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  1. Comfort of Animals: Effects of An Animal's Presence on Stress

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Melanie R. Gillan

    2011 The College of Wooster Wooster, Ohio40.8050565-81.93514299999998 Psychology http://openworks.wooster.edu/independentstudy/5491/ en text

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61201

  2. Koira auttaa toimimaan : Integroitu systemaattinen kirjallisuuskatsaus koiran kanssa toimimisen vaikutuksesta ihmisen toimijuuteen

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Laura Kymäläinen, Sini Lehtinen

    Eläimen ja ihmisen välistä suhdetta ja eläinavusteista toimintaa ja terapiaa kohtaan on nähtävillä lisääntyvää kiinnostusta ja se näkyy...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61199

  3. An Equine-Facilitated Prison-Based Program: Human-Horse Relations And Effects On Inmate Emotions And Behaviors

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Keren Bachi

    Policy makers and correctional authorities are seeking ways to enhance effectiveness of incarceration and reduce recidivism. Equine-facilitated prison-based vocational programs aim to rehabilitate...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61197

  4. The Effect of Dog Interaction through Therapy Trained Animals or Harrisonburg-Rockingham SPCA Volunteering on High Achieving First Year College Student Adjustment Period

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Kamille L. Aiello

    Transitioning to college is a big change. A change that can be life altering for some students, especially when they realize that transitioning to college also means leaving their beloved...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61193

  5. Sosiaalipedagoginen hevostoiminta : opas sosiaalipedagogisesta hevostoiminnasta

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Pia Leppälahti, Nina Nicol, Heidi Rietz-Korpela, Heidi Svanström

    Sosiaalipedagoginen hevostoiminta on laaja-alaisesti kuntouttavaa ja kokonaisvaltaisesti henkistä hyvinvointia lisäävää toimintaa. Toiminnan perusteeksi tehdään...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61191

  6. Liminal spaces : therapeutic encounters between horses and adolecents

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Stephanie Terre Blanche

    In this study, the intersections between Equine Assisted Psychotherapeutic interventions and adolescence are explored. Equine Assisted therapeutic work has recently gained much popularity in the...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61187

  7. Mitä on alpakkaterapia : toimintaterapeutin näkökulma

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Tiia Hagman

    Opinnäytetyön aiheena on selventää tapaustutkimuksen avulla, mitä alpakkaterapia käytännössä on. Valmis työ luovutetaan alpakoita kasvattavan...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61185

  8. Beliefs About Animal Assisted Interventions Among Medical Social Workers

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Gyda D. Boyd

    Animal‑Assisted Intervention (AAI) is used to significantly reduce pain, lower blood pressure, decrease anxiety, and help ease depression in people with a range of health problems; however, it is...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61183

  9. Eläimet työhyvinvoinnin tukena : palvelumalli eläinavusteiseen työskentelyyn

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Pauliina Mielonen

    Tämä opinnäytetyö toteutui työelämälähtöisenä tutkimuksellisena kehittämishankkeena, jonka tavoitteena oli tuottaa Finla Työterveys...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61177

  10. Student Perceptions of Introducing a Service-Dog-in-Training Program at Eastern Kentucky University

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Kara Worley

    For centuries, dogs have been utilized for therapeutic purposes, as pets, and as highly trained service animals. Past research has focused specifically on the benefits associated with utilizing...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61175

  11. Biophilia: the Therapeutic Value of Animals in the Treatment of Depression

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Christian Antonioli

    Background: To date there has been limited evidence on the efficacy of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). This thesis comprises two studies: A randomized, single blind, controlled trial...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61171

  12. Hännänheilahduksia : koira-avusteisen työskentelyn pilottiprojekti Turun kaupungin ympärivuorokautisessa hoidossa olevien vanhusten parissa

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Johanna Lundén

    Kehittämistyön tarkoituksena oli seurata ja dokumentoida Turun kaupungin vanhusten ympärivuorokautisen hoidon yksiköissä toteutettavaa koira-avusteisen työskentelyn...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61169

  13. The Healing Properties of Nature and Animals

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Ravmeet Ruby Bains

    The following piece is intended to enlighten readers on alternative healing modalities as a substitute for traditional therapeutic interventions. The study reviews wide-ranging literature on...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61167

  14. Eficácia da intervenção assistida por animais na autopercepção de saúde, autoestima, sintomas depressivos e qualidade de vida relacionada à saúde em idosos residentes em instituição de longa permanência

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Renata Coelho Freire Batista Queiroz

    O envelhecimento populacional e as mudanças na dinâmica familiar estão levando um número maior de pessoas a residirem em Instituições de Longa...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61157

  15. Investigation of the Effects of Service Dogs on Individuals Who Use Wheelchairs

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Amanda Marie Reinsfelder

    With modern medicine and advances in technology, people are living longer and expecting a higher quality of life. Individuals may not be receiving the ideal assistive devices because they are not...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61155

  16. The Theoretical Application and Comparison of the Olfactory Sensory Organs in Swine vs Canines for Accelerant and Explosives Detection

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Naomi M. Sigler

    Swine may be able to work alongside scent detection canines, or replace them completely, in the scent detection field. Miniature pigs are the focus of this study since their larger counterparts...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/60748

  17. ELÄINAVUSTEINEN TERAPIA : Esite laaman ja alpakan avulla toteutettavasta terapiasta

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Anna Högfors

    Opinnäytetyöni on kaksiosainen: Työ sisältää toiminnallisen osuuden, joka on esitteen muodossa julkaistava tuote, sekä opinnäytetyöraportin esitteen...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/60744

  18. The potential of Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy from the perspective of the licensed mental health practitioner and/or equine specialist in South Africa

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Elaine Koekemoer

    Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) is a form of Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) used to treat individuals’ psychological problems. EAP is an interactive process in which a licensed mental...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/60728

  19. Children and Elephants: A Study of Mentalization, Empathy, and Attitudes Towards Conservation in Participants of an Elephant-Based Environmental Intervention in West Africa

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Erica C. Rogers

    Recent research suggests that children's identification with animals and propensity to learn from animal experiences might make animal-focused interventions ideal for social and emotional...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/60726

  20. Interspecies Relations in Equestrian Sport

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Michelle Gilbert

    This thesis is a sandwich thesis that explores youth participation in equestrian sport. Each of the three papers that comprise the substantive portion of this thesis are stand-alone papers. Each...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/60724