Randomised controlled trial of animal facilitated therapy with dolphins in the treatment of depression

@article{Antonioli2005RandomisedCT,
  title={Randomised controlled trial of animal facilitated therapy with dolphins in the treatment of depression},
  author={Christian Antonioli and MichaelA. Reveley},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={331},
  pages={1231}
}
Abstract Objective To evaluate the effectiveness of animal facilitated therapy with dolphins, controlling for the influence of the natural setting, in the treatment of mild to moderate depression and in the context of the biophilia hypothesis. Setting The study was carried out in Honduras, and recruitment took place in the United States and Honduras. Design Single blind, randomised, controlled trial. Participants Outpatients, recruited through announcements on the internet, radio, newspapers… Expand

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