Reflections on Recent Research Into Animal-Assisted Interventions in the Military and Beyond

@article{Rumayor2017ReflectionsOR,
  title={Reflections on Recent Research Into Animal-Assisted Interventions in the Military and Beyond},
  author={Christina B. Rumayor and Amy M. Thrasher},
  journal={Current Psychiatry Reports},
  year={2017},
  volume={19},
  pages={1-7}
}
  • Christina B. Rumayor, Amy M. Thrasher
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Current Psychiatry Reports
  • Purpose of ReviewThe purpose of the present review was threefold: to address the current state of Animal-Assisted Interactions (AAI) within the military; to summarize recent literature (within the past three years) in the field of AAI; and to discuss trends in AAI research since 2014.Recent FindingsWith regard to AAI within the military, several canine interaction programs have been utilized to assist service members in coping with various issues. Therapy dogs have been deployed with Combat… CONTINUE READING
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