Intervention Protocol

Animal-assisted therapy for people with serious mental illness

  1. Martin J Downes1,*,
  2. Rachel Dean2,
  3. Fiona J Bath-Hextall3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Schizophrenia Group

Published Online: 12 DEC 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010818


How to Cite

Downes MJ, Dean R, Bath-Hextall FJ. Animal-assisted therapy for people with serious mental illness (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD010818. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010818.

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, Centre for Evidence Based Veterinary Medicine, Loughborough, UK

  2. 2

    School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, The University of Nottingham, Centre for Evidence Based Veterinary Medicine, Nottingham, UK

  3. 3

    The University of Nottingham, School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Nottingham, UK

*Martin J Downes, Centre for Evidence Based Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, The University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough, LE12 5RD, UK. Martin.downes@nottingham.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 12 DEC 2013

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The objectives of this review are to identify the effectiveness of AAT as a treatment for patients with mental health illness. Studies excluded on methodological grounds may be used to describe the level of development of research in this field.