Complementary medicine in cancer care: adding a therapy dog to the team
Contributor(s):: Marcus, D. A.
Animal-assisted therapy as a nondrug approach to pain and depression for older adults with dementia
Contributor(s):: Richeson, Nancy E.
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...
Effects of pets versus people visits with nursing home residents
Contributor(s):: Lutwack-Bloom, Particia, Wijewickrama, Rohan, Smith, Betsy
Experiences and needs of Adult Protective Services case managers when assisting clients who have companion animals
Contributor(s):: Boat, Barbara W., Knight, Juliette C.
Heart quiz that could save your life
Contributor(s):: Browder, Sue Ellin
Older women living alone: technical environmental assessment of psychological well-being
Contributor(s):: Carp, Frances M., Christensen, David L.
Pet ownership and health status of elderly in the community
Contributor(s):: Crowley-Robinson, Patricia, Blackshaw, Judith K.
Examined the relationship between pet ownership and health status among older adults in Australia. A total of 50 adults aged 68-94 (mean age 78.6) attending a general medical practice in Brisbane, Australia, completed a questionnaire on pet-keeping practices, health and community resources, and...
Pet Ownership and Older Women: The Relationships Among Loneliness, Pet Attachment Support, Human Social Support, and Depressed Mood
Contributor(s):: Krause-Parello, Cheryl A.
Plush animals and the elderly
Contributor(s):: Francis, Gloria, Munjas, Barbara
Research update on care interventions
Contributor(s):: Baldwin, Beverly A.
Risk factors for clinically diagnosed Alzheimer's disease
Contributor(s):: Baker, F. M., Jordan, Barry, Barclay, Laurie, Schoenberg, Bruce S.
Take one pet and call me in the morning
Contributor(s):: Suthers-McCabe, H. Marie
Service Dogs for Victims of Assault (SDVA)
It is the goal of SDVA to make this website a safe, informative place where you can learn about service dogs as a therapeutic aid for victims/survivors of assault who suffer from a disability covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). SDVA is a non-profit organization dedicated to...
Back to the dogs
| Contributor(s):: Tatschl, C., Finsterer, J., Stollberger, C.
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 Ameliorates Anhedonia in Schizophrenia Patients
| Contributor(s):: Nathans-Barel, Inbar, Feldman, Pablo, Berger, Barry, Modai, Ilan, Silver, Henry
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.
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
Parrots as therapy for psychiatric patients
| Contributor(s):: Haw, Camilla