over- + diagnose
overdiagnose (third-person singular simple present overdiagnoses, present participle overdiagnosing, simple past and past participle overdiagnosed)
- (medicine) To diagnose something more often than it actually occurs
2009, January 11, “Jeanne Dorin Mcdowell”, in The Four (at Least) Faces of Tara:
- Dissociative identity disorder is a contentious diagnosis: some professionals say the disorder is overdiagnosed; others say it doesn't even exist.