Id Anxiety

Id anxiety may be expressed as displaced aggression, anxiety disorders, or merely nervousness. This is caused by the conflict between the id, which is what Freud identified the “pleasure principle”, and the other forces: superego, the morality principle. For instance, your id wants to shout at your boss right now but your ego and superego tells you that it is unacceptable. This aggression then gets displaced and that is why you find yourself shouting at your assistant instead.

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