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Dogs as an Adjunct to Therapy: Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Rehabilitation Following Spinal Cord Injury (2019)

Thompkins, A. M., Adkins, S. J., Leopard, M., Spencer, C., Bentley, D., Bolden, L., ... & Schwebel, D. C. (2019). Dogs as an adjunct to therapy: Effects of animal-assisted therapy on rehabilitation following spinal cord injury. Anthrozoös, 32(5), 679-690.

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Rehabilitation from spinal cord injury (SCI) involves substantial mental, emotional, and physical challenges. Using a randomized controlled trial design, this study assessed the efficacy of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) as an aid in rehabilitation fo ...

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Population:

Adult

Discipline:

OTPT

Diagnosis:

Spinal Cord Injury