PSEUDOIDENTIFICATION

A defense mechanism used by individuals in a group session, characterized by the subject adopting the opinions, or values of the group out of fear of attack or criticism.

PSEUDOIDENTIFICATION: "The inmate used pseudoidentification while in prison."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSEUDOIDENTIFICATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pseudoidentification/ (accessed March 28, 2020).
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