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Playing and Reality
Winnicott is concerned with the springs of imaginative living and of cultural experience in every sense, with whatever determines an individual's capacity to live creatively and to find life worthExpand
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The theory of the parent-infant relationship.
  • D. Winnicott
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 1 November 1960
The main point of this paper can perhaps best be brought out through a comparison of the study of infancy with the study of the psycho-analytic transference.2 It cannot be too strongly emphasizedExpand
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[Transitional objects and transitional phenomena. A study of the first not-me possession].
It is well known that infants as soon as they are born tend to use fist, fingers, thumbs in stimulation of the oral erotogenic zone, in satisfaction of the instincts at that zone, and also in quietExpand
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The Child, The Family And The Outside World
* Introduction Mother And Child * A Man Looks at Motherhood * Getting to Know Your Baby * The Baby as a Going Concern * Infant Feeding * Where the Food Goes * The End of the Digestive Process *Expand
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The capacity to be alone.
  • D. Winnicott
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 1 September 1958
I wish to make an examination of the capacity of the individual to be alone, acting on the assumption that this capacity is one of the most important signs of maturity in emotional development. InExpand
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The maturational processes and the facilitating environment : studies in the theory of emotional development
The collection of papers that forms The Maturational Processes and the Facilitating Environment brings together Dr. Winnicott's published and unpublished papers on psychoanalysis and childExpand
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On "The Use of an Object"
In this paper I propose to put forward for discussion the idea of the use of an object. Expand
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Primitive emotional development.
  • D. Winnicott
  • Medicine
  • The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 1945
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[Fear of breakdown].
I have attempted to show that fear of breakdown can be a fear of a past event that has not yet been experienced. The need to experience it is equivalent to a need to remember in terms of the analysisExpand
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