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  1. The animal-human bond: Health and wellness

    Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika, Son, Heesook, Saleem, Mudasir, Fine, Aubrey H.

  2. Los beneficios de la terapia asistida por animales como alternativa terapeutica para los profesionales de la salud al ofrecer servicios a envejecientes de 45 anos en adelante con diagnostico de discapacidad intelectual

    Contributor(s):: Lugo Rios, Eric R.

  3. Is capitalism to blame? Animal lives in the marketplace

    Contributor(s):: McMullen, S.

    Increasing efficient production of commercial animal products has resulted in decreased quality of life and shorter life spans for animals being farmed and bred. Should this animal welfare problem be blamed on farmers or consumers? Or should we blame the capitalist system? I argue that those...

  4. Lifelong care for your feline patients

    Contributor(s):: Brunt, J.

  5. Pet ownership in nursing homesHaustierhaltung in Alten- und Pflegeheimen

    Contributor(s):: Hirschmann, H.

    The beneficial and negative effects of having pets in nursing homes are discussed, including improving the quality of life of residents, the risk of disease transmission and other issues.

  6. The effect of human-animal bonding on quality of life

    Contributor(s):: Hanson, Johanna Barham

  7. Animal-assisted intervention in dementia care home residents

    Contributor(s):: Wesenberg, Sandra, Werner, Jillian, Beckmann, Antje, Gerner, A., Nestmann, Frank, Holthoff, Vjera

  8. An Overview of Animal Facilitated Therapy

    Contributor(s):: K.l. Boucher, L.A. Will

    An 81 year old woman sat in her wheelchair in front of a window at a nursing home surrounded by her family whom she no longer recognized. She had been in the home for two years, her mental and physical health steadily deteriorating. She spoke a language all her own, no longer could anyone...

  9. Service dogs: Taking the 'dis' out of disabilities in children with with intellectual or behavioral disabilities

    Contributor(s):: Fry-Johnson, Yvonne W., Powell, Suzanne, Winokur, Donnie Kanter, Merrick, Joav

  10. Effects of a Program of Adapted Therapeutic Horse-Riding in a Group of Autism Spectrum Disorder Children

    Contributor(s):: García-Gómez, Andrés, Risco, Manuel López, Rubio, Jesús Carlos, Guerrero, Eloisa, García-Peña, Inés Magdalena

    Introduction: The use of horses in therapy has a fairly long history. There are many references to the therapeutic benefits of this activity. Such therapies have been undergoing a boom internationally in recent years. However scientific research into the effective use of this activity in children...

  11. The Psychosocial Benefits Of Animal-Assisted Activities On The Quality Of Life For Long-Term Care Residents

    Contributor(s):: Jessica C. Miller Blakely

    Relationships and interactions between humans and animals have been observed for many years. Many of these observations have taken place in therapeutic settings and are referred to as Animal-Assisted Therapies (AAT). Previous research completed on AAT has shown positive effects on...

  12. A Novel Behavioral Intervention in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Improves Glycemic Control: Preliminary Results From a Pilot Randomized Control Trial

    Contributor(s):: Maranda, Louise, Lau, May, Stewart, Sunita M., Gupta, Olga T.

  13. Autonomy for nursing home residents

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, Steven Ross

  14. Pawsitive thinking

  15. Inseparable

    Contributor(s):: Faw, Caitlin Henning

  16. Is the Use of Animal Assisted Therapy/Activity Effective in Improving Quality of Life through Self-Efficacy, Self-Perceived Health, Sense of Coherence and Mood?

    Contributor(s):: Keene, Kendra B.

  17. The lived experiences of people with physical disabilities who partner with service dogs along with their family members: An interpretive phenomenological analysis of family experiences

    Contributor(s):: Taylor, Jill Marie

  18. Identifying environmental and management factors that may be associated with the quality of life of kennelled dogs ( Canis familiaris)

    Contributor(s):: Kiddie, J., Collins, L.

    This paper describes the use of a validated quality of life assessment tool (described elsewhere) to identify environmental and management factors that may affect quality of life in dogs kennelled in rehoming centres. Dogs were allocated to one of the four treatment groups, all of which had a...

  19. Meaningful Activities in the Nursing Home

    Contributor(s):: Morley, J. E., Philpot, C. D., Gill, D., Berg-Weger, M.

  20. The Psychosocial Effects of a Companion Robot: A Randomized Controlled Trial

    Contributor(s):: Robinson, H., MacDonald, B., Kerse, N., Broadbent, E.