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Donald W. Winnicott

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10.1093/med:psych/9780190271435.003.0006
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date: 13 November 2019

The Introduction to Part I of Human Nature. Winnicott introduces Part I as a look at human nature through the study of the child, using a developmental approach. He chooses to start at the age of four, and work backwards to the beginnings of the individual. He offers a psychoanalytic approach to paediatrics, in particular the emotional health of the child.

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