The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 and Psychiatric Care

Authors

  • Thomas John Consultant Psychiatrist and National Chairperson, Task force for Disability Act and Certification

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.30834/KJP.33.1.2020.183

References

John T, Subramanyam AA, Sagar R. Strength and weakness of the guidelines of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 (dated January 5, 2018): With respect to the persons with neurodevelopmental disorders. Indian J Psychiatry2018; 60:261-4.

Narayan CL, John T. The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016: Does it address the needs of the persons with mental illness and their families. Indian J Psychiatry 2017; 59: 17-20.

Radhakrishnan VK, Abraham KR. A Magna Carta in psychosocial rehabilitation: The long road travelled. Indian J Psychiatry 2017; 59: 407-10.

The Gazette of India, No-49, New Delhi, dated 28th December 2016, The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, Ministry of Law and Justice. https://sw.cg.gov.in/sites/default/files/rpwd-act-2016.pdf

The Gazette of India, No-489, New Delhi, dated 15th June 2017, rules for RPWD Act 2016, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Dept. of Empowerment of Persons with

Disabilities. https://www.ncpedp.org/sites/all/themes/marinelli/documents/RPWD%20Act%202016%20Rules-copy-En.pdf

The Gazette of India, No-61, New Delhi, dated 5th January 2018, guidelines for RPWD Act 2016, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Dept. of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities. https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/wethepwd/XuRiT0VdWsg

The Gazette of India, No-184, New Delhi, dated 11th March 2019, the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Amendment) Rules, 2019. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Dept. of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities. https://www.scconline.com/blog/post/2019/03/12/central-government-notifies-rights-of-persons-with-disabilities-amendment-rules-2019/

The Kerala Registration of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Centres of Mentally Ill Persons– Rules 2012http://swd.kerala.gov.in/DOCUMENTS/Act&Rules/Rules/11454.pdf

Downloads

Published

2020-02-13

How to Cite

John, T. (2020). The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 and Psychiatric Care. Kerala Journal of Psychiatry, 33(1), 1–4. https://doi.org/10.30834/KJP.33.1.2020.183

Issue

Section

Guest Editorial