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A Systematic Review of Complimentary Therapies to Treat Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Aftermath of Domestic Abuse
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Contributor(s):: Jordan A. Meeks, Saida Byrami
Objectives: Explore the impact of intimate partner violence (IPV) on the health of female survivors. Identify complementary therapies that alleviate symptoms of psychological health impacts of IPV on women’s health.Method: An exhaustive search of published, peer reviewed...
Beliefs About Animal Assisted Interventions Among Medical Social Workers
Contributor(s):: Gyda D. Boyd
Animal‑Assisted Intervention (AAI) is used to significantly reduce pain, lower blood pressure, decrease anxiety, and help ease depression in people with a range of health problems; however, it is not readily used in the hospital setting. Research involving the Human‑Animal Bond (HAB) is well...
Comparação entre bem-estar psicológico do tutor e problemas comportamentais no seu animal de companhia
Contributor(s):: Joana Lara da Encarnação Antunes de Almeida
O Homem tem vindo a relacionar-se com cães e gatos há, pelo menos, 9 mil anos, sendo o vínculo homem-animal já bastante conhecido. Acredita-se mesmo que a relação entre homens e cães/gatos é uma das relações...
Scatter Joy Acres
Scatter Joy Acres Offers:an opportunity for retreat and reflection for individuals, families and small groups.a place for planning, building and teamwork. Our natural setting allows groups to focus on goals and objectives without distractions.Individuals and groups a place to remove themselves...
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Animal-Assisted Interventions: An Incredible Range of Therapeutic Benefits
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Animal-Assisted Interventions: Incorporating Animals in Therapeutic Goals & Treatment
Effect of pet insects on the psychological health of community-dwelling elderly people: a single-blinded, randomized, controlled trial
Contributor(s):: Ko, H. J., Youn, C. H., Kim, S. H., Kim, S. Y.
Background: There is evidence that animal-assisted therapy has positive effects on mental health, especially in elderly people. Caring for insects is easy, relatively inexpensive, and does not require much space. Objective: The aim of this 8-week randomized, controlled, single-blinded study was...
To Call Mom or Not? New Help for Homesick Students
| Contributor(s):: Shellenbarger, Sue
Emotional Support Animals, Service Animals, and Pets on Campus
| 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.
[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
Animal Madness: A Natural History of Disorder
| Contributor(s):: Braitman, Laurel