Based on your readings and knowledge discuss what the RN would teach the patient and family and incorporate modalities, usefulness, effectiveness and how to increase compliance.

A patient has been admitted to the mental health unit with a diagnosis of bi-polar disorder. During a meeting the family inquires about the use of alternative therapies. Based on your readings and knowledge discuss what the RN would teach the patient and family and incorporate modalities, usefulness, effectiveness and how to increase compliance with therapeutic modalities.