An investigation of the effects of dog visits on depression, mood, and social interaction in elderly individuals living in a nursing home
Contributor(s):: Phelps, Kristin A, Miltenberger, Raymond G, Jens, Tess, Wadeson, Heather
Mental health and general wellness in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike
Contributor(s):: Lowe, Sarah R., Joshi, Spruha, Pietrzak, Robert H., Galea, Sandro, Cerda, Magdalena
From animal behavior to human health: An animal-assisted mindfulness intervention for recurrent depression
Contributor(s):: Schramm, Elisabeth, Hediger, Karin, Lang, Undine E.
Animal-Assisted Intervention for trauma: A systematic literature review
Contributor(s):: Marguerite E. O'Haire, Guérin, Noémie A., Alison Claire Kirkham
Emotional Support Animals, Service Animals, and Pets on Campus
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| Contributor(s):: Von Bergen, C. W.
For decades, universities have been accommodating physically disabled students who require guide dogs and other types of service animals. Within the past several years, however, mentally disabled students have increasingly petitioned colleges with no-pet policies to permit them to bring their...
[The psychiatric aspects of animal assisted therapy]
| Contributor(s):: Banszky, N., Kardos, E., Rozsa, L., Gerevich, J.
On the record
| Contributor(s):: Cook, Vicki
Anxiety and depression in care homes in Malta and Australia: part 2
| Contributor(s):: Baldacchino, Donia R., Bonello, Lilian
Reduced anxiety during dog assisted interviews in acute schizophrenic patients
| Contributor(s):: Lang, U. E., Jansen, J. B., Wertenauer, F., Gallinat, J., Rapp, M. A.
The Psychosocial Effects of a Companion Robot: A Randomized Controlled Trial
| Contributor(s):: Robinson, H., MacDonald, B., Kerse, N., Broadbent, E.
Effectiveness of complementary and self-help treatments for depression
| Contributor(s):: Jorm, A. F., Christensen, H., Griffiths, K. M., Rodgers, B.
Evaluation of a Pet-Assisted Living Intervention for Improving Functional Status in Assisted Living Residents With Mild to Moderate Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Study
| Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika, Galik, Elizabeth, Thomas, Sue A., Hall, P. Sue, Chung, Seon Yoon, McCune, Sandra
Psychological sequelae of pet loss following Hurricane Katrina
| Contributor(s):: Hunt, M., Al-Awadi, H., Johnson, M.
One of the many impacts of natural disasters on the well-being of the humans who experience them is enforced abandonment and loss of companion animals. Hurricane Katrina, which struck the gulf coast of the United States in late August, 2005, was such a disaster. This study assessed the...
Dog-assisted intervention significantly reduces anxiety in hospitalized patients with major depression.
| Contributor(s):: Hoffmann, Andreas O.M., Lee, Ah Hyung, Wertenauer, Florian, Ricken, Roland, Jansen, Joanna J., Gallinat, Juergen, Lang, Undine E.
Factors related to type of companion pet owned by older women
| Contributor(s):: Gulick, E. E., Krause-Parello, C. A.
Encouraging social interaction among depressed nursing home residents
| Contributor(s):: John, C. H.
This paper will examine different strategies for developing social interaction among depressed nursing home residents. Examples of various activities will also be discussed.
And then the dog died
| Contributor(s):: Kaufman, Kenneth R., Kaufman, Nathaniel D.
Childhood grief and mourning of family and friends may have immediate and long-lasting consequences including depression, anxiety, social withdrawal, behavioral disturbances, and school underachievement. Childhood pet bereavement is no less important, because the pet is often considered a member...
Depression in older cat and dog owners: the Nord-Trondelag Health Study (HUNT)-3
| Contributor(s):: Enmarker, I., Hellzen, O., Ekker, K., Berg, A. G.
Objective: Depression constitutes a major health problem for older people, in this study defined as people 65 years of age and older. Previous studies have shown that mental health among older people who live with animals could be improved, but contrary results exist as well. Therefore, the...
Important elements in farm animal-assisted interventions for persons with clinical depression: A qualitative interview study
| Contributor(s):: Pedersen, Ingeborg, Ihlebæk, Camilla, Kirkevold, Marit
Purpose: The main aim of this study was to obtain participants’ own experience of a farm animal-assisted intervention, and what they perceived as important elements in relation to their mental health. Method: A qualitative study, inspired by a phenomenological-hermeneutical perspective was...
Are therapy dogs like xanax? Does animal-assisted therapy impact processes relevant to cognitive behavioral psychotherapy?
| Contributor(s):: Hunt, M. G., Chizkov, R. R.
Despite an increase in the popularity of animal-assisted therapy, little is known about the impact of animals on processes relevant to effective psychotherapy. This study tested the impact of having a dog present on process variables relevant to cognitive behavioral therapy, including emotional...