EGO ANXIETY By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Anxiety caused by conflicting demands of the ego and id. Compare id anxiety. See signal anxiety. EGO ANXIETY: "Ego anxiety refers to an internal rather than an external demand." Related Psychology Terms ANXIETY DISORDER DUE TO A GENERAL MEDICAL CON FORCED-CHOICE TEST STATE ANXIETY ANXIETY SIGNAL ANXIETY STATE-TRAIT ANXIETY INVENTORY (STAI) AUDITORY MASKING YES-NO JUDGMENT TASK TRAIT ANXIETY FALSE-ALARM RATE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EGO ANXIETY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ego-anxiety/ (accessed April 19, 2021).