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Unformatted text preview: - The child starts to develop a false self to please parents, society, etc.- We've seen tbat the true self carries a feeling of aliveness - this was a major point by Winnicott.- In contrast, the false self has the following characteristics:- Feeling of deadness- Rigidity- Compliance- Oriented towards other- Obsessed with image- Winnicott's definition of mental illness: MENTAL ILLNESS = COMPLIANCE...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course EDA 158 taught by Professor Lawson during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '11