Animal-Assisted Therapies for Youth with or at risk for Mental Health Problems: A Systematic Review.


To systematically review experimental evidence about animal-assisted therapies (AAT) for children or adolescents with or at risk for mental health conditions, we reviewed all experimental AAT studies published between 2000-2015, and compared studies by animal type, intervention, and outcomes. METHODS Studies were included if used therapeutically for… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/10888691.2015.1134267