Video blog: The hidden work of pets in helping people with mental health problems

In a new video, we look at research recently published in BMC Psychiatry that explores the role of pets within the personal communities of those living with a mental health condition.


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Author Helen Brooks tells us more about this research in her blog.

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Regan Stansfield

Thank you for posting this. It’s very true that pets are a wonderful resource for mental health.

ESA Doctors

Thank you for highlighting the positive effects that pets have on patients with mental illnesses. Emotional support animals are getting a bad rap in the media and we appreciate a real authority on mental illnesses stepping up to the plate. May we include this video blog in our blog?

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