Animal-Assisted Therapy (Health and Medical Issues Today) and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Qty:1
  • List Price: $39.00
  • Save: $5.91 (15%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Only 7 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Animal-Assisted Therapy (... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

Animal-Assisted Therapy (Health and Medical Issues Today) Hardcover – January 20, 2011

ISBN-13: 978-0313357206 ISBN-10: 031335720X Edition: 1st

Buy New
Price: $33.09
27 New from $33.09 15 Used from $27.99
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$33.09
$33.09 $27.99
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Amazon Student Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


Best Books of the Year
See the Best Books of 2014
Looking for something great to read? Browse our editors' picks for 2014's Best Books of the Year in fiction, nonfiction, mysteries, children's books, and much more.

Frequently Bought Together

Animal-Assisted Therapy (Health and Medical Issues Today) + Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy, Third Edition: Theoretical Foundations and Guidelines for Practice + Animal Assisted Therapy in Counseling
Price for all three: $116.54

Buy the selected items together
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details


Editorial Reviews

Review

• Highlights the major types of therapy and types of animals used

• Shows how animal-assisted therapy can benefit specific populations such as the elderly

• Discusses innovative programs such as read-aloud programs where children with reading difficulties learn by reading to a dog



• 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



"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

Book Description

Although the term "pet therapy" was first used in the 1960s, the use of animals in a therapeutic role dates to 1792 when the British Society of Friends used rabbits and other animals to help residents in a mental asylum cope with social and emotional isolation. Today, animal-assisted therapy involves a wide variety of animals, including dogs, cats, monkeys, horses, dolphins, aquarium fish, hamsters, and gerbils.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.