The Family and Individual Development

1st Edition

D. W. Winnicott

Routledge
Published September 4, 2006
Reference - 288 Pages
ISBN 9780415402774 - CAT# RU2778Z
Series: Routledge Classics

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Summary

The Family and Individual Development represents a decade of writing from a thinker who was at the peak of his powers as perhaps the leading post-war figure in developmental psychiatry. In these pages, Winnicott chronicles the complex inner lives of human beings, from the first encounter between mother and newborn, through the 'doldrums' of adolescence, to maturity. As Winnicott explains in his final chapter, the health of a properly functioning democratic society 'derives from the working of the ordinary good home.'

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