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(p. 83) Letter to Wilfred R. Bion 

(p. 83) Letter to Wilfred R. Bion
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(p. 83) Letter to Wilfred R. Bion
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Donald W. Winnicott

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271374.003.0016
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date: 12 December 2018

A letter from Winnicott to Wilfred R. Bion describing Winnicott’s belief that Bion will have a great future. Winnicott goes on to discuss his feelings about the paper that Bion presented to the BPAS, adding that he regretted the lack of time for a group discussion of the paper’s important topics. He also comments on the overuse of projective identification and endorses Bion’s theories of the neurotic and psychotic parts of the personality.

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