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(p. 357) Primitive Emotional Development 

(p. 357) Primitive Emotional Development
(p. 357) Primitive Emotional Development

Donald W. Winnicott

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date: 23 January 2019

In this essay, Winnicott attempts to formulate the primitive emotional processes that are normal in early infancy and that appear regressively in the psychoses, noting that, at five to six months, a change occurs in infants which makes it easier for adults to refer to their emotional development in the same terms that apply to human beings generally.

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