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  1. Invisible Paw Prints

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Invisible Paw Prints, Inc., is an organization led by compassionate volunteers who use their canine companions to provide heartwarming visits in support of local community organizations.  

  2. Psychologists' Use of Dogs in Psychotherapy: A Therapeutic Exploration

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    The current fund of literature documents the many benefits of using dogs as adjunct healing agents for both physical and psychological ailments. Despite the ever-growing body of research about dogs as adjunct interventions, there is a meager amount of information available about...

  3. Paws for Thought: A Controlled Study Investigating the Benefits of Interacting with a House-Trained Dog on University Students Mood and Anxiety

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    University students have been found to have higher rates of psychological distress than that of the general population, which reportedly rises significantly upon starting university and does not return to pre-university levels throughout their time in university. It is therefore highly...

  4. The Effect of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Nursing Student Anxiety

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    College students have high levels of stress, anxiety, and loneliness (Stewart , Dispenza, Parker, Chang, & Cunnien, 2014). College campus counselors strive to combat this stress and meet student needs through creative solutions (Stewart et al., 2014). Nursing student stress has a major...

  5. Improving Engagement in Behavioral and Mental Health Services Through Animal-Assisted Interventions: A Scoping Review

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  6. Pilot Study: Occupational Therapy in an Equine Environment for Youth With Autism

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  7. Using Virtual Pet to Replace Pet Therapy Visits in Our Nursing Facility During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    2021J Am Med Dir Assoc223B181538-937510.1016/j.jamda.2021.01.088engtext

  8. Tracking positive and negative affect in PTSD inpatients during a service dog intervention

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  9. The Perceived Impact of The First UK COVID-19 Lockdown on Companion Animal Welfare and Behaviour: A Mixed-Method Study of Associations with Owner Mental Health

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  10. The role of cortisol in the association of canine-companionship with blood pressure, glucose, and lipids: a systematic review

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  11. Hippotherapy: a systematic mapping review of peer-reviewed research, 1980 to 2018

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  12. PAW-sitive for Whom? Examining the Treatment Acceptability of Prison-Animal Programs

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Although prison-based animal programs (PAPs) are not routinely available in rehabilitation plans at correctional facilities, they may represent a viable treatment option given the growing evidence showing that interacting with animals develops vocational skills, decreases behavioral infractions,...

  13. Redefining human-animal relationships: an evaluation of methods to allow their empirical measurement in zoos

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  14. Negative attitudes of Danish dairy farmers to their livestock correlates negatively with animal welfare

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  15. On-farm testing of dairy calves' avoidance response to human approach: Effects of sex, age and test order

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  16. Attitudes of beef producers to disbudding and perception of pain in cattle

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  17. Assessing the welfare level of intensive fattening pig farms in Germany with the Welfare Quality (R) protocol: does farm size matter?

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  18. Assistance, service, emotional support, and therapy dogs

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  19. Dog Fighting: Performing Masculinity in Rural South Punjab, Pakistan

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  20. Equestrian activities in Romania: the vaulting discipline

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine