Like animals treat people the problems of the psyche

According to who, every fifth child in the world has emotional problems and one in eight diagnosed with a mental disorder. In Ukraine, about 230 thousand children use the services of the psychiatric service.

Today, inSeminiger animals(WorldAnimal Day), talk about animal-assisted therapy (psychotherapeutic posizionare person) and our relationship to them.

Animals is a ❤ to the world animal day I want to remind you that the callousness in the treatment of animals is unacceptable. And we must do everything possible to protect the weak from injustice and abuse that are, unfortunately, still have a place in the civilized world. 250 protein, 170 chinchillas, 11 badgers, 18 foxes, 55 Minks, 18 dogs, 4 wolf or 80 Sables. It is not a list of animals that, for example, live peacefully in a protected area. That’s the number of skins, on average, are required to produce one (!) coats. The slaughter of animals on fur farms in Ukraine is using suffocation, lethal injection, or electric current, when electrodes are introduced into the mouth or rectum. Often the skin is removed from still-living animals to fur lost Shine.

Doctors claim that this is due to urbanization, technological progress and full alienation from nature. Children living in large cities tend to suffer from nervous diseases. Children from villages more healthy, despite the low availability of medical care, commented Georgy Muratov, PhD, honored doctor of Ukraine, chief doctor of the regional children’s clinical hospital of Kharkiv.

There are some institutions that explore the impact of animals on people, there will be held specialized international conferences and seminars.

In Ukraine, the treatment of animals is only beginning to develop. But the popularity of the technique will grow, and with proper infrastructure development, after 7 years it will be able to use more than half of the cases the treatment and prevention of mental problems.

Direct contact with nature and animals fills people with positive emotions and helps to cope with difficulties. This phenomenon aroused the interest of physicians animaloterapiya, which is actively practiced in the world since 50 years, as an auxiliary psychotherapeutic technique.

Recently centers were established hippotherapy and Wellness riding in Kiev, Odessa, Nikolaev, Lviv, Dnipropetrovsk, Sevastopol. Other kinds of therapy animals are still much less.

Allergies, migraines, infections of the respiratory tract this bouquet is not uncommon among local residents within a radius of 10 kilometers from the fur farm. Moreover, pollution can even cause leukemia and other cancers in humans. In many countries of the world: the UK, Austria, Czech Republic, Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia, Luxembourg, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Netherlands enacted a ban of fur farms. Consideration of bills takes place in Germany, Denmark, Latvia, Estonia, Poland and other countries. In connection with the prohibitions and restrictions hazardous industries start moving to countries where such decisions have not yet been adopted. And one of such countries is Ukraine. Now, thanks to the work of activists who actively promoted the campaign against fur and iwadare. Recently, a petition for a ban on fur has gained more than 27,000 signatures, a record number for the Parliament website and can be considered by the Verkhovna Rada.

Here are a few types of therapy animals, which is beneficial to human…

  • Equine therapy (interaction with horses) effect on overall physical development, develops large motor skills, forced to work almost all the muscles of the body and starts healing the body.
  • Canistherapy (dealing with dogs) provides emotional and psychological effect, helps to overcome fears, develop communication skills.
  • Dolphin therapy (swimming with dolphins) prescribe as an excellent medicine against severe psychological trauma.
  • Felinoterapiya (contact with cats) relieves pain, stress, tension.
  • Observation of aquarium fish calms the nervous system and focuses your attention.


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