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Companion Dog Foster Caregiver Program for Older Veterans at the VA Maryland Health Care System: A Feasibility Study
Contributor(s):: Ortmeyer, H. K., Robey, L. C.
Veterans experience mental health conditions at a disproportionate rate compared to their civilian counterparts, and approximately 60% of older veterans who receive their care through the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) do not meet physical activity (PA) recommendations. We...
Pilot testing a manualized equine-facilitated cognitive processing therapy (EF-CPT) intervention for PTSD in veterans
Contributor(s):: Wharton, T., Whitworth, J., Macauley, E., Malone, M.
The Effect of Animal-Assisted Therapy on the State of Patients' Health After a Stroke: A Pilot Study
Contributor(s):: Machova, K., Prochazkova, R., Riha, M., Svobodova, I.
Clinical Trial for Stuttering Treatment: pilot study about dog participation in the therapy session
Contributor(s):: Costa, J. B., Ichitani, T., Juste, F. S., Cunha, M. C., Andrade, C. R. F.
[Effects of an animal-assisted intervention on psychiatric in-patient addiction treatment - a pilot study]
Contributor(s):: Uhlmann, C., Nauss, C., Worbs, A., Pfund, U., Schmid, P.
A survey of the impact of owning a service dog on quality of life for individuals with physical and hearing disability: a pilot study
Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Turner, A., MacMichael, J., Mills, D. S.
Therapeutic Horseback Riding Crossover Effects of Attachment Behaviors with Family Pets in a Sample of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Contributor(s):: Petty, J. D.
Feasibility of Canine Therapy Among Hospitalized Pre-Heart Transplant Patients
Contributor(s):: Snipelisky, D., Duello, K., Gallup, S., Myrick, J., Taylor, V., Yip, D., Dawson, N., Walters, R., Burton, M. C.
Psychosocial Equine Program for Veterans
Contributor(s):: Ferruolo, D. M.
Psychological Evaluation of Animal-assisted Intervention (AAI) Programs Involving Visiting Dogs and Cats for Alcohol Dependents: A Pilot Study
Contributor(s):: Ohtani, N., Narita, S., Yoshihara, E., Ohta, M., Iwahashi, K.
Physiological effects of a companion robot on blood pressure of older people in residential care facility: a pilot study
Contributor(s):: Robinson, H., MacDonald, B., Broadbent, E.
Predictors of cardiovascular events and mortality in the Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly Program pilot project
Contributor(s):: Siegel, D., Kuller, L., Lazarus, N. B., Black, D., Feigal, D., Hughes, G., Schoenberger, J. A., Hulley, S. B.
Farm animal welfare and children: a preliminary study building an attitude scale and evaluating an intervention
Contributor(s):: Lakestani, N., Aguirre, V., Orihuela, A.
Children are future consumers; they will impact future animal welfare standards. This pilot study evaluated a nonhuman animal welfare education program, building a farm animal attitude questionnaire for 8- to 10-year-old children. The educational material focused on the behaviors and needs of...
A Pilot Study Assessing the Effectiveness of an Animal-Assisted Outreach Program
Contributor(s):: Stewart, Leslie A., Dispenza, Franco, Parker, Lindy, Chang, Catherine Y., Cunnien, Taffey
“It takes me a little longer to get angry now”: Homeless children traumatised by family violence reflect on an animal therapy group
Contributor(s):: Mudaly, Neerosh, Graham, Amanda, Lewis, Nerys
Children-robot interaction: a pilot study in autism therapy
Contributor(s):: Kozima, H., Nakagawa, C., Yasuda, Y.
Providing an information prescription in veterinary medical clinics: a pilot study
Contributor(s):: Kogan, L. R., Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., Gould, L., Viera, A. R., Hellyer, P. W.
Developing effective animal-assisted intervention programs involving visiting dogs for institutionalized geriatric patients: a pilot study
Contributor(s):: Berry, A., Borgi, M., Terranova, L., Chiarotti, F., Alleva, E., Cirulli, F.
Effect of hippotherapy on motor control, adaptive behaviors, and participation in children with autism spectrum disorder: a pilot study
Contributor(s):: Ajzenman, H. F., Standeven, J. W., Shurtleff, T. L.
Evaluation of cerebral activity in the prefrontal cortex in mood [affective] disorders during animal-assisted therapy (AAT) by near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS): a pilot study
Contributor(s):: Aoki, J., Iwahashi, K., Ishigooka, J., Fukamauchi, F., Numajiri, M., Ohtani, N., Ohta, M.