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  1. "But-He'll Fall!": Children with Autism, Interspecies Intersubjectivity, and the Problem of 'Being Social'

    Contributor(s):: Solomon, O.

  2. "His Ears Are So Soft!" VETPETS: an animal-assisted visitation/activity program for children and families at the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House.

    Contributor(s):: Bach, Christina

  3. "Paws" to provide comfort, relieve pain

    Contributor(s):: D'Arcy, Y.

  4. "PAWSitive' interventions ease 'rrrf' times in pediatrics

    Contributor(s):: Myers, Janet

  5. "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.

  6. 'From Kids and Horses: Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy for Children': Author's Retraction and Apology

  7. 'He's my mate you see': a critical discourse analysis of the therapeutic role of companion animals in the social networks of people with a diagnosis of severe mental illness

    Contributor(s):: Brooks, H., Rushton, K., Lovell, K., McNaughton, R., Rogers, A.

  8. 'I wish people had ears like horses': Horses as therapists

    Contributor(s):: Gibbons, Judith L., Poelker, Katelyn E.

  9. 'It's like being in another world': Demonstrating the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding for individuals with psychiatric disability

    Contributor(s):: Bizub, Anne L., Joy, Ann, Davidson, Larry

  10. 'Queen of the world': Experiences of 'at-risk' young people participating in equine-assisted learning/therapy

    Contributor(s):: Burgon, Hannah Louise

    There is a significant body of research into the benefits of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) but less into the fields known as equine-assisted learning and therapy (EAL/EAT) where horses are incorporated in therapeutic and learning interventions. This paper explores the experiences of seven...

  11. 4-H Animal Care as Therapy for At-Risk Youth

    Contributor(s):: Randy R. Weigel, Brenda Caiola, Lise Pittman-Foy

    Encouraging nurturing traits through the interaction of animals and at-risk youth can help reduce antisocial behavior. A 4-H animal-care program was initiated at The Wyoming Girls School as part of the rehabilitation process for the School's residents. Self-assessments by the young women...

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    Contributor(s):: Mallow, Alissa, Mattel, Pamela, Broas, Lynda

  13. A Birth Cohort Analysis to Study Dog Walking in Adolescence Shows No Relationship with Objectively Measured Physical Activity

    Contributor(s):: Carri Westgarth, Andrew R. Ness, Calum Mattocks, Robert M. Christley

    Physical inactivity during childhood and adolescence is a serious health concern. There are few studies of the activity undertaken by adolescents when walking with the family dog, and the effect of this on objectively measured physical activity levels. Objective measures of physical activity...

  14. A bite out of anxiety: Evaluation of animal-assisted activity on anxiety in children attending a pediatric dental outpatient unit

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    | Contributor(s):: Rangeeth Bollam Nammalwar, Priyaa Rangeeth

    Background: Anxiety control has been one of the key factors that shows that success of a pediatric dental practice. Animal- Aassisted therapy has shown to have many health benefits, which has brought the animal species closer to our homes with an establishment of a relationship. Aims...

  15. A Case of Refractory Borderline Personality Disorder Improved with Animal Assisted Therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Sato, Yuka, Senjo, Masanori, Tanaka, Ryouichi, Miyazaki, Takuya

  16. A Comparison of Equine-Assisted Intervention and Conventional Play-Based Early Intervention for Mother–Child Dyads with Insecure Attachment

    | Contributor(s):: Andrea Beetz, Nora Winkler, Henri Julius, Kerstin Uvnäs-Moberg, Kurt Kotrschal

    Insecure attachment, both of the child and of the mother, has been identified as a risk factor for early regulation disorders and further child development. Based on accumulating evidence of effectiveness of animal-assisted interventions, we implemented an Equine-Assisted Intervention (EAI) as an...

  17. A Day in the Life of Hunter the Therapy Dog

    | Contributor(s):: Miller, J., Moore, E.

  18. A friendly dog as potential moderator of cardiovascular response to speech in older hypertensives

    | Contributor(s):: Friedmann, E., Thomas, S. A., Cook, L. K., Tsai, C. C., Picot, S. J.

    As the population ages and obesity increases, the number of older adult hypertensives is rising dramatically. Uncontrolled hypertension (HTN) increases, and reducing blood pressure (BP), lowers cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, and renal morbidity and mortality. Cardiovascular reactivity, defined...

  19. A History of Prison Inmate-Animal Interaction Programs

    | Contributor(s):: Strimple, Earl O.

  20. A Human-Animal Intervention Team Approach to Animal-Assisted Therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Granger, Ben P., Kogan, Lori, Fitchett, Jennifer, Helmer, Kim