University of Denver: Philip Tedeschi at TEDxDU
Our pets are our family. Phil (and friend Samantha) share new insights into the importance of animals as sources of comfort and aid to people suffering from stress, depression, anxiety, trauma and other life issues.
Use of an Aviary to Relieve Depression in Elderly Males
Contributor(s):: Holcomb, Ralph, Jendro, Connie, Weber, Barbara, Nahan, Ursula
Vet's role in helping grieving owners
Contributor(s):: McParlin, P.
What Are the Benefits of Pet Ownership and Care Among People With Mild-to-Moderate Dementia? Findings From the IDEAL programme
| Contributor(s):: Carol Opdebeeck, Michael A. Katsaris, Anthony Martyr, Ruth A. Lamont, James A. Pickett, Isla Rippon, Jeanette M. Thom, Christina Victor, Linda Clare
What do animals want?
| Contributor(s):: Franks, B.
What is animal welfare?
| Contributor(s):: McGlone, J. J.
What is suffering in animals?
| Contributor(s):: Weary, D. M., Appleby, M. C., Sandoe, P.
In much of the recent animal welfare literature the word 'suffering' is used simply as an adjunct (as in 'pain and suffering') or to emphasize that the animal consciously perceives pain or some other negative affect. A stronger usage of the term implies that the negative feelings are prolonged,...
Who needs friends...when robots may be the answer?
| Contributor(s):: Newton, J. P.
Will Animal Assisted Therapy Result in Shorter Length of Stay for Hospitalized Patients and Improve Basic Needs Status and Physical Outcomes Such as Blood Pressure, Heart Rate, and Pain?
| Contributor(s):: Mary Lynn Zaremba
Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) has been thought to have a therapeutic effect upon humans, especially those individuals who are confined due to age or illness. Human-animal contact encourages socialization for the lonely; it promotes movement in the relatively immobile, and may serve as a memory...
You can teach an old dog new tricks!
| Contributor(s):: Kotch, Ava J.
[Establishment of an Animal Based Therapy at a University Hospital for Psychiatry: Results of a Preliminary Study and Future Prospects]
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| Contributor(s):: Hartfiel, C., Bodatsch, M., Klosterkotter, J., Kuhn, J.
[The psychiatric aspects of animal assisted therapy]
| Contributor(s):: Banszky, N., Kardos, E., Rozsa, L., Gerevich, J.
“I Can’t Give Up When I Have Them to Care for”: People’s Experiences of Pets and Their Mental Health
| Contributor(s):: Hawkins, Roxanne D., Hawkins, Emma L., Tip, Liesbeth
Contact with animals has been increasingly recognized as being beneficial to mental health and wellbeing due to their therapeutic function, with “animal-assisted therapies” gaining in popularity. There is less research exploring how companion animals within the home impact upon mental health and...
| Contributor(s):: Yuya Kimura