“I want to know, too”

@article{Enckell2001IWT,
  title={“I want to know, too”},
  author={Henrik Enckell},
  journal={The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child},
  year={2001},
  volume={56},
  pages={286 - 313}
}
  • H. Enckell
  • Published 1 January 2001
  • Psychology
  • The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child
This paper discusses the psychotherapy of a latency boy who suffered from a progressive visual impairment. It first describes some of the problems blind and visually impaired children meet in their development: (1) difficulty in constituting objects, (2) as this is accomplished, difficulty in separation, (3) the need to establish concrete contact with the object world, and (4) aspects of their identification. The psychotherapeutic treatment of Peter is presented with emphasis on the following… 

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