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  1. The Impact of a 20-Minute Animal-Assisted Activity Session on the Physiological and Emotional States in Patients With Fibromyalgia

    Contributor(s):: Clark, S., Martin, F., McGowan, R. T. S., Smidt, J., Anderson, R., Wang, L., Turpin, T., Langenfeld-McCoy, N., Bauer, B., Mohabbat, A. B.

  2. An equine-assisted therapy intervention to improve pain, range of motion, and quality of life in adults and older adults with arthritis: A randomized controlled trial

    Contributor(s):: White-Lewis, S., Johnson, R., Ye, S., Russell, C.

  3. A Scoping Review of the Health and Social Benefits of Dog Ownership for People Who Have Chronic Pain

    Contributor(s):: Carr, Eloise C. J., Norris, Jill M., Hayden, K. Alix, Pater, Rianne, Wallace, Jean E.

    Chronic pain is a significant cause of morbidity and disability globally. One potential strategy for the self-management of chronic pain is interacting with companion animals; more specifically, dogs. While studies of dog ownership suggest social, psychological, and health benefits to humans, the...

  4. Exploring the Meaning and Experience of Chronic Pain with People Who Live with a Dog: A Qualitative Study

    Contributor(s):: Carr, Eloise C. J., Wallace, Jean E., Onyewuchi, Chie, Hellyer, Peter W., Kogan, Lori

    Pain is a significant burden for those with chronic disease and negatively impacts quality of life, causing disability and substantial work and health-care costs. Chronic pain has been identified as one of the most important current and future causes of morbidity and disability across the world....

  5. Companion-Animals’ Effectiveness in Managing Chronic Pain in Adult Community Members

    Contributor(s):: Bradley, Lahna, Bennett, Pauleen C.

    Therapy animals have been found to alleviate pain in healthcare settings, but companion-animal owners report greater discomfort and use more analgesics than people who do not own one or more companion animals. To investigate this anomaly, 173 adults completed an online survey that included...

  6. Use of spontaneous behaviour measures to assess pain in laboratory rats and mice: How are we progressing?

    Contributor(s):: Whittaker, Alexandra L., Howarth, Gordon S.

    The understanding and recognition of pain in laboratory rats and mice has advanced considerably in recent times. However, there is evidence that despite these advances, analgesics are still relatively underutilised in these species. One possible contributing influence to this is the difficulty in...

  7. Animal-Assisted Intervention Improves Pain Perception in Polymedicated Geriatric Patients with Chronic Joint Pain: A Clinical Trial

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    | Contributor(s):: Rodrigo-Claverol, M., Casanova-Gonzalvo, C., Malla-Clua, B., Rodrigo-Claverol, E., Jove-Naval, J., Ortega-Bravo, M.

    Chronic joint pain is associated to an increase in the consumption of medication and decrease in life quality in elderly people, which requires developing non-pharmacological treatments. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectivity of a group intervention, based on animal-assisted...

  8. Eläinavusteisen työskentelyn käyttö kivunhoidon tukena

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    | Contributor(s):: Kalberg Merili, Paasonen Antti

    Opinnäytetyön tarkoitus oli tutkia missä määrin eläinavusteisella työskentelyllä voidaan helpottaa kroonista kipua ja kipuun liittyvää ahdistusta. Tavoitteena oli, että tutkimuksen tuloksia voidaan hyödyntää...

  9. Can You Help When It Hurts? Dogs as Potential Pain Relief Stimuli for Children with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities

    | Contributor(s):: Lima, Mariely, Silva, Karine, Amaral, Isabel, Magalhães, Ana, Sousa, Liliana

  10. Chronic pain management: nonpharmacological therapies for chronic pain

    | Contributor(s):: Chang, K. L., Fillingim, R., Hurley, R. W., Schmidt, S.

  11. Life satisfaction of chronic pain sufferers with companion animals

    | Contributor(s):: Satterfield, Patrisha

  12. Animal‐assisted therapy at an outpatient pain management clinic

    | Contributor(s):: Marcus, Dawn A., Bernstein, Cheryl D., Constantin, Janet M., Kunkel, Frank A., Breuer, Paula, Hanlon, Raymond B.

  13. Pet ownership and prophylaxis of headache and chronic pain

    | Contributor(s):: Hirsch, Alan R., Whitman, Bradley W.

  14. The healing power of pets, more than just companionship

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