This is an Essay/Report on the Book "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest". It shows the general runnings/ideas of the book in a structured format.

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Report: #4727829C

This is a report on the findings of an external investigation into the running and daily going-ons of the Institute for the Mentally Disturbed, Operational State Number #MD77685. This report is concentrated on the treatment of the patients and the misuse of a position of power by the staff. Every aspect of patient health, security and care will be investigated to satisfy the requests and expectations of current and future patients.

The Institute:

The Institute is controlled be the state and an Individual "Controller", Ms Ratched who is referred to by the patients ad the "Big" Nurse. The Institute is Located in the state of Mississippi, USA. The Institute has been operating for 47 years and over 4900 patients have passed through it in that time. They have been using Electrostatic Shock Therapy (EST) there for just over 20 years with an alleged high success rate. Although this has only been an Internal Report and many family members of patients that have undergone this form of rehabilitation have reported that "They were never the same after that EST Therapy".

Despite that there has been very little official complaints into the running of the institute that have come out and been proven to be caused by any wrong doings of the institute or any of its staff.

The Staff:

We will be concentrating on the Staff in the Mentally Disturbed ward within the Institute. This includes the Head Nurse in question, Ms Ratched, the two Nurse Aids who are also referred to on the ward as the Black Boys, The Doctor and also a quick insight into the Younger Nurse. Over the past 25 years that Ms Ratched has been running the Institute there have been over 450 Casual Nurses that have gone through the ward and...