In order to align practice with the Mental Healthcare Act 2017, guidance is provided about compliance requirements for in-patient care, the use of advanced directives and nominated representatives, in the treatment of minors with mental illness. Specific guidance is also provded regarding about the use of ECT in this population.
Authors: Sandeep Grover, Ajit Avasthi, Shiv Gautam
Year of Publication: 2019
Grover S, Avasthi A, Gautam S. Inpatient care and use of electroconvulsive therapy in children and adolescents: Aligning with mental health care act, 2017. Indian J Psychiatry 2019;61, Suppl S2:155-7