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By Ken Kesey

Boisterous, ribald, and eventually shattering, Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is the seminal novel of the Nineteen Sixties that has left an indelible mark at the literature of our time. here's the unforgettable tale of a psychological ward and its population, specifically the tyrannical massive Nurse Ratched and Randle Patrick McMurphy, the brawling, fun-loving new inmate who resolves to oppose her. We see the go through the eyes of leader Bromden, the doubtless mute half-Indian sufferer who witnesses and is familiar with McMurphy's heroic try and do conflict with the impressive powers that preserve all of them imprisoned

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The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, 2, 203–210. Hogue, T. , Talkes, K. & Tennant, A. (2007) The Peaks: A clinical service for those with dangerous and severe personality disorder. Psychology, Crime & Law, 13, 57–68. , Krishnan, G. & Daffern, M. (2007) Challenges in the treatment of dangerous and severe personality disorder. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 13, 325–332. The Problems Encountered in the Pathway to Medium Secure Units 31 Jamieson, L. & Taylor, P. J. (2004) A reconviction study of special (high security) hospital patients.

One reason why patients with a diagnosis of personality disorder could encounter different experiences negotiating the transition to medium secure units arises from the fact that treatment and management of this patient group require specific skills, resources and knowledge. The Department of Health (2003) reported that many clinicans in medium secure units believe that they have neither the necessary skills nor the resources to work with this patient group. This prompted recommendations for the development of forensic personality disorder service models, as well as relevant education and training for staff working with this patient group.

2004) Access to medium secure psychiatric care in England and Wales. 3: The clinical needs of assessed patients. The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, 15, 50–65. Ministry of Health (1961) Treatment of psychiatric patients under security conditions, HM (61)69. London: Ministry of Health. Moss, K. R. (2000) A comparative study of admissions to two public sector regional secure units and one independent medium-secure psychiatric hospital. Medicine, Science & Law, 40, 216–222. Murray, K.

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