Poster Session  |   July 2017
The Impact of Equine-Assisted Therapy on Communication Within Familial Relationships of Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Author Affiliations
  • Saginaw Valley State University
Article Information
Mental Health / Military Rehabilitation / Translational Research
Poster Session   |   July 2017
The Impact of Equine-Assisted Therapy on Communication Within Familial Relationships of Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111520272p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO1021
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111520272p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO1021
Abstract

Date Presented 3/30/2017

This phenomenological study explored the impact of equine-assisted therapy (EAT) on family communication among veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder. Results showed EAT positively affected communication, problem solving, and interpersonal skills within the family.

Primary Author and Speaker: Hilary Vasher

Additional Authors and Speakers: Missy Delano, Ellen Herlache-Pretzer, Kayla Meyer, Kellie Stawowy