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New mental health bill to ban electric shocks

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 00:41

The right of mentally-ill patients to decide their mode of treatment, decriminalising suicide for them and a ban on electric shock treatment without anaesthesia are some of the provisions of the new mental health bill.

20 million need mental health care: Expert

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 11, 2011, 09:29

Around 20 mn people in India need medical treatment for serious mental disorders.