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(p. 415) Review: Your Child Is a Person: By S. Chess, A. Thomas, and H. G. Birch (London: Peter Davies, 1960) 

(p. 415) Review: Your Child Is a Person: By S. Chess, A. Thomas, and H. G. Birch (London: Peter Davies, 1960)
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(p. 415) Review: Your Child Is a Person: By S. Chess, A. Thomas, and H. G. Birch (London: Peter Davies, 1960)
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Donald W. Winnicott

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10.1093/med:psych/9780190271398.003.0069
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date: 28 February 2020

Winnicott’s Review of Your Child Is a Person, in which he regrets the need to confirm that a child is a person. For Winnicott, it is sad that the authors tend to offer ‘more sensible’ advice in the form of a complete statement of all possibilities, rather than to stop advising and provide a workable theory of childhood development.

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