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(p. 33) Letter to The Lancet: Frontal Lobes of the Human Brain 

(p. 33) Letter to The Lancet: Frontal Lobes of the Human Brain
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(p. 33) Letter to The Lancet: Frontal Lobes of the Human Brain
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Donald W. Winnicott

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10.1093/med:psych/9780190271367.003.0004
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date: 28 November 2020

In this letter to The Lancet, Winnicott expresses approval of the journal’s questioning the ethics of leucotomy. He maintains his stance that ordinary medical opinion and public opinion need to be made clear to the Board of Control with regard to the use of this surgical procedure.

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