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(p. 157) Review: The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, Volume 2: Edited by Anna Freud, Willie Hoffer, Edward Glover, et al. (London: Imago, 1946) 

(p. 157) Review: The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, Volume 2: Edited by Anna Freud, Willie Hoffer, Edward Glover, et al. (London: Imago, 1946)
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(p. 157) Review: The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, Volume 2: Edited by Anna Freud, Willie Hoffer, Edward Glover, et al. (London: Imago, 1946)
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Donald W. Winnicott

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271350.003.0023
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date: 20 July 2018

In this review Winnicott discusses articles on the theoretical study of psychic structure, a study of laughter, a further contribution from Mrs Burlingham on twins, and a study of the pre-oedipal development of the male child. According to Winnicott, Spitz’s contribution is notable for showing how Klein uses the term ‘depressive position’ to describe a stage of achievement for the human infant.

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