Creature Comfort: Animals that Heal
Celebrates the beneficial effects that animals have on humans and describes how their therapeutic potential is being increasingly acknowledged by the medical community. Demonstrates achievements of Assisted Animal Therapy in reducing stress, preventing heart attacks, and treating children with physical and mental disabilities, and looks at programs that train dogs to help disabled people with daily chores. The writing, by a British "environmental psychologist," is filled with anecdotes and the author's personal point of view. The book was originally published in Great Britain in 1999 by Simon and Schuster UK. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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