Animal-assisted interactions (AAI): a creative modality to support youth with depression
Contributor(s):: Bailey, Tanya K., Brooke, Stephanie L., Myers, Charles Edwin
Healing paws: animals in the work-place assisting with stress management
Contributor(s):: Carstens, Michelle Santos
Animal-Assisted Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Contributor(s):: Marguerite E. O'Haire, Noémie A. Guérin, Alison Claire Kirkham, Courtney L. Daigle
Approximately 1 in 68 children in the United States has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD; Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 2014). There is no cure for ASD; therefore, current treatment efforts focus on behavior management and social...
Order Out of Chaos: A Call for Clear and Agreed-Upon Definitions Differentiating Between Animal-Assisted Interventions
Contributor(s):: Nancy Parish-Plass
Confusion abounds in the world of animal-assisted interventions (AAI) due to lack of clarity surrounding their definitions. This problem in terminology leads to a blurring of boundaries between different interventions, disagreement concerning type of actions, goals and degree of training and...
Animal-Assisted Intervention for People with Cancer
| Contributor(s):: Felicia Trembath
Cancer is one of the most widespread diseases in the modern world, affecting millions of people per year. In the United States alone approximately 1.6 million people are diagnosed with cancer annually, and almost 50% of men and close to 33% of women will develop some form of cancer during their...
Beneficial effects of animal-assisted visits on quality of life during multimodal radiation-chemotherapy regimens
| Contributor(s):: Fleishman, S. B., Homel, P., Chen, M. R., Rosenwald, V., Abolencia, V., Gerber, J., Nadesan, S.
Denver Pet Partners
Denver Pet Partners (DPP) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to advancing the Human-Animal Bond in order to improve the quality of life, benefit human-animal interaction and enhance animal-assisted interaction (AAI) services in Colorado. Founded in 2001, we are inclusive of AAI...
Methodological considerations in designing and evaluating animal-assisted intervention
| Contributor(s):: Stern, Cindy, Chur-Hansen, Anna
Assessing animal-assisted interventions.
| Contributor(s):: Coultis, D, Meers, L, Moons, C P H, Normando, S.
Animal assisted group interventions for the treatment of trauma
| Contributor(s):: DePrekel, Molly, Neznik, Kay, Trotter, Kay Sudekum
Dogs motivate obese children for physical activity: key elements of a motivational theory of animal-assisted interventions
| Contributor(s):: Wohlfarth, R., Mutschler, B., Beetz, A., Kreuser, F., Korsten-Reck, U.
Care farms as a short-break service for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
| Contributor(s):: Ferwerda-van Zonneveld, R. T., Oosting, S. J., Kijlstra, A.
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...
Practitioner Attitudes and Beliefs Regarding the Role Animals Play in Human Health
Many studies have evaluated the effectiveness of animals in improving patient outcomes, such as their ability to improve cardiovascular health or alleviate depression symptoms. However, little research has been done to evaluate the beliefs of practitioners about the role that animals can...
The influence of a companion animal's presence on aspects of the therapeutic alliance
| Contributor(s):: Goldmann, Kara M.
Does owning a pet protect older people against loneliness?
| Contributor(s):: Pikhartova, J., Bowling, A., Victor, C.
Review of current evidence and future directions in animal-assisted intervention for children with autism
| Contributor(s):: O'Haire, M. E.
Why spending quality time with Sparky is good for you and your clients
| Contributor(s):: Gerbasi, Kathleen C.
Interventions assistées par l'animal: Quelles connaissances et quelles perspectives? = Animal-assisted interventions: Knowledge and perspectives
| Contributor(s):: Grandgeorge, M.
Quelles méthodologies pour analyser les programmes d’'nterventions assistées par l’animal? = What are the methods used to analyze animal-assisted intervention program?
| Contributor(s):: Maurer, M.