Three Part Personality

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  • Tripartite Personality
    • The ID
      • Contains Innate, Aggressive and sexual instincts
      • wants satisfaction- obeys pleasure principle
      • Accounts for unreasonable behaviour
      • Appears at Birth
    • The Ego
      • Exists in Conscious and Unconscious
      • Acts rationally
      • Known as Reality Principle
      • Develops within first 3 years (after birth).
      • Balances the ID and Super Ego keep behaviour in line.
    • The Super-Ego
      • In Conscious and Unconscious
      • Takes Morals into consideration
      • Makes us feel Guilt
      • develops age 4-5 yrs
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