EGO ANXIETY By N., Sam M.S. - 40 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 Comparison of Assessment Tools ADOLESCENCE (Theories) EGO PSYCHOTHERAPY DETECTION THEORY FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) PAIN DRIVE EGO TRANSACTIONAL ANALYSIS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EGO ANXIETY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ego-anxiety/ (accessed October 1, 2022).