Animal Assisted Therapy Use Application by Condition
By Eric Altschuler
Animal Assisted Therapy Use Application by Condition PDF provides the most updated and comprehensive data knowledge on animal-assisted therapy. The book synthesizes historical information, theory, clinical practice, and data from recent clinical studies on animal-assisted therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other diseases. Written by international experts drawn from the fields of medicine, clinical psychology and therapy, speech therapy, clinical research, and animal training and welfare, this book employs a hypothesis driven, data rich approach to inform readers on current research and serve as a reference for clinical practice and use of animal-assisted therapy. This is an important resource for clinicians, researchers, animal trainers and handlers and students who want to understand and utilize animal-assisted therapy in theory and practice.
- Includes essential information on animal-assisted therapy for clinicians, researchers, students, and animal training and handling organizations
- Examines PTSD in history, literature and arts, along with theories of the mechanism of clinical action of animal-assisted therapy
- Features contributions by war combat veterans who use animal-assisted therapy for the treatment of PTSD