"Khan's erudition is of a very special kind.He puts his finger on the pulse of the dilemma, crisis or illness of our time, our wish and need to preserve our unique individual selves and our no less urgent wish and need for living in a community with others." (Paula Heimann International Journal of Psycho-Analysis
"Masud Khan, a psychoanalyst who is renowned for both vivacity and learning….demonstrates his own ability to reach (those characters whom psychiatrists label 'schizoid') and provides a theoretical framework which will be of value to others engaged on the same quest." (Anthony Storr Times Literary Supplement
About the Author
Mohammed Masud Raza Khan (1924 - 1989) was an Pakistani British psychoanalyst. His training analyst was Donald Winnicott. Masud Raza Khan was a protege of Sigmund Freud's daughter Anna and a long-time collaborator with the most famous child analyst of the 20th century, D.W. Winnicott. Alongside clinical practice and teaching, he authored over 60 published papers, as well as numerous reviews, and edited significant portions of Winnicott's literary output and that of other key luminaries within the psychoanalytical canon. His key works include 'The Privacy of the Self', 'Alienation in Perversions', 'Hidden Selves', 'The Long Wait' and 'When Spring Comes'.