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University of Maryland professor to study service dog therapy for PTSD

College Park, MD (The Diamondback) — The burst of happiness one might get when looking at a picture of a puppy isn’t uncommon. Looking at pictures of dogs is biologically proven to reduce stress, as the hormone oxytocin is released in the body. 

And a professor at this university is taking a closer look at the benefits of being around dogs for people with depression or anxiety. 

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