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  1. "But-He'll Fall!": Children with Autism, Interspecies Intersubjectivity, and the Problem of 'Being Social'

    Contributor(s):: Solomon, O.

  2. "His Ears Are So Soft!" VETPETS: an animal-assisted visitation/activity program for children and families at the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House.

    Contributor(s):: Bach, Christina

  3. "Paws" to provide comfort, relieve pain

    Contributor(s):: D'Arcy, Y.

  4. "PAWSitive' interventions ease 'rrrf' times in pediatrics

    Contributor(s):: Myers, Janet

  5. 'From Kids and Horses: Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy for Children': Author's Retraction and Apology

  6. 'I wish people had ears like horses': Horses as therapists

    Contributor(s):: Gibbons, Judith L., Poelker, Katelyn E.

  7. 'It's like being in another world': Demonstrating the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding for individuals with psychiatric disability

    Contributor(s):: Bizub, Anne L., Joy, Ann, Davidson, Larry

  8. 'Queen of the world': Experiences of 'at-risk' young people participating in equine-assisted learning/therapy

    Contributor(s):: Burgon, Hannah Louise

    There is a significant body of research into the benefits of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) but less into the fields known as equine-assisted learning and therapy (EAL/EAT) where horses are incorporated in therapeutic and learning interventions. This paper explores the experiences of seven...

  9. 4-H Animal Care as Therapy for At-Risk Youth

    Contributor(s):: Randy R. Weigel, Brenda Caiola, Lise Pittman-Foy

    Encouraging nurturing traits through the interaction of animals and at-risk youth can help reduce antisocial behavior. A 4-H animal-care program was initiated at The Wyoming Girls School as part of the rehabilitation process for the School's residents. Self-assessments by the young women...

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    Contributor(s):: Mallow, Alissa, Mattel, Pamela, Broas, Lynda

  11. A Birth Cohort Analysis to Study Dog Walking in Adolescence Shows No Relationship with Objectively Measured Physical Activity

    Contributor(s):: Carri Westgarth, Andrew R. Ness, Calum Mattocks, Robert M. Christley

    Physical inactivity during childhood and adolescence is a serious health concern. There are few studies of the activity undertaken by adolescents when walking with the family dog, and the effect of this on objectively measured physical activity levels. Objective measures of physical activity...

  12. A Case for the Interspecies Transfer of Emotions: A Preliminary Investigation on How Humans Odors Modify Reactions of the Autonomic Nervous System in Horses

    Contributor(s):: Lanata, A., Nardelli, M., Valenza, G., Baragli, P., DrAniello, B., Alterisio, A., Scandurra, A., Semin, G. R., Scilingo, E. P.

  13. A Case of Refractory Borderline Personality Disorder Improved with Animal Assisted Therapy

    Contributor(s):: Sato, Yuka, Senjo, Masanori, Tanaka, Ryouichi, Miyazaki, Takuya

  14. A Comparison of Equine-Assisted Intervention and Conventional Play-Based Early Intervention for Mother–Child Dyads with Insecure Attachment

    Contributor(s):: Andrea Beetz, Nora Winkler, Henri Julius, Kerstin Uvnäs-Moberg, Kurt Kotrschal

    Insecure attachment, both of the child and of the mother, has been identified as a risk factor for early regulation disorders and further child development. Based on accumulating evidence of effectiveness of animal-assisted interventions, we implemented an Equine-Assisted Intervention (EAI) as an...

  15. A Day in the Life of Hunter the Therapy Dog

    Contributor(s):: Miller, J., Moore, E.

  16. A friendly dog as potential moderator of cardiovascular response to speech in older hypertensives

    Contributor(s):: Friedmann, E., Thomas, S. A., Cook, L. K., Tsai, C. C., Picot, S. J.

    As the population ages and obesity increases, the number of older adult hypertensives is rising dramatically. Uncontrolled hypertension (HTN) increases, and reducing blood pressure (BP), lowers cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, and renal morbidity and mortality. Cardiovascular reactivity, defined...

  17. A History of Prison Inmate-Animal Interaction Programs

    Contributor(s):: Strimple, Earl O.

  18. A Human-Animal Intervention Team Approach to Animal-Assisted Therapy

    Contributor(s):: Granger, Ben P., Kogan, Lori, Fitchett, Jennifer, Helmer, Kim

  19. A Last Resort

    Contributor(s):: Winokur, Donnie Kanter

  20. A look at the ecotherapy research evidence

    Contributor(s):: Chalquist, Craig