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(p. 71) Letter to Hanna Segal 

(p. 71) Letter to Hanna Segal
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(p. 71) Letter to Hanna Segal
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Donald W. Winnicott

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10.1093/med:psych/9780190271367.003.0014
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date: 17 January 2021

In this letter, Winnicott disputes Segal’s statements at a scientific meeting about the psychoanalytical treatment and management of psychotic patients. Winnicott writes that Segal seemed to imply there is no essential difference between the management needs of a psychotic and a neurotic patient. Winnicott is alarmed by this statement and questions it.

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