Date Presented 3/31/2017
This study examined the link between being a caretaker of a dog and depression levels in clients with cancer. An exploratory design was used to determine a correlation between two variables: depression and dogs. Dog caretaking could be a cost-effective method for preventive and integrated cancer treatment.
Primary Author and Speaker: Melissa Ricciardelli
Additional Authors and Speakers: Kristy Henner, Kelly McDade
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