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Descriptor English: Ego
Descriptor Spanish: Ego
Descriptor Portuguese: Ego
Descriptor French: Moi
Entry term(s): Egos
Self
Tree number(s): F01.752.747.189
F02.739.794.206
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004532
Scope note: The conscious portion of the personality structure which serves to mediate between the demands of the primitive instinctual drives, (the id), of internalized parental and social prohibitions or the conscience, (the superego), and of reality.
Annotation: EGOCENTRISM is also available
Previous Indexing: Defense Mechanisms (1966-1967)
Personality (1966-1967)
Psychoanalytic Theory (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68; SELF was heading 1965-68, was see under PERSONALITY 1963-64
Online Note: use EGO to search SELF 1969-75 & SELF CONCEPT 1966-68
History Note: 68; SELF was heading 1965-68, was see under PERSONALITY 1963-64
Related: Self Psychology MeSH
DeCS ID: 4602
Unique ID: D004532
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1996/06/13
Ego - Preferred
Concept UI M0007131
Scope note The conscious portion of the personality structure which serves to mediate between the demands of the primitive instinctual drives, (the id), of internalized parental and social prohibitions or the conscience, (the superego), and of reality.
Preferred term Ego
Entry term(s) Egos
Self - Broader
Concept UI M0007132
Preferred term Self



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