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Paws of War
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Paws of War's mission is to train and place shelter dogs to serve and provide independence to our United States military veterans that suffer from the emotional effects of war such as PTSD. In turn each veteran can experience the therapeutic and unconditional love only a companion animal can...
[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
On the record
Contributor(s):: Cook, Vicki
Animal-assisted interactions (AAI): a creative modality to support youth with depression
Contributor(s):: Bailey, Tanya K., Brooke, Stephanie L., Myers, Charles Edwin
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.
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.
Effectiveness of complementary and self-help treatments for depression
Contributor(s):: Jorm, A. F., Christensen, H., Griffiths, K. M., Rodgers, B.
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.
The Psychosocial Effects of a Companion Robot: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Contributor(s):: Robinson, H., MacDonald, B., Kerse, N., Broadbent, E.
Evaluation of a Pet-Assisted Living Intervention for Improving Functional Status in Assisted Living Residents With Mild to Moderate Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Study
Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika, Galik, Elizabeth, Thomas, Sue A., Hall, P. Sue, Chung, Seon Yoon, McCune, Sandra
Animal companions and one-year survival of patients after discharge from a coronary care unit
Contributor(s):: Friedmann, E., Katcher, A. H., Lynch, J. J., Thomas, S. A.
Article from a special issue on Human--companion animal bond
Psychological sequelae of pet loss following Hurricane Katrina
Contributor(s):: Hunt, M., Al-Awadi, H., Johnson, M.
One of the many impacts of natural disasters on the well-being of the humans who experience them is enforced abandonment and loss of companion animals. Hurricane Katrina, which struck the gulf coast of the United States in late August, 2005, was such a disaster. This study assessed the...
Puppies Behind Bars
Puppies Behind Bars (PBB) trains prison inmates to raise service dogs for wounded war veterans and explosive detection canines for law enforcement. Puppies enter prison at the age of eight weeks and live with their inmate puppy-raisers for approximately 24 months. As the puppies mature into...
What is suffering in animals?
Contributor(s):: Weary, D. M., Appleby, M. C., Sandoe, P.
In much of the recent animal welfare literature the word 'suffering' is used simply as an adjunct (as in 'pain and suffering') or to emphasize that the animal consciously perceives pain or some other negative affect. A stronger usage of the term implies that the negative feelings are prolonged,...
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.
Factors related to type of companion pet owned by older women
Contributor(s):: Gulick, E. E., Krause-Parello, C. A.
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...
Depression in older cat and dog owners: the Nord-Trondelag Health Study (HUNT)-3
Contributor(s):: Enmarker, I., Hellzen, O., Ekker, K., Berg, A. G.
Objective: Depression constitutes a major health problem for older people, in this study defined as people 65 years of age and older. Previous studies have shown that mental health among older people who live with animals could be improved, but contrary results exist as well. Therefore, the...