Pet therapy can combat homesickness

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 14:21 in Psychology & Sociology

The expression "dog is man's best friend" might have more weight in the case of first-year university students suffering from homesickness, according to a new study. The study shows that animal-assisted therapy can help students combat homesickness and could be a useful tool in lowering post-secondary drop-out rates.

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