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If someone is mentally ill, can he be given euthanasia? I know some one who is suffering from lifelong mental illness. I want to know about euthanasia in india.

3 Doctors Answered
No you should not give it.
Hello and welcome to Lybrate. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. Euthanasia is not at all permitted in indian legal system whatever the case may be. Therefore no mentally ill person can be given euthanasia hope I have answered your query. You can contact me for further advice and treatment options. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care.
Euthanasia not permitted in India Also person is mentally ill not in coma or bedridden for years. If person is mentally ill then start with occupational therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, vocational training, psychological counselling
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