overidentify

overidentify

(ˌəʊvəraɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪ)
vb (tr; intr) , -fies, fying or -fied
(Psychoanalysis) to identify with someone else to an excessive degree
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The committee's report recommended the Legislature "determine what aspects of our current funding mechanism for special education encourage overidentification; and then investigate alternative methods for funding special education that decrease any incentives to overidentify students as needing special education services.
The tendency of the NBDS to overidentify some patients as having dysphagia when they really do not is a safety feature of the tool.
Referring to societal pressures and how racial identities are socially constructed in the United States, Williams shared her struggles as a biracial woman; these struggles included racial profiling and trying to overidentify with her Black heritage, which resulted in her shunning her White parent and led to feelings of inauthenticity and favoritism.
Considering this, counseling center staff may need to be particularly sensitive to the possibility that clients who have prior therapy experience may be self-critical, feel isolated, and overidentify with their problems, given that these are the three counterparts to self-compassion (Neff, 2003a).
Quotas work against these innovations by creating perverse incentives for schools to overidentify students as disabled.
Before moving to the results, it is worth noting that 6 restrictions overidentify the system.
Additionally, schools using the ability-achievement discrepancy model (a) tend to overidentify students for inclusion in special education, especially minority students; (b) take too long to provide appropriate services to students in need, working against early intervention, which has been shown to significantly reduce reading problems in students; and (c) have difficulty determining whether low achievement was a result of an actual learning disability or poor teaching (Fuchs & Fuchs, 2006; NJCLD, 2005).
Past research has established a certain tendency for individuals involved in gymnastics to experience encouragement to overidentify with their role as an athlete (Kerr & Dacyshyn, 2000; Klint & Weiss, 1986; Krane, Greenleaf, & Snow, 1997; Lavallee & Robinson, 2007).
Perhaps in an age when some religious leaders are tempted to overidentify with certain political parties, we might read this book as a cautionary tale.
As a genre it can lead the scholar, who is supposed to be detached, to overidentify with the subject This lack of detachment contributes to biography's popularity among nonacademic readers, who like to read about the exploits of great personalities as models for leading their own lives.
In fact, Davis (1980) advised that the Personal Distress subscale correlates negatively with the other subscales and indicates susceptibility on the part of the listener to overidentify with the difficult emotions of the other person.
However, as mindfulness did not emerge as a significant predictor in the multivariate models, it may be that students who strongly overidentify are most likely to benefit and should be targeted.