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Psychology as it Affects Midwifery

By Margaret Lowenfeld For the general welfare of the nation the maternity nurse and midwife have a quite special responsibility. In their’ hands lies the welfare of mother an...

The Modern Child and Toys

By Margaret Lowenfeld Toys are to a child what a grown-up is represented by his power of speech, his pen, pencil and typewriter, his motor car, his bicycle, his power of acting, co...

The Significance of Play

By Margaret Lowenfeld The word “PLAY” in the English language is curiously rich in its meaning. It is used for games, for the theatre- ”let us now go and see a play”—...

Fitness for Play

By Margaret Lowenfeld Summary of lectures in a series on “Mental hygiene as a problem of national fitness”, given under the auspices of the National Council for Ment...

Guidance Through Play

By Margaret Lowenfeld In earlier groupings of society, the guidance of a child was a fairly straightforward undertaking. Lord Chesterfield’s Letters to his Son, Smiles’ ...

The Sensitive Child

By Margaret Lowenfeld One of the profound discoveries of modern life is the dependence of temperament upon bodily structure. For long it has been accepted that certain bodily build...

The Problem of the Withdrawn Child

By Margaret Lowenfeld All psychiatrists working with children are agreed that one type of case presents difficulties of a very special kind: that is the child, of whatever age, fro...

Emotional & Intellectual Development

By Margaret Lowenfeld What I have planned in this first lecture is to put before you certain basic facts concerning the normal course of development of children which you can use a...

The Adolescents Search for Identity

By Margaret Lowenfeld My task is to attempt to present an approach to adolescent problems, which may seem an unusual one. My theme is the adolescent in 1966: what is his situation?...

Psychogenic factors in Disease in Childhood

By Margaret Lowenfeld Consideration of the attitude of mankind towards disease and physical suffering, shows the existence of two streams of thought. In early days religion and, in...
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