Therapeutic horseback riding: Novel interventions in the treatment of older adults with mild to moderate mobility disability
Contributor(s):: Dopking, E. E.
Effects of a trained therapy dog in child-centered play therapy on children's biobehavioral measures of anxiety
Contributor(s):: Annette L. Athy
This study was concerned with reducing children’s anticipatory anxiety when entering mental health services for the first time. The purpose of this study was to determine whether combining two effective modalities, play therapy and animal-assisted therapy, would be effective in decreasing...
An investigation of the psychosocial impact of human-animal interaction on a forensic population
Contributor(s):: Angela Krom Fournier
This quasi-experimental field study tested the psychosocial effects of a forensic human-animal interaction (HAI) program on prison inmates. The study assessed the impact of the HAI program using both between-subject and within-subject methods and analyses. A total of 54 male inmates participated...