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Emotional Support Animals, Service Animals, and Pets on Campus
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Contributor(s):: Von Bergen, C. W.
For decades, universities have been accommodating physically disabled students who require guide dogs and other types of service animals. Within the past several years, however, mentally disabled students have increasingly petitioned colleges with no-pet policies to permit them to bring their...
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
University of Denver: Philip Tedeschi at TEDxDU
Our pets are our family. Phil (and friend Samantha) share new insights into the importance of animals as sources of comfort and aid to people suffering from stress, depression, anxiety, trauma and other life issues.
Paws of War
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...
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.
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...