executive ego function

executive ego function

[ig¦zek·yəd·iv ′ē‚go ‚fəŋk·shən]
(psychology)
A psychoanalytic term for the ego's management of mental mechanisms in order to meet the needs of the individual.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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