Show Summary Details
Page of

(p. 249) Needs of the Under-Fives 

(p. 249) Needs of the Under-Fives
Chapter:
(p. 249) Needs of the Under-Fives
Author(s):

Donald W. Winnicott

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271367.003.0052
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ONLINE (www.oxfordclinicalpsych.com). © Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Clinical Psychology Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 21 January 2021

Needs of the Under Fives describes the needs of infants and small children that are inherent and unalterable according to Winnicott. He describes the gradual development of the triangular relationship existing between the child and both its parents, and the importance of stability in this relationship. He emphasises the importance of good environment for the healthy mental development of children.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Clinical Psychology requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.