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The history of animals in psychology, and a push for puppies!

Christopher Steffen

on 17 November 2012

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It's good for PTSD! Sigmund Freud Helper Monkeys POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER REFERENCES Lori Friesen. Exploring Animal-Assisted Programs with Children in School and Therapeutic Contexts. Early Childhood Education. 2010:37:261-267.
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