Animal-Assisted Therapy in Children Diagnosed with Autism

Authors

  • Lăcrămioara Mocanu
  • Elena-Lidia Niță

Keywords:

autism; therapy; children; diagnosis

Abstract

The interaction between man and animal reveals several benefits both psychologically and
physiologically. In terms of communication, within the interaction, there is a need to express emotions,
both in humans and animals. The scientific literature has been concerned with exploring the
mechanisms underlying the beneficial effects of animal-assisted therapy on children diagnosed with
autism.

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Published

2020-03-16

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