Show Summary Details
Page of

(p. 303) Introduction 

(p. 303) Introduction
Chapter:
(p. 303) Introduction
Author(s):

Donald W. Winnicott

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271428.003.0017
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ONLINE (www.oxfordclinicalpsych.com). © Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Clinical Psychology Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 28 February 2021

In this introduction to part 3, Winnicott describes his own theory of the antisocial tendency and its relationship to inadequate environmental provision. He indicates that the cases in this section involve stealing or some kind of antisocial activity, minor or major, and requiring management. The expression of profound hopelessness is seen as a feature of the child’s personality.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Clinical Psychology requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.