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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...
The effect of pet ownership on physical well-being in older adults
Contributor(s):: Pohnert, Tami S.
Haarige Helfer, gefiederte Gefährten und schuppige Freunde
Contributor(s):: Nestmann, Frank
Social support and stress reduction in health and disease: Why playing with your pet can be good for your health
Contributor(s):: Christina D. Wright
Understanding disease processes has shifted in past decades from a biomedical to biopsychosocial model accounting not only for biological factors involved in disease, but psychological and social factors as well. A key element in the biopsychosocial approach is stress, and its negative effects on...
Hilfreiche Tiereffekte in Alltag und Therapie: Biopsychosoziale Wirkungen und Erklarungsversuche