Tripartite Personality

The assumption that behaviour is influenced by the tripartite personality (Freud)

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The adult personality is structured into 3 parts. What are they?
The Id. The Ego. The Superego.
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What characteristics does the Id have?
Impulsive. Demanding. Seeks immediate gratification.
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What characteristics does the Ego have?
Conscious. Rational. Works out a realistic way to balance needs of Id and Superego.
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What characteristics does the Superego have?
Sense of right and wrong. Seeks to perfect and civilise our behaviour.
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What age does the ID be present at?
The Id is present at birth.
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What age does the Ego develop at?
Develops at age 2
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What age does the Superego develop at?
Develops at age 4
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What personality type is the Id?
Erotic personality type
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What personality type is the Ego?
Narcissistic personality type
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What personality type is the Superego?
Obsessional personality type
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What is the principle for the Id?
Pleasure principle
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What is the principle for the Ego?
Reality principle
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What is the principle for the Superego?
Morality principle
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