Improving the Emotional Distress and the Experience of Hospitalization in Children and Adolescent Patients Through Animal Assisted Interventions: A Systematic Review
| Contributor(s):: Correale, C., Borgi, M., Collacchi, B., Falamesca, C., Gentile, S., Vigevano, F., Cappelletti, S., Cirulli, F.
Introduction: Animal Assisted Interventions (AAIs) are increasingly common in pediatric care settings as a means to promote the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of hospitalized children and adolescents.Objectives: The aim of this work was to review published studies...
Effects of the artificial reef and flow field environment on the habitat selection behavior of Sebastes schlegelii juveniles
| Contributor(s):: Li, Jiajia, Li, Jiao, Gong, Pihai, Guan, Changtao
The Horse as a Therapist: Effects of an Equine Program Without "Therapy" on the Attention and Behavior of Youth Disengaged from Traditional School
| Contributor(s):: Norwood, M. F., Lakhani, A., Maujean, A., Downes, M., Fullagar, S., Barber, B. L., Kendall, E.
Ponies Proliferate Positive Affect: The Effectiveness of Equine Therapy on Positive Affect in Adolescents with Serious Emotional Disturbances
| Contributor(s):: Hannah Roberts, Nikki Honzel
Adolescents with serious emotional disturbances (SED) are a particularly difficult population to treat due to high comorbidity rates of anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, and behavioral conduct disorders. The current study compared the effectiveness of equine-facilitated psychotherapy...
Equine Facilitated Mental Health Services and Social Adjustment in Adolescents on Probation
| Contributor(s):: Anna Idzerda
Little quantitative research has been done to verify claims that the use of horses in Equine Facilitated Mental Health and Education Services has an impact on the clients’ emotional and mental wellbeing. This study was created to determine if participation in six months of weekly...
Provider Perspectives of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy for Social Skills
| Contributor(s):: Young, Rachel
Improving Daily Functioning of Gang Affiliated Juvenile Offenders through Animal-Assisted Therapy
| Contributor(s):: Pataky, Ashley L.
[Physiotherapy interventions through hippotherapy in the treatment of cerebral palsy. A literature review]
| Contributor(s):: Mendizábal Alonso, P.
Pilot Study: Occupational Therapy in an Equine Environment for Youth With Autism
| Contributor(s):: Peters, B. Caitlin, Wood, Wendy, Hepburn, Susan, Bundy, Anita
Equine-Assisted Services for Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Systematic Review
| Contributor(s):: Helmer, Anne, Wechsler, Tamar, Gilboa, Yafit
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
| Contributor(s):: Shoesmith, Emily, Santos de Assis, Luciana, Shahab, Lion, Ratschen, Elena, Toner, Paul, Kale, Dimitra, Reeve, Catherine, Mills, Daniel S.
Evaluating the effectiveness of therapeutic horse riding for children and young people experiencing disability: a single-case experimental design study
| Contributor(s):: Martin, Rachelle A., Taylor, William J., Surgenor, Lois J., Graham, Fiona P., Levack, William M. M., Blampied, Neville M.
Attitudes Toward Animal Welfare Among Adolescents from Colombia, France, Germany, and India
| Contributor(s):: Randler, Christoph, Ballouard, Jean-Marie, Bonnet, Xavier, Chandrakar, Priti, Pati, Atanu Kumar, Medina-Jerez, William, Pande, Babita, Sahu, Subhashis
The Impact of Pets on Everyday Life for Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic
| Contributor(s):: Applebaum, J. W., Ellison, C., Struckmeyer, L., Zsembik, B. A., McDonald, S. E.
One of the family? Measuring young adolescents' relationships with pets and siblings
| Contributor(s):: Matthew T Cassels, Naomi White, Nancy Gee, Claire Hughes
Pets are common but their importance to children and early adolescents has received scant empirical attention. This is partly due to a lack of tools for measuring child-pet relationships. The first aim of the present study (involving 77 12-year-olds) was to evaluate a pet adaptation of an...
The Adolescent's Relationship with Animals: Empathy, Mental Health, and Animal Bonding
| Contributor(s):: Alexis C. N. Reddig
Effects of equine assisted activity on children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
| Contributor(s):: Briana Ciampi, Jeffrey Roy
Background: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) encompasses a spectrum of disorders which are characterized as having impaired communication skills, social skills and repetitive behaviors or body movements.1,2 Since every individual with ASD presents with different challenges, treatment...
Pet loss and continuing bonds in children and adolescents
| Contributor(s):: Michael Schmidt, Paige E. Naylor, Diana Cohen, Rowena Gomez, James A. Moses Jr, Max Rappoport, Wendy Packman
There is little research available regarding the impact of pet loss on children. In the current mixed-methods study, we explored the different ways that children use continuing bonds (CB) to cope following the death of a pet. We studied 32 children (5–18 years) and their parents....
Adapting the traditional guide dog model to enable vision-impaired adolescents to thrive
| Contributor(s):: Gravrok, J., Howell, T., Bendrups, D., Bennett, P.
People with vision impairments face physical, psychological, and social challenges, potentially preventing them from thriving–defined as growing and flourishing especially in the face of adversity. Guide dogs relieve some of these challenges for vision-impaired adults. However, due to...
Aspects of juvenile and adolescent environment predict aggression and fear in 12-month-old guide dogs
| Contributor(s):: Serpell, J. A., Duffy, D. L.
Maturational changes in behavior, and the possible influence of the puppy-raising environment on behavioral development, were investigated in a total sample of 978 prospective guide dogs belonging to four different breeds/crosses. All dogs belonged to the same guide dog organization, and had...