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Animal-Assisted Therapy - Health and Medical Issues Today (Hardback)
  • Animal-Assisted Therapy - Health and Medical Issues Today (Hardback)

Animal-Assisted Therapy - Health and Medical Issues Today (Hardback)

Hardback 179 Pages / Published: 20/01/2011
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This comprehensive overview of the many types of animal-assisted therapy provides the perfect reference for students, general readers, pet owners, animal care specialists, psychologists, occupational and physical therapists, and mental health professionals.

* A list of government regulations about the rights of service dogs in public accommodations

* A glossary of major terms, such as animal-assisted therapy, animal-assisted activities, equine therapy, and many others

* The most comprehensive annotated bibliography yet developed on the subject, including books, journal articles, videos, and websites

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313357206
Number of pages: 179
Weight: 449 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 20 mm

"This entry in the Health and Medical Issues Today series covers a topic of growing interest: the use of animals as part of the treatment for individuals with physical, emotional, or psychological illnesses. . . . Recommended for undergraduate libraries and any library where there is an interest in the topic." - Booklist
"Overall it offers a good overview of the background issues associated with and populations involved with AAT. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Recommended." - Choice
"Well-sourced and researched, this title is an excellent reference for anyone new to or curious about the topic." - Library Journal

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