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Almansi, R.J. (1962). Revue Française De Psychanalyse. XXV, 1961: The Problem of Human Genesis. L. Bolk. Pp. 243-279.. Psychoanal Q., 31:139-140.
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: Revue Française De Psychanalyse. XXV, 1961: The Problem of Human Genesis. L. Bolk. Pp. 243-279.

(1962). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 31:139-140

Revue Française De Psychanalyse. XXV, 1961: The Problem of Human Genesis. L. Bolk. Pp. 243-279.

Renato J. Almansi

The author,1 an anatomist, notes that the development of the human both in and outside of the uterus is characterized by a considerable degree of retardation as compared to other mammals. This retardation, in his opinion, is the cause of a process of somatic immaturity that he calls 'foetalization', of which he describes several instances in human morphology. These views would explain the degree of dependency of the child on the mother, characteristic of the human species; also, they would explain the morphologic and physiologic differences

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1 For a psychoanalytic extension of Bolk's ideas, see Weyl, Simon: Retardation, Acceleration, and Psychoanalysis. J. Amer. Psa. Assn., VII, 1959, pp. 329-349.

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between races, which Bolk considers to be the result of differences in the direction and intensity of the process of foetalization.

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Article Citation

Almansi, R.J. (1962). Revue Française De Psychanalyse. XXV, 1961. Psychoanal. Q., 31:139-140

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