Indications for Child Analysis and Other Papers, Vol 4 of The Writings of Anna Freud, contains a wide range of clearly and simply developed subjects of everyday and enduring concern about human development. It consists of major papers written by its author between 1945 and 1956, a few now published for the first time, and all presented in chronological order. These writings stem directly from Anna Freud's clinical work and teaching activities, both in London and on several visits to the United States.
Volume 4 provides highly pleasing study experience. Its great-minded author allows each of her facts, based upon her own observation, to speak eloquently for itself, thus achieving most desirable heights of scientific literature. Observational technique and choice key themes of child living, combined with her lucid style, create the finest composition of insight, revealing "open secrets" of fundamental psychogenesis. In her accounts, the lay and professional