Melanie Klein and infant observation

  title={Melanie Klein and infant observation},
  author={S. Sherwin-White},
  journal={Infant Observation},
  pages={26 - 5}
  • S. Sherwin-White
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Infant Observation
  • The author (the late Susan Sherwin-White) uses evidence of Melanie Klein’s interest in babies and young children in unpublished notes in the archive as well as her publications. Klein uses her observations to infer what happens in children’s minds and their internal worlds. She used her findings alongside her analyses of children to develop her ‘theoretical conclusions’ about psychic development from the earliest weeks of life. Her revolutionary developments of psychoanalytic theory have been… CONTINUE READING
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