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identification

 [i-den″tĭ-fĭ-ka´shun]
1. the defining or ascertaining of something.
2. a largely unconscious process, often a defense mechanism, by which an individual takes as his or her own the characteristics, postures, achievements, or other identifying traits of other persons or groups. This plays a major role in development of the superego and of awareness and acceptance of the standards and rules accepted by society. However, as individuals mature emotionally, their own self-identity should become clearer as they relate more to their own personal achievements and less to the accomplishments and successes of others with whom they identify. Overuse of identification as a defense mechanism denies one the opportunity of enjoying the benefits and self-satisfaction derived from one's own accomplishments. Identification is not to be confused with imitation, which is a conscious process.
risk identification in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as analysis of potential risk factors, determination of health risks, and prioritization of risk reduction strategies for an individual or group.
risk identification: childbearing family in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the identification of an individual or family likely to experience difficulties in parenting, and prioritization of strategies to prevent parenting problems.
risk identification: genetic in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as identification and analysis of potential genetic risk factors in an individual, family, or group.

i·den·ti·fi·ca·tion

(ī-den'ti-fi-kā'shŭn),
1. Act or process of determining classification or nature of.
2. A sense of oneness, or psychic continuity with another person or group; one of the freudian defense mechanisms common to everyone, whereby anxiety regarding one's personal identity or worth is dissipated through the mechanism of perceiving oneself as having characteristics in common with a person in the public eye, or in childhood identifying with a more powerful person such as a parent.
Synonym(s): incorporation
[Mediev. L. identicus, fr. L. idem, the same, + facio, to make]

identification

/iden·ti·fi·ca·tion/ (i-den″tĭ-fĭ-ka´shun) a largely unconscious process, sometimes a defense mechanism, by which one person patterns himself after another.

identification

(ī-dĕn′tə-fĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of identifying.
b. The state of being identified.
2. Psychology A person's association with or assumption of the qualities, characteristics, or views of another person or group.

identification

[īden′tifikā′shən]
Etymology: L, idem, the same, facere, to make
an unconscious defense mechanism by which a person patterns his or her personality on that of another person, assuming the person's qualities, characteristics, and actions. The process is a normal function of personality development and learning, specifically of the superego, and it contributes to the acquisition of interests and ideals. Identification first occurs in early childhood when 3- to 5-year-olds identify with parental same-sex figures. It resurges in adolescence as a major task of identifying with peers.

identification

Psychiatry An unconscious defense mechanism by which a person assimilates or copies another's activities, behavior, and reactions, a process that plays a major role personality and superego development. See Complementation, De-identification, Gender identity/role. Cf Imitation/role modeling.

i·den·ti·fi·ca·tion

(ī-den'ti-fi-kā'shŭn)
1. Act or process of determining classification or nature of something.
2. A sense of oneness, or psychic continuity with another person or group; one of the freudian defense mechanisms common to everyone whereby anxiety regarding one's personal identity or worth is dissipated through the mechanism of perceiving oneself as having characteristics in common with a person in the public eye, or in childhood identifying with a more powerful person such as a parent.
[Mediev. L. identicus, fr. L. idem, the same, + facio, to make]

identification

the determination of the taxonomic identity of an individual. see KEY.

i·den·ti·fi·ca·tion

(ī-den'ti-fi-kā'shŭn)
1. Act or process of determining classification or nature of.
2. A sense of oneness or psychic continuity with another person or group.
[Mediev. L. identicus, fr. L. idem, the same, + facio, to make]

identification

a description of an animal sufficient to distinguish it from others. The means of identification include a written description, earmark, paint brand or paper or fabric applied by special adhesive, freeze branding and fire branding (see brand), tattooing, neckbands, ankle bands, ear tagging, tail tagging and tail painting, and electronic identification systems including activated responders or transponders carried on the animal, often subcutaneously.

patient identification
an adequate identification includes species and breed, sex, color and markings, brands and other distinguishing marks or attachments, whether horned or polled where appropriate, age, name or number used by the owner, and name and address of the owner or custodian.
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