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(p. 265) Integrative and Disruptive Factors in Family Life 

(p. 265) Integrative and Disruptive Factors in Family Life
(p. 265) Integrative and Disruptive Factors in Family Life

Donald W. Winnicott

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date: 19 October 2020

In this paper Winnicott addresses those factors in healthy family life that protect and enhance the experience of growth for children and enable the child, if all goes well, to gradually integrate a sense of himself within his family unit. However, factors such as a lack of development in an individual child, or a child’s illness, or indeed a child’s deprivation within the family can contribute to a family’s disintegration.

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