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(p. 131) Symptoms Suggesting Post-Encephalitis 

(p. 131) Symptoms Suggesting Post-Encephalitis
(p. 131) Symptoms Suggesting Post-Encephalitis

Donald W. Winnicott

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date: 15 January 2021

In this case, Winnicott presents a five-year-old girl sent to Queen’s Hospital on account of abnormal behavior. She had been noted as probably certifiable, with an intelligence quotient of about 60 per cent, without any obvious physical cause. As she waits her turn, she repeatedly calls out to the doctor to remind him she is waiting. A history and discussion of the case is given.

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