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Effect of Dog Ownership on Mental Health Disorders and Quality of Life in Veterans
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Kristoffer Rehder
Approximately 1 in 5 returning service members from Iraq and Afghanistan report symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (Tanielian & Jaycox, 2008), and 22 percent of veterans...
Therapeutic Horseback Riding With Military Veterans: Perspectives of Riders, Instructors, and Volunteers
| Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie LaFleur
Statistics reveal that over 353,000 military members have been diagnosed with PTSD and/or TBI resulting from war-related activities. With the rising number of war stress injuries, there have not...
Canine-Assisted Therapies Among U.S. Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: An Integrative Review of The Literature
| Theses | Contributor(s): Olivia A. Kondos
A sizeable number of U.S. veterans of all ages experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) which can impact their quality of life; physically, mentally and socially. Consequences of PTSD are...
Dog Tags: Homeless Veterans and Their Pets/Animal Companions
| Presentations | Contributor(s): Susan K. Lee, Pamela Willson
Purpose: Overall, military veterans, who are at increased risk for homelessness and are over-represented when it come to the general population, comprise 10% of the United States (US) population....
An Examination of the Lived Experiences of United States Military Veterans who have been Diagnosed with Psychological Inflictions of War who have Utilized Equine Assisted Therapy
| Theses | Contributor(s): Thomas Frederick Banner
As the result of multiple psychological conditions that are inflicted by war, the need for veterans’ well-being is ever evident. “PTSD changes the body’s response to stress,...
Cornerstone Therapeutic Riding Center
| Organizations | Contributor(s): Emilio Figueroa
Cornerstone Therapeutic Riding Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals living with disabilities.
Cornerstone was founded on the...
Northwest Battle Buddies
Empowering combat veterans with PTSD to regain their freedom and independence by partnering them with professionally trained and specifically matched service dogs at no charge — Serving our...
7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center
7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization, provides equine assisted therapy to physically and mentally challenged individuals. Our highly trained instructors are...
| Organizations | Contributor(s): Deedee O’Brien
Employing horses in a working farm environment, Challenge Unlimited at Ironstone Farm provides beneficial therapy for people with a wide range of physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities. It...
The K-9 Courage Program is a charitable healthcare donation program that provides financial and in-kind product donations that support retired police and military K-9s as well as service dogs...
Mutts 4 the Military
Mutts 4 the Military rescues dogs from high-kill shelters and places them where they are needed the
most—with veterans and active duty military personnel. These dogs are vetted, trained,...
Bringing dogs to heal: care for veterans with PTSD
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Thompson, Mark
Horses for heroes
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Cattabriga, Gioia Grasso
4 Legs and a Tail
Animal-assisted therapy for United States veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder [dissertation]
| Theses | Contributor(s): Moore, Alicia
Exploring the experiences of living with psychiatric service dogs for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder [thesis]
| Theses | Contributor(s): Newton, Robyn
Under pressure: understanding post-traumatic stress disorder and treatment methods for combat veterans [thesis]
| Theses | Contributor(s): Maurer, Kirsti
Canine therapy for veterans with post traumatic stress disorder [thesis]
| Theses | Contributor(s): Griffin-Smith, Julie Suzanne
Horses in therapy: an exploration of the treatment of trauma using equine assisted therapies [thesis]
| Theses | Contributor(s): Johnson, Robin E.
Evaluating a program of equine therapy for veterans with PTSD symptoms [dissertation]
| Theses | Contributor(s): Gomez, India B.