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(p. 343) Twins 

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(p. 343) Twins
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Donald W. Winnicott

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10.1093/med:psych/9780190271343.003.0055
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date: 21 April 2018

This essay deals with the psychology and emotional development of twins, especially in regard to unselfishness, primary selfishness, and resentment. He stresses the importance of parents, especially mothers, recognizing and acknowledging the individuality of each twin and allowing each child to develop as a unique personality.

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