[The effectiveness of therapeutic horseback-riding in the treatment of chronic schizophrenic patients. Experimental results and clinical experiences]
Contributor(s):: Scheidhacker, M., Bender, W., Vaitl, P.
Walk A Hound, Lose A Pound, & Stay Fit for Seniors
Contributor(s):: Rebecca Ann Johnson, Charlotte McKenney, Sandra McCune
Background: Obesity rates in older adults are linked with the national problem of limited physical activity (PA), resulting in chronic illness. Obesity-related illness and functional loss require innovative interventions. Older adult dog walkers maintained physical functioning over a 3 year...
Dec 06 2016
International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) 2016 Annual Conference
The Dog narratives: Benefits of the human-animal bond for women with HIV
Contributor(s):: Kabel, A., Khosla, N., Teti, M.
On interviewing people with pets: reflections from qualitative research on people with long-term conditions
Contributor(s):: Ryan, S., Ziebland, S.
Animal Assisted Interventions for Hospitalized and Chronically Ill Children
Contributor(s):: Krankl, Annika
Pet Dogs and Children's Health: Opportunities for Chronic Disease Prevention?
Contributor(s):: Anne M. Gadomski, Melissa B. Scribani, Nicole Krupa, Paul Jenkins, Zsolt Nagykaldi, Ardis L. Olson
IntroductionPositive associations between having a pet dog and adult health outcomes have been documented; however, little evidence exists regarding the benefits of pet dogs for young children. This study investigates the hypothesis that pet dogs are positively associated with healthy weight and...
The therapeutic potential of a prison-based animal programme in the UK
Contributor(s):: Mercer, Jenny, Gibson, Kerry, Clayton, Debbie
Animal Love Helps Women Cope with HIV/AIDS
Homelessness, Housing, and Health Geography: The Impact of Housing on the Health of Chronically Ill Homeless Adults
Contributor(s):: Petroskas, Dawn
Creature comforts: Personal communities, pets and the work of managing a long-term condition
Contributor(s):: Brooks, Helen L., Rogers, Anne, Kapadia, Dharmi, Pilgrim, Jack, Reeves, David, Vassilev, Ivaylo
Natural healers: a review of animal assisted therapy and activities as complementary treatment for chronic conditions
Contributor(s):: Reed, R., Ferrer, L., Villegas, N.
Survey of migraine sufferers with dogs to evaluate for canine migraine-alerting behaviors
Contributor(s):: Marcus, D. A., Bhowmick, A.
Animal Assisted Therapy and Activities in Alzheimer's Disease
Contributor(s):: Sibel Cevizci, Halil Murat Sen, Fahri Gunes, Elif Karaahment
This book section discusses animal assisted therapy and its effect on chronic diseases like Alzheimer's Disease.
The impact of childhood chronic illness and the role of companion animals
Contributor(s):: McClaskey, Barbara R.
A qualitative study of caring within the human-animal bond in adults living with chronic illness
Contributor(s):: Darling, Ardelle A.
A systematic review of effectiveness of complementary and adjunct therapies and interventions involving equines
Contributor(s):: Selby, A., Smith-Osborne, A.
PAWS Houston is a volunteer driven, 501 (c) 3, non-profit organization that provides for the comprehensive needs of a companion pet of an owner that is elderly, chronically or terminally ill. All programs and services recognize the vital role a companion pet has in the lives and well being of...