Objective: Goat therapy is widely used and recognized for the medical benefits. Design: A clinical study. Materials and Methods: We intercrossed Tokara male goat with Alpine, Saanen, Shiba and Korean goat. At the same time, we have stationed the trained therapy goat under a specialist handler. We investigated changes in the moods when interacting with the therapy goat. Results: Many of the patients had experience interacting with goat and were interested in and favorable toward interacting with the stationed therapy goat. Conclusions: Quality of life of people in the elderly nursing home, elementary and high school and preschool children was improved. The therapy goat indicated an increased mood effect on rehabilitation.
|ジャーナル||International Medical Journal|
|出版ステータス||Published - 2020|
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