Identification, Psychological D007062

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Description

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.   MeSH

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Gender Identity
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