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What is suffering in animals?
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| Book Sections | 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...
Dog-assisted intervention significantly reduces anxiety in hospitalized patients with major depression.
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hoffmann, Andreas O.M., Lee, Ah Hyung, Wertenauer, Florian, Ricken, Roland, Jansen, Joanna J., Gallinat, Juergen, Lang, Undine E.
European Journal of Integrative Medicine
Correspondence to Lang, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charité...
Factors related to type of companion pet owned by older women
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gulick, E. E., Krause-Parello, C. A.
Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services
0279-3695 (Print)0279-3695 (Linking)
College of Nursing, Rutgers, the State...
And then the dog died
| Journal Articles | 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...
Depression in older cat and dog owners: the Nord-Trondelag Health Study (HUNT)-3
| Journal Articles | 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...
Encouraging social interaction among depressed nursing home residents
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): John, C. H.
This paper will examine different strategies for developing social interaction among depressed nursing home residents. Examples of various activities will also be discussed.
Important elements in farm animal-assisted interventions for persons with clinical depression: A qualitative interview study
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pedersen, Ingeborg, Ihlebæk, Camilla, Kirkevold, Marit
Purpose: The main aim of this study was to obtain participants’ own experience of a farm animal-assisted intervention, and what they perceived as important elements in relation to their mental...
The DAWG Foundation was formed with the mission of providing a companion canines for US military veterans (and select First Responders) battling PTSD. The companion canine will be well...
Practices of therapists using equine facilitated/assisted psychotherapy in the treatment of adolescents diagnosed with depression: A qualitative study
| Theses | Contributor(s): Frame, Deborah L.
New York University
School of Social Work
Hounds Healing Heroes
Hounds Healing Heroes is a group of Volunteers who understand how healing owning a dog can be for someone needing emotional support, from the effects of PTSD, TBI, or Depression. We pair up rescue...
Anticipatory grief and pet loss preparation
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gardner, M., McVety, D.
Proceedings of the NAVC Conference, 18-22 January 2014, Orlando, Florida, USA
Volume 28, Small Animal & Exotics
Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice & In-Home...
Are therapy dogs like xanax? Does animal-assisted therapy impact processes relevant to cognitive behavioral psychotherapy?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hunt, M. G., Chizkov, R. R.
Despite an increase in the popularity of animal-assisted therapy, little is known about the impact of animals on processes relevant to effective psychotherapy. This study tested the impact of...
Az allatasszisztalt intervencio hatasa gerincveloserult szemelyek rehabilitaciojaban
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Zsoldos, A., Satori, A., Zana, A.
Impact of animal-assisted intervention on rehabilitation of patients with spinal cord injury
Examining effects of equine-assisted activities to help combat veterans improve quality of life [Guest Editorial]
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lanning, B. A., Krenek, N.
J Rehabil Res Dev
1938-1352 (Electronic)0748-7711 (Linking)
Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation, School of Education,...
Goodbye, Brecken: A story about the death of a pet
| Books | Contributor(s): Lupton, David
Magination Press/American Psychological Association
Washington, DC, US
Animal-assisted therapy and agitation and depression in nursing home residents with dementia: A matched case–control trial
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Majić, Tomislav, Gutzmann, Hans, Heinz, Andreas, Lang, Undine E., Rapp, Michael A.
The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
Rapp, Michael A., University of Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, 14469,...
Boredom is the enemy
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hayes, N.
Nurs Older People
1472-0795 (Print)1472-0795 (Linking)
Developing effective animal-assisted intervention programs involving visiting dogs for institutionalized geriatric patients: a pilot study
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Berry, A., Borgi, M., Terranova, L., Chiarotti, F., Alleva, E., Cirulli, F.
1479-8301 (Electronic)1346-3500 (Linking)
Behavioural Neuroscience Unit Neurotoxicology and Neuroendocrinology Unit,...
Perceptions of companion dog benefits on well-being of US military veterans with HIV/AIDS
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kruger, K. S., Stern, S. L., Anstead, G., Finley, E. P.
South Med J
1541-8243 (Electronic)0038-4348 (Linking)
From the Immunosuppression Clinic, Audie L. Murphy Division of the South Texas...
Horses That Heal
Welcome to Horses That Heal, a non-profit organization associated with psychological counseling services based in Fayetteville/Fort Bragg, North Carolina; we aim to serve at-risk youth as well as...