Effects of social support by a dog on stress modulation in male children with insecure attachment

Beetz, Andrea; Julius, Henri; Turner, Dennis; Kotrschal, Kurt; Mollette, Melinda J.; Jordan, Alys
September 2012
Frontiers in Psychology;Sep2012, Vol. 3, p1
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