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ERIC Number: EJ676919
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0160-7960
Research and Reflection: Animal-Assisted Therapy in Mental Health Settings.
Parshall, Debra Phillips
Counseling and Values, v48 n1 p47-56 Oct 2003
Although animals have been historically associated with promoting physical and mental health benefits for humans, only recently has there been support for such claims in the literature. This article is a preliminary attempt to bring together scientific studies and anecdotal reports that provide evidence of the benefits of using animals in particular counseling situations. (Contains 17 references.) (Author)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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