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(p. 271) What About Father? 

(p. 271) What About Father?
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(p. 271) What About Father?
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Donald W. Winnicott

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271343.003.0043
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date: 12 December 2018

In this broadcast and essay, Winnicott describes the role of the father in the family set-up and discusses why it is sometimes difficult for a father to take part in his infant’s upbringing. He stresses how important it is that the child has a strong father who can be respected and loved, as well as a loving mother.

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