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(p. 225) Notes on the Time Factor in Treatment 

(p. 225) Notes on the Time Factor in Treatment
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(p. 225) Notes on the Time Factor in Treatment
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Donald W. Winnicott

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10.1093/med:psych/9780190271381.003.0034
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date: 15 November 2019

In this talk to staff of a local council Children’s Department, Winnicott explains why, in the psychoanalytic process, time is a major factor in treatment and gives instances from his clinical work to support this. Unconscious processes, which are timeless, are addressed in analysis; these then become better integrated over time with conscious functioning, which is time based, and the patient may over many years begin to develop and improve his life.

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