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MOTHER-CHILD SEPARATION
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WHATISMEANTbymentalill-health?Tome,atleast,themost concreteconceptofmentalill-healthisaderangementofthecapacity tomakeco-operativerelationshipswithotherhumanbeings.Medicalstudiesandpathologyareconcernedwithfunctionanddysfunction,ofwhichpsychiatristsstudyinparticularthecapacityto makerelationshipswithotherpeople.Thisisnotthewholeof psychiatry,butitis,inasense,itscentre,andaverylargeproportion ofpsychiatrictroublesaremanifestlydefectsinthecapacitytomake relationships.