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(p. 365) Letter to The Times: Why Courts Must Act Swiftly 

(p. 365) Letter to The Times: Why Courts Must Act Swiftly
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(p. 365) Letter to The Times: Why Courts Must Act Swiftly
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Donald W. Winnicott

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271398.003.0053
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date: 08 December 2019

A joint letter to The Times from Winnicott, Bowlby, Fordham, Anna Freud, Miller, MacKeith, and Soddy on the need for courts to act swiftly to decide on custody and adoption cases, with reference to the ‘blood-tie’ adoption child. They argue that delay in settling the infant in a family risks doing permanent harm.

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