The psychosocial influence of companion animals on positive and negative affect during the COVID-19 pandemic
Contributor(s):: Kogan, L. R., Currin-McCulloch, J., Bussolari, C., Packman, W., Erdman, P.
Psychodynamic Based Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy in Adults with Intertwined Personality Problems and Traumatization: A Systematic Review
Contributor(s):: Kovács, G., van Dijke, A., Enders-Slegers, M. J.
Exploring the loss and disenfranchised grief of animal care workers
Contributor(s):: Marton, B., Kilbane, T., Nelson-Becker, H.
Pets Are Associated with Fewer Peer Problems and Emotional Symptoms, and Better Prosocial Behavior: Findings from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children
Contributor(s):: Christian, H., Mitrou, F., Cunneen, R., Zubrick, S. R.
Animal-assisted activity improves social behaviors in psychiatrically hospitalized youth with autism
Contributor(s):: Germone, M. M., Gabriels, R. L., Guérin, N. A., Pan, Z., Banks, T., O'Haire, M. E.
Companion dog acquisition and mental well-being: a community-based three-arm controlled study
| Contributor(s):: Powell, L., Edwards, K. M., McGreevy, P., Bauman, A., Podberscek, A., Neilly, B., Sherrington, C., Stamatakis, E.
Background Dog ownership is suggested to improve mental well-being, although empirical evidence among community dog owners is limited. This study examined changes in human mental well-being following dog acquisition, including four measures: loneliness, positive and negative affect, and...
Anxiety Symptoms and Sleep Disturbance in Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: The Impact of Receiving and Training a Service Dog
| Contributor(s):: Scotland-Coogan, Diane
The impact of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on our combat veterans and their families is extensive. Symptoms of anxiety and the effects of sleep disturbance have a negative impact on daily functioning (Wright et al., 2011). The presence of a dog has demonstrated a reduction in anxiety...
Koira-avusteinen toiminta muistisairaiden hoidossa hoitajien kokemana
| Contributor(s):: Tiina Voutilainen
Tämän opinnäytetyön tarkoituksena oli selvittää, millaista hyötyä muistisairaiden asukkaiden hoitajat kokevat koira-avusteisesta toiminnasta olevan asukkaille ja millaista hyötyä siitä on muistisairaiden asukkaiden hoitotyössä....
Training Dogs to Feel Good: Embodying Well-being in Multispecies Relations
| Contributor(s):: Porter, N.
Effect of Dog Ownership on Mental Health Disorders and Quality of Life in Veterans
| Contributor(s):: Kristoffer Rehder
Approximately 1 in 5 returning service members from Iraq and Afghanistan report symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (Tanielian & Jaycox, 2008), and 22 percent of veterans suffering from PTSD also report symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD). Mental health disorders such as...
Service dogs in the hospital: helpful or harmful? A case report and clinical recommendations
| Contributor(s):: Pellegrino, L. D., Cerimele, J. M., Dubovsky, A. N.
Los beneficios de la Terapia con animales y naturaleza sobre las personas con diversidad funcional
| Contributor(s):: Serena Dubreu
El objetivo del proceso de investigación de mi Trabajo de Fin de Grado recae en los beneficios que tienen la naturaleza y los animales sobre las personas con diversidad funcional y más precisamente sobre las personas con trastorno mental. Lo que me motivó en esta...
We are a 501 (c) 3 non-profit equine assisted activities and therapy program located in Middleburg, Florida. It is our mission to improve the quality of life of children and adults with various diagnoses with the help of our incredible horses. It has been our delight to serve Northeast Florida...
Effects of interactions with animals on human psychological distress
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| Contributor(s):: Crossman, Molly K.
The value of using metaphorical mirrors with alcoholics and addicts in treatment with a mutigenerational viewpoint
| Contributor(s):: Matkovich, Sue
Effects of an insect-mediated mental healthcare program for mentally disordered children
| Contributor(s):: Jun, YoungSoon, Bae, SungMin, Shin, TaeYoung, Lee, SeungHee, Gwak, WonSeok, Ahn, YongOh, Kim, InHui, Lee, SeeNae, Kim, DongJun, Kim, TaeHo, Woo, SooDong
Insects are the most diverse groups of animals on the planet, representing more than one-half of all known living organisms, and are found in nearly every environment. Recently, the importance of insects as food sources or as pets has increased in many countries, including Korea. In addition,...
The impact of therapeutic riding for people with disabilities on variables related to mental health
| Contributor(s):: Schneider, M. S., Harley, L. P.
Substantial anecdotal evidence and some research indicate that therapeutic riding for people with disabilities has a positive impact on mental health. There is similar evidence showing that equine programs that include a psychotherapeutic component also have a positive impact. However, much of...
Pets and happiness: examining the association between pet ownership and wellbeing
| Contributor(s):: Bao, K. J., Schreer, G.
Are pets associated with happiness in their owners? Some research has demonstrated positive connections between pets and the physical health of their owners, and more recently, research has shown the beneficial effects of pets on the negative aspects of mental health as well. However, much less...