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People and Animals: The International Journal of Research and Practice (Volume 4, Issue 1)

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  1. Human- Animal Interaction to Support Well- Being at University: Experiences of Undergraduate Students in the UK

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Aliya Khalid, Anne Rogers, Emily Vicary, Helen Brooks

    In the context of increasing concerns about student mental health and the therapeutic value of companion animals for mental health, there is limited understanding of the potential contribution of human- animal interaction in relation to undergraduate well- being. This study aimed to develop an...

  2. Demographic Characteristics of Individuals Who Abuse Animals: A Systematic Review

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lisa Emmett, Nina Kasacek, Birgit Ursula Stetina

    The purpose of the following review is to evaluate current literature on animal abuse including animal hoarding and zoophilia to identify demographic characteristics of adults who abuse animals. The review was conducted by using the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Review and...

  3. Can the Visits of Dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) Influence the Mental Health (Anxiety and Depression) of Male Aging Patients Institutionalized with Dementia in Health Care Units? A Pilot Study of Madeira Island, Portugal

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): S. Vasconcelos, J. Azevedo, C. Casanova, H. Jardim, D. Neto, S. Jardim, C. Viegas

    Despite the fact that in the last decades, several mental health studies have shown that companion animals contribute to psychological and social well- being in humans (e.g., positive impacts have been observed in the elderly medicated for chronic diseases such as anxiety, dementia, and...

  4. Considerations for Recommending Service Dogs versus Emotional Support Animals for Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Macy Porter, Melissa Y. Winkle, Ellen Herlache-Pretzer

    Background: Health care providers must understand factors that may guide the decision-making process for determining whether a veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is appropriate for a service dog (SD) versus an emotional support animal (ESA), and assist SD training organizations...

  5. The State of Animal- Assisted Interventions in France: Is the IAHAIO Model Relevant?

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Alice Mignot, Gérard Leboucher, Véronique Servais, Karelle de Luca

    Animal- assisted interventions (AAI) became more generalized in health care settings and their development in Europe is increasing. In France, the practice has grown in the absence of official recognition and regulation. In this context, we aim to identify the main characteristics of the French...

  6. Attitude toward Companion and Guard Dogs in Hawaii: Health and Welfare Implications

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lynn Morrison, Julie Ann Luiz Adrian, Marina Kelley, Johana Hill, Zachariah Tman, Dana-lynn Ko'omoa-Lange

    The island of Hawaii exhibits extremes in dog welfare ranging from dogs as family members to dogs used as commodities, either as guard or hunting dogs, with many lacking appropriate care. This study offers a preliminary exploration of people’s attitudes toward companion and noncompanion...

  7. An Exploratory Analysis of Virtual Delivery Alternatives for University-Based Animal Assisted Activities During COVID-19

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Aleisha Fernandes, Yu seon Chae, Cluny S. South

    Animal-assisted activities (AAAs) are being offered progressively in universities to support students’ well-being. However, with the recent health restrictions due to COVID-19, all classes and health services are being delivered remotely. Due to this, many postsecondary institutions have...

  8. If the World Was Ending: Companion Animals and Their Guardians in COVID-19 Times

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Yahaira Segarra-González, Liza M. Meléndez-Samó

    This research aimed to quantitatively explore various elements related to people living with companion animals during the COVID-19 emergency lockdown in Puerto Rico. Among the variables studied are guardians’ gender, age, animal species, time spent per day with the companion animal,...