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(p. 513) The Effect of Psychotic Parents on the Emotional Development of the Child 

(p. 513) The Effect of Psychotic Parents on the Emotional Development of the Child
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(p. 513) The Effect of Psychotic Parents on the Emotional Development of the Child
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Donald W. Winnicott

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10.1093/med:psych/9780190271374.003.0118
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date: 23 October 2018

In this essay Winnicott describes the effect of psychosis in one or other of the parents upon the emotional life of the growing child, citing examples from his clinical experience. Assistance from, and interventions by the professionals or alternative carers, and appeals for help by the parents are described.

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