What is Psychoanalysis? – The Ego, the Id and the Superego

Freud discovered a mind at war with itself.

These films are intended to facilitate first encounters with Freud’s thought.

If you’re studying the psychodynamic approach, this resource is for you!

In this episode:

  • A fractured self
  • Id, Ego, Superego
  • Why did Freud develop a new model?
  • Devils and angels
  • People fall ill of their moral ideals
  • A horse and a rider
  • The ego is like a politician
  • The goal of psychoanalysis: stop the ego being so silly

factsheet (PDF) accompanies this series