the standard doctrine that psychic powers and drives are likely to stay in a persistent or stable state or likely to look for a reverse path to a place of stability or lesser amounts of power.

CONSTANCY PRINCIPLE: "The constancy principle postulates that human libidos try to maintain equilibrium."
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