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  1. 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

  2. Literature review and manual: Animal-assisted therapy

    Full-text: Available

    | 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...

  3. Conversations... Mary Mosher-Stathes

    | Contributor(s):: Graham, A.

  4. Thai elephant-assisted therapy program: the feasibility in assisting an individual with autism

    | Contributor(s):: Satiansukpong, N., Pongsaksri, M., Sung-U, S., Vittayakorn, S., Tipprasert, P., Pedugsorn, M., Phiraban, C., Sasat, D.

  5. Experiences of family life with an autism assistance dog

    | Contributor(s):: Smyth, C., Slevin, E.

  6. Family fortunes

    | Contributor(s):: Parish, C.

  7. Living the dream of green acres

    | Contributor(s):: Richardson, G.

  8. The impact of the "Stirrup Some Fun" therapeutic horseback riding program: a qualitative investigation

    | Contributor(s):: Elliott, S., Funderburk, J. A., Holland, J. M.

  9. Canines and childhood cancer: Examining the effects of therapy dogs with childhood cancer patients and their families

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    | Contributor(s):: Molly Jenkins, Ashleigh Ruehrdanz, Amy McCullough, John D Fluke

    This document is a comprehensive review of the literature on childhood cancer epidemiology; pediatric oncology treatment; physical and psychosocial well-being impacts of childhood cancer for children and their families; human-animal bond history and research; and the application of...

  10. Childhood cruelty to animals: do mothers' and fathers' reports agree?

    | Contributor(s):: Xu, XiaoYan, Mellor, D., Wong, J.

    This study investigates, for the first time, the concordance between mothers' and fathers' reports of cruelty to animals by their child. Seven hundred parental dyads recruited through schools in Chengdu, China, completed the Chinese version of the Children's Attitudes and Behaviors towards...

  11. Death of a grandparent or a parent

    | Contributor(s):: Carey, Lois

  12. Review of 'The death of a child: Reflections for grieving parents'

    | Contributor(s):: Gilbert, Richard B.

  13. A study on family image of junior high school students

    | Contributor(s):: Oshita, Yumi, Kameguchi, Kenji

  14. La delphinothérapie gratuite au service des enfants: Un projet qui prend forme

    | Contributor(s):: Gautier, V. R.

  15. 'Ralf': Eine Fallgeschichte aus der schulpsychologischen Beratungspraxis

    | Contributor(s):: Marschner, Günter

  16. Parenting as a function of the adult self: A psychoanalytic developmental perspective

    | Contributor(s):: Ornstein, Anna, Ornstein, Paul H.

  17. Development of a questionnaire to assess the impact of atopic dermatitis on health-related quality of life of affected dogs and their owners

    | Contributor(s):: Favrot, C., Linek, M., Mueller, R., Zini, E.

    Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic or chronically relapsing human and canine skin disease that is known to affect the quality of life (QoL) of affected individuals. Several studies have been conducted to develop disease-specific questionnaires and assess QoL in parents of children with AD and in...

  18. Functional view on udder massage after milk let-down in pigs

    | Contributor(s):: Spinka, M., Algers, B.

    It has been suggested that the function of final udder massage during nursing in pigs is to increase and/or regulate milk transfer. Using the analogy between udder massage and the begging behaviour of nestling birds, this suggestion is re-stated as 6 alternative hypotheses. Final massage may...

  19. A pet for the children: factors related to family pet ownership

    | Contributor(s):: Fifield, S. J., Forsyth, D. K.

    The demographic variables related to pet ownership in New Zealand families of 8-12 -year-olds were investigated. Questionnaire surveys were used to establish data from 312 families of primary school children. Family composition, reasons for pet acquisition, and the advantages and disadvantages of...

  20. Dolphin-assisted therapy: changes in interaction and communication between children with severe disabilities and their caregivers

    | Contributor(s):: Breitenbach, E., Stumpf, E., Fersen, L. v, Ebert, H.

    The goal of this study was to test if dolphin-assisted therapy could be an effective therapeutic intervention for children with significant social and communication disabilities. Furthermore, it was crucial to determine the relative importance of the dolphin and the parent consultation factors...