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unconscious identification with another person or delusional belief that one is another person.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
ap·per·son·a·tion, appersonification (ă-per'sŏ-nā'shŭn, ap-er-son'i-fi-kā'shŭn),
A delusion in which one assumes the character of another person.
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