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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.


Katie Carroll

Date 2015
Publisher Wright State University Libraries
Language English
University Wright State University
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  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