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Animal models of affective behaviors and drug addiction
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| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Drews, Eva, Becker, Astrid, Bilkei-Gorzo, Andras, Zimmer, Andreas
Biomarkers for psychiatric disorders.
Springer Science + Business Media
New York, NY US
Zimmer, Andreas, Institute of Molecular...
Reduction of prefrontal cortex glucose metabolism common to three types of depression
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Baxter, Lewis R., Schwartz, Jeffrey M., Phelps, Michael E., Mazziotta, John C.
Archives of General Psychiatry
You can teach an old dog new tricks!
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Kotch, Ava J.
101 interventions in group therapy (rev. ed.).
Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group
New York, NY US
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
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pedersen, Ingeborg, Nordaunet, Trine, Martinsen, Egil Wilhelm, Berget, Bente, Braastad, Bjarne O.
Issues in Mental Health Nursing
Pedersen, Ingeborg, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences P. O. Box...
Pet attachment and dissociation
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Brown, S. E., Katcher, A. H.
Society & Animals
Tuskegee Univ, Ctr Study Human Anim Interdependent Relationships, Coll Vet Med Nursing & Allied Hlth, Tuskegee, AL 36088 USA. Univ Penn,...
Animal-assisted interventions in internal and rehabilitation medicine: a review of the recent literature
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Munoz Lasa, S., Ferriero, G., Brigatti, E., Valero, R., Franchignoni, F.
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain.
Characterization of interaction between owner and dog treated at the veterinary hospital of Federal University of Uberlandia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Santana, J. A., Castro, I. P. de, Almeida, L. P. de
Increasing urbanization has increased the proximity of people with dogs. An inappropriate interaction between them can be the cause of several behavioral disorders such as aggression and...
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gouva, E., Ergolavou, A., Paschos, I., Perdikaris, C., Nathanailides, C., Damigou, N., Athanasopoulou, F.
Dolphin therapy emerged during the 1950s. The work of Dr. John Lilly played an important role, since he investigated the impact of dolphins on disabled people. From 1978 onwards, the therapeutic...
Dolphins for the doldrums?
| Journal Articles
Harvard Men's Health Watch
What is animal welfare?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): McGlone, J. J.
Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Ethics
Special Supplement 2
Animal suffering: the appraisal and control of depression and distress in livestock
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fraser, A. F.
Applied Animal Behaviour Science
Development of the pet bereavement questionnaire
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hunt, M., Padilla, Y.
The death of a pet can be a significant stressor for some people and is a known risk factor for depression. The Pet Bereavement Questionnaire (PBQ) was developed to fill the need for a brief,...
Do animal-assisted activities effectively treat depression? A meta-analysis
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Souter, M. A., Miller, M. D.
We conducted a meta-analysis to determine the effectiveness of animal-assisted activities (AAA) and animal-assisted therapy (AAT) for reducing depressive symptoms in humans. To be included in the...
Dolphin-assisted therapy: more flawed data and more flawed conclusions
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Marino, L., Lilienfeld, S. O.
Dolphin-Assisted Therapy (DAT) is an increasingly popular choice of treatment for illness and developmental disabilities by providing participants with the opportunity to swim or interact with...
Effect of aquariums on electroconvulsive therapy patients
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Barker, S. B., Rasmussen, K. G., Best, A. M.
This study investigated the effect of an aquarium on pretreatment anxiety, fear, frustration and depression in electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) patients. 42 patients consecutively referred for ECT...
How depressive moods affect the behavior of singly living persons toward their cats
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rieger, G., Turner, D. C.
This study investigated how depressive feelings affect the behavior of singly living persons toward their cats. Data from 47 women and 49 men, who were visited at home for one two-hour observation...
Pet companionship and depression: results from a United States Internet sample
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Tower, R. B., Nokota, M.
Using Internet survey data from 2,291 respondents from the United States, we examined socio-demographic predictors of living with a cat or dog. Logistic regressions showed that, for men, being...
Pet therapy effects on oncological day hospital patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Orlandi, M., Trangeled, K., Mambrini, A., Tagliani, M., Ferrarini, A., Zanetti, L., Tartarini, R., Pacetti, P., Cantore, M.
Background: Pet therapy is utilised to improve the quality of life of patients with chronic diseases. The impact of AAA (animal-assisted activities), a kind of pet therapy, on oncological patients...
Singly living people and their cats: a study of human mood and subsequent behavior
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Turner, D. C., Rieger, G.
We sought to examine how cat owners' moods correlated with subsequent interactions with their cats. Such a relationship has not been previously documented. Data from 47 women and 49 men living...
Horses as healers
| Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Adams, C. L.
The North American Veterinary Conference
Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada.