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The Health Benefits of Reptiles (HABRI Central Bibliography)

By Marcy Wilhelm-South

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  1. Pet ownership among persons with AIDS in three Florida counties

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Conti, L., Lieb, S., Liberti, T., Wiley-Bayless, M., Hepburn, K., Diaz, T.

  2. Exotic animal companions and the personality of their owners

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hergovich, A., Mauerer, I., Riemer, V.

    The present study explored sex-specific differences in the Big Five factors of personality between different pet ownership groups, in order to understand individual differences in the choice of companion animals. A total of 250 pet owners completed a German version of the NEO-Five Factor...

  3. Multiple ownership of animals in New York City

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Worth, D., Beck, A. M.

  4. Insights on death & dying. Childhood grief: death of an iguana

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ufema, J.

  5. Animal assisted therapy. Using exotic animals in therapy

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Winkle, M. Y., Van Dame, V. R., Levenson, J.

  6. Living with animals: snakes and humans

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Marcum, Heidi

  7. Pet ownership in immunocompromised children--a review of the literature and survey of existing guidelines

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hemsworth, S., Pizer, B.

  8. Cross-Cultural Comparison of Student Attitudes toward Snakes

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Prokop, P., Ozel, M., Usak, M.

  9. Snakes: Interactions with Children with Disabilities and the Elderly—Some Psychological Considerations

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Shalev, Abraham, Ben-Mordehai, Dror

    Over the last three years we have successfully introduced snakes into group activities of children with disabilities, adolescents with behavior problems, and the elderly in nursing homes. This study presents data on the interaction of these groups with four placid and non-poisonous species of...

  10. Young children's interest in live animals

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lobue, V., Bloom Pickard, M., Sherman, K., Axford, C., DeLoache, J. S.

  11. Positive behavioral impact of reptile-assisted support on the internalizing and externalizing behaviors of female children with emotional disturbance

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Murry, F. R., Allen, M. T.

    The effects of animal-assisted support were tested with children identified with emotional disturbance. Forty female children, aged 12 years old, participated in one of two treatments: animal-assisted support or control support. All participants had experienced the death of a parent in the...

  12. One Scaly Godsend

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Keefer, Chana

  13. Young's Funny Farm


    Young's Funny Farm, located in PA, utilizes a variety of rescued animals for therapy work.

  14. Welfare of non-traditional pets

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Schuppli, C. A., Fraser, D., Bacon, H. J.

    The keeping of non-traditional or 'exotic' pets has been growing in popularity worldwide. In addition to the typical welfare challenges of keeping more traditional pet species like dogs and cats, ensuring the welfare of non-traditional pets is complicated by factors such as lack of knowledge,...