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(p. 367) Knowing and Not Knowing: A Clinical Example 

(p. 367) Knowing and Not Knowing: A Clinical Example
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(p. 367) Knowing and Not Knowing: A Clinical Example
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Donald W. Winnicott

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10.1093/med:psych/9780190271411.003.0063
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date: 20 July 2018

A brief clinical vignette on a patient who had never acknowledged that she has been unconscious of anything. Winnicott relates this to the patient’s mother’s inability to acknowledge that she would deceive a child in certain circumstances. This is connected to the knowing, forgetting and not knowing of patient and analyst.

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