The relationship between pet bonding, self-esteem, and empathy in preadolescents
Contributor(s):: Bierer, Robert Elias
Therapeutic Riding: Effects on Emotional Well-Being in Adults
Contributor(s):: Lucas, Jamie
Therapeutic Riding and Its Effect on Self-Esteem
Contributor(s):: Jill C. Hardy, Susan M. Schultz (adviser)
This paper documents the history of equine assisted therapy, therapeutic riding programs and the value of utilizing the equine as part of an alternative program for children and adults with disabilities. The researcher performed a qualitative study by working with two equine centers certified for...
Borrowed Freedom Equine Assisted Therapies and Activities
Welcome to the Borrowed Freedom Equine Assisted Therapies and Activities program. We are located in Endicott, NY just minutes from most everywhere. We specialize in serving children and adults with special needs that interfere with their self-esteem and self-worth, or their ability to learn,...
A Pet Can Say "You're Special" to a Special Child
| Contributor(s):: Johnson, Jacqueline J.
For Parents Particularly. Pet Gifts for Children
| Contributor(s):: O'Brien, Shirley J.
Pet projects: animal assisted therapy in nursing homes
| Contributor(s):: Gammonley, Judith, Yates, Judy
Petmanship: Understanding Elderly Filipinos' Self-Perceived Health and Self-Esteem Captured from their Lived Experiences with Pet Companions
| Contributor(s):: de Guzman, Allan B., Cucueco, Denise S., Cuenco, Ian Benedict V., Cunanan, Nigel Gerome C., Dabandan, Robel T., Dacanay, Edgar Joseph E.
Promoting self esteem
| Contributor(s):: Hirst, Sandra P., Metcalf, Barbara J.
Review of the roles of pet animals in psychotherapy and with the elderly
| Contributor(s):: Brickel, C. M.
Pet ownership and children's self-esteem in the context of war
| Contributor(s):: Kerestes, Gordana, Arambasic, Lidija, Kuterovac-Jagodic, Gordana, Vizek-Vidovic, Vlasta
The aim of this study was to examine possible beneficial effects of pet ownership on the self-esteem of war-traumatized school children. The Croatian version of Rosenberg's Self-Esteem Scale was administered to three groups of elementary school children of both sexes, grades 5 to 8, all severely...
Exploring adolescent loneliness and companion animal attachment
| Contributor(s):: Keri Black, Marie Lobo (adviser)
This study explored the relationship between companion animal attachment and adolescent loneliness. Self report measures of loneliness (Revised UCLA Loneliness Scale), companion animal attachment (Companion Animal Bonding Scale), and social support (Social Support Questionnaire Revised Short...
Attitudes toward Animals: The Effect of Priming Thoughts of Human-Animal Similarities and Mortality Salience on the Evaluation of Companion Animals
| Contributor(s):: Beatson, R., Loughnan, S., Halloran, M.
Donkey-assisted rehabilitation program for children: a pilot study
| Contributor(s):: Paola De Rose, Elisabetta Cannas, Patrizia Reinger Cantiello
Bonding with animals grants access to the sphere of affectivity and facilitates therapeutic engagement. The methodological approach of donkey-assisted programs is based on mediation, which is characterized by multidirectional relationships (patient-donkey-therapist). The donkey is an excellent...
Humans rule! The effects of creatureliness reminders, mortality salience and self-esteem on attitudes towards animals
| Contributor(s):: Beatson, Ruth M., Halloran, Michael J.
Animal-assisted therapy: a volunteer's perspective
| Contributor(s):: Jesse Rose Moorhead
Animal Assisted Therapy is a non-traditional therapy method that has gained recognition in recent years. The literature on the subject is largely provided by professional counselors and licensed social workers. This study investigated the perspectives of the volunteer animal handlers who...
Companion animals and human health: an overview
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| Contributor(s):: A T Edney
Domestic animals share our environment in a variety of ways. One of these ways is as companions in and around our homes. Although a wide variety of species are kept in households for this purpose, the great majority are dogs and cats. Sharing our environment with such animals has a profound...
My four children
| Contributor(s):: Panish, Lisa
The relationship between attachment to companion animals and self-esteem: A developmental perspective
| Contributor(s):: Triebenbacher, Sandra Lookabaugh
Expérience de soutien à l'aide des dauphins
| Contributor(s):: Donio, S.