Evaluating stress in riding horses: part one - behavior assessment and serum cortisol
| Contributor(s):: Hovey, M. R., Davis, A., Chen, S., Godwin, P., Porr, C. A. S.
Stress can impact the health and well-being of animals negatively. Behavioral and physiological changes, particularly serum cortisol, offer objective and easy-to-use methods of evaluating stress in horses. However, limited studies support a positive relationship between changes in...
The One Health Concept: 10 Years Old and a Long Road Ahead
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| Contributor(s):: Delphine Destoumieux-Garzon, Patrick Mavingui, Gilles Boetsch, Jerome Boissier, Frederic Darriet, Priscilla Duboz, Clementine Fritsch, Patrick Giraudoux, Frederique Le Roux, Serge Morand, Christine Paillard, Dominique Pontier, Cedric Sueur, Yann Voituron
Over the past decade, a significant increase in the circulation of infectious agents was observed. With the spread and emergence of epizootics, zoonoses, and epidemics, the risks of pandemics became more and more critical. Human and animal health has also been threatened by antimicrobial...
Taking it out on the dog: psychological and behavioral correlates of animal abuse proclivity
| Contributor(s):: Parfitt, C., Alleyne, E.
There is a lack of research examining the criminogenic factors related to animal abuse perpetrated by adults, despite the high prevalence of this type of offending. A correlational study examining the factors related to two types of animal abuse proclivity was used. We found that childhood...
Face processing of animal and human static stimuli by children with autism spectrum disorder: a pilot study
| Contributor(s):: Marine Grandgeorge, CÈline Degrez, Zarrin Alavi, Eric Lemonnier
Animals are part of humans' social environment and present numerous benefits. Each partner in a human-animal interaction uses signals emitted by the other (e.g. postures, gestures or gaze directions) to collect information to adjust their behaviour. Face processing impairment is associated...
The development of a canine para-agility program: positive affects in children with autism and in therapy dogs
| Contributor(s):: Pop, D., Rusu, A. S., Miresan, V.
Previous research has demonstrated that both children and dogs might benefit from Animal-Assisted Activities (AAA), with some factors mediating/moderating the results. The present study took these factors into consideration, by creating an AAA program consisting of two types of human-animal...
Pet loss and grief: identifying at-risk pet owners during the euthanasia process
| Contributor(s):: Barnard-Nguyen, S., Breit, M., Anderson, K. A., Nielsen, J.
Pet owners often experience complex and profound grief reactions when their animals are euthanized. Veterinary staff are increasingly being called upon to be aware of and to respond to the grief reactions of pet owners at this critical time. The objectives of this study were to identify pet...
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.
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,...
"Take me under your wing" - love in animal-assisted psychotherapy: a clinical perspective on the unique therapeutic bond between animals and humans [Practice]
| Contributor(s):: Lev-Bendov, S., Barel, I., Parish-Plass, N.
"What does the turtle have inside its house?" Animal-assisted psychotherapy with foster children [Practice]
| Contributor(s):: Hellmann, S., Parish-Plass, N.
Animal-assisted group psychotherapy for children [Practice]
| Contributor(s):: Harel, O., Parish-Plass, N.
Animal-assisted psychotherapy from an attachment perspective [Theory]
| Contributor(s):: Zilcha-Mano, S., Parish-Plass, N.
Dilemmas, questions, and issues concerning the integration of animals into the psychotherapy setting [Issues]
| Contributor(s):: Parish-Plass, N., Oren, D.
Elements of group psychotherapy found in individual animal-assisted psychotherapy [Theory]
| Contributor(s):: Ish-Lev, H., Amit, R., Parish-Plass, N.
Equine-facilitated psychotherapy: practice, theory, and empirical knowledge [Theory]
| Contributor(s):: Bachi, K., Parish-Plass, N.
Is animal-assisted psychotherapy a profession? The consolidation of the professional identity of the animal-assisted psychotherapist in Israel [Issues]
| Contributor(s):: Bar-On, S., Shapiro, A., Gendelman, A., Parish-Plass, N.
Life cycle analysis of the equine-facilitated psychotherapy field [Issues]
Projection and projective object in child animal-assisted psychotherapy [Theory]
| Contributor(s):: David, R. B., Parish-Plass, N.
The animal as a relational medium: an object relations approach to the therapy triangle in animal-assisted psychotherapy [Theory]
The contribution of animal-assisted psychotherapy to the potential space in play therapy [Theory]
| Contributor(s):: Parish-Plass, N.