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  1. Humane euthanasia and companion animal death: caring for the animal, the client, and the veterinarian

    Contributor(s):: Hart, L. A., Hart, B. L., Mader, B.

  2. Dolphin therapy

    Contributor(s):: Gouva, E., Ergolavou, A., Paschos, I., Perdikaris, C., Nathanailides, C., Damigou, N., Athanasopoulou, F.

    Dolphin therapy emerged during the 1950s. The work of Dr. John Lilly played an important role, since he investigated the impact of dolphins on disabled people. From 1978 onwards, the therapeutic aid of dolphins was further advanced, especially after the success of Dr Davis Nathanson with...

  3. Animal-facilitated therapy in stress mediation

    Contributor(s):: Davis, H. D.

  4. Reinforcement effectiveness of animatronic and real dolphins

    Contributor(s):: Nathanson, D. E.

    Dolphin Human Therapy uses Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) as reinforcement in rehabilitation for children with disabilities. But dolphins are expensive to use and subject to many environmental, administrative/legal and practical limitations. An alternative reinforcer, an...

  5. Dogs in child psychotherapy: effects on state of mind

    Contributor(s):: Prothmann, A., Bienert, M., Ettrich, C.

    Using a pretest-posttest design, this study investigates possible influences of animal-assisted therapy (AAT), using a dog, on the state of mind of children and adolescents who have undergone inpatient psychiatric treatment. To measure this, the Basler Befindlichkeits-Skala (BBS) was used, which...

  6. How dogs influence the evaluation of psychotherapists

    Contributor(s):: Schneider, M. S., Harley, L. P.

    Research has shown that the presence of a companion animal reduces anxiety, encourages interaction among humans and enhances the way in which people are perceived. These are all effects which would be useful in a psychotherapeutic setting. On this basis the current study investigated the effect...

  7. Do animal-assisted activities effectively treat depression? A meta-analysis

    Contributor(s):: Souter, M. A., Miller, M. D.

    We conducted a meta-analysis to determine the effectiveness of animal-assisted activities (AAA) and animal-assisted therapy (AAT) for reducing depressive symptoms in humans. To be included in the meta-analysis, studies had to demonstrate random assignment, include a comparison/control group, use...

  8. Use of feral cats in psychotherapy

    Contributor(s):: Wells, E. S., Rosen, L. W., Walshaw, S.

    Animal-assisted therapy typically involves the use of domesticated, well controlled animals that are trained to permit approach behavior and interaction by patients. This report describes the use of undomesticated, feral cats as adjuncts to psychotherapy. This approach provides advantages not...

  9. Therapeutic value of equine-human bonding in recovery from trauma

    Contributor(s):: Yorke, J., Adams, C., Coady, N.

    Although most human-animal bond research has focused on relationships between humans and pets, animals have been used for therapeutic purposes in a variety of settings. Therapeutic riding programs have demonstrated a positive impact on quality of life for people with disabilities....

  10. [New horizons in the human-animal relationship. Therapy and assistance by the use of animals (pet therapy)]

    Contributor(s):: Bonofiglio, T.

  11. [Animals: their medical and social role]

    Contributor(s):: Gagnon, A. C.

  12. Pet therapy. Animals in human therapy

    Contributor(s):: Ballarini, G.

  13. Pet therapy for the elderly

    Contributor(s):: Jessee, E. M.

  14. Emotional components of physical problems in the equine & small animals

    Contributor(s):: Schwartz, C.

  15. The role of animal-assisted therapy in clinical practice: the importance of demonstrating empirically orientated psychotherapy

    Contributor(s):: Fine, Aubrey H., Mio, Jeffery S.

  16. The animal-human bond: health and wellness

    Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika, Tsai, Chia-Chun