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Descriptor in English: Ego
Descriptor in Spanish: Ego
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ego
Descriptor in French: Moi
Entry term(s): Egos
Self
Tree number(s): F01.752.747.189
F02.739.794.206
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
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
See also the descriptors: Self Psychology MeSH
DeCS UI: 4602
Descriptor UI: D004532
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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