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The science behind animal-assisted therapy

By D. A. Marcus

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Category Journal Articles
Date 2013
Publication Title Current pain and headache reports
Volume 17
Issue 4
Pages 322
ISBN/ISSN 1534-3081 (Electronic) 1534-3081 (Linking)
DOI 10.1007/s11916-013-0322-2
Language eng
Author Address Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
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  1. Animal-assisted therapies
  2. Animals
  3. complementary medicine
  4. Dogs
  5. Endorphins
  6. Human-animal bond
  7. Humans
  8. Pain
  9. Pain management