Donald Winnicott

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Donald Woods Winnicott (7 April 1896–28 January 1971) was an English paediatrician and psychoanalyst who was especially influential in the field of object relations theory. He was a leading member of the British Independent Group (psychoanalysis) of the British Psychoanalytic Society, and a close associate of Marion Milner. He is best known for his ideas on the true self and false self, and the ... more »

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  • ''I don't mind saying in advance that in my opinion jealousy is normal and healthy. Jealousy arises out of the fact that children love. If they have no capacity to love, then they don't show jealousy.''
    D.W. Winnicott (20th century), British child psychiatrist. A collection of previously unpublished essays and radio broadcasts from 1960. Health Educat...
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