The American Journal of Psychoanalysis

, Volume 50, Issue 2, pp 181–186 | Cite as

Abusive families and character formation

  • James B. McCarthy


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© Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • James B. McCarthy
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Lenox Hill HospitalQueen's Children's Psychiatric CenterUSA
  2. 2.New York Medical CollegeUSA

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