Few experts have done more to present the world of children and parents to the general public than D.W. Winnicott. In this classic of child development, Winnicott explores problems of the only child, of stealing and lying, shyness, sex education in schools and the roots of aggression. 'His style is lucid, his manner friendly, and his years of experience provide much wise insight into child behaviour and parental attitudes' - British Journal of Psychology
D.W. Winnicott (1896-1971) was the first paediatrician in Britain to train as a psychoanalyst. In over forty years of clinical practice at the Paddington Green Children's Hospital, he brought unprecedented skill to the relatively new discipline of the psychoanalysis of children. His work is increasingly being regarded as one of the most influential contributions to psychoanalysis since Freud.