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Canine Aggression: Understanding Owner Beliefs about the Biological Locus of Origin for Rehabilitation of Aggressive Behavior
| Contributor(s):: Destiny DeHart
The topic of canine aggression– threatening or hostile behavior involving actual and or potential harm to another – invokes many emotional responses due to the often violent connotations regarding aggressive canines. Research focusing on various methods of rehabilitation has...
Fatores relacionados a distúrbios de comportamento em gatos
| Contributor(s):: Juliane Elisabeth Gress Paz
Os distúrbios de comportamento apresentam importância não só no bem estar animal e na qualidade da relação humana-animal como também na questão da saúde publica. Sabe-se que os problemas de comportamento são uma das principais...
The effects of animal assisted therapy on tantrums and aggressive behaviors of children with autism
| Contributor(s):: Jesionowicz, Rebecca L.
This study investigated the influence of Animal Assisted Therapy on three elementary school boys' with Autism Spectrum Disorder emotional regulation. The children participated in 12 Animal Assisted Therapy sessions using the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum with a therapy dog over the course of 6-8 weeks....
Measurement of prosocial and antisocial behavior among youth equestrian competitors
| Contributor(s):: Waite, Karen L.
Behavioral assessment of aggression towards humans in the domestic dog
| Contributor(s):: Donaldson, Tammy McCormick
Adulthood animal abuse among men arrested for domestic violence
| Contributor(s):: Jeniimarie Febres, Gregory L. Stuart (adviser)
The effectiveness of batterer intervention programs at reducing future intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration is limited. Learning about perpetrators to more comprehensively address issues relevant to their aggressive tendencies could aid in the development of more effective treatments....
Old man's best friend: Animal-assisted intervention for older people with dementia
| Contributor(s):: Ann-Marie Wordley
Dementia results in the loss of memory, intellect, rationality and social skills and is often accompanied by behavioural and psychological symptoms such as agitation, aggression, wandering and noisiness. Previous research has demonstrated that Animal-Assisted Interventions have some promise in...
Management of agitation in individuals with Dementia: An animal-assisted therapy approach
| Contributor(s):: Karen L. Tanner
Dementia is not a natural and normal part of aging, but rather a symptom of a disease process. Most individuals with dementia experience emotional distress or behavioral problems best summed up by the term agitation. Approximately 90% of individuals with dementing illnesses demonstrate problem...