Psychological - Preferred
Concept UI M0010986
Scope note A process by which an individual unconsciously endeavors to pattern himself after another. This process is also important in the development of the personality, particularly the superego or conscience, which is modeled largely on the behavior of adult significant others.
Preferred term Identification, Psychological
Entry term(s) Identification (Psychology)
Identification, Psychology
Identifications (Psychology)
Identifications, Psychological
Identifications, Psychology
Psychological Identification
Psychological Identifications
Psychology Identification
Psychology Identifications



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