"We need them as much as they need us": A systematic review of the qualitative evidence for possible mechanisms of effectiveness of animal-assisted intervention (AAI)
Contributor(s):: Shen, R. Z. Z., Xiong, P., Chou, U. I., Hall, B. J.
A One Health Research Framework for Animal-Assisted Interventions
| Contributor(s):: Karin Hediger, Andrea Meisser, Jakob Zinsstag
Background: The integration of animals into healthcare, referred to as animal-assisted intervention, is a rapidly growing research field and was previously related to One Health. However, the assessment of synergistic effects of animal-assisted interventions (AAI) has been poorly addressed to...
| Contributor(s):: Hediger, K., Meisser, A., Zinsstag, J.
A Proposal for a Comprehensive Human-Animal Approach of Evaluation for Animal-Assisted Interventions
| Contributor(s):: Lerner, H.
Background: An important field of human-animal interactions is animal-assisted interventions (AAIs), which refers to research on human-animal interactions in order to promote or facilitate health or education in humans. Very few studies among the rich literature on AAIs seem to include aspects of...
A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Psychosocial Outcomes
| Contributor(s):: Maujean, Annick, Pepping, Christopher A., Kendall, Elizabeth
The use of animal-assisted interventions (aaIs) to achieve psychological benefits has expanded rapidly over the last few years. However, this is a vastly under-researched area, and the research to date has been largely descriptive, in the form of case studies, or has used only small groups of...
Animal-Assisted Intervention for trauma: a systematic literature review
| Contributor(s):: O'Haire, M. E., Guerin, N. A., Kirkham, A. C.
Animal-Assisted Intervention for trauma: A systematic literature review
| Contributor(s):: Marguerite E. O'Haire, Guérin, Noémie A., Alison Claire Kirkham
Animal-assisted intervention in dementia: Effects on quality of life
| Contributor(s):: Nordgren, Lena, Engström, Gabriella
Animal-Assisted Interventions as a Learning Aid – A Literature Review
| Contributor(s):: Robyn Lawes
Animal-assisted interventions (AAI) on learning and mental health is an evolving matter within psychology. In past history, such mediations have been held to ridicule by scholars who deemed animals to be insignificant within the field. Today, the American Humane Association postulates that the...
Animal-assisted interventions for children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A theoretical review and consideration of future research directions
| Contributor(s):: Busch, Caroline, Tucha, Lara, Talarovicova, Alzbeta, Fuermaier, Anselm B. M., Lewis-Evans, Ben, Tucha, Oliver
Animal-assisted therapy for schizophrenia and related disorders: A systematic review
| Contributor(s):: Hawkins, E. L., Hawkins, R. D., Dennis, M., Williams, J. M., Lawrie, S. M.
Animal-assisted therapy in a Canadian psychiatric prison
| Contributor(s):: Dell, C., Chalmers, D., Stobbe, M., Rohr, B., Husband, A.
Changes in emotional competences of drug offenders during dog-assisted group training (MTI)
| Contributor(s):: Stetina, Birgit U, Kuchta, Barbara, Gindl, Barbara, Maman, Tamara Lederman, Handlos, Ursula, Werdenich, Wolfgang, Kryspin-Exner, Ilse
Does Anthropomorphism of Dogs Affect Pain Perception in Animal-Assisted Interventions? An Exploratory Study
| Contributor(s):: Turner-Collins, Clare, Breitenbecher, Kimberly H.
The purpose of this exploratory study was to determine the effects of anthropomorphism of a therapy dog on pain perception during an animal-assisted intervention. Participants were 32 college women who were randomly assigned to the anthropomorphism condition or the control condition. All...
Dog Ownership and Training Reduces Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms and Increases Self-Compassion Among Veterans: Results of a Longitudinal Control Study
| Contributor(s):: Bergen-Cico, D., Smith, Y., Wolford, K., Gooley, C., Hannon, K., Woodruff, R., Spicer, M., Gump, B.
Objectives: The aims of this study were to measure the potential impact of a therapeutic dog ownership and training program for Veterans with symptoms of post-traumatic stress. Design: The study used a quasi-experimental design with two cohorts of Veterans-a dog owner-trainer intervention and a...
Dog-assisted intervention (MTI) with mentally disordered prisoners: enhancing empathy–a pilot study
| Contributor(s):: Turner, K, Stetina, BU, Burger, E, Glenk, LM, Kothgassner, OD, Handlos, U
Effect of animal‐assisted interventions on depression, agitation and quality of life in nursing home residents suffering from cognitive impairment or dementia: A cluster randomized controlled trial
| Contributor(s):: Olsen, Christine, Pedersen, Ingeborg, Bergland, Astrid, Enders‐Slegers, Marie‐José, Patil, Grete, Ihlebæk, Camilla
Effective animal-intervention for long term care residents
| Contributor(s):: Kogan, Lori R.
Discusses the benefits of interactions between animals and the elderly, specifically long-term care residents. The paper presents clearly delineated steps needed to successfully introduce "live-in" animals, visiting animals and a human-animal team intervention program. Emphasis is placed on...
Effectiveness of a social robot, 'Paro,' in a VA long-term care setting
| Contributor(s):: Lane, Geoffrey W., Noronha, Delilah, Rivera, Alexandra, Craig, Kathy, Yee, Christina, Mills, Brent, Villanueva, Eimee
Effectiveness of a standardized equine-assisted therapy program for children with autism spectrum disorder
| Contributor(s):: Borgi, Marta, Loliva, Dafne, Cerino, Stefania, Chiarotti, Flavia, Venerosi, Aldina, Bramini, Maria, Nonnis, Enrico, Marcelli, Marco, Vinti, Claudia, Santis, Chiara, Bisacco, Francesca, Fagerlie, Monica, Frascarelli, Massimo, Cirulli, Francesca