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(p. 207) Letter to The Lancet: Prefrontal Leucotomy 

(p. 207) Letter to The Lancet: Prefrontal Leucotomy
(p. 207) Letter to The Lancet: Prefrontal Leucotomy

Donald W. Winnicott

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date: 23 October 2018

In this letter to The Lancet on prefrontal leucotomy, Winnicott holds that the theory that underlying depression, psychosis, and schizophrenia are factors of emotional disturbance has not been disproved, and that surgery is a drastic step to take in the face of this uncertainty about the causes of some mental disorders.

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