A Systematic Review of Complimentary Therapies to Treat Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Aftermath of Domestic Abuse
Contributor(s):: Jordan A. Meeks, Saida Byrami
Objectives: Explore the impact of intimate partner violence (IPV) on the health of female survivors. Identify complementary therapies that alleviate symptoms of psychological health impacts of IPV on women’s health.Method: An exhaustive search of published, peer reviewed...
Beliefs About Animal Assisted Interventions Among Medical Social Workers
Contributor(s):: Gyda D. Boyd
Animal‑Assisted Intervention (AAI) is used to significantly reduce pain, lower blood pressure, decrease anxiety, and help ease depression in people with a range of health problems; however, it is not readily used in the hospital setting. Research involving the Human‑Animal Bond (HAB) is well...
Comparação entre bem-estar psicológico do tutor e problemas comportamentais no seu animal de companhia
Contributor(s):: Joana Lara da Encarnação Antunes de Almeida
O Homem tem vindo a relacionar-se com cães e gatos há, pelo menos, 9 mil anos, sendo o vínculo homem-animal já bastante conhecido. Acredita-se mesmo que a relação entre homens e cães/gatos é uma das relações...
Animal-Assisted Therapy: Benefits and Implications for Professionals in the Field of Rehabilitation
Contributor(s):: Amanda M. Mangalavite, Thomas D. Upton (adviser)
The use of animals for therapeutic purposes has been done for centuries. It wasn’t until the 20th century when people began to realize the potential the human-animal interaction had on our overall health. Professionals and organizations began to implement animal-assisted therapy (AAT)...
Empathy, depression, and anxiety in a human animal interaction program
Contributor(s):: Banciu, Elena Ecaterina
Is the Use of Animal Assisted Therapy/Activity Effective in Improving Quality of Life through Self-Efficacy, Self-Perceived Health, Sense of Coherence and Mood?
Contributor(s):: Keene, Kendra B.
Animal Madness: A Natural History of Disorder
Contributor(s):: Braitman, Laurel
Is Animal Assisted Therapy with Dogs Effective in Improving Psychosocial Variables of Mood in Hospital Patients?
Contributor(s):: Morris, Kelsey A.
An examination of the relations between human attachment, pet attachment, depression, and anxiety
Contributor(s):: Quinn, Aaron Christopher
The roles of pets in families and their positive impact on mood have been reported by some studies (Becker, 1999; Garrity, Stallones, Marx, & Johnson, 1989). Additionally, some research has found that the more attached humans are to their pets, the more they feel emotionally supported...
Changes in child symptomatology associated with animal-assisted therapy
| Contributor(s):: Woolley, Catherine C.
This study examined the changes in symptoms of anxiety, depression, and social ill dysfunction associated with a history of child trauma after adding animal-assisted therapy (AAT) to conventional psychotherapy for adolescents living in a residential treatment facility in northern California....
The effect of animal-assisted therapy on levels of measured anxiety and depression in residents of assisted living and health care communities
| Contributor(s):: Hagmann, Catherine Smith