Prevalence, comorbidity, and breed differences in canine anxiety in 13,700 Finnish pet dogs
Contributor(s):: Salonen, M., Sulkama, S., Mikkola, S., Puurunen, J., Hakanen, E., Tiira, K., Araujo, C., Lohi, H.
Effects of Dog Assisted Therapy for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Exploratory Randomized Controlled Trial
Contributor(s):: Wijker, C., Leontjevas, R., Spek, A., Enders-Slegers, M. J.
Animal-assisted therapy used for anxiety disorders in patients with learning disabilities: An observational study
| Contributor(s):: F. Giuliani, M. Jacquemettaz
Introduction:Animal-assisted therapy is defined as the positive interaction between an animal and a patient within a therapeutic framework. Previous studies have reported on the beneficial effects of animal-assisted therapy with patients suffering from anxiety, a major challenge for...
Effects Of Vicarious Equine Interaction On Anxiety And Neuromodulators
| Contributor(s):: Jane Camille Gray
Human-animal interaction influences the release of neuromodulators, such as cortisol, epinephrine and norepinephrine (Beetz, Uvnäs-Moberg, Julius, & Kotrschal, 2012). No data could be located in the literature to establish a neuromodulating effect of Vicarious Equine Interaction (VEI)...
Canine-Assisted Therapy in Hospitalized Patients Awaiting Heart Transplantation
| Contributor(s):: Snipelisky, D., Smidt, J., Gallup, S., Myrick, J., Bauer, B., Burton, M. C.
Benefits, challenges, and needs of people living with cancer and their companion dogs: An exploratory study
| Contributor(s):: Ingram, K. M., Cohen-Filipic, J.
The Effect of a Pet Therapy and Comparison Intervention on Anxiety in Hospitalized Children
| Contributor(s):: Hinic, K., Kowalski, M. O., Holtzman, K., Mobus, K.
Observing Live Fish Improves Perceptions of Mood, Relaxation and Anxiety, But Does Not Consistently Alter Heart Rate or Heart Rate Variability
| Contributor(s):: Gee, N. R., Reed, T., Whiting, A., Friedmann, E., Snellgrove, D., Sloman, K. A.
Evaluation of an equine-assisted therapy program for veterans who identify as 'wounded, injured or ill' and their partners
| Contributor(s):: Romaniuk, M., Evans, J., Kidd, C.
Dogs predisposed to anxiety disorders and related factors in Japan
| Contributor(s):: Kurachi, Takuma, Irimajiri, Mami, Mizuta, Yuko, Satoh, Toshiyuki
Problem behaviours of dogs can be serious, because they could break the human-animal bond resulting in the dogs being relinquished. The aim of the present study was to investigate how many owners thought their dogs display anxiety related behaviours, how many owners were troubled by their dog's...
Effect of Dog Ownership on Mental Health Disorders and Quality of Life in Veterans
| Contributor(s):: Kristoffer Rehder
Approximately 1 in 5 returning service members from Iraq and Afghanistan report symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (Tanielian & Jaycox, 2008), and 22 percent of veterans suffering from PTSD also report symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD). Mental health disorders such as...
Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy for adolescents experiencing depression and/or anxiety: A therapist's perspective
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| Contributor(s):: Wilson, K., Buultjens, M., Monfries, M., Karimi, L.
Terapia asistida con animales en pacientes oncológicos: una revisión bibliográfica
| Contributor(s):: María Marco Oliver
El cáncer causa desajustes psicológicos y emocionales debido a su naturaleza crónica. Los pacientes oncológicos tienen una alta prevalencia de padecer algún trastorno psicológico, entre los que destacan la depresión y los trastornos de ansiedad....
Equine-assisted therapy for anxiety and posttraumatic stress symptoms
| Contributor(s):: Earles, Julie L., Vernon, Laura L., Yetz, Jeanne P.
Evaluating animal-assisted therapy in group treatment for child sexual abuse
| Contributor(s):: Dietz, Tracy J., Davis, Diana, Pennings, Jacquelyn
This study evaluates and compares the effectiveness of three group interventions on trauma symptoms for children who have been sexually abused. All of the groups followed the same treatment protocol, with two of them incorporating variations of animal-assisted therapy. A total of 153 children...
| Contributor(s):: Eileen Bona
This story is a true account of a 14 year old boy who was afflicted with panic attacks and sought help through equine facilitated counselling. The medium was effective for him. The story is followed by an update about the boy as well as information about animal assisted and nature assisted...
How equine facilitated psychotherapists describe their experiences with adults diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
| Contributor(s):: Thiel, Jennifer M.
| Contributor(s):: Patronek, Gary J., Ayers, Catherine R., Frost, Randy O., Steketee, Gail
Robot-Based Psychotherapy: Concepts Development, State of the Art, and New Directions
| Contributor(s):: David, D., Matu, S. A., David, O. A.