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(p. 413) Appetite and Emotional Disorder 

(p. 413) Appetite and Emotional Disorder
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(p. 413) Appetite and Emotional Disorder
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Donald W. Winnicott

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10.1093/med:psych/9780190271336.003.0073
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date: 20 January 2018

This paper brings together Winnicott’s reflections on appetite and greed. He sets forward the idea that greed is never met with in the human being, even in an infant, in undisguised form, and that greediness, when it appears as a symptom, is always a secondary phenomenon implying anxiety.

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