[Homestead] Good news for those w/ farm animals
Lisa K.V. Perry
lisakvperry at gmail.com
Wed Apr 16 16:38:16 EDT 2008
> Caring for farm animals appears to offer a therapeutic benefit for people
> with mental illness, according to new research.
The researchers noted that work with farm animals may improve mental health
> in part because it gives a person physical contact with another living
> being. Routines that include activities like feeding, milking and caring for
> other living creatures may also promote self-esteem and confidence.
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