Annals of Clinical Psychiatry

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 29–30 | Cite as

Pet-Facilitated Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

  • Eric Lewin Altschuler


It is suggested that pet-facilitated therapy might be a useful adjuvant on treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. Some motivation and rationale for this idea is given, and a discussion of method of testing it.

pet-facilitated therapy posttraumatic stress disorder 


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© American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric Lewin Altschuler
    • 1
  1. 1.School of MedicineUniversity of California at San Diego, 0606, and Brain and Perception Laboratory, 0109La Jolla

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