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  1. An anthropologist's voice in a veterinarian's noise: gearing up for new cultural realities

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    | Contributor(s):: Sterk, K., Brloznik, M.

    Over the past three decades, the veterinary profession has faced a cultural shift towards postspeciesism that requires a reassessment of the foundations of the existing distinctions between human and non-human animals proclaimed by the speciesism paradigm, which represents institutionalized...

  2. Depression and anxiety: A systematic review on comparing ecotherapy with cognitive behavioral therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Rueff, Maria, Reese, Gerhard

  3. Animal-Assisted Green Care Farming for Patients With Mental and Physical Disorders: A Narrative Review

    | Contributor(s):: Sargsyan, Alex, Beebe, Lora H.

  4. Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Behavioural Tendencies of Cats and Dogs in Japan

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    | Contributor(s):: Takagi, Saho, Koyasu, Hikari, Hattori, Madoka, Nagasawa, Takumi, Maejima, Michiro, Nagasawa, Miho, Kikusui, Takefumi, Saito, Atsuko

    Physical and mental effects stemming from COVID-19 have impacted not only people’s lives but also the lives of their pets, which in recent years are often seen as members of the family. This study aimed to explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Japan on pets and their owners....

  5. Human–Animal Bond Generated in a Brief Animal-Assisted Therapy Intervention in Adolescents with Mental Health Disorders

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    | Contributor(s):: Rodrigo-Claverol, Maylos, Manuel-Canals, Marta, Lobato-Rincón, Luis Lucio, Rodriguez-Criado, Natalia, Roman-Casenave, Maite, Musull-Dulcet, Elisabet, Rodrigo-Claverol, Esther, Pifarré, Josep, Miró-Bernaus, Yvette

    Background: The human–animal bond is crucial for the proper development of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) sessions. However, in specific cases such as in AAT focused on psychiatric patients who are admitted to acute units, there is only a short period of time available to establish this...

  6. The Benefits of Dog-Assisted Therapy as Complementary Treatment in a Children’s Mental Health Day Hospital

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    | Contributor(s):: Guillen Guzmán, Elías, Sastre Rodríguez, Laia, Santamarina-Perez, Pilar, Hermida Barros, Laura, García Giralt, Marta, Domenec Elizalde, Eva, Ristol Ubach, Fransesc, Romero Gonzalez, Miguel, Pastor Yuste, Yeray, Diaz Téllez, Cristina, Romero Cela, Soledad, Real Gisbert, Laura, Salmeron Medina, Miquel, Ballesteros-Urpi, Anna, Morer Liñan, Astrid

    Dog-assisted therapy (DAT) has shown benefits in people with mental health disorders. A child psychiatric day hospital would be a suitable setting to implement DAT and evaluate the benefits in a pediatric population. Methods: Mixed methods research in a naturalistic setting was considered in...

  7. Perceived professional quality of life and mental well-being among animal facility personnel in Spain

    | Contributor(s):: Goñi-Balentziaga, O., Azkona, G.

  8. The COVID Whirlwind on the Veterinary World: End-of-life Care and Euthanasia During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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    | Contributor(s):: Elizabeth Chalmers, Paula Gerstenblatt, River Hodgdon

    Veterinary providers experience job-specific psychological stress from their dual role in both providing medical care to pets and supporting pet-owner clients through end-of-life care and the euthanasia process, contributing to compassion fatigue and burnout in the field. COVID-19 has impacted...

  9. Pet's influence on humans' daily physical activity and mental health: a meta-analysis

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    | Contributor(s):: Martins, C. F., Soares, J. P., Cortinhas, A., Silva, L., Cardoso, L., Pires, M. A., Mota, M. P.

    ABSTRACT: The benefits of the human-animal bond on owners' health and quality of life have been the focus of research in recent decades. However, the results are still inconsistent. Thus, this study aims to investigate whether the presence of a pet, compared to a control group, influences...

  10. Do Pet Owners Have Lower Suicide Rates?

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    | Contributor(s):: Harold Herzog

    Available research indicates that having a pet does not have a protective effect on suicide rates, but suicide is a rare event, and the sample sizes in the few studies were small.

