The structure of Personality - Psychodynamic Approach

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  • The structure of personality - Psycho dynamic approach
      • Around the age of 5, our internalised sense of right and wrong
      • Based on the morality principle it represents the moral standards of the childs same sex parent and punishes the ego for wrongdoing through guilt.
        • Formed at the end of the phallic stage
    • THE ID
      • Primitive part of our personality
      • Only the id is present at birth throughout life the id is entirely selfish and demands instant gratification of its needs.
      • Operates the pleasure principle - the ID gets what it wants.
      • It is a seething mass of unconscious drives and instincts.
    • THE EGO


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