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Dogs Help Veterans Cope with PTSD

By Allison M. Loy, Will Davis

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Approximately 300,000 Post-9/11 veterans are identified as having post-traumatic stress disorder in this country but it’s estimated that only 1 in 3 asks for help. For those who do, different kinds of therapy can help to manage the after effects of trauma. Many veterans find comfort from pets.

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Katie Carroll

Date 2015
Publisher Wright State University Libraries
URL http://corescholar.libraries.wright.edu/wyso_veterans_voices/11/
Language English
University Wright State University
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  1. Animal-assisted therapies
  2. Animal roles
  3. Dogs
  4. Mammals
  5. Pets and companion animals
  6. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  7. therapy animals
  8. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  9. veterans