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  1. Companion Animal Bonding, Children's Home Environments, and Young Children's Social Development

    Contributor(s):: Robert H. Poresky, Charles Hendrix

  2. The Connection between Animal Abuse and Family Violence: A Selected Annotated Bibliography

    Contributor(s):: Sharon L. Nelson

    This selected annotated bibliography assembles legal and social literature that examines the link between domestic violence and animal abuse. Drawing from an ever-growing body of written works dedicated to the issue, the bibliography presents the works that are most informative and useful to the...

  3. Understanding the Role of Therapy Dogs in Pediatric Oncology Settings

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    Contributor(s):: Molly Jenkins, Amy McCullough, Ashleigh Ruehrdanz, Kevin Morris

    Focus groups and interviews were conducted at three U.S. children’s hospitals to gain the perspectives of staff, parents of pediatric oncology patients, adolescent cancer survivors, and therapy dog handlers regarding the role of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) as an adjunctive intervention for...

  4. Canines and childhood cancer: Examining the effects of therapy dogs with childhood cancer patients and their families

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    Contributor(s):: Molly Jenkins, Ashleigh Ruehrdanz, Amy McCullough, John D Fluke

    This document is a comprehensive review of the literature on childhood cancer epidemiology; pediatric oncology treatment; physical and psychosocial well-being impacts of childhood cancer for children and their families; human-animal bond history and research; and the application of...