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Separation and the Very Young

ISBN13: 9781853430961
ISBN: 185343096X
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $34.5
Publisher: Free Assn Books
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Pages: 242
Average Goodreads rating: 4.67/5 (3 ratings)

In this account of their research, the authors describe the anxiety, loneliness and despair of young children in hospital, foster homes and institutions in Britain in the 1950s and 1960s. This is a history of a couple in the field of child health, who pioneered research into the effects of separation from the mother when a child went into hospital.