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The psychotherapeutic worth of horse whispering for the aggressive child
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Karin Bronkhorst
This dissertation employs a case study research design and reviews literature from the field of animal assisted therapy (AAT) with an emphasis on equine facilitated psychotherapy (EFP), as a...
Pet face: Mechanisms underlying human-animal relationships
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Borgi, Marta, Cirulli, Francesca
Frontiers in Psychology
Frontiers Media S.A.
An evaluation of pet owners' attachment style and the human-animal bond
| Theses | Contributor(s): Pezzini, Elena
ProQuest Information & Learning
Men and their dogs: A new understanding of man's best friend
| Books | Contributor(s): Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
Springer International Publishing
Blazina, Christopher, Department of Counseling and Educational...
A new understanding of man's best friend: A proposed contextual model for the exploration of human-animal interaction among insecurely attached males
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Blazina, Chris, O'Neil, James M., Denke, Robyn, Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
Springer International Publishing
Blazina, Chris, Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, New Mexico State...
Neurobiological underpinnings of dogs’ human-like social competence: How interactions between stress response systems and oxytocin mediate dogs’ social skills
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Buttner, Alicia Phillips
Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews
Buttner, Alicia Phillips, Department of Psychology,...
Exploring the existence and potential underpinnings of dog–human and horse–human attachment bonds
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Payne, Elyssa, DeAraugo, Jodi, Bennett, Pauleen, McGreevy, Paul
Payne, Elyssa, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, (B19),...
Contribution of the patient-horse relationship to substance use disorder treatment: Patients’ experiences
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kern-Godal, Ann, Brenna, Ida H., Kogstad, Norunn, Arnevik, Espen A., Ravndal, Edle
International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being
Kern-Godal, Ann, Department of Addiction Treatment, Oslo...
Exploring the existence and potential underpinnings of dog-human and horse-human attachment bonds
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Payne, E., DeAraugo, J., Bennett, P., McGreevy, P.
Faculty of Veterinary Science (B19), University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia. Electronic address:...
Human-Animal Bonds I: The Relational Significance of Companion Animals
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Walsh, Froma
Blackwell Publishing, Malden MA
Firestone Professor Emerita and Co-Director,...
Oxytocin blocks pet dog (Canis familiaris) object choice task performance being predicted by owner-perceived intelligence and owner attachment
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jessica Lee Oliva, Jean-Loup Rault, Belinda Appleton, Alan Lill
A positive association has been found between owner-rated dog cognition and owner-perceived closeness to their dog, using the Perceptions of Dog Intelligence and Cognitive Skills (PoDIaCS) survey...
Does cat attachment have an effect on human health? A comparison between owners and volunteers
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Filipa Alexandra Benchimol da Silva Garcia Dinis, Thais Lima Fernandes Martins
Cat owners and volunteers from a rehoming centre were given the Lexington Attachment to Pet Scale (LAPS) questionnaire to assess their level of attachment to their own or rescue cats. In addition,...
The effects of demographics and pet ownership on attachment towards and opinion about owned and unowned free-roaming cats
| Theses | Contributor(s): Melanie Elaine Ramon
A telephone questionnaire was developed to collect information on pet owners, cat ownership patterns, and people's opinions about homeless pets. A 7-day observation log was also developed to...
An Exploration of Clinicians' Use of Canine-Assisted Therapy with Child and Adolescent Clients
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Galonski, Lauren
Assessment of attachment behaviour to human caregivers in wolf pups (Canis lupus lupus)
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nathaniel J. Hall, Kathryn Lord, Anne-Marie K. Arnold, Clive D.L. Wynne, Monique Udell
Previous research suggested that 16-week old dog pups, but not wolf pups, show attachment behaviour to a human caregiver. Attachment to a caregiver in dog pups has been demonstrated by...
The horse as co-therapist in facilitating adolescent attachments
| Theses | Contributor(s): John Charles Rayment
This thesis integrates knowledge from four theoretical strands, classical attachment theory, the attachment disorder and treatment literature, neurological research, and animal assisted...
Stress reduction and attachment in military veterans: Benefits of the veteran-canine bond
| Theses | Contributor(s): Bradshaw-Scott, Tammy K.
Alliant International University
An Investigation Into Human to Dog Attachment Systems and Their Influence on the Degree of Aversion Used in Training
| Theses | Contributor(s): Shelly Volsche
The purpose of my Master’s Thesis research is to determine if and what type of relationship exists between owner-to-dog attachment levels and the degree of aversion used in dog training. I...
Review of Attachment to pets: An integrative view of human-animal relationships with implications for therapeutic practice
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hart, Lynette
Hart, Lynette, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary...