EGO-IDEAL

Psychoanalytical theory. The part of the egothat holds positive identifications with parental goals and values we admire and want to emulate.

EGO-IDEAL: "The ego-ideal deals with the things we want to copy from our poarent that are values we want to have and show."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EGO-IDEAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ego-ideal/ (accessed July 22, 2019).
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