Effects of Short-Term Human-Horse Interactions on Human Heart Rate Variability: A Multiple Single Case Study
| Contributor(s):: Saan Ecker, Amy Lykins
Parent perceptions of the quality of life of pet dogs living with neuro-typically developing and neuro-atypically developing children: An exploratory study
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| Contributor(s):: Sophie S. Hall, Hannah F. Wright, Daniel S. Mills
There is growing scientific and societal recognition of the role that pet dogs can play in healthy development of children; both those who are neuro-typically developing and those who live with a neuro-developmental disorder, such as autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. However,...
Three different coping styles in police dogs exposed to a short-term challenge
| Contributor(s):: Horvath, Z., Igyarto, B. Z., Magyar, A., Miklosi, A.
Pastoral concern in relation to the psychological stress caused by the death of an animal companion
| Contributor(s):: Brown, Kenneth
The place that animals occupy in relation to humans is considered, noting the close relationship and emotional attachment which exists between humans and their pet/animal companions. The psychological stress, bereavement, and grief experienced upon the death of an animal companion with whom an...
Trajectories of psychological distress among low-income, female survivors of Hurricane Katrina
| Contributor(s):: Lowe, S. R., Rhodes, J. E.
Cardiovascular responses to a pet snake
| Contributor(s):: Alonso, Y.
Palliative care and use of animal-assisted therapy
| Contributor(s):: Engelman, S. R.
Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses of horses to therapeutic riding program: effects of different riders
| Contributor(s):: Fazio, E., Medica, P., Cravana, C., Ferlazzo, A.
Canine separation anxiety
| Contributor(s):: Reisner, I.
Vet's role in helping grieving owners
| Contributor(s):: McParlin, P.
Domestic violence and the abuse of pets: researching the link and its implications in Ireland
| Contributor(s):: Allen, Mary, Gallagher, Barbara, Jones, Boyd
Cardiovascular reactivity and the presence of pets, friends, and spouses: The truth about cats and dogs
| Contributor(s):: Allen, Karen, Blascovich, Jim, Mendes, Wendy B.
Animal-assisted therapy: paws with a cause
| Contributor(s):: Ernst, L. S.
The effects of the presence of a companion animal on physiological arousal and behavioral distress in children during a physical examination
| Contributor(s):: Nagengast, S. L., Baun, M. M., Megel, M., Leibowitz, J. M.
Animal-assisted therapy: using animals to promote healing
Distress among hospitalized pediatric cancer patients modified by pet-therapy intervention to improve quality of life
| Contributor(s):: Urbanski, B. L., Lazenby, M.
Pet therapy: dogs de-stress students
| Contributor(s):: Young, J. S.
AAFP and ISFM feline-friendly nursing care guidelines
| Contributor(s):: Carney, H. C., Little, S., Brownlee-Tomasso, D., Harvey, A. M., Mattox, E., Robertson, S., Rucinsky, R., Manley, D. S., American Association of Feline, Practitioners, International Society of Feline, Medicine
Euthanasia of a family pet: stressful for the both the practice team and the client
| Contributor(s):: Elkins, A. D.
Pet ownership, but not ACE inhibitor therapy, blunts home blood pressure responses to mental stress
| Contributor(s):: Allen, K., Shykoff, B. E., Izzo, J. L., Jr.
In the present study, we evaluated the effect of a nonevaluative social support intervention (pet ownership) on blood pressure response to mental stress before and during ACE inhibitor therapy. Forty-eight hypertensive individuals participated in an experiment at home and in the physician’s...