  11. Family Bonds with Pets and Mental Health during COVID-19 in Australia: A Complex Picture

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    | Contributor(s):: Bennetts, S. K., Howell, T., Crawford, S., Burgemeister, F., Burke, K., Nicholson, J. M.

    The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to the health-promoting features of human-animal relationships, particularly for families with children. Despite this, the World Health Organization's (1986) Ottawa Charter remains human-centric. Given the reciprocal health impacts of human-animal...

  12. Mixed-reality-based human-animal interaction can relieve mental stress

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    | Contributor(s):: Na, H., Dong, S. Y.

    INTRODUCTION: Interacting with animals has been demonstrated to possess the healing benefits to humans. However, there are limitations in physical interaction due to COVID-19 and safety issues. Therefore, as an alternative, we created mixed-reality (MR)-based human-animal interaction (HAI)...

  13. The impact on physical performance, pain and psychological wellbeing of chronic low back pain patients during 12-weeks of equine- facilitated therapy intervention

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    | Contributor(s):: Mattila-Rautiainen, S., Venojärvi, M., Rautiainen, H., Keski-Valkama, A.

    Equine - Facilitated Therapy (EFT), an equine environment, and horses themselves can meet many physical and mental health needs beyond diagnostic categories. The horse's ability to produce a walk-like movement and the participant's ability to connect to non-judgemental living creatures,...

  14. School Parent Attitudes and Perceptions Relating to Animals, Animal-Assisted Interventions, and the Support of Children's Mental Health

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    | Contributor(s):: Leos, R. A., Cuccaro, P. M., Herbold, J. R., Hernandez, B. F.

    Growing awareness of the negative effects of trauma has led San Antonio, TX, school districts to expand efforts that can help mitigate these effects and support mental health. Given the literature around the psychological benefits of human-animal interactions, the concept of incorporating...

  15. Assistance dogs help reduce mental health symptoms among Australian Defence Force veterans and emergency services personnel: A pilot study

    | Contributor(s):: Hansen, C., Iannos, M., Van Hooff, M.

  16. The unspoken psychological issues with lesson horses and how we need to address them

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    | Contributor(s):: Casey Clark

    Every day all over the world horses provide much needed therapy and treatment to people in need. They provide physical, emotional, and mental training and healing. Humans depend on them for so much and we have a moral and ethical obligation to be good stewards of our equine companions. This...

  17. Do Children With Cats Have More Mental Health Problems?

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    | Contributor(s):: Harold Herzog

    Researchers explain why there are so few studies of human-cat relationships.

  18. When Therapy Dogs Provide Virtual Comfort: Exploring University Students' Insights and Perspectives

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    | Contributor(s):: Christine Yvette Tardif-Williams, John-Tyler Binfet, Freya L. L. Green, Renata P. S. Roma, Akshat Singal, Camille X. Rousseau, Rebecca J. P. Godard

    With the proliferation of canine-assisted interventions and the emphasis placed on the impact of these sessions in bolstering the well-being of visitors to sessions, especially university students, it can be easy to overlook just how participating in one of these sessions is experienced by...

  19. The Role of Human–Animal Bonds for People Experiencing Crisis Situations

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    | Contributor(s):: Oosthuizen, Karl, Haase, Bianca, Ravulo, Jioji, Lomax, Sabrina, Ma, Gemma

    Human–animal bonds, by providing social support, have been shown to improve the health and wellbeing of pet owners, especially those experiencing a crisis situation. The human–animal bond for people in crisis situations is complex and multifaceted, as it has shown to improve health,...

  20. Child sexual abuse survivors: Differential complex multimodal treatment outcomes for pre-COVID and COVID era cohorts

    | Contributor(s):: Reeson, Matthew, Polzin, Wanda, Pazderka, Hannah, Agyapong, Vincent, Greenshaw, Andrew J., Hnatko, Gary, Wei, Yifeng, Szymanski, Laurie, Silverstone, Peter H.