"Superego" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Superego".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Superego".
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