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Descriptor in English: Superego
Descriptor in Spanish: Superego
Descriptor in Portuguese: Superego
Descriptor in French: Surmoi
Entry term(s): Superegos
Tree number(s): F01.752.747.859
F02.739.794.881
Scope note: The component of the personality associated with ethics, standards, and self-criticism - the "conscience". It is derived mainly from identification with parents and parent substitutes.
History Note: 68
DeCS UI: 13863
Descriptor UI: D013475
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1989/05/16
Superego - Preferred
Concept UI M0020818
Scope note The component of the personality associated with ethics, standards, and self-criticism - the "conscience". It is derived mainly from identification with parents and parent substitutes.
Preferred term Superego
Entry term(s) Superegos



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