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In psychoanalytic personality theory there are a number of factors that contribute to personality development.

Freud broke the human personality down to three significant components: the ego, superego, and id. According to Freud, personality is shaped by the interactions of these three components.

The development of the conscious mind and its relationship to the subconscious and the unconscious mind, mediated by the action of the defence mechanisms helps to build and define character

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