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Article
July 1965

The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child

Am J Dis Child. 1965;110(1):112. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1965.02090030118027

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Abstract

Space does not permit a satisfactory review of the many fine papers contained in this annual. Both theoretical and clinical sections retain the high level of excellence established over the years and should be of prime interest to the psychoanalytically oriented pediatrician.

There is a strong emphasis, as in past editions, on early personality development. Korner stresses the possible value of delineating certain inborn reaction patterns of infants and tracing their impact through later development. This article is important since the psychoanalytic literature as a whole has been late in specifying the ways in which early infantile characteristics influence personality growth. Further study must be done to determine the accuracy of the prognosticators suggested in this paper. In a similar vein, Kaplan describes the retardation of ego development in a little girl observed at home over the first nine months of life. Her failure to establish adequate emotional rapport with

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