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(p. 67) What Is Worthwhile in Medicine 

(p. 67) What Is Worthwhile in Medicine
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(p. 67) What Is Worthwhile in Medicine
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Donald W. Winnicott

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10.1093/med:psych/9780190271336.003.0016
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date: 16 November 2018

In this early piece of writing, Winnicott is attempting to work out the question of what is worthwhile in medicine in terms of the student doctor. For Winnicott, it is an ability to do one’s best and sympathise with suffering.

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