Unconscious personality component that is driven by a pleasure principle. (Selfish)
Conscious personality component that operates by a reality principle. It tries to compromise.
Personality component that acts as a “watchdog”- suppressing drives as hard as the id pushes them.
Define Ego Defense Mechanisms
Your psyche is in constant conflict, never fully at peace. The go must reduce anxiety using various defense mechanisms (unconsciously). However, different personalities rely on different defense mechanisms.
Define the ego defense mechanism Repression (common).
You push painful thoughts into the unconscious mind. You "forget.‟