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Psychiatric service dog

A Psychiatric Service Dog is a dog that helps its handler, who has a mental (psychiatric) disability.

Examples of mental disabilities that sometimes qualify a person for a service dog include, but are not limited to: Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Autism, Anxiety Disorder, and Schizophrenia.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Psychiatric service dog", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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