Advances in Mental Health Care: Five N = 1 Studies on the Effects of the Robot Seal Paro in Adults with Severe Intellectual Disabilities
| Contributor(s):: Wagemaker, Eline, Tycho J. Dekkers, Joost A. Agelink van Rentergem, Karin M. Volkers, Hilde M. Huizenga
Background: The evidence base for psychological treatments for autism and mood disorders in people with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities (ID) is limited. Recent promising robot-based innovations in mental health care suggest that robot-based animal assisted therapy (AAT) could be...
Innovative robotic hippotherapy improves postural muscle size and postural stability during the quiet stance and gait initiation in a child with cerebral palsy: A single case study
| Contributor(s):: Park, J. H., You, J. S. H.
Long-term effects of robotic hippotherapy on dynamic postural stability in cerebral palsy
| Contributor(s):: Young Joo Cha, Megan Stanley, Tim Shurtleff, Joshua S. H. You
Dynamic postural instability is a common neuromuscular impairment in cerebral palsy (CP), which often includes balance dysfunction and an associated risk of serious falls. Robotic hippotherapy has recently become a widespread clinical application to facilitate postural core stabilization,...
Comparison between the robo-horse and real horse movements for hippotherapy
| Contributor(s):: Park, J. H., Shurtleff, T., Engsberg, J., Rafferty, S.
Self-other's perspective taking: The use of therapeutic robot companions as social agents for reducing pain and anxiety in pediatric patients
| Contributor(s):: Okita, Sandra Y.
A progress report of long-term robot assisted activity at a health service facility for the aged
| Contributor(s):: Wada, K., Shibata, T., Saito, T., Sakamoto, K., Tanie, K.
Robotic pets in human lives: Implications for the human
| Contributor(s):: Melson, Gail F., Kahn, Peter H., Jr., Beck, Alan, Friedman, Batya