Id Ego And Superego Analysis

The Freudian theory acknowledged three subsystems in the personality which operates within the three regions of the mind, the id, ego and superego. The basis of the category centers on the function that each particular subsystem performs. The Id refers to the basic core within a personality, dominated by instincts and impulses, is fully functional during birth and located in the unconscious region of the mind (Carducci, 2009). It involves innate stimulus such as hunger, urges, desires, and impulses operating primarily on the pleasure principle. A principle that states the propensity of immediately seeking ease from the tension created to attain pleasures that eventually leads to gratification. The system used to achieve gratification is referred to as primary process action which involves physical or mental activities that instantly diminishes tension (Larsen, 2010).
The Ego sometimes referred to as the master of reality directs the urges of the id to the existence of reality then works in accordance with the reality principle which dictates the rules the ego must abide by in order to satisfy the illogical
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It makes sure the ego handles the demands of the id in a morally acceptable manner. The superego is classified into two parts, the ego ideal and the conscience. The ego ideal is the branch of the superego that gathers all its morally acknowledge undertakings and rewards the ego with pride and self-esteem, while the conscience is responsible for disciplining the morally wrong actions of the ego through infamy, guilt and humiliation (Knafo, 2009). The internal moral forces that ultimately bring about restricted actions are normally not confined and keep the id under control allowing the ego to take

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