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  1. Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAI)

    AAI (Animal-Assisted Interventions) is a term referring to a wide variety of interventions involving animals in order to improve the quality of life for humans. Each type of intervention is unique...

    http://habricentral.org/wiki/AnimalAssistedInterventionsAAI

  2. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Overview: Research & Findings

    Overview Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that afflicts some people who live through or see a traumatic event. In PTSD, the natural “fight-or-flight” response is...

    http://habricentral.org/wiki/Posttraumaticstressdisorder

  3. Childhood Cancer

    Cancer occurs at the cellular level, the “building blocks” of the body [In !MedlinePlus. Retrieved from )]. It is a mistake in the copying of cells. Cells will grow where they are not needed and...

    http://habricentral.org/wiki/ChildhoodCancer

  4. Autism

    Usually first diagnosed in early childhood, autism is a disorder than manifests in impairment of social interactions, difficultly communicating, and repetitive behavior[1]. A child with...

    http://habricentral.org/wiki/Autism

  5. Cardiovascular Health

    Pet ownership has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health and others as having many benefits for the health and welfare of humans and animals[1][2]. Under some...

    http://habricentral.org/wiki/CardiovascularHealth

  6. Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease

    Dementia is defined by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as “the loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases.” Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that gradually becomes...

    http://habricentral.org/wiki/TheHumanAnimalBondandDementiaAlzheimersDisease

  7. Depression

    Depression is a serious illness that affects more than 20 million people in the United States. Depression is a mental illness involving the brain. It is more than simply feeling sad for a few days....

    http://habricentral.org/wiki/Depression