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(p. 209) Letter to The Lancet: Prefrontal Leucotomy 

(p. 209) Letter to The Lancet: Prefrontal Leucotomy
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(p. 209) Letter to The Lancet: Prefrontal Leucotomy
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Donald W. Winnicott

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271343.003.0030
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date: 28 November 2020

In this unpublished letter to The Lancet on leucotomy, Winnicott addresses works by authors writing about this popular surgical procedure, holding that surgery is a drastic step to take in the face of this uncertainty about the causes of some mental disorders.

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