DAILY EXPRESS: Losing a pet: Thousands of Britons seek medical help for their grief

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Release date: 4/7/2017

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Dr Helen Brooks, a research fellow in mental health at the University of Manchester, said: “For people with mental health difficulties pets are often their only source of support.

“They provide emotional support which is consistent and which they can rely on.

“Pets accept people for who they are and are always there.”

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TitleLosing a pet: Thousands of Britons seek medical help for their grief
Media name/outletDaily Express
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date4/07/17
DescriptionDr Helen Brooks, a research fellow in mental health at the University of Manchester, said: “For people with mental health difficulties pets are often their only source of support.

“They provide emotional support which is consistent and which they can rely on.

“Pets accept people for who they are and are always there.”
URLwww.express.co.uk/news/nature/824584/pet-death-loss-grief-Britain-medical-help-animal-lovers
PersonsHelen Brooks