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A Systematic Review of Complimentary Therapies to Treat Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Aftermath of Domestic Abuse
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| Theses | 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...
Domestic dogs' understanding of human emotional cues
| Theses | Contributor(s): Min Hooi Yong
Past research has focused on the ability of domestic dogs to recognise human communicative cues such as human pointing, eye gaze, attachment behaviour, social learning, and responses to affective...
Beliefs About Animal Assisted Interventions Among Medical Social Workers
| Theses | 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...
Biophilia: the Therapeutic Value of Animals in the Treatment of Depression
| Theses | Contributor(s): Christian Antonioli
Background: To date there has been limited evidence on the efficacy of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). This thesis comprises two studies: A randomized, single blind, controlled trial...
Eficácia da intervenção assistida por animais na autopercepção de saúde, autoestima, sintomas depressivos e qualidade de vida relacionada à saúde em idosos residentes em instituição de longa permanência
| Theses | Contributor(s): Renata Coelho Freire Batista Queiroz
O envelhecimento populacional e as mudanças na dinâmica familiar estão levando um número maior de pessoas a residirem em Instituições de Longa...
Investigation of the Effects of Service Dogs on Individuals Who Use Wheelchairs
| Theses | Contributor(s): Amanda Marie Reinsfelder
With modern medicine and advances in technology, people are living longer and expecting a higher quality of life. Individuals may not be receiving the ideal assistive devices because they are not...
Animal-Assisted Therapy on Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
| Theses | Contributor(s): Alba Méndez Moreno
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a common, incurable neurodevelopmental disorder impairing the individual’s capacity of social communication and interaction. There is not any...
Comparação entre bem-estar psicológico do tutor e problemas comportamentais no seu animal de companhia
| Theses | 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...
Terapia asistida con animales en pacientes oncológicos: una revisión bibliográfica
| Theses | Contributor(s): María Marco Oliver
El cáncer causa desajustes psicológicos y emocionales debido a su naturaleza crónica. Los pacientes oncológicos tienen una alta prevalencia de padecer algún...
Will Animal Assisted Therapy Result in Shorter Length of Stay for Hospitalized Patients and Improve Basic Needs Status and Physical Outcomes Such as Blood Pressure, Heart Rate, and Pain?
| Theses | Contributor(s): Mary Lynn Zaremba
Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) has been thought to have a therapeutic effect upon humans, especially those individuals who are confined due to age or illness. Human-animal contact encourages...
Farm animal-assisted interventions in clinical depression
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ingeborg Pedersen
Depression affects millions of people every year. Depressed individuals suffer from depressed mood, loss of interest and enjoyment, reduced energy, diminished activity, reduced attention and...
Application of psychiatric service dogs in mental health care [dissertation]
| Theses | Contributor(s): Marshall, Carolyn B.
Predictors of participation in an animal-assisted activity program
| Theses | Contributor(s): Stacie Lynn Davison
The purpose of this study was to assess the significance of demographic variables, depression, and pet attitude as predictors of willingness to participate in animal-assisted activity (AAA)...
The Psychological Benefits of Animal Assisted Therapy on Elderly Nursing Home Patients
| Theses | Contributor(s): Sophia M. Elliott
This literature review of the benefits of Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) is centered on four scholarly articles published in major psychological journals discussing the reduction of loneliness,...
Household pets and depression among urban adolescents
| Theses | Contributor(s): Mary M. Nevin-Haas
This study was designed to describe the prevalence of depression among a group of adolescents and examine the relationships between depression and presence of pets in the home, primary ownership...
Effets d'une therapie assistee par l'animal aupres de personnes agees ayant des symptomes depressifs et residant dans un centre d'hebergement et de soins de longue duree
| Theses | Contributor(s): Gagnon, Isabelle
Universite Laval (Canada)
Animal-Assisted Therapy: Benefits and Implications for Professionals in the Field of Rehabilitation
| Theses | 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...
Empathy, depression, and anxiety in a human animal interaction program
| Theses | 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?
| Theses | Contributor(s): Keene, Kendra B.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Animal Madness: A Natural History of Disorder
| Theses | Contributor(s): Braitman, Laurel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)