"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 glimpse at the future of animal-assisted interventions: Selected commentaries
Contributor(s):: Turner, Dennis C., Rowan, Andrew N., Herzog, Harold, McCune, Sandra, Kruger, Katherine A., Griffin, James A., Esposito, Layla, Freund, Lisa S., Bures, Regina, Hurley, Karyl J., Gee, Nancy R., Fine, Aubrey H.
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 Powerful Approach or the Power of Horses: Is Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy an Effective Technique or the Natural Effect of Horses?
| Contributor(s):: Jessica S. Iwachiw
The lives of humans and animals have been intertwined through time immemorial, and in many instances the relationship between humans and animals has been thought to be good for human well-being. As such, it is not surprising that treatments for a wide range of ailments, from physical to...
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 Quantitative Study of Animal-Assisted Interventions with Youth Who Have Experienced Maltreatment
| Contributor(s):: Meghan Elizabeth Anderson
Youth who have experienced maltreatment (abuse, neglect, exposure to violence) typically exhibit worse life outcomes (lower graduation rates, higher incident of substance use, unplanned pregnancies, etc.). Effective therapeutic interventions are important to combat these negative effects. Animal...
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...
Affiliation in human-animal interaction
| Contributor(s):: Beetz, Andrea, Bales, Karen, Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
| Contributor(s):: Beetz, Andrea, Bales, Karen
Animal assisted group interventions for the treatment of trauma
| Contributor(s):: DePrekel, Molly, Neznik, Kay, Trotter, Kay Sudekum
Animal Assisted Interventions for Hospitalized and Chronically Ill Children
| Contributor(s):: Krankl, Annika
Animal-assisted interactions: a creative modality to support youth with depression
| Contributor(s):: Bailey, Tanya K., Brooke, Stephanie L., Myers, Charles Edwin
Animal-Assisted Interactions: Impacts for At-Risk Youth
| Contributor(s):: Emily M. Axen
Animal-assisted interactions (AAI) have shown increasing promise in reaching at-risk youth. Overview: This systematic review explores the biopsychosocial-spiritual impacts of AAI for at-risk youth through analyzing the existing body of empirical research in the field. Qualitative analysis of...
Animal-assisted intervention as health promotion for elderly persons with dementia
| Contributor(s):: Christine Olsen
Dementia is an increasing health concern for old people, their families, and their social and health care providers. A range of health care services is needed for persons with dementia, ranging from home-based services, respite care (e.g. attending a day-care centre), to residential care at a...
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