Health Benefits of Animal-Assisted Interventions

@article{Morrison2007HealthBO,
  title={Health Benefits of Animal-Assisted Interventions},
  author={Michele Morrison},
  journal={Complementary Health Practice Review},
  year={2007},
  volume={12},
  pages={51 - 62}
}
  • Michele Morrison
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Complementary Health Practice Review
  • The use of animals in the promotion or improvement of health is long-standing, yet this complementary healing modality is not widely integrated into mainstream health care. This article describes the history of animals in therapeutic healing, defines animal-assisted interventions (AAIs), and reviews current research. Indications and contraindications for use with patients and clients and issues of safety, cost, reimbursement, and certification are discussed. AAIs result in statistically… CONTINUE READING

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