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Psych Central: The Truth About Animal-Assisted Therapy

By Brandi-Ann Uyemura

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Psych Central features some information about the psychological benefits associated with animal-assisted therapy.  Animals have proven to be quite helpful as an adjunct to a therapeutic process.  Animal-assisted therapy helps individuals develop motor skills, communication skills, and social skills.  The presence of animals is soothing and helps to put patients at ease.


Katie Carroll

URL https://psychcentral.com/lib/the-truth-about-animal-assisted-therapy#1
Language English
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  1. Animal-assisted therapies
  2. Assisted living facilities
  3. Cats
  4. Dogs
  5. Health
  6. Horses
  7. Hospices
  8. Hospitals
  9. Human-animal bond
  10. Long-term care facilities
  11. Mammals
  12. Mental health and well-being
  13. Nursing homes
  14. Pet therapy
  15. Schools