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(p. 89) A Case Managed at Home 

(p. 89) A Case Managed at Home
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(p. 89) A Case Managed at Home
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Donald W. Winnicott

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10.1093/med:psych/9780190271374.003.0018
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date: 13 December 2018

In this essay, Winnicott describes how a child of six who suffered a psychotic illness around the occasion of an aunt’s wedding was managed at home by her working-class family, rather than placed in hospital. After fifteen months she made a full recovery.

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