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Attitudes of Nursing Professionals towards the Rights the of Mentally ill

Nagarajaiah, Jothimani G, Lalitha K, Joseph Jeganathan, Mariamma Philip

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15520/ijnd.2013.vol3.iss02.9.

Abstract


Individuals suffering from mental illness are receiving the scant care and concern of the community because of their unproductive value in the socio-economic value system. They have not only been neglected but received step motherly treatment from the health planners especially in the developing countries. It is only the plea of progressive incorporation of the norms of human rights and liberal jurisprudence in the respective legal system of nation states that has created the urgency and necessity of initiating appropriate steps for the care and treatment of mentally ill persons.

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