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  1. [Animal-assisted intervention and agitation in patients with dementia: evaluation in a special care unit by the Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory]

    Contributor(s):: Latoch, S., Carnein, S., Kohler, R., Blanc, F., Vogel, T., Kaltenbach, G.

  2. Paws for Thought: A Controlled Study Investigating the Benefits of Interacting with a House-Trained Dog on University Students Mood and Anxiety

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Emily L R Thelwell

    University students have been found to have higher rates of psychological distress than that of the general population, which reportedly rises significantly upon starting university and does not return to pre-university levels throughout their time in university. It is therefore highly...

  3. A multicenter study of animal-assisted activity and anxiety among older adults hospitalized in acute care settings

    | Contributor(s):: Kowalski, Mildred Ortu, Smith, Carnette, Cole, Donna A., Bersick, Eileen, Keleekai-Brapoh, Nowai, Panfile, Patricia, Abate, Sami V.

  4. Animal assisted interventions in the children's hospital: protocol for a scoping review

    | Contributor(s):: Howe, R., Nicholson, S., Lafferty, A., Davies, C., Stokes, D., Kroll, T.

  5. Animal assisted intervention for oncology and palliative care patients: A systematic review

    | Contributor(s):: Diniz Pinto, K., Vieira de Souza, C. T., Benamor Teixeira, M. L., Fragoso da Silveira Gouvêa, M. I.

  6. Assessment of dental anxiety in children between 5 and 10 years of age in the presence of a therapy dog: a randomized controlled clinical study

    | Contributor(s):: Thakkar, T. K., Naik, S. N., Dixit, U. B.

  7. Curriculum-Based Animal-Assisted Therapy in an Acute Outpatient Mental Health Setting

    | Contributor(s):: Kashden, J., Lincoln, C. R., Finn-Stevenson, M.

  8. A pilot study of animal assisted activity among hospitalized older adults

    | Contributor(s):: Smith, C., Bixler, D., George, A., Fusco, N., DeLuca, A.

  9. The psychological and behavioural effects of an animal-assisted therapy programme in Korean older adults with dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Baek, S. M., Lee, Y., Sohng, K. Y.

    AIM: The purpose of this study was to investigate the psychological and behavioural effects of animal-assisted therapy on cognitive function, emotional state, problematic behaviours, and activities of daily living among older adults with dementia. METHODS: A nonequivalent control group pretest...

  10. The Best Medicine: Personal Pets and Therapy Animals in the Hospital Setting

    | Contributor(s):: Barchas, D., Melaragni, M., Abrahim, H., Barchas, E.

    Companion animals can have a positive impact on people's health and well-being. Personal pet visitation and animal-assisted interventions (AAIs) can benefit patients' pain, blood pressure, stress, depression, and anxiety, as well as increasing mobility and socialization with staff and families....

  11. The "pet effect" in cancer patients: Risks and benefits of human-pet interaction

    | Contributor(s):: Chan, M. M., Tapia Rico, G.

  12. A bite out of anxiety: Evaluation of animal-assisted activity on anxiety in children attending a pediatric dental outpatient unit

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Rangeeth Bollam Nammalwar, Priyaa Rangeeth

    Background: Anxiety control has been one of the key factors that shows that success of a pediatric dental practice. Animal- Aassisted therapy has shown to have many health benefits, which has brought the animal species closer to our homes with an establishment of a relationship. Aims...

  13. Development of an animal-assisted activity program on a pediatric behavioral health unit

    | Contributor(s):: Fodstad, J. C., Bauers, J., Sexton, M., Butler, M., Karlsson, C., Neff, M.

  14. Pet therapy: an effective strategy to care for the elderly? An experimental study in a nursing home

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    | Contributor(s):: Alfonso Sollami, Elisa Gianferrari, Manuela Alfieri, Giovanna Artioli, Chiara Taffurelli

    Background and Aim: There has recently been a growing interest towards patients’ affective and emotional needs, especially in relational therapies, which are considered vital as to increase the understanding of those needs and patients’ well-being. In particular, we paid attention...

  15. Pet therapy: Enhancing social and cardiovascular wellness in community dwelling older adults

    | Contributor(s):: Krause-Parello, Cheryl A., Kolassa, John

  16. Non-pharmacological approaches to alleviate distress in dementia care

    | Contributor(s):: Mitchell, Gary, Agnelli, Joanne

  17. The Elephants in the Therapy Room

  18. Doctors and nurses join the puppy love

  19. The Animal-Assisted Therapy Program at Phoenix Children’s Hospital: A Journey Towards Evidence

    | Contributor(s):: Zeblisky, Kathy A., Jennings, Mary Lou

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

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