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(p. 77) Letter to the British Medical Journal, Comforters 

(p. 77) Letter to the British Medical Journal, Comforters
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(p. 77) Letter to the British Medical Journal, Comforters
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Donald W. Winnicott

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271374.003.0013
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date: 04 April 2020

A letter from Winnicott to the British Medical Journal in which he notes the article in which Dr Nigel Swallow recognises that the objects small children carry around with them are significant. Winnicott expresses his view that this tendency is an important part of the normal child’s developing capacity to relate to an external world.

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