Extending identity theory: parenting and identity formation in human-animal relationships
Contributor(s):: Andrea Laurent-Simpson
Both traditional and structural perspectives in symbolic interaction have conceptualized the formation of self as arising out of lingual interaction between human actors. This was based on Mead’s original premise that non-human actors were alingual, and thus incapable of intersubjectivity....
Regulation physiologique et perception de stress chez des parents d'enfants diagnostiques d'un trouble du spectre de l'autisme: La contribution de la presence d'un chien d'assistance et des representations associees a l'attachement
Contributor(s):: Fecteau, Stephanie
"My Baby is a Dog": Exploration of Pet Parent Identity
Contributor(s):: Lacey Y. Boston, Barbara Keating (adviser)
This quantitative research examined dog owners (n = 100) regarding their relationship with their pets. After beginning to treat her own dog as a child she questioned what happens when a human child enters a family and what impact that has on the pet owners' identity. The researcher...
Human-Animal Bond: Attachment vs. Objectification
Contributor(s):: Walton, Magdalen J.
EFP is right for me. An equine facilitated psychotherapy program for children diagnosed with ADHD or PDD-NOS
Contributor(s):: Miller, Jenna
Parent perceptions of the effectiveness of therapeutic horseback riding for children with varying disabilities
Contributor(s):: Scialli, Anita Lynn
The relationship among interparental conflict, animal bonding, intimate relationship satisfaction and attachment dimensions in adulthood
Contributor(s):: Bussolari, Cori Jill
The efficacy of equine assisted group counseling with at-risk children and adolescents
Contributor(s):: Kay Sudekum Trotter
The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of equine assisted group counseling as compared to in-school curriculum group guidance/counseling. Research examined externalizing, internalizing, maladaptive, and adaptive behaviors of elementary and middle school students who were...
The effects of animal assisted interventions on children with autism during the movement assessment battery for children-2 (MABC-2)
Contributor(s):: Dannielle L. Miccinello
Literature review and manual: Animal-assisted therapy
| Contributor(s):: Mary Louise Cole
In this paper research of animals in therapy is reviewed and then used to inform a manual on the topic. A history of the field, a discussion of terminology, and a summary of therapies utilizing animals prefaces the review. Key research in animal therapy is reviewed, followed by contemplation of...