Companion animals and human health: benefits, challenges, and the road ahead for human-animal interaction
Contributor(s):: Friedman, E., Krause-Parello, C. A.
Effect of pet insects on the psychological health of community-dwelling elderly people: a single-blinded, randomized, controlled trial
Contributor(s):: Ko, H. J., Youn, C. H., Kim, S. H., Kim, S. Y.
Background: There is evidence that animal-assisted therapy has positive effects on mental health, especially in elderly people. Caring for insects is easy, relatively inexpensive, and does not require much space. Objective: The aim of this 8-week randomized, controlled, single-blinded study was...
Emotional Support Animals, Service Animals, and Pets on Campus
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Contributor(s):: Von Bergen, C. W.
For decades, universities have been accommodating physically disabled students who require guide dogs and other types of service animals. Within the past several years, however, mentally disabled students have increasingly petitioned colleges with no-pet policies to permit them to bring their...
[The psychiatric aspects of animal assisted therapy]
Contributor(s):: Banszky, N., Kardos, E., Rozsa, L., Gerevich, J.
Anxiety and depression in care homes in Malta and Australia: part 2
Contributor(s):: Baldacchino, Donia R., Bonello, Lilian
Reduced anxiety during dog assisted interviews in acute schizophrenic patients
Contributor(s):: Lang, U. E., Jansen, J. B., Wertenauer, F., Gallinat, J., Rapp, M. A.
Dog-assisted intervention significantly reduces anxiety in hospitalized patients with major depression.
Contributor(s):: Hoffmann, Andreas O.M., Lee, Ah Hyung, Wertenauer, Florian, Ricken, Roland, Jansen, Joanna J., Gallinat, Juergen, Lang, Undine E.
And then the dog died
Contributor(s):: Kaufman, Kenneth R., Kaufman, Nathaniel D.
Childhood grief and mourning of family and friends may have immediate and long-lasting consequences including depression, anxiety, social withdrawal, behavioral disturbances, and school underachievement. Childhood pet bereavement is no less important, because the pet is often considered a member...
Early stage animal hoarders: are these owners of large numbers of adequately cared for cats?
Contributor(s):: Ramos, D., Cruz, N. O. da, Ellis, S. L. H., Hernandez, J. A. E., Reche Junior, A.
Holding company of animals. Potential benefits for people with endocrinopathies and metabolic diseases
Contributor(s):: Hugues Hernandorena, B., Alvarez Alvarez, A. M., Elias-Calles, L. C., Ledon Llanes, L., Mendoza Trujillo, M., Dominguez Alonso, E.
Recent Legal Trends Support Requiring Colleges and Universities to Permit Emotional Support Animals in Student Housing
Contributor(s):: Neal H. Hutchens
Emerging legal trends suggest colleges and universities should be prepared to make accommodations for emotional support animals, specifically under the requirements of the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Examining recent legal developments, this practitioner...
Children's Problems Predict Adults' "DSM-IV" Disorders across 24 Years
Contributor(s):: Reef, Joni, van Meurs, Inge, Verhulst, Frank C., van der Ende, Jan
Attachment styles impact on pet visitation effectiveness
Contributor(s):: Colby, Patrcia M., Sherman, Angela
Examined the effects of attachment style (secure, anxious-ambivalent, dismissive avoidant, or fearful avoidant) on the subjective well-being of institutionalized older adults participating in a dog visitation program. The participants were 52 residents of an assisted living facility, aged 58-98...
Experiences and needs of Adult Protective Services case managers when assisting clients who have companion animals
Contributor(s):: Boat, Barbara W., Knight, Juliette C.
Effect of a companion dog on depression and anxiety levels of elderly residents in a long-term care facility
Contributor(s):: le Roux, Marieanna C., Kemp, Rene
Animal-assisted activity among patients with cancer: effects on mood, fatigue, self-perceived health, and sense of coherence
Contributor(s):: Johnson, R. A., Meadows, R. L., Haubner, J. S., Sevedge, K.
Animal-Assisted Therapy with Farm Animals for Persons with Psychiatric Disorders: Effects on Anxiety and Depression, a Randomized Controlled Trial
Contributor(s):: Berget, Bente, Ekeberg, Øivind, Pedersen, Ingeborg, Braastad, Bjarne O.
Fish aquarium animal assisted therapy and its influence on clients with multiple sclerosis
Contributor(s):: Jacobson, G., Sato, A., Gilmore, B.
Management of schizophrenia symptoms: implications for recreation therapy
Contributor(s):: Dixon, C. M.
Farm animal-assisted intervention: Relationship between work and contact with farm animals and change in depression, anxiety, and self-efficacy among persons with clinical depression
Contributor(s):: Pedersen, Ingeborg, Nordaunet, Trine, Martinsen, Egil Wilhelm, Berget, Bente, Braastad, Bjarne O.