Sickness behaviours in ducks include anorexia but not lethargy
Contributor(s):: Marais, Manette, Maloney, Shane K., Gray, David A.
The characteristics of mammalian sickness behaviour are often conferred on the avian phyla despite there being little scientific evidence that birds change their behaviour when the innate immune system is activated during disease or infection. We used bio-logging techniques to measure activity...
The sickness response at and before clinical diagnosis of spontaneous bovine respiratory disease
Contributor(s):: Toaff-Rosenstein, Rachel L., Tucker, Cassandra B.
Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is often diagnosed in feedlots after observing behavioral changes such as anorexia, with fever confirmatory. However, this method has poor diagnostic accuracy compared to postmortem lung lesions. Little is known about how these or other sickness responses such as...
Equine-Facilitated Counselling and Women With Eating Disorders: Articulating Bodily Experience
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| Contributor(s):: Hillary Sharpe, Tom Strong
Disordered eating is on the rise and our current conceptualization and treatment of such problems neglects a corporeal-relational understanding in favour of a more cognitive approach. In this hermeneutic phenomenological study, I explore the experiences of fourteen women with eating disorders...
Medicine Horse Program
Medicine Horse Program enhances the mental health and life skills of youth, adults, families, and groups through therapeutic interaction with horses.Medicine Horse Program is a 501c3 non-profit organization, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of adolescents, adults and families...
Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) as an Adjunctive Treatment for Eating Disorders: Exploration of AAT through the lens of Attachment and Affect Regulation
| Contributor(s):: Patricia Flaherty Fischette
This research investigated the connection between attachment, affect regulation, eating disorders and Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT), a connection that has not previously been examined. The conceptual lenses for this research identified eating disorders as one of many possible examples of...
Equine Therapy in the Treatment of Female Eating Disorder
| Contributor(s):: Edward Cumella, Carrie Boyd Lutter, Alexa Smith-Osborne, Zina Kally
The article describes the preconditions and develops the hypothesis concerning the Equine therapy (EQT) is commonly used in the treatment of eating disorder (ED) inpatients, yet studies of its efficacy are lacking. This treatment outcome study therefore compares the efficacy of a standardized...
Scatter Joy Acres
Scatter Joy Acres Offers:an opportunity for retreat and reflection for individuals, families and small groups.a place for planning, building and teamwork. Our natural setting allows groups to focus on goals and objectives without distractions.Individuals and groups a place to remove themselves...
| Contributor(s):: Shannon Kopp, Dr. Annie Petersen
Reconnect to Recover: At its core, an eating disorder is a disease of disconnection—we disconnect from ourselves, from others, and from the present moment. Through animal-assisted therapy, as well as other therapies (yoga, journaling, art therapy), SoulPaws aims to...
Explicit and implicit approach vs. avoidance tendencies towards high vs. low calorie food cues in patients with anorexia nervosa and healthy controls
| Contributor(s):: Paslakis, Georgios, Kühn, Simone, Schaubschläger, Anke, Schieber, Katharina, Röder, Kathrin, Rauh, Elisabeth, Erim, Yesim
Embodied relating and transformation : tales from equine-facilitated counseling
| Contributor(s):: Sharpe, Hillary, Strong, Thomas
For the Love of a Turkey
| Contributor(s):: Eileen Bona
This is a true story of how a child with Anorexia was helped to overcome her illness and learn healthy coping skills through the animal assisted intervention of a Wild Thom Turkey in a animal assisted therepeutic program in Alberta Canada.
Tainted food and the Icarus complex: psychoanalysing consumer discontent from Oyster Middens to Oryx and Crake
| Contributor(s):: Zwart, H.
In hyper-modern society, food has become a source of endemic discontent. Many food products are seen as 'tainted'; literally, figuratively or both. A psychoanalytic approach, I will argue, may help us to come to terms with our alimentary predicaments. What I envision is a 'depth ethics' (the...
Assessment and treatment of nonpain conditions in life-limiting disease
| Contributor(s):: Villalobos, A. E.
Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy as a Creative Relational Approach to Treating Clients With Eating Disorders
| Contributor(s):: Lac, Veronica, Marble, Erin, Boie, Ioana
Positive reinforcement training moderates only high levels of abnormal behavior in singly housed rhesus macaques
| Contributor(s):: Baker, K. C., Bloomsmith, M., Neu, K., Griffis, C., Maloney, M., Oettinger, B., Schoof, V. A. M., Martinez, M.
This study evaluated the application of positive reinforcement training (PRT) as an intervention for abnormal behaviors in singly housed laboratory rhesus macaques at 2 large primate facilities. Training involved basic control behaviors and body-part presentation. The study compared baseline...
Terapeuters opplevelse av hestebasert behandling for pasienter med spiseforstyrrelser. = Therapists’ experience of horse-based treatment of patients with eating disorders
| Contributor(s):: Træen, Bente, Moan, Kari-Anne, Rosenvinge, Jan H.
Eating disorders and equine therapy: a nurse's perspective on connecting through the recovery process
| Contributor(s):: Dezutti, J. E.
Horses That Heal
Welcome to Horses That Heal, a non-profit organization associated with psychological counseling services based in Fayetteville/Fort Bragg, North Carolina; we aim to serve at-risk youth as well as active-duty military, retired and/or reserves.
Equine Alliance provides clients with equine assisted therapy.