There is mounting evidence to suggest that those who keep pets are likely to benefit from various improvements in health.
Despite founders of nursing such as Florence Nightingale advocating the importance of animals within the care environment, their integration into hospitals and other health care settings has been slo The literature on animal-induced health benefits is reviewed and the conclusion is drawn that the potential benefits of pet therapy are considerable.
It is suggested that nurses can assume an active role in advocating ward pet or pet-visiting schemes.
Mots-clés Pascal : Animal familier, Stress, Support social, Santé, Bien être psychologique, Bénéfice, Evaluation, Homme, Article synthèse, Santé physique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Pet animal, Stress, Social support, Health, Psychological well being, Profit, Evaluation, Human, Review
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0331084
Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 16/11/1999.