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Pet facilitated therapy and the therapeutic relationship: participant perspectives
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Laurie Heather Baird
This qualitative study examines Pet Facilitated Therapy (PFT) from the perspective of the participant/client in an initial counselling session. The use of the human-animal bond to facilitate...
Susan Elizabeth Smith
Farm animal-assisted interventions in clinical depression
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ingeborg Pedersen
Depression affects millions of people every year. Depressed individuals suffer from depressed mood, loss of interest and enjoyment, reduced energy, diminished activity, reduced attention and...
An exploration of pet therapy for bereavement
| Theses | Contributor(s): Wood, Elizabeth A.
The wealth of research that exists regarding pet therapy was beneficial for the research regarding this study. However, there was a lack of research related to the experience of individuals who...
Pet therapy: Enhancing social and cardiovascular wellness in community dwelling older adults
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Krause-Parello, Cheryl A., Kolassa, John
Journal of Community Health Nursing
Taylor & Francis
Krause-Parello, Cheryl A., Anschutz Medical Campus, ED 2...
Benefits of pet therapy introduced to cardiac rehabilitation patients
| Theses | Contributor(s): Angela Joy Felker
This study was designed to measure the beneficial effects of a pet therapy program on a population of older adult cardiac rehabilitation patients. It was hypothesized that participants who...
How to treat diseases- use animals: Aakash Lonkar at TEDxDBATU
| Videos | Contributor(s): Aakash Lonkar
From the beginning of human civilisation, we have used animals for various purposes, including, farming, travelling, etc. But animals can also be used, which we haven't thought off, for...
National Capital Therapy Dogs, Inc.
National Capital Therapy Dogs, Inc. (NCTD) is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization that provides animal-assisted therapy to many people in health facilities, shelters, schools and libraries....
Non-pharmacological approaches to alleviate distress in dementia care
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mitchell, Gary, Agnelli, Joanne
Dementia Care Advisor, Four Seasons Health Care, Irish Regional Office, Belfast, Northern IrelandDementia Services and Quality Manager,...
The Elephants in the Therapy Room
| Journal Articles
American Occupational Therapy Association
Doctors and nurses join the puppy love
Crain Communications Inc. (MI)
The Animal-Assisted Therapy Program at Phoenix Children’s Hospital: A Journey Towards Evidence
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Zeblisky, Kathy A., Jennings, Mary Lou
Journal of Hospital Librarianship
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Medical Library, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona,...
Equine-Facilitated Group Work for Women Survivors of Interpersonal Violence
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Schroeder, Katy, Stroud, Daniel
Journal for Specialists in Group Work
Oregon State UniversityOregon State University–Cascades
Beat Stress... with Your Pet!
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Murray, Lindsey
New York, New York
Narrative synthesis of equine-assisted psychotherapy literature: Current knowledge and future research directions
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lee, Ping-Tzu, Dakin, Emily, McLure, Merinda
Health & Social Care in the Community
School of Social Work, Colorado State UniversityDepartment of...
Animal therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder.
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gabriel, Katie R.
EP World, Inc.
Western Washington University
Genetic alliance. Heal! Spotlight on therapy animals.
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Roth, Sarah, Rogers, Roxanne
EP World, Inc.
Program Coordinator, Genes in LifePepperdine University
Cat videos shown to boost energy and positive emotions
Canadian Nursing Home
Health Media Inc.
Surrey, British Columbia
Social Work, Animal-Assisted Therapies and Ethical Considerations: A Programme Example from Central Queensland, Australia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Taylor, Nik, Fraser, Heather, Signal, Tania, Prentice, Kathy
British Journal of Social Work
Oxford University Press / USA
School of Social and Policy Studies, Flinders University, SA 5001,...
A New Antibiotic
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Reishtein, Judith L.
American Journal of Nursing
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins