Daily Archives: 16/06/2013

A Hindu temple in South India combines psychiatry and religion to treat people with mental ailments.

A Hindu temple in South India combines psychiatry and religion to treat people with mental ailments. by Lesley Branagan In 2001, a fire occurred at Erwadi dargah in south India, a highly popular Sufi Muslim shrine with reputed miraculous powers to heal people with mental ailments. The fire killed 25 people who had been chained […]

MENTAL HEALTH ACT 1987

THE MENTAL HEALTH ACT, 1987 (No. 14 of 1987)1 [22nd May, 1987] An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the treatment and care of mentally ill persons, to make better provision with respect to their properly and affairs and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. STATEMENT OF OBJECTS AND REASONS OF […]

Clinical Establishments Act

The Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Rules, 2010 Draft Rules for the Central Government These rules may be called The Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Rules (Central Government), 2010 These rules extend to the whole of the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Slkkim and in any other State which adopts this Act under […]