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Psychoanalytic Theory: Id, Ego, Superego

Psychoanalytic Theory: Id, Ego, Superego

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This lesson will define and discuss Freud's view on the structure of personality through analysis of the id, ego, and superego.

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This lesson will define and discuss Freud's view on the structure of personality through analysis of the id, ego, and superego.

Terms to Know
Ego

Part of the personality that directs and controls conscious thoughts.

Ego Ideal

Standard for good behavior; when we meet this standard we fell pride.

Id

Unconscious part of the personality that provides mental energy; driven by the desire for pleasure.

Libido

Life force.

Superego

The conscience; part of personality that judges and provides standards for behavior.