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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.
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