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Depression, loneliness, and pet attachment in homebound older adult cat and dog owners
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sandy M. Branson, Lisa Boss, Stanley Cron, Dennis C. Turner
Background: Companion animals may reduce depression and loneliness in socially isolated homebound older adults. However, whether owning a cat or dog is more beneficial in this population remains...
Domestic dogs' understanding of human emotional cues
| Theses | Contributor(s): Min Hooi Yong
Past research has focused on the ability of domestic dogs to recognise human communicative cues such as human pointing, eye gaze, attachment behaviour, social learning, and responses to affective...
Investigation of the Effects of Service Dogs on Individuals Who Use Wheelchairs
| Theses | Contributor(s): Amanda Marie Reinsfelder
With modern medicine and advances in technology, people are living longer and expecting a higher quality of life. Individuals may not be receiving the ideal assistive devices because they are not...
Behavioral responses of nursing home residents to visits from a person with a dog, a robot seal or a toy cat
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Thodberg, K., Sorensen, L. U., Videbech, P. B., Poulsen, P. H., Houbak, B., Damgaard, V., Keseler, I., Edwards, D., Christensen, J. W.
Previous studies suggest that contact with dogs can positively affect the wellbeing of elderly people in nursing homes, but there is a lack of research investigating the causal pathways of these...
[Establishment of an Animal Based Therapy at a University Hospital for Psychiatry: Results of a Preliminary Study and Future Prospects]
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hartfiel, C., Bodatsch, M., Klosterkotter, J., Kuhn, J.
Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Klinikum der Universitat zu Koln.
Comparação entre bem-estar psicológico do tutor e problemas comportamentais no seu animal de companhia
| Theses | 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...
Terapia asistida con animales en pacientes oncológicos: una revisión bibliográfica
| Theses | Contributor(s): María Marco Oliver
El cáncer causa desajustes psicológicos y emocionales debido a su naturaleza crónica. Los pacientes oncológicos tienen una alta prevalencia de padecer algún...
Dog Ownership and Dog Walking: The Relationship with Exercise, Depression and Hopelessness in Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Susan L. Dunn, Michael Sit, Holli A. DeVon, Nathan L. Tintle
Background: Dog ownership has been associated with increased physical activity in the general adult population.
Objective: The objective of this study was to examine dog ownership and...
Depression in older cat and dog owners: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT)-3
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Enmarker, Ingela, Hellzén, Ove, Ekker, Knut, Berg, Anne-Grethe T.
Aging & Mental Health
Therapeutic effects of dog visits in nursing homes for the elderly
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Thodberg, Karen, Sørensen, Lisbeth Uhrskov, Christensen, Janne Winther, Poulsen, Pia Haun, Houbak, Birthe, Damgaard, Vibeke, Keseler, Ingrid, Edwards, David, Videbech, Poul B.
Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Thodberg, Karen, Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University,...
Household pets and depression among urban adolescents
| Theses | Contributor(s): Mary M. Nevin-Haas
This study was designed to describe the prevalence of depression among a group of adolescents and examine the relationships between depression and presence of pets in the home, primary ownership...
Dog Walking - The Health Benefits
| Journal Articles
Institute of Chiropodists & Podiatrists
Companion-animals' effectiveness in managing chronic pain in adult community members
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bradley, L., Bennett, P. C.
Therapy animals have been found to alleviate pain in healthcare settings, but companion-animal owners report greater discomfort and use more analgesics than people who do not own one or more...
Dog interaction with persons receiving institutional geriatric care
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Neer, C. A., Dorn, C. R., Grayson, I.
J Am Vet Med Assoc
Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus 43210.
The psychological and physiological effects of using a therapy dog in mindfulness training
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Henry, C. L., Crowley, S. L.
The present study was a randomized controlled trial examining the psychological and physiological effects of adding animal-assisted therapy (AAT) to a modified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction...
Paws of War
Paws of War's mission is to train and place shelter dogs to serve and provide independence to our United States military veterans that suffer from the emotional effects of war such as PTSD. In...
[The psychiatric aspects of animal assisted therapy]
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Banszky, N., Kardos, E., Rozsa, L., Gerevich, J.
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Addiktologiai Kutato Intezet, Budapest,...