The Integration of Choice Theory and Equine-Assisted Therapy within Adolescent Addiction Treatment
| Contributor(s):: William Leigh Atherton
Adolescent substance use and misuse continues to rise in the United States of America. Psychological, behavioral, and physical health comorbid with substance use concerns is rising commensurate with illicit drug use. Traditional or standard treatment approaches have varying levels of efficacy,...
Therapy Dogs and Recovery from Addiction | Colleen Anne Dell | TEDxUniversityofSaskatchewan
| Contributor(s):: Colleen Anne Dell
What if we included domesticated animals, and in particular dogs, into the recovery plans of people struggling with addictions? Colleen Anne Dell is a Professor & Centennial Enhancement Chair in One Health and Wellness at the University of Saskatchewan in the Department of Sociology and...
The Efficacy of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Patients with Dual Diagnosis: Schizophrenia and Addiction
| Contributor(s):: Monfort, M., Benito, A., Haro, G., Fuertes-Saiz, A., Cañabate, M., Baquero, A.
The objective of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of an animal-assisted-therapy (AAT) program in patients diagnosed with schizophrenia-spectrum disorders and substance-use disorders in residential treatment in order to intervene in the remission of negative and positive symptoms and...
Hoofbeats to Healing
Hoofbeats to Healing is dedicated to providing therapeutic horse back riding in Saratoga Springs, Utah. We use an effective natural approach to therapeutic horse back riding via Missouri Fox Trotter and Andalusian horses. Based on the theory of Cross hemispheric integration, which is if a...
Our goal is two-fold; we are rescuing horses and giving them a high noble purpose - rescuing loved ones and restoring meaning to their lives. Guiding Reins offers an alternative to improve mental/physical health for all ages. Horses once destined for disposal create a unique and powerful...
Complementary horse-assisted therapy for substance use disorders: a randomized controlled trial
| Contributor(s):: Gatti, Francesca, Walderhaug, Espen, Kern-Godal, Ann, Lysell, Jeanette, Arnevik, Espen Ajo
[Effects of an animal-assisted intervention on psychiatric in-patient addiction treatment - a pilot study]
| Contributor(s):: Uhlmann, C., Nauss, C., Worbs, A., Pfund, U., Schmid, P.
Arctic Disequilibrium: Shifting Human-Environmental Systems
| Contributor(s):: Veldhuis, Djuke, Pelle, Tejsner, Riede, Felix, Høye, Toke T., Willerslev, Rane
Contribution of the patient-horse relationship to substance use disorder treatment: Patients' experiences
| Contributor(s):: Kern-Godal, Ann, Brenna, Ida H., Kogstad, Norunn, Arnevik, Espen A., Ravndal, Edle
Assessment of tobacco-related approach and attentional biases in smokers, cravers, ex-smokers, and non-smokers
| Contributor(s):: Woud, Marcella L., Maas, Joyce, Wiers, Reinout W., Becker, Eni S., Rinck, Mike
Approach bias modification in inpatient psychiatric smokers
| Contributor(s):: Machulska, Alla, Zlomuzica, Armin, Rinck, Mike, Assion, Hans-Jörg, Margraf, Jürgen
Psychological Evaluation of Animal-assisted Intervention (AAI) Programs Involving Visiting Dogs and Cats for Alcohol Dependents: A Pilot Study
| Contributor(s):: Ohtani, N., Narita, S., Yoshihara, E., Ohta, M., Iwahashi, K.
The Helping Horse: How Equine Assisted Learning Contributes to the Wellbeing of First Nations Youth in Treatment for Volatile Substance Misuse
| Contributor(s):: Adams, C., Arratoon, C., Boucher, J., Cartier, G., Chalmers, D., Dell, C. A., Dell, D., Dryka, D., Duncan, R., Dunn, K., Hopkins, C., Longclaws, L., MacKinnon, T., Sauve, E., Spence, S., Wuttunee, M.
There has been recent interest in Canada exploring the benefits of equine assisted interventions in the treatment of First Nations youth who misuse volatile substances. Using the richness of an exploratory case study involving the White Buffalo Youth Inhalant Treatment Centre and the Cartier...
Prisoners, pups, and PTSD: the grass roots response to veterans with PTSD
| Contributor(s):: Furst, Gennifer
You gotta crack a few eggs
| Contributor(s):: Faa-Thompson, Tracie, Trotter, Kay Sudekum
Review of 'Tails of recovery: Addicts and the pets who love them'
| Contributor(s):: Tartagliano, Nick
Reviews the book, "Tails of recovery: Addicts and the pets who love them" by Nancy A. Schenck (see record 2009-08119-000). This book is a random act of kindness in the sense that most of what is published in the addiction field is scientifically top-heavy and often falls short when it comes to...
Healing Hooves Inc.
At Healing Hooves Inc. the goal is to enhance the lives of people of all ages, who are emotionally, developmentally, physically or psychologically challenged, through the use of equine facilitated psychotherapy.
Healing Hooves is an Equine Facilitated Counselling (EFC) and Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) program bringing healing, growth and hope to children, youth, adults and families.
Tails of recovery : addicts and the pets that love them
| Contributor(s):: Schenck, Nancy A.
Studying treatments and outcomes over time in substance abusers: Persistent Effects of Treatment Studies (PETS)
| Contributor(s):: Moran, Garrett E., McKay, James R.