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Blank, H.R. (1982). The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child. XXXIV, 1979: To Be Blind in a Sighted World. Dorothy Burlingham. Pp. 5-30.. Psychoanal Q., 51:329.

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Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child. XXXIV, 1979: To Be Blind in a Sighted World. Dorothy Burlingham. Pp. 5-30.

(1982). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 51:329

The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child. XXXIV, 1979: To Be Blind in a Sighted World. Dorothy Burlingham. Pp. 5-30.

H. Robert Blank

Case vignettes are used to exemplify the divergences in development of congenitally blind infants. A central problem in the infant-mother relationship is the mother's wish for the child to be active, as seeing children are, whereas the infant tends to be immobile in order to maximize information-gathering through hearing. Mobility restriction remains a major problem to be understood and worked with throughout the blind child's development. This is related to the prolonged dependency of the blind child on the seeing child and adult.


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Blank, H.R. (1982). The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child. XXXIV, 1979. Psychoanal. Q., 51:329

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