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Pinnipeds and PTSD: An Analysis of a Human-Animal Interaction Case Study Program for a Veteran
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| Contributor(s):: Rachel A. Wortman, Theresa Vallone, Michele Karnes, Christine Walawander, Dion Daly, Bonnie Fox-Garrity
The objective of this study was to examine the impact of a pinniped (grey and harbor seals) facilitated human-animal interaction pilot program on the self-reported PTSD-like symptoms of a veteran. This study analyzed preexisting, deidentified data that represented the participant’s scores...
The effect of a service dog on salivary cortisol awakening response in a military population with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
| Contributor(s):: Rodriguez, K. E., Bryce, C. I., Granger, D. A., O'Haire, M. E.
Posttraumatic Growth Following the Loss of a Pet: A Cross-Cultural Comparison
| Contributor(s):: Cori Bussolari, Janice Habarth, Satoko Kimpara, Rachel Katz, France Carlos, Amy Chow, Hisao Osada, Yukiko Osada, Betty J. Carmack, Nigel P. Field, Wendy Packman
Posttraumatic Growth Following the Loss of a Pet
| Contributor(s):: Wendy Packman, Cori Bussolari, Rachel Katz, Betty J. Carmack, Nigel P. Field
Effects of therapeutic horseback riding on post-traumatic stress disorder in military veterans
| Contributor(s):: Rebecca A Johnson, David L. Albright, James R. Marzolf, Jessica L. Bibbo, Hayley D. Yaglom, Sandra M. Crowder, Gretchen Carlisle, Amy Willard, Cynthia L. Russell, Karen Grindler, Steven Osterlind, Marita Wassman, Nathan Harms, Marcy Wilhelm-South
Background Large numbers of post-deployment U.S. veterans are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/or traumatic brain injury (TBI), leading to an urgent need for effective interventions to reduce symptoms and increase veterans’ coping. PTSD includes anxiety,...
Equine-Facilitated Therapy and Trauma: Current Knowledge, Future Needs
| Contributor(s):: Marlys Staudt, Donna Cherry
Equine-facilitated therapy (EFT) is a relatively new treatment for trauma and PTSD. EFT as well as animal assisted interventions in general have been introduced and implemented in mental health treatment for children and adults, though the research in support of these interventions has not kept...
How Are Service Dogs for Adults with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Integrated with Rehabilitation in Denmark? A Case Study
| Contributor(s):: Charlotte Glintborg, Tia GB Hansen
A severe mental illness like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is known to have psychosocial consequences that can lead to a decreased quality of life. Research in Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) has revealed that the presence of a dog can have a positive effect on health, e.g., increase...
Bringing dogs to heal: care for veterans with PTSD
| Contributor(s):: Thompson, Mark
Animal-assisted prolonged exposure: a treatment of survivors of sexual assault suffering posttraumatic stress disorder
| Contributor(s):: Lefkowitz, Carin Marice, Prout, Maurice F., Bleiberg, Efrain, Paharia, Indira, Debiak, Dennis
The role of service dog training in the treatment of combat-related PTSD
| Contributor(s):: Yount, Rick, Cameron Ritchie, Elspeth, St. Laurent, Matthew, Chumley, Perry, Olmert, Meg Daley
Efficacy of fifteen emerging interventions for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: a systematic review
| Contributor(s):: Metcalf, Olivia, Varker, Tracey, Forbes, David, Phelps, Andrea J., Dell, Lisa, DiBattista, Ashley, Ralph, Naomi, O'Donnell, Meaghan L.
Equine-assisted therapy for anxiety and posttraumatic stress symptoms
| Contributor(s):: Earles, Julie L., Vernon, Laura L., Yetz, Jeanne P.
Evaluating animal-assisted therapy in group treatment for child sexual abuse
| Contributor(s):: Dietz, Tracy J., Davis, Diana, Pennings, Jacquelyn
Equine-assisted psychotherapy: a mental health promotion/intervention modality for children who have experienced intra-family violence
| Contributor(s):: Schultz, Pamela N., Remick-Barlow, Ann, Robbins, Leslie
Animal-assisted intervention for trauma: a systematic literature review
| Contributor(s):: O'Haire, Marguerite E., Guérin, Noémie A., Kirkham, Alison C.
Equine-assisted therapy and its impact on cortisol levels of children and horses: a pilot study and meta-analysis
| Contributor(s):: Yorke, Jan, Nugent, William, Strand, Elizabeth B., Bolen, Rebecca M., New, John, Davis, Cindy
A preliminary study of group intervention along with basic canine training among traumatized teenagers: a 3-month longitudinal study
| Contributor(s):: Hamama, Liat, Hamama-Raz, Yaira, Dagan, Keren, Greenfeld, Hofit, Rubinstein, Chen, Ben-Ezra, Menachem
Pet-facilitated therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder
| Contributor(s):: Altschuler, Eric Lewin
Horses for heroes
| Contributor(s):: Cattabriga, Gioia Grasso
Effects of equine-facilitated psychotherapy on post-traumatic stress symptoms in youth
| Contributor(s):: Mueller, Megan Kiely, McCullough, Leslie