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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Richard Simpson

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Learning Disability Awareness Week 2014 (21 May 2014)

Richard Simpson: part with the debate. As a medical student, I was strongly influenced in my desire to go into psychiatry by the work of Erving Goffman, which was most celebrated by the film “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”. At that time, institutionalisation applied not only to those with mental health problems but to those with learning disabilities. When I went to work in Forth valley in 1970,...

Scottish Parliament: Elder Care (28 Oct 2009)

Richard Simpson: ...the same kind of massive institutionalisation and inappropriate care in an institutional setting that my generation of psychiatrists saw in the asylum depicted, for example, in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. As members have pointed out, we are in grave danger of warehousing people in their own homes. The fact is that we should begin to look at these problems when people turn 50—not...

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