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(p. 271) Letter to D. Chaplin 

(p. 271) Letter to D. Chaplin
(p. 271) Letter to D. Chaplin

Donald W. Winnicott

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date: 21 January 2021

In this letter, Winnicott defines what he means by psychotic and clarifies what is meant by saying that psychotics are testable. He discusses the case of a child who became a mentally defective child, conceding that this might be a sign of a brain condition, but that he couldn’t find any evidence for this.

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