Considering animals in rehabilitation psychology
Contributor(s):: Hansen, Tia G. B., Glintborg, Chalotte
The disruptive 'other'? Exploring human-animal relations in tourism through videography
Contributor(s):: Haanpaa, M., Salmela, T., Garcia-Rosell, J. C., Aijala, M.
Pets in society
Contributor(s):: Dean, R. W.
'stray appetites': a socio-ecological analysis of free-ranging dogs living alongside human communities in Bangalore, India
Contributor(s):: Bhalla, S. J., Kemmers, R., Vasques, A., Vanak, A. T.
Confronting the environmental paradox of pet ownership
Ponies Proliferate Positive Affect: The Effectiveness of Equine Therapy on Positive Affect in Adolescents with Serious Emotional Disturbances
| Contributor(s):: Hannah Roberts, Nikki Honzel
Adolescents with serious emotional disturbances (SED) are a particularly difficult population to treat due to high comorbidity rates of anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, and behavioral conduct disorders. The current study compared the effectiveness of equine-facilitated psychotherapy...
Pets: Their Effects On The Elderly
| Contributor(s):: Marjorie Flynn
Pets have always had a capacity for putting human beings in touch with life. Watching a puppy or a kitten at play stirs a joy somewhere deep within us bringing with it a smile or a chuckle. Pets remind us of spring, of youth, of all there is to see on this earth that is new and alive. Pets keep...
Dogs and blood pressure in non-dog owners
| Contributor(s):: Natasha Adamson
Several studies have shown that the presence of a dog can reduce blood pressure during a stressful situation. A study done in 2001 demonstrated that for blood pressure to be reduced during a stressor the subjects must be dog owners. The purpose of this experiment was to determine if four, one...
The Role of Nature in Coping with Psycho-Physiological Stress: A Literature Review on Restorativeness
| Contributor(s):: Rita Berto
Toward Human-Carnivore Coexistence: Understanding Tolerance for Tigers in Bangladesh
| Contributor(s):: Chloe Inskip, Neil Carter, Shawn Riley, Thomas Roberts, Douglas MacMillan
Fostering local community tolerance for endangered carnivores, such as tigers (Panthera tigris), is a core component of many conservation strategies. Identification of antecedents of tolerance will facilitate the development of effective tolerance-building conservation action and secure...
Human Preferences for Conformation Attributes and Head-And-Neck Positions in Horses
| Contributor(s):: Georgina L. Caspar, Navneet K. Dhand, Paul D. McGreevy
Human preferences for certain morphological attributes among domestic animals may be entirely individual or, more generally, may reflect evolutionary pressures that favor certain conformation. Artificial selection for attributes, such as short heads and crested necks of horses, may have...
The Effects of Bonding with a Canine on Bereavement Following the Loss of a Family Member
| Contributor(s):: Turab, Mahwish A.
Emotional Support Dogs' Effects on Anxiety, Depression, and Somatization in Elementary Students
| Contributor(s):: Spring, Truman
Within the last few decades, there has been an ever-increasing clinical role for trained emotional support dogs (ESD) and their trained therapists in hospitals, courtrooms, and schools. More recently, within the last 5 years, there has been a prevalent trend toward introducing ESDs into...
Animal Assisted Interventions in Schools: A Qualitative Case Study of How Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disabilities Respond to the Use of Therapy Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Shiverdecker, Kathleen Hartman
Animal-Assisted Therapy: A Qualitative Study
| Contributor(s):: Schmell, Sophie S.
Investigating the Effects of Emotional Support Animals on Mental Health and Wellbeing: A Phenomenological Approach
| Contributor(s):: Saunders, Alexa
Animal-Assisted Psychotherapy for Children with Special Needs
| Contributor(s):: Montalbano, Ana Leasa
Investigating Human-Animal Interactions in Homes of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Mixed Methods Approach
| Contributor(s):: Lisk, Caitlin R.
Pets in the Pandemic: How Pets Can Improve Mental Health During Covid-19
| Contributor(s):: Lang, Katherine Blair
Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.®) & Literacy: Using Animal Assisted Education with English Learners in the Elementary School Classroom
| Contributor(s):: Kelly, Tara Jayne