Effects of Animal-Assisted Activity on Mood States and Feelings in a Psychiatric Setting
Contributor(s):: Brown, S., Snelders, J., Godbold, J., Moran-Peters, J., Driscoll, D., Donoghue, D., Mathew, L., Eckardt, S.
Effect of an interactive therapeutic robotic animal on engagement, mood states, agitation and psychotropic drug use in people with dementia: a cluster-randomised controlled trial protocol
Contributor(s):: Wendy Moyle, Elizabeth Beattie, Brian Draper, David Shum, Lukman Thalib, Cindy Jones, Siobhan O'Dwyer, Cindy Mervin
Introduction Apathy, agitated behaviours, loneliness and depression are common consequences of dementia. This trial aims to evaluate the effect of a robotic animal on behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in people with dementia living in long-term aged care.Methods and...
The Effect of Dog-Assisted Intervention on Student Well-Being, Mood, and Anxiety
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Contributor(s):: Dasha Grajfoner, Emma Harte, Lauren M. Potter, Nicola McGuigan
This novel, exploratory study investigated the effect of a short, 20 min, dog-assisted intervention on student well-being, mood, and anxiety. One hundred and thirty-two university students were allocated to either an experimental condition or one of two control conditions. Each participant...
Effects of interactions with animals on human psychological distress
Contributor(s):: Crossman, Molly K.
An investigation of the effects of dog visits on depression, mood, and social interaction in elderly individuals living in a nursing home
Contributor(s):: Phelps, Kristin A, Miltenberger, Raymond G, Jens, Tess, Wadeson, Heather
An examination if human happiness and stress following canine exposure
Contributor(s):: Davis, Makenna Ann
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.
Is Animal Assisted Therapy with Dogs Effective in Improving Psychosocial Variables of Mood in Hospital Patients?
Contributor(s):: Morris, Kelsey A.
Therapeutic horse riding improves cognition, mood arousal, and ambulation in children with dyspraxia
Contributor(s):: Hession, Caren E., Eastwood, Brian, Watterson, David, Lehane, Christine M., OxIey, Nigel, Murphy, Barbara A.
Changes in patient mood through animal-assisted activities in a palliative care unit
Contributor(s):: Kumasaka, Takayuki, Masu, Hideo, Kataoka, Mika, Numao, Akiko
Emotional benefits of dog ownership: Impact of the presence of a pet dog on owners' responses to negative mood induction
Contributor(s):: Beals, Eve E.
Evaluation of cerebral activity in the prefrontal cortex in mood [affective] disorders during animal-assisted therapy (AAT) by near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS): a pilot study
Contributor(s):: Aoki, J., Iwahashi, K., Ishigooka, J., Fukamauchi, F., Numajiri, M., Ohtani, N., Ohta, M.
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
Heart quiz that could save your life
Contributor(s):: Browder, Sue Ellin
Pet therapy in elderly patients with mental illness
Contributor(s):: Moretti, Francesca, De Ronchi, Diana, Bernabei, Virginia, Marchetti, Lucia, Ferrari, Barbara, Forlani, Claudia, Negretti, Francesca, Sacchetti, Cleta, Atti, Anna Rita
Editorial: Memory and loss
Contributor(s):: Rowland, Christopher V., Jr.
Feeling stares: Places, persons, and pets
Contributor(s):: Staats, Sara, Ross, Tyra, Irmscher, Krista, Rada, Kelly
Singly living people and their cats: a study of human mood and subsequent behavior
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 alone with their cats were collected. Participants were visited at their homes for one two-hour session...