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  1. The Benefits of Pet Ownership for Single Adults in Midlife

    Contributor(s):: Lauren McGillivray

    Pets are shown to enhance quality of life through support and companionship. Midlife is a time where pets may be most valuable, since it is a time that involves critical changes to intimate relationships, roles and status. In this article a critical review of the literature on midlife development...

  2. Equine-Facilitated Group Work for Women Survivors of Interpersonal Violence

    Contributor(s):: Schroeder, Katy, Stroud, Daniel

  3. To What Extent Can the Use of a Mobility Assistance Dog Reduce Upper Limb Efforts When Manual Wheelchair Users Ascend a Ramp?

    Contributor(s):: Martin-Lemoyne, Valérie, Gagnon, Dany H., Routhier, François, Poissant, Lise, Tousignant, Michel, Corriveau, Hélène, Vincent, Claude

  4. Narrative synthesis of equine-assisted psychotherapy literature: Current knowledge and future research directions

    Contributor(s):: Lee, Ping-Tzu, Dakin, Emily, McLure, Merinda

  5. The health benefits and risks of pet ownership

  6. Cat and dog exposure and respiratory morbidities in cystic fibrosis

    Contributor(s):: Morrow, Christopher B., Raraigh, Karen S., Green, Deanna M., Blackman, Scott M., Cutting, Garry R., Collaco, Joseph M.

  7. Notes from the field: fatal rat-bite Fever in a child - San Diego County, California, 2013

    Contributor(s):: Adam, Jessica K., Varan, Aiden K., Pong, Alice L., McDonald, Eric C.

  8. Pet therapy program for antepartum high-risk pregnancies: a pilot study

    Contributor(s):: Lynch, C. E., Magann, E. F., Barringer, S. N., Ounpraseuth, S. T., Eastham, D. G., Lewis, S. D., Stowe, Z. N.

  9. Prevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi antibodies in blood donors from Veracruz State, Mexico

    Contributor(s):: Hernández-Romano, Pablo, Cámara-Contreras, Mireya, Bravo-Sarmiento, Elidé, López-Balderas, Nayali

  10. Symptom Reduction Identified After Offering Animal-Assisted Activity at a Cancer Infusion Center

    Contributor(s):: Marcus, Dawn A., Blazek-O'Neill, Betsy, Kopar, Jennifer L.

  11. Catching the spirit: a study of Bureau of Land Management wild horse adopters in New England

    Contributor(s):: Koncel, M. A., Rutberg, A. T.

    Between 1971 and 2009, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) adopted out nearly 225,000 horses and burros in the wild (wild horses and burro) who were removed from public lands (BLM, 2009). The inability of the BLM to adopt out wild horses as quickly as they are removed and recurring reports...

  12. Kinematic analysis of sit to stand by persons with rheumatoid arthritis supported by a service dog

    Contributor(s):: Noguchi, Hiromi, Hoshiyama, Minoru, Tagawa, Yoshikatsu

    Purpose. The objective of this study was to quantify the kinesiological effect of the assistance provided by service dogs on transferring from sit to stand in persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods.Twenty-four participants performed a total of eight experimental transfers of sit to...

  13. Animal-assisted activity among patients with cancer: effects on mood, fatigue, self-perceived health, and sense of coherence

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, R. A., Meadows, R. L., Haubner, J. S., Sevedge, K.

  14. The occupation of pet ownership as an enabler of community integration in serious mental illness: a single exploratory case study

    Contributor(s):: Zimolag, U., Krupa, T.

  15. A case of primary progressive aphasia associated with depression

    Contributor(s):: Mahgoub, N., Avari, J.

  16. Therapeutic Riding Followed by Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation to Improve Balance and Gait in a Subject with Orthopedic Pathologies

    Contributor(s):: Ungermann, Cathryn M., Gras, Laura Z.

  17. Patients felt greater personal control and emotional comfort in hospital when they felt secure, informed, and valued

    Contributor(s):: Lauck, S.

  18. Randomised controlled trial of animal facilitated therapy with dolphins in the treatment of depression

    Contributor(s):: Antonioli, C., Reveley, M. A.

  19. Stressors and Coping Strategies Used by Single Mothers Living in Poverty

    Contributor(s):: Broussard, C. Anne, Joseph, Alfred L., Thompson, Marco

  20. Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries in Horseback Riding: A 35-Year Review

    Contributor(s):: Lin, Cindy Y., Wright, Jerry, Bushnik, Tamara, Shem, Kazuko