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Balance of Internal Drive, Ego and Super Ego through Self-Hypnosis

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The paper discusses about the influence of Self-Hypnosis on the three important qualities determining the personality trait of an individual namely: Internal Drive (ID), Ego and Super Ego. Self-Hypnosis is a technique that regulates one’s own mind by setting attributes to achieve the basic goals in life having a wider range of variation from one individual to another. There is a constant conflict occurring in an individual’s mind between ID, Ego, and Super Ego throughout his life time till death. The paper work attempts to bring certain facts about the ID, Ego and Super Ego and how to balance between the three through Self-Hypnosis.

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C. Navaneedhan, "Balance of Internal Drive, Ego and Super Ego through Self-Hypnosis," Journal of Behavioral and Brain Science, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 221-224. doi: 10.4236/jbbs.2012.22025.


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