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  1. A Novel Behavioral Intervention in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Improves Glycemic Control: Preliminary Results From a Pilot Randomized Control Trial

    Contributor(s):: Maranda, Louise, Lau, May, Stewart, Sunita M., Gupta, Olga T.

  2. Animal Welfare: A Contemporary Understanding Demands a Contemporary Approach to Behavior and Training

    Contributor(s):: E. Anne McBride, David J. Montgomery

    Contemporary understanding of One Welfare highlights the intrinsic link between animal and human welfare and ethics, regarding physical and psychological well-being as equally important. These principles apply to all animals we keep, regardless of why we keep them. One factor influencing...

  3. Animal-assisted therapy in a Canadian psychiatric prison

    Contributor(s):: Dell, C., Chalmers, D., Stobbe, M., Rohr, B., Husband, A.

  4. Bullies, Victims, and Animal Abusers: Do They Exhibit Similar Behavioral Difficulties?

    Contributor(s):: Sanders, C. E., Henry, B. C., Giuliani, C. N., Dimmer, L. N.

    Two hundred forty-four male undergraduate students enrolled in an introductory psychology class completed surveys assessing animal abuse tendencies, bullying behaviors, and victimization by bullying during their K-12 school experience. Participants also completed the Strengths and Difficulties...

  5. Cat-human bond: Satisfaction and behavioural complaints among Italian respondents

    Contributor(s):: Normando, Simona, Venturini, Tsighie, Filugelli, Lorena, Bonetti, Omar, Mutinelli, Franco, Contalbrigo, Laura

  6. Considerations for Utilizationof Animal-Assisted Therapy in Pediatric Dentistry Practice

    Contributor(s):: Guram, J. S., Williams, D. S., Marshall, J. L.

  7. Dogs in the Hall: A Case Study of Affective Skill Development in an Urban Veterinary Program

    Contributor(s):: Martin, Michael, Tummons, John, Ball, Anna, Bird, William

    The purpose of this bounded single case study was to explore how an urban high school veterinary program impacted students' affective skill development. The program was unique because students were required to participate in internships with local animal care businesses and care for animals...

  8. Doing, being and becoming : the sociality of children with autism in activities with therapy dogs and other people

    Contributor(s):: Solomon, Olga

  9. Effects of a Program of Adapted Therapeutic Horse-Riding in a Group of Autism Spectrum Disorder Children

    Contributor(s):: García-Gómez, Andrés, Risco, Manuel López, Rubio, Jesús Carlos, Guerrero, Eloisa, García-Peña, Inés Magdalena

    Introduction: The use of horses in therapy has a fairly long history. There are many references to the therapeutic benefits of this activity. Such therapies have been undergoing a boom internationally in recent years. However scientific research into the effective use of this activity in children...

  10. Effects of environmental enrichment on activity and lameness in commercial broiler production

    Contributor(s):: Vasdal, Guro, Vas, Judit, Newberry, Ruth C., Moe, Randi Oppermann

    The aim of this pilot study was to investigate the effects of commercially applied environmental enrichments on behavior and lameness in broilers. Two consecutive flocks of broilers were observed at 16 days and 30 days of age to investigate differences between enriched (peat, bales of lucerne...

  11. Effects of visual obstruction, prey resources, and satiety on bird use of simulated airport grasslands

    Contributor(s):: Blackwell, Bradley F., Seamans, Thomas W., Linnell, Kimberly, Kutschbach-Brohl, Lisa, DeVault, Travis L.

    Grasslands represent 39%–50% of U.S. airport properties, and a recent management framework recommended exploiting both antipredator behaviours and food resources in airport grasslands to curb use by birds considered hazardous to aviation safety. We evaluated framework predictions empirically by...

  12. Efficacy of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Lowering Anxiety Symptoms of Adolescents in Schools

    Contributor(s):: Courtney Zents

    Adolescence is marked by a period of stress with a portion of these individuals experiencing problems with anxiety. There are physical and psychological benefits of using animal-assisted therapy (AAT) for decreasing anxiety, however, the research on this is limited. The current study expands on...

  13. Equine-assisted activities and therapies in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A systematic review

    Contributor(s):: Pérez-Gómez, J., Amigo-Gamero, H., Collado-Mateo, D., Barrios-Fernandez, S., Muñoz-Bermejo, L., Garcia-Gordillo, MÁ, Carlos-Vivas, J., Adsuar, J. C.

  14. Exploring the influence of pet assisted activities on aggressive behaviour amongs grade R learners

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    | Contributor(s):: Jani Coetzee

    As a grade R teacher in South Africa, the researcher was disturbed by the extent of aggressive behaviour amongst children (aged 4 years to 6 years). Other teachers involved with the same class were of the opinion that the aggressive behaviour had a detrimental effect on their instructional time...

  15. Helping Pet Owners Change Pet Behaviors: An Overview of the Science

    | Contributor(s):: Strickler, B. G.

  16. Integrating Animal-Assisted Therapy Into TF-CBT for Abused Youth With PTSD: A Randomized Controlled Feasibility Trial

    | Contributor(s):: Allen, B., Shenk, C. E., Dreschel, N. E., Wang, M., Bucher, A. M., Desir, M. P., Chen, M. J., Grabowski, S. R.

    This clinical trial examined animal-assisted therapy (AAT) as an adjunct to Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) for abused youth with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Youth between the ages of 6 and 17 (M = 11.79, SD = 3.08) were randomized to receive standard TF-CBT or...

  17. Landscape barkitecture : guidelines for behaviorally, mentally and physically responsive dog parks

    | Contributor(s):: Carla I. Corbin

    In response to the growing dilemma surrounding urban companion animal management, municipalities are beginning to designate specific locations to offer dogs an opportunity to play, socialize, and exercise off-leash. Current dog park establishment practices utilized by municipalities typically...

  18. Material culture, behavior, and identity: the human body as experiential nexus

    | Contributor(s):: Piprani, John

  19. Necessary components of a treatment protocol for childhood posttraumatic stress disorder using animal-assisted therapy as an adjunct to cognitive-behavioral therapy [dissertation]

    | Contributor(s):: Beale, Leanne

  20. Nonhuman Animal Cruelty, Bullying, and Behavioral Difficulties among Women

    | Contributor(s):: Sanders, C. E., Henry, B. C